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New study concludes Europe's Mediterranean border remains 'world's deadliest'.

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Afghanistan, Chad, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Spain, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Relying on analysis of IOM, the report states that at least 33,761 migrants were reported to have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

IGAD envoy, S. Sudan leadership discuss peace revitalization forum.

November 24, 2017 , The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Special Envoy for South Sudan, discussed with the South Sudanese President and his deputies the organisation of a forum to revitalize the implementation of a peace deal signed in 2015. The consultations come two weeks before an extraordinary meeting of the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

South Sudan halts issuing passports after production system shutdown.

November 23, 2017 - South Sudan Friday has stopped issuing and renewing passports and other travelling documents after production system shutdown, sparking public outcry. In place for more than three weeks, the government resorts to issuing travel permits as it is unable to process issue and renew passports, citing ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Fourth humanitarian route from Sudan to S. Sudan to open this month: UN.

November 24, 2017 - The United Nations said a fourth corridor would be opened in late November to deliver humanitarian assistance from Sudan to the needy population in South Sudan. “A fourth humanitarian corridor from El Obeid to Aweil, enabling the movement of humanitarian assistance from Sudan to South Sudan, will ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Sudan plans to attack IDPs camps in Darfur: SRF.

November 24, 2017 - The Sudanese Revolutionary Forces led by Minni Minnawi has warned against government plot to attack the IDPs camps in Darfur under the pretext of the disarmament campaign. Last August, the Sudanese authorities launched a six-month disarmament campaign to eliminate illegal weapons in the conflict-affected ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

New study concludes Europe's Mediterranean border remains 'World's deadliest'.

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: Afghanistan, Chad, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Spain, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, World Relying on analysis of IOM, the report states that at least 33,761 migrants were reported to have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean between ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Sudanese Refugees Freed by US Congressman Find a New Life in US.

A family of nine Sudanese refugees, ranging in age from 8 to 84, is discovering an entirely new life in the farmlands of rural Virginia after being persecuted for their Christian faith. VOA's congressional reporter Katherine Gypson visited the family's new church to talk to the once-imprisoned pastor. In his first ...

- Voice of America - US

Enough Project Applauds Tough US Approach on South Sudan.

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations recently said that South Sudan’s government is responsible for the country’s brutal four-year conflict, and that the U.S. should exert its influence to end the fighting. At least one analyst says he appreciates Nikki Haley’s hard-hitting remarks. “The United ...

- Voice of America - US

Sudanese Refugees Freed by US Congressman Find New Life in US.

Six weeks after arriving in the United States, Hassan Abduraheem takes a seat in the back pew of Tar Wallet Baptist Church. Tucked into the woods along a country road in rural Virginia, the church holds about 50 worshippers. On this cold November Sunday, Abduraheem and his family of eight noticeably increase the ...

- Voice of America - US

Save the Children sounds 'final warning' on looming famine in South Sudan.

Source: Save the Children Country: South Sudan, Uganda More than 1.1 million children under five are forecast to be malnourished in 2018, double the number predicted at the same time last year, with 300,000 on the verge of death by starvation.Save the Children sounds 'final warning'alarm on South Sudan's looming famine as ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Pope prays for peace, victims of war in Congo and South Sudan.

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2017 / 10:09 am .- With plans to visit South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo this year thwarted by ongoing conflict, Pope Francis on Thursday led a prayer vigil for peace in the two countries, asking for an end to war and comfort for victims of the violence. “We want to sow seeds ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

North Korea Is a Bad Actor—but That Doesn't Make It a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Doug Bandow Security, Asia Redesignating Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism is a political act, a declaration that the DPRK is on Washington's naughty list. President Donald Trump demonstrated his contempt for the law in naming North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. But he only followed precedent. Also listed ...

