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38 min ago | Safehaven

U.S. Dollar Imperialism - On The Move

When in the past sanctions were imposed on nations like Iran by the U.S. it was generally accepted that they seemed to be justified in doing so, after all, as far back as the ousting of the Shah, U.S. vital interests were compromised there.

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4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Evidence Suggests Sudan Armed South Sudan Rebels

South Sudan's SPLM-IO rebels may have received ammunition from Sudanese or outside groups during the civil war, according to evidence presented by the Small Arms Survey research group.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WorthyNews

Miriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan, Arrives in Italy

A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC.

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PSFK

Miami Ad School Students Turn Apple's AirDrop to CareDrop

Soham Chatterjee and Valerio Amaro, students at Miami Ad School in New York, have reimagined Apple's AirDrop as CareDrop, a charitable initiative that sends basic necessities to people in South Sudan.

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United Nations

UN warns of - hunger catastrophe' for South Sudanese children

Beneficiaries waiting in line to collect their ration at a food-distribution taking place at the UNMISS-compound in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan Photo: Jacob Zocherman/IRIN 25 July 2014 &#150 Two United Nations humanitarian agencies today called for action to stop a potential famine in South Sudan which they said is being allowed to ... (more)

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The Economist

A pause in the killing

RIVAL Muslim and Christian militias from the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire this week, which they said would protect civilians after 16-months of civil war.

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Walta Information Centre

UN chief appoints new head of UN's South Sudan mission - Friday, 25 July 2014 13:06

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ellen Margrethe Loj as the new head of the UN Mission in South Sudan .

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International Business Times

Gene Study Gives Clues About the Age of First Period

Girls play in an internally displaced persons camp inside the U.N. base in Malakal, July 24, 2014.

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In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese army denies rift with allied ex-rebel leader

July 24, 2014 The South Sudanese army on Thursday dismissed allegations of emerging differences between its chief of staff, Gen.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Border Mail

Why do we rationalise death on the basis of a back story? | OPINION

About the lives so cheaply lost on MH17. About the anger and grief this tragedy has unleashed.

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Voice of America

South Sudanese Propose Moving Capital

Hundreds of residents of Western Bahr el Ghazal rallied in the state capital this week for a somewhat unusual cause: they want the national capital of South Sudan to be relocated from Juba to their state capital, Wau.

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Voice of America

South Sudan Warring Sides Welcome Resumption of Peace Talks

South Sudanese information Minister, Michael Makuei, on July 24 welcomed news that peace talks are due to resume in a week.

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Christian Science Monitor

Warnings mount of East Africa famine - is anyone listening?

Nearly seven million people in South Sudan and Somalia are in urgent need of food handouts and several areas of both countries could slip into famine without increased and sustained international action, aid agencies are warning.

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The Advertiser

Banknote maker praised for export efforts

During a visit to De La Rue's plant in Gateshead, Mark Simmonds, the Foreign Office's Minister for Africa said the firm was an example of a successful manufacturer exporting across The firm, founded by Thomas de la Rue in 1813, makes notes for more than 150 countries, including Botswana, South Sudan and Uganda.

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AlertNet

Rains and lack of toilets may worsen South Sudan cholera epidemic

A South Sudanese woman holds her baby suffering from cholera in Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba, on May 27, 2014.

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The Bennington Banner

Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to death

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in Italy along with her family, including an infant born in prison.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Judiciary of South Sudan team on Kenya visit

A team of judicial officers from the Government of South Sudan is visiting Kenya to benchmark on how to manage cases and improve the administration of justice in their country.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

UN agency rankings of humanity's progress

In its annual report on human development, the United Nations Development Program ranks 187 countries based on measures such as the health and longevity of their people, education and income, and personal security.

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In-depth Africa

S. Sudan army commander warns against launching counter-offensive

July 23, 2014 South Sudanese army commander has warned against launching a major offensive on the rebel fighters allied to former vice-president Riek Machar amid repeated violations to a ceasefire agreement signed by both warring parties.

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The China Post

Khartoum's walking department store is hardly a dream job

The Sudanese man with an armful of battery-powered wall clocks pushes one through the taxi's open window.

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