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Yesterday | In-depth Africa

Khartoum and Cairo agree to apply additional measures to secure joint borders

Sudan and Egypt have agreed to promote military coordination in order to protect joint borders against smuggling rings, economic and security threats.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

State Department

On Meriam Ishag and Family

Around the world, supporters of religious freedom celebrate the arrival of Meriam Ishag and her family in Rome.


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Daily Mail

Meriam Ibrahim, put on death row for marrying Christian, learned...

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In-depth Africa

Sudan govt. to provide relief to East Darfur displaced

The Sudanese Humanitarian Aid Commission on Monday presented a report to the parliament about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Adila and Abu Karinka localities in East Darfur.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Houston Chronicle

On the Move: Follow the adventures of an expat spouse

Leslie Sjurseth is no stranger to the expat life. Since 1982, she has accompanied her husband on several international work-related assignments.


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New Vision

SPLA rebels hopeful for another Kampala meet

Officials from the SPLA faction of Dr. Riek Machar are planning to return to Uganda to meet President Yoweri Museveni after an earlier mission aborted due to poor coordination, says the delegation's spokesman.


Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Travel, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, South Sudan, Sudan, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Fox News

Free at Last Sudanese Christian who faced death flown to Italy

June 5, 2014: In this file image made from an undated video provided by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim breastfeeds her newborn baby girl as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan.


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The Daily Star

Christians face 'growing harassment' in post-breakup Sudan

KHARTOUM: Church properties have been bulldozed and seized in a climate of growing harassment of minority Christians in Islamist-run Sudan since the south's 2011 independence, its council of churches said.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Star

No dream job: Khartoum's walking department store

A Sudanese street vendor sells windscreen wipers to motorists stuck in gridlock on one of central Khartoum's busiest road, on July 13, 2014 in the Sudanese capital.


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New Vision

Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan

Traders and other organizations transacting business in South Sudan are beaming with smiles of satisfaction after Ethiopian Airlines being granted permission to operate direct flights between Entebbe and Juba starting next week.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Congressional hearing to focus on Christian woman stuck in Sudan

Members of Congress want to know why the Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned remains stuck in Sudan.


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In-depth Africa

AU team won't shy away from investigating S. Sudan crimes: Obasanjo

July 21, 2014 The chairperson of the African Union Commission of inquiry in to South Sudan crimes said his team would not "shy away" from visiting areas most-affected by conflict in the country.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sudan: Family of Sudan's Apostasy Woman Files a Lawsuit to Annul Her Marriage

The family of the Sudanese woman formerly accused of apostasy has filed another lawsuit to annul her marriage to her Christian husband.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014


Each side of Sudan's border, hunger worsens as conflicts rage

A girl and her brother sit in a cave shelter in Tess village in rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, May 2, 2012.


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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Al Bawaba

Flooding in: Red sea hotel occupancy goes up to 70% after EU lifts travel warning

Fifteen nations had issued similar warnings following the bombing of a tourist bus in the South Sinai resort of Taba.


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Israel Resumes Attacks on Hamas After Palestinian Rocket Fire Continues Despite Ceasefire Talks

Only six hours after suspending airstrikes on Hamas targets in Gaza, the Israeli military announced Tuesday that it was resuming the military operation due to continuing rocket fire on Israel.


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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Crofs Blogs

South Sudan: 650 cholera cases in Upper Nile; food barges delayed

More than 650 people have caught the disease cholera in Upper Nile State of South Sudan, with 17 deaths confirmed.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BBC News

South Sudan leaders face sanctions

The European Union is imposing sanctions on two South Sudanese military leaders accused of obstructing the country's peace process.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014

DFW Catholic

Meriam Ibrahim Would Be 'Very Glad' to Meet Pope Francis

Meriam Ibrahim, the Catholic mother in Sudan who was sentenced to death for 'apostasy' and then freed, would be "very glad" to come to the Vatican and meet the Pope one day.


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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sudan: Christian Woman Facing New Legal Challenge

The Sudanese Christian woman formerly accused of apostasy is facing a new legal challenge as prosecutor at east Khartoum police station refused to drop charges filed against her for forging identification documents.


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