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News on Sudan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

53 min ago | The Washington Post

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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Related Topix: Famine, Natural Disasters, Travel, World News, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, South Sudan, Agriculture, Science

53 min ago | ABC News

Famine Watch: South Sudan Teams Study Hunger Data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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53 min ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Sudan hit by heavy rains, floods

One citizen died, and 12 others were injured in the northern Sudanese River Nile State due to heavy rains last week.

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2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Beja veterans occupy ruling party's office in Port Sudan

Demobilised Beja Congress fighters on Saturday occupied the premises of the ruling National Congress Party in Port Sudan, in protest against the non-implementation of the 2006 Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement .

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5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Africa: Are British Charities Turning Their Backs On African Disasters?

Aircraft are circling over South Sudan. During the bitter years of war that led to the birth of this state in 2011 they would have been carrying bombs; now their holds carry aid.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Salva Kiir

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Peninsula

Emir orders urgent relief aid to Sudan

DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has ordered that urgent relief aids be sent to the brotherly Republic of the Sudan as an expression of the State of Qatar's support for Sudan and its people as they face the effects of rain and floods that hit some areas recently.

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Crofs Blogs

Kerry: Threat of famine looms in South Sudan

South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in the world. Violence has forced over 1.5 million people from their homes since mid-December, while more than 50,000 children under the age of five are at risk of dying from malnutrition this year.

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In-depth Africa

Sudanese states ask for federal help to stave off effects of rains and floods

Sudan's River Nile and Sinnar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damages caused by heavy rains.

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In-depth Africa

Unknown men storm SCP premises in Khartoum, assaults seven people

The Sudanese Congress Party said an unidentified group of armed men had stormed its headquarters in Omdurman on Sunday and assaulted several party members.

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In-depth Africa

Masked gunmen raid opposition party office in Sudan's capital

Masked gunmen raided the office of the Sudanese Congress Party in Omdurman, the sister-city of Khartoum, on Sunday morning, molested the seven party members present, and destroyed the office.

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Common Dreams

UN Bodies Sound Alarm on Looming Famine

The food crisis currently griping South Sudan demands global action to stave off a deadly famine, a pair of United Nations bodies have warned.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: President Kirr Gives 'Marginalized' Pibor County Special Status

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has signed a decree creating a special administrative area in Jonglei state's Pibor County, giving a degree of self-rule to the region, which residents say has long been marginalized.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newsday

S Sudan food crisis 'world's worst'

South Sudan's food crisis is the worst in the world, the UN Security Council has warned, calling for urgent action.

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New Vision

Al-Shabaab commanders' killed in AU offensive

African Union troops in Somalia said Friday they had killed two "senior" commanders of the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab insurgents, in the latest push of an offensive against the extremist fighters.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Govt Denies Providing Rockets to Hamas

The Sudanese government has refuted allegations that missiles used by the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement to shell Israel are made in Sudan saying the Hebrew state is looking for a "scapegoat".

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

State Department

U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

On May 15, a Sudanese court sentenced Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag to be hanged to death for not denouncing Christianity.

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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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Globe Catholic Newspaper

Des Moines bishop sees hope in Africa

Among almost a million people displaced from their homes through conflict in the Central African Republic are 9,000 people who have found refuge at a seminary in the capital, Bangui.

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In-depth Africa

Abducted IOM staff released in South Darfur

A Zambian staff member with the International Organization for Migration , who was abducted in Nyala, South Darfur, on 6 July, was freed today after almost 20 days in captivity.

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