Tag Archives: Sudan

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S.Sudan leader arrives for peace talks as deadline looms

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir arrived in Ethiopia Sunday for peace talks aimed at brokering an end to civil war, reversing an earlier decision as international threats of possible sanctions…

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IS affiliate in Egypt releases image of slain Croat captive

CAIRO (AP) — A Croatian hostage abducted in Egypt by Islamic State militants has been beheaded, according to a gruesome image circulated Wednesday online — a killing that, if confirmed,…

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South African president defends failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South African President Jacob Zuma defended the decision to let Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir evade an arrest warrant & leave the country in June, saying…

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2,100 migrants try to storm Eurotunnel site in French port

PARIS (AP) — An official in the northern French port of Calais says that 2,100 migrants tried to storm the area surrounding the Eurotunnel early Tuesday before being repelled by…

Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help

CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful & exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on…

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Supermarket Wars: Asda In Market Share Slide

Industry figures show a slump in sales at Asda as supermarkets continue to compete fiercely for UK market share. In the latest update from Kantar Worldpanel, Asda's market share was…

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Sudan's Bashir leaves South Africa, defying Pretoria court

By Dinky Mkhize PRETORIA (Reuters) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has left South Africa, a Sudan minister said on Monday, defying a Pretoria court order for him to remain in…

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Japanese volcano calm 'for now': weather agency

A violent volcanic eruption in Japan that forced the evacuation of an island appears to have come to a halt, the country's weather agency said Saturday. The announcement came a…

Valencia grabs Spain's last CL spot; Almeria, Eibar go down

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Valencia fought back twice to earn a Champions League berth with a 3-2 away win that relegated Almeria on a dramatic final day of the Spanish…