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2005-08-04 11:00:00

By Katie Nguyen KURMUK, Sudan (Reuters) - Thousands of distraught and disbelieving south Sudanese flocked to see the body of their former leader John Garang on Thursday as it was transported by plane around the vast region for a final farewell.

2005-08-04 07:10:31

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least 130 people have been killed and about 350 wounded in Sudan in three days of violence after the death of former rebel leader and First Vice President John Garang, the Sudanese Red Crescent said on Thursday.

2005-08-04 02:29:32

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least 130 people have been killed and around 350 injured in Sudan after three days of violence following the death of former rebel leader and First Vice President John Garang, the Sudanese Red Crescent (SRC) said on Thursday.

2005-08-03 20:09:40

By Paul Simao ATLANTA (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton said on Wednesday the United States should increase diplomatic pressure on Sudan to allow more foreign peacekeeping troops in Africa's largest country, which has been hit by three days of ethnically driven street clashes.

2005-08-03 07:10:13

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - People fled central Khartoum in cars on Wednesday while troops and riot police headed toward the center of the Sudanese capital, where residents reported fresh violence, witnesses and journalists said.

2005-08-03 07:29:35

By Katie Nguyen NEW SITE, Sudan (Reuters) - The new leader of southern Sudan met with top U.S. and South African envoys on Wednesday as part of a diplomatic push to maintain the fragile peace accord in Africa's largest country.

2005-08-03 07:09:13

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least 20 people were reported killed overnight in the Sudanese capital as clashes between northerners and southerners extended to a third day on Wednesday after the death of former southern rebel leader John Garang.

2005-08-02 15:55:27

By Khaled Abdel-Aziz KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Northern and southern Sudanese clashed in Khartoum's outskirts on Tuesday, residents said, in the second day of violence after the death of southern leader John Garang, a former rebel who forged peace with the north.

2005-08-02 06:53:19

By Khaled Abdel-Aziz and Katie Nguyen KHARTOUM/NEW SITE, Sudan (Reuters) - Northern and southern Sudanese clashed in Khartoum on Tuesday in a second day of violence sparked by the death of former rebel leader John Garang who helped end two decades of war in Africa's largest country.

2005-08-02 08:43:37

By Katie Nguyen NEW SITE, Sudan (Reuters) - In a silent, single file, mourners came to view the casket of Sudan's Vice-President John Garang on Tuesday, paying final tribute to the former rebel leader credited with delivering an historic African peace deal.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.