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2006-02-06 11:28:18

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Some seven people were killed in southern Sudan in clashes between renegade armed militias and the south Sudan army, despite a 2005 peace deal to end Africa's longest civil war there, officials said on Monday.

2006-01-23 12:39:49

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan said on Monday it was ready to withdraw its bid to head the African Union and avoid a division over its appointment that could sink Darfur peace talks and which critics say could damage Africa's credibility.

2005-12-31 07:32:40

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan commemorates 50 years of independence on Sunday, but some question if the African nation racked by conflicts and dependent on foreign aid and peacekeepers should really be celebrating.

2005-12-31 07:07:47

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces jailed without charge a journalist accused of slandering President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in a move some parliamentarians called unconstitutional. Zuheir Sirraj, a columnist for the al-Sahafa daily paper, was detained on Friday night.

2005-11-01 19:34:08

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States urged Sudan's new unity government on Tuesday to do more to implement a peace deal and to stop violence in Darfur as U.S. lawmakers cut back funding for African peacekeepers struggling in Sudan. In meetings with top U.S.

2005-10-23 03:05:00

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - South Sudan has formed an autonomous government as part of a January peace deal that ended more than two decades of civil war in Africa's largest country, a senior official said on Sunday.

2005-09-14 06:01:13

By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI (Reuters) - Nine months after war ended in southern Sudan, the world risks neglecting a peace process whose success could be a model for other African hot-spots like Somalia and Congo, a mediator said on Wednesday.

2005-08-27 19:00:40

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's president and first vice president, a former southern rebel, will meet to finalize a new coalition government and could announce it by September 7, an official from the former rebel group said on Saturday.

2005-08-22 15:32:18

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's Foreign Ministry has asked the United Nations to help investigate the July 30 helicopter crash that killed former southern rebel leader John Garang, U.N. officials said on Monday.

2005-08-11 04:10:08

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Southern Sudanese leader Salva Kiir was sworn in as first vice president of Sudan on Thursday, following the sudden death of his predecessor John Garang in a helicopter crash last week.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).