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The Sudanese Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments announced that the government will not issue permits anymore for the construction of new churches in the country.
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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.
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.
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.
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 – 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)
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.
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 .
Girls play in an internally displaced persons camp inside the U.N. base in Malakal, July 24, 2014.
About the lives so cheaply lost on MH17. About the anger and grief this tragedy has unleashed.
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.
South Sudanese information Minister, Michael Makuei, on July 24 welcomed news that peace talks are due to resume in a week.
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.
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.
A South Sudanese woman holds her baby suffering from cholera in Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba, on May 27, 2014.
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 09:57 am
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