- The National Interest - US

Pope prays for peace in South Sudan and DR Congo

Vatican City, Vatican City State, Nov 24 - Pope Francis led a special prayer for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, saying the mass murder of women and children is where “war shows its most horrid face”. “This evening, in prayer, we want to sow seeds of peace in

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

U.S. caused troubles in Middle East region, Sudan's Bashir tells Putin

November 23, 2017 - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday Castigated the U.S. policy in the Middle East region and praised Russia for its support for his country on the international arena. Al-Bashir who is visiting Russia for the first time held talks on Thursday with President Vladimir Putin on economic and military ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Sudanese security seizes printed copies of two newspapers

November 23, 2017 - The Sudanese security service confiscated copies of al-Jarida and al-Tayyar newspapers from the printing house in the early morning of Thursday without providing an explanation. Confiscation of printed copies is seen as an economic penalty on the press the security service decides when a newspaper ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Pope Francis prays for peace in South Sudan, DRC

November 23, 2017 - Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church on Thursday led a special prayer for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, decrying the mass murders of women and children in the two conflict-affected nations. “We want to sow seeds of peace in the lands of South Sudan and the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

SPLM-N Agar set up committee for dialogue with Arabe tribes

November 23, 2017 - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North led by Malik Agar formed a committee to contact Arab tribal leaders in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states to reach a common vision that serves the unity of the social fabric and uniting the Sudan on new bases. The SPLM-N Agar split earlier this year into two ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Logistics hampering disarmament in B. el Ghazal region: Governor

November 23, 2017 - The governor of South Sudan's Tonj state, Akech Tong Aleu said the ongoing disarmament process in Greater Bahr el Ghazal region faces logistical challenges, including mobility, food and other motivational needs. Tong, who chairs the Greater Bahr el Ghazal state of emergency committee formed by President ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Sudan Asks Russia for Protection From US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on a visit to Russia Thursday that his country needs protection from the US and could serve as a gateway to Africa for Moscow, the AP reports. Al-Bashir, speaking at the start of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort...

- Newser - US

Sudan's Bashir asks Russia's Putin for 'protection' from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States. Speaking during his first visit to Russia as president, Bashir also said he wanted to ramp up military ties and praised ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Pope prays for peace in South Sudan and DR Congo

VATICAN CITY , Pope Francis led a special prayer for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday, saying the mass murder of women and children is where “war shows its most horrid face”.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Pope Prays for 'Seeds of Peace' for South Sudan, DRC

Pope Francis on Thursday evening led a special prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Earlier this year, he said he was studying the possibility of going to South Sudan, which has been beset by famine and civil war. But he told the faithful during the ...

- Voice of America - US

Sudan's President Bashir asks Putin for 'protection' from 'aggressive' US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States.

- France24 - FR

Sudan's president visits Russia, asks for protection from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, speaking at the start of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, accused the U.S. of fomenting the conflict in Sudan. Al-Bashir added that "we need protection from the U.S. aggressive actions."

- Stars and Stripes - US

Pope prays for 'seeds of peace' for South Sudan, Congo

Pope Francis has led a special prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica for peace in South Sudan and Congo.

- FOX News - US

S. Sudan ex-army chief denies applying for a Sudanese visa

November 23, 2015 - South Sudan's former army chief of staff, General Paul Malong Awan on Thursday claimed he was not denied a visa to Sudan, insisting he did not even apply for the travel permit. Awan, a family member told Sudan Tribune Wednesday, was to attend a meeting in Sudan's capital, Khartoum on Tuesday but could ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

S. Sudanese army and rebels clash, 25 killed

November 23, 2017 - At least 25 people were killed in fresh clashes between government forces and rebels in South Sudan's South Southern Liech state, officials said Thursday. The state information minister, Peter Makouth Malual said clashes erupted Tuesday between government forces the armed opposition forces loyal to the ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Save the Children sounds 'final warning' alarm on looming famine in South Sudan

Source: Save the Children Country: South Sudan, Uganda More than 1.1 million children under five are forecast to be malnourished in 2018, double the number predicted at the same time last year, with 300,000 on the verge of death by starvation.Save the Children sounds 'final warning'alarm on South Sudan's looming famine as ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

U.S. caused troubles in Middle East region, Sudan's Bashir tells Putin

November 23, 2017 - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday fustigated the U.S. policy in the Middle East region and praised Russia for its support for his country on the international arena. Al-Bashir who is visiting Russia for the first time held talks on Thursday with President Vladimir Putin on economic and military ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Pope, at service for Africa, decries murder of women and children

Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the murder of innocent women and children as the "horrid face" of war as he presided at a special prayer service for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

- GMA News - PH

Pope, at service for Africa, decries murder of women and children | Reuters

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the murder of innocent women and children as the “horrid face” of war as he presided at a special prayer service for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's ...

- Firstpost - IN

In Russia, Sudan's Bashir asks Putin for 'protection' from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States.Speaking...

