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Sudan’s Bashir Has ‘Successful, Minor’ Surgery

Posted November 6th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudan’s state news agency says President Omar al-Bashir has undergone what it calls “successful, minor surgery” in Saudi Arabia. The report Tuesday did not say what type of surgery Mr. Bashir had, but said he is recovering well and will be released from the hospital in a few hours. This is the second time this […]

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Bashir: Two Sudans Closer to War Over Oil

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, says his country could go to war over oil with the breakaway state of South Sudan. President Bashir said on national television Friday that war with its southern neighbor is possible, as he reacted to recent comments from South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. President Kiir said his country has had no […]

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Bashir: Two Sudans Closer to War Over Oil

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bahir, says his country could go to war over oil with the breakaway state of South Sudan. President Bashir said on national television Friday that war with its southern neighbor is possible, as he reacted to recent comments from South Sudanese President Silva Kiir. President Kiir said his country has had no […]

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Kenya Says Sudan Ties Normal After Bashir Arrest Ruling

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya’s foreign minister says relations with Sudan are back to normal, four days after a Kenyan court ordered the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Minister Moses Wetangula said Friday that a high-level delegation that met with Sudanese leaders in Khartoum was able to resolve the dispute. Sudan had responded to Monday’s high court ruling […]

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Kenyan, Sudanese Officials Meet Over Bashir Warrant Dispute

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya’s foreign minister and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir met Thursday in Khartoum to try to resolve a dispute over a Kenyan court ruling ordering the arrest of Mr. Bashir. The Kenyan High Court on Monday ordered the government to enforce an International Criminal Court arrest warrant for Mr. Bashir “should he ever set foot in […]

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Kenya: Court Order to Arrest Sudan’s Bashir ‘Very Unhelpful’

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Kenya’s foreign minister has expressed “deep concern” at a high court ruling ordering the arrest of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Moses Wetang’ula said in a statement Tuesday that the order is “very unhelpful” and a “direct affront” to the principle that heads of state are immune from criminal prosecution. He added the Kenyan government is […]

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Sudan Expels Kenyan Ambassador Over Bashir Warrant

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudan has expelled Kenya’s ambassador after Kenya’s High Court issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. The Kenyan court ruled Monday that the country’s government must arrest Mr. Bashir “should he ever set foot in Kenya.” Mr. Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes and genocide in Sudan’s […]

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Kenya Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Sudan’s Bashir

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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Kenya’s High Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes and genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region. Human rights groups had criticized Kenya for failing to arrest Mr. Bashir when he attended a ceremony in Nairobi for Kenya’s new constitution in August 2010. High Court Justice […]

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US Lawmaker Calls For End to Malawi Aid

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. lawmaker is pressing the White House to end a hefty aid package for Malawi, after the southern African country allowed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to visit. During an interview with VOA on Wednesday, Congressman Frank Wolf accused Malawi of aiding and supporting a “known war criminal.” The International Criminal Court has issued an […]

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Malawi Refuses to Arrest Sudan’s President, Despite International Urging

Posted October 14th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union is urging Malawi to comply with an International Criminal Court warrant and arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his visit to the country for a regional trade summit. A spokesperson for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Friday that she was “concerned” by the visit, and called for Malawi to “respect […]

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