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4 UN Peacekeepers Killed in West Darfur Ambush

Posted October 3rd, 2012 at 8:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Unknown gunmen have killed four U.N. peacekeepers and wounded eight others during an ambush in Sudan’s Darfur region. According to the U.N.-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), the assailants opened fire on the peacekeepers late Tuesday in West Darfur state. A mission spokesman says the peacekeepers – all from Nigeria – were on patrol in […]

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4 UN Peacekeepers Killed in West Darfur Ambush

Posted October 3rd, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Unknown gunmen have killed four U.N. peacekeepers and wounded eight others during an ambush in Sudan’s Darfur region. According to the U.N.-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), the assailants opened fire on the peacekeepers late Tuesday in West Darfur state. A mission spokesman says the peacekeepers – all from Nigeria – were on patrol in […]

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4 UN Peacekeepers Killed in West Darfur Ambush

Posted October 3rd, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations says unknown gunmen ambushed peacekeepers in Sudan’s Darfur region, killing four and wounding eight. According to the U.N.-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), the assailants opened fire on the peacekeepers in West Darfur state late Tuesday. The peacekeepers — all from Nigeria — were on patrol in the state capital El-Geneina when […]

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Rights Group Alleges Violations by South Sudan Forces in Jonglei

Posted October 3rd, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Amnesty International says South Sudanese security forces have committed “shocking” human rights violations, while carrying out a campaign to disarm civilians in Jonglei state. The group said in a report Wednesday the violations by members of the police and army include torture, shootings and sexual violence. The report is based on interviews with people in […]

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UN Chief Welcomes Agreement Between Sudans

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 9:50 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has welcomed an agreement on security and cooperation issues reached by Sudan and South Sudan. Presidents Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and Salva Kiir of South Sudan signed the agreement at a ceremony in Addis Ababa Thursday, after four days of talks. Mr. Ban commended the two leaders for choosing peace […]

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Sudans Sign Agreements Aimed at Preventing War

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Sudan and South Sudan have signed security and economic cooperation deals, though some disputes that nearly pushed them into war are still unresolved. Presidents Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and Salva Kiir of South Sudan signed the agreements at a ceremony in Addis Ababa, after four days of talks. The deals call for a demilitarized zone […]

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Sudans Sign Agreements Aimed at Preventing War

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan have signed a series of deals on security and economic cooperation, though some major disputes that nearly pushed them into war remain unresolved. Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan’s Salva Kiir took part in a signing ceremony in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday. The deals call […]

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Sudans Set to Sign Partial Agreement

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan are set to sign agreements aimed at preventing another war, though some major issues remain unresolved. Officials say the deal, to be signed Thursday in Ethiopia’s capital, calls for forces on both sides to pull back 10 kilometers from the disputed border. The Sudan Vision newspaper quotes an […]

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Sudanese Presidents Reach Deal on Oil, Demilitarized Zone

Posted September 26th, 2012 at 9:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a demilitarized border zone and resume oil exports, but left several major security questions unresolved. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir plan to sign the deal Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. They held four days of talks aimed at […]

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Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan Set for 3rd Day of Talks

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan are set to meet again Tuesday after two days of negotiations failed to resolve issues left from the two countries’ split last year. Talks Monday between Presidents Omar al-Bashir of Sudan and Salva Kiir of South Sudan, as well as African Union mediators, ended without a breakthrough. Officials […]

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