- Expatica - NL

Farming together reaps multiple benefits for refugees and their South Sudanese hosts

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda A UNHCR and partners' farming project that ropes in both refugees and their hosts has brought food security and enhanced peaceful co-existence between the two communities.A farming project that ropes in both refugees and their hosts has brought ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Pope, at service for Africa, decries murder of women and children

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the murder of innocent women and children as the "horrid face" of war as he presided at a special prayer service for peace in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

- Reuters - US

Sudan's al-Bashir asks Russia for protection from US

During a visit to Russia, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said that his country needed protection from the US. Al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Sudan's Bashir asks Putin for 'protection' from US

Speaking during his first visit to Russia as president, Bashir also said he wanted to ramp up military ties and praised Moscow's military campaign in Syria.

- Daily Monitor - UG

In Russia, Sudan's Bashir asks Putin for 'protection' from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States.

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia tensions over dam flare up again

Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries Sudan and Ethiopia flared up again Thursday over the construction and the effects of a massive dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, the waterway's main tributary.

- The Daily Star - LB

In Russia, Sudan's Bashir asks Putin for 'protection' from US

Sochi, Russian Federation, Nov 23 - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes, on Thursday asked Russia's Vladimir Putin to protect his country from the United States. Speaking during his first visit to Russia as president, Bashir also said he wanted to ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Sudan's President Visits Russia, Asks for Protection From US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on a visit to Russia Thursday that his country needs protection from the U.S. and could serve as a gateway to Africa for Moscow. Al-Bashir, speaking at the start of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, accused the U.S. of fomenting the ...

- Voice of America - US

Sudan's president visits Russia, asks for protection from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said on a visit to Russia that his country needs protection from the U.S. Al-Bashir, speaking Thursday at the start of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, accused the U.S. of fomenting the conflict in Sudan.

- FOX News - US

Hassan al-Bashir asks Vladmir Putin for 'protection' from US

Bashir also says he wants to ramp up military ties with Moscow.

- Daily Nation - KE

EU must put Sudan under microscope at Africa summit

The EU is throwing a lot of money at Sudan to manage migration from the Horn of Africa to Europe - but the upcoming Africa Union-EU summit is a chance to probe Sudan about its own human rights record.

- EU Observer - EU

Sudan's Bashir: we want to discuss nuclear power cooperation with Russia

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin Thursday he wanted to discuss nuclear power cooperation with Russia.

- The Daily Star - LB

Egypt refutes claims of using Sudan's water quota

November 22, 2017 - Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, Wednesday dismissed statements by his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour about Egypt's use of Sudan quota of the Nile river water saying they only relieved the southern neighbour of unused share. Last Tuesday Ghandour expressed his support to the Grand ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

South Sudanese rebels criticize Kenyan envoy's remark

November 22, 2017 - The South Sudanese armed opposition official has criticized the Kenyan ambassador to Juba, Cleland Leshore, after the latter said Kenya would not host rebel groups from the young nation. Mabior Garang, the opposition's head of information and public relations, said Leshore's remarks were ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

PCP leader continues meetings with political forces over Sudan's peace initiative

November 22, 2017 - The Popular Congress Party Wednesday announced that it will continue its meetings with political forces within the framework of its initiative for peace, which ends with a meeting with leaders of armed movements outside the Sudan. Founded by the late Hassan al-Turabi after a political fallout with his ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Ugandan leaders warn against S. Sudan rebel recruitment

November 22, 2017 - Authorities in the Ugandan northern district of Kitgum have warned residents against the alleged recruitment of youth into rebel ranks in South Sudan. The practice, a local district official said, was recently brought to their attention by the Ugandan Peoples' Defence Forces . “We have been briefed ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

S. Sudan state governor relocates offices to persuade returnees

November 22, 2017 - The governor of Imatong, one of South Sudan's newly-created states has temporarily relocated his office from the state capital, Torit to Pageri county on the Juba-Nimule highway. Area lawmakers and military sources have welcomed Governor Tobiolo Alberio Oromo's move, describing it as a wise decision that ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Egypt unable to find agreement in Renaissance Dam talks

After Egypt declared the technical negotiations with Ethiopia and Sudan regarding the Renaissance Dam as failed, it is now pursuing political and other means to address the crisis instead.

- Al-Monitor - EG

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