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The head of Darfur Regional Authority al-Tijani al-Sissi announced that the Sudan Armed Forces and the national police will soon integrate all the combatants of the former rebel groups which are signatory of peace agreements.
"The Secretary-General welcomes the holding today of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Heads of State Summit on South Sudan," said a statement attributed to the spokesperson for Mr. Ban.
The MI-8 helicopter contracted by the UN Mission in South Sudan was performing a cargo flight from Wau in Western Bahr El Ghazal state to Bentiu in Unity state when it crashed.
The EU Delegation to Sudan and Unicef launched two newly EU-funded programmes to strengthen access to quality primary education in the states of El Gedaref, Red Sea, Kassala, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and the Darfur States, in Khartoum on Tuesday.
A Sudanese court on Tuesday ordered the re-arrest of the main suspect in the killing of Sara Abdel-Bagi who was shot during the protests which erupted last September following the government's decision to lift fuel subsidies.
The trial of the chairman of the Sudanese Congress Party, Ibrahim El Sheikh, will take place in El Obeid, capital of North Kordofan.
August 26, 2014 A little known South Sudanese opposition group calling itself the Collo Resistance Front has condemned the assassination of paramount chief Agieth Okambo, of the Kaka area in Upper Nile state.
Report author Alexis Jay cited appalling acts of violence between 1997 and 2013 in Rotherham, a town of some 250,000.
Three crew members of a U.N. peacekeeping helicopter in South Sudan were killed on Tuesday when their aircraft crashed on a routine cargo flight, and a fourth crew member was being treated for injuries, the United Nations said.'
A United Nations helicopter on a routine cargo flight crashed in South Sudan, the U.N. Mission in South Sudan said on Tuesday.
The U.N. mission said on Twitter that an Mi-8 cargo helicopter crashed near Bentiu, which is hotly contested between the government and rebel fighters.
Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing the four people aboard.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.
South Sudanese national security agents have arrested three people in Western Bahr el Ghazal state for alleged involvement in rebel activities.
August 25, 2014 The Intergovernmental Authority on Development has given South Sudan's warring parties 45 days to negotiate and reach an agreement to form a transitional government of national unity.
August 25, 2014 An unidentified group comprised of 20 gunmen has raped 8 women including 2 minors in the locality of Buram, 80 kilometers south of South Darfur capital city of Nyala.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:28 am
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