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2008-08-02 15:00:10

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 2 August Saturday 2 August 2008: Sudanese authorities have banned, the YouTube, a video sharing website joining other five countries in the world. Since 22 July, Internet users in Sudan have been unable to access the site, instead receiving an error message stating that the site was blocked by the National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC). Sudan is the latest in a list of countries that has banned...

2008-06-19 21:00:27

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Sudha Meiyappan of Manchester Trade Ltd., +1-202-331- 9464, Sudha.meiyappan@gmail.com WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executive Research Associates and Manchester Trade are holding a Conference of eminent international speakers entitled Darfur and its Impact on Sudan and the Region on June 25, 2008, from 8:00 AM to 5:45 PM at The Madison Hotel in Washington, DC. The agenda is attached. This may be a ground breaking ceremony since it could be...

2006-07-12 19:06:40

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Rape, killing and looting are increasing as tribal tensions escalate in Sudan's troubled Darfur province, the United Nations' top envoy to the country said on Wednesday, despite a peace deal he had helped broker. U.N. envoy Jan Pronk described an attack by a rebel faction led by Abdel Wahed Mohammed al-Nur, whose members mostly come from the Fur tribe, on a group of women refugees to illustrate his point. "They were tied to a tree, beaten, forced to eat donkey...

2006-07-03 08:57:08

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A new alliance of Darfur rebel commanders and political parties have attacked a town on the road to the capital Khartoum, declaring a 27-month-old truce dead, rebels and officials said on Monday. One of three rebel factions signed an African Union-mediated peace deal in May but since then new alliances have been formed among those who reject the deal. "The forces of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) attacked a town in North Kordofan...

2006-07-03 08:47:35

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A new alliance of Darfur rebel commanders and political parties have attacked a town on the road to the capital Khartoum, declaring a 27-month-old truce dead, rebels and officials said on Monday. One of three rebel factions signed an African Union-mediated peace deal in May but since then new alliances have been formed among those who reject the deal, saying it does not meet their basic demands. "The forces of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) attacked a...

2006-06-06 12:11:24

Corrects date in first paragraph to June 6 from June 7. By Opheera McDoom DEBBIS, Sudan (Reuters) - Commanders of a Sudan Liberation Army faction said followers of rival Darfur rebel leader Minni Arcua Minnawi attacked their base and kidnapped fighters who refused to back a peace plan for the region. Under intense pressure, Minnawi signed a peace deal with the Sudanese government on May 5 in the Nigerian capital Abuja to end three years of fighting in Darfur. But rival SLA faction...

2006-06-06 12:17:17

By Opheera McDoom DEBBIS, Sudan (Reuters) - Commanders of a Sudan Liberation Army faction said followers of rival Darfur rebel leader Minni Arcua Minnawi attacked their base and kidnapped fighters who refused to back a peace plan for the region. Under intense pressure, Minnawi signed a peace deal with the Sudanese government on May 5 in the Nigerian capital Abuja to end three years of fighting in Darfur. But rival SLA faction leader Abdel Wahed Mohamed al-Nur and the other main...

2006-06-06 03:33:58

By Opheera McDoom FATA BORNO CAMP, Sudan (Reuters) - Signing a peace deal to end three years of fighting that some have called genocide would normally propel a rebel leader into the ranks of national hero. But in Sudan's violent Darfur region, the man who made peace with the government in Nigeria on May 5 is restricted in his movement because of security concerns and reviled as a traitor by many in teeming refugee camps. Last week, on Minni Arcua Minnawi's first return to Darfur...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.