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2008-07-24 06:00:25

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 24 July 24 July 2008 (Al-Fashir) - The US charge d'affaires, Alberto Fernandez said he was "disappointed" with the speech of the Sudanese president Umar Hasan al-Bashir that he made in Darfur. Fernandez, who accompanied Al-Bashir in his tour of Darfur, was quoted by the daily Al-Hayat published in London as saying that he expected to hear "something new with regards to practical steps that will be taken...

2008-07-20 03:00:17

Arab League foreign ministers issued a statement after an emergency meeting Saturday opposing war crimes charges against the president of Sudan. The meeting in Cairo was called after the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, asked the court to issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the BBC reported. No warrant has yet been issued. The council decides solidarity with the Republic of Sudan in confronting schemes that undermine its...

2008-07-19 18:00:16

Text of report by state-owned Libyan TV on 19 July President of the Republic of Sudan Umar Hasan al-Bashir hold a telephone conversation this afternoon with the brother leader of the revolution [Col Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi]. President Al-Bashir informed the brother leader about the real reasons behind the International Criminal Court's indictment against him. He said the Sudanese people had opposed this ruling which contradicts the African Union [AU] resolutions. President Al-Bashir...

2008-07-18 12:00:48

Text of report by state-owned Sudanese radio on 18 July The joint UN-AU chief mediator for peace in Darfur, Djibrill Bassole. is due to arrive in the country today. During the meeting he will hold talks with government officials on the latest developments in Darfur as well as the request of the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor. Originally published by Republic of Sudan Radio, Omdurman, in Arabic 1400 18 Jul 08. (c) 2008 BBC Monitoring Middle East. Provided by ProQuest...

2008-07-18 09:00:29

By Elissa Gootman Russia and China voiced concerns about the pursuit of the president of Sudan by international prosecutors, raising the possibility that the UN Security Council could intervene to forestall the prosecution, diplomats said. In a closed session on Wednesday, the council began its first discussions on Sudan since prosecutors at the International Criminal Court requested an arrest warrant for Sudan's president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, on charges of genocide, war crimes and...

2008-07-16 15:00:19

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 14 July [Report by: "Darfur SLM Leader Hold Talks With US Officials"] The leader of a Darfur rebel group held talks today with senior US officials to discuss pushing forward the political process in the war ravaged region. Abd al-Wahid al-Nur, leader of Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) met with Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Jendayi Frazer and the US presidential envoy to Sudan Richard...

2008-07-16 03:00:21

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -The prosecutor for the Interna-tional Criminal Court sought an arrest warrant Monday for Sudan's president on charges of waging a campaign of genocide and rape in Darfur, a high-risk strategy that could backfire against the people in the war-torn desert region. The indictment marked the first time prosecutors at the world's first permanent war crimes tribunal have issued charges against a sitting head of state, though President Omar al-Bashir was unlikely to...

2008-07-16 00:00:13

By The Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Starvation and soul-destroying gang rapes are Sudan's weapons of choice in Darfur's genocide, according to prosecutors at the world's first permanent war crimes tribunal.Filing charges Monday against Sudan's President Omar al- Bashir, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said the Sudanese leader had developed a new way of perpetrating humanity's ultimate crime."Al-Bashir is executing this genocide without gas chambers,...

2008-07-15 18:00:16

By Mike Condor THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Starvation and soul-destroying gang rapes are Sudan's weapons of choice in Darfur's genocide, according to prosecutors at the world's first permanent war crimes tribunal. Filing charges Monday against Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said the Sudanese leader had developed a new way of perpetrating humanity's ultimate crime. "Al-Bashir is executing this genocide without gas chambers, without...

2008-07-14 12:00:06

Text of report by state-owned Sudanese radio on 14 July The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, has officially accused President FM Umar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir of committing war crimes and genocide in Darfur. Sudan reiterated its rejection of the decision made today by the so-called International Criminal Court to arrest FM Umar al-Bashir for war crimes in Darfur. The state minister for the ministry of foreign affairs, Al- Sammani al-Wasilah, said...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.