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  • 18 killed in military plane crash in Sudan's West Darfur

    18 killed in military plane crash in Sudan's West Darfur

    India | January 03, 2020 7:17 IST

    A Sudanese military plane crashed shortly after taking off from El Geneina airport in West Darfur State, killing 18, the army said. The Antonov 12 plane "crashed five minutes after taking off from El Geneina airport" on Thursday evening, said Amer Mohamed al-Hassan, spokesman of Sudanese army, in a statement.

  • Sudan sentences 27 to death for torturing, killing protester

    Sudan sentences 27 to death for torturing, killing protester

    World | December 31, 2019 14:41 IST

    A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 members of the country’s security forces to death by hanging for torturing and killing a detained protester during the uprising against longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir earlier this year. 

  • Six Indians killed in blast in ceramic factory in Sudan

    Six Indians killed in blast in ceramic factory in Sudan

    World | December 06, 2019 19:07 IST

    MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said a total of 58 Indians were working in the factory at the time of the blast and 33 were safe. He said the government is in touch with the families of the deceased Indians.

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    18 Indians among 23 killed in Sudan factory blast

    World | December 04, 2019 23:08 IST

    At least 18 Indians were among the 23 people killed and over 130 injured in a horrific LPG tanker blast at a ceramic factory in Sudan, the Indian mission said here on Wednesday.

  • Indians among 23 killed in factory fire in Sudan

    Indians among 23 killed in factory fire in Sudan

    World | December 04, 2019 11:03 IST

    The Indian Embassy in Sudan reported about the Indians killed in the incident that happened on Tuesday, without mentioning the number of casualties.

  • Rajendra Sethia: Acquitted after 34 years in a trumped up

    Rajendra Sethia: Acquitted after 34 years in a trumped up case

    India | August 16, 2019 9:16 IST

    In many ways, Rajendra Singh Sethia -- the world's biggest bankrupt in the 1980s, long before the insolvency and bankruptcy code emerged in India, or the US saw its share of Chapter 11 bankruptcies -- represents the archetype of a Greek tragic hero. The Nigeria and Sudan experience meant that the wheel of fortune had taken a dive, a death spiral which plunged him to depths of despair.

  • In this file image taken from video, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir speaks at the Presidential Pal

    Sudan’s military ousts President Omar al-Bashir in face of protests

    World | April 11, 2019 21:43 IST

    Tens of thousands of Sudanese were making their way to the center of the country’s capital on Thursday, April 11, 2019, cheering and clapping in celebration as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir to step down after 30 years in power

  • Suyash Dixit declared himself KING of unclaimed land on

    Bizarre! Indian citizen from Indore declares himself ‘King’ of 800-square-mile unclaimed land on Egypt-Sudan border

    World | November 16, 2017 11:49 IST

    In a bizarre incident, an Indian adventurer has declared himself the ruler of an unclaimed strip of land in North Africa and is encouraging parties to apply for citizenship.

  • US keeps Iran, Syria, Sudan on 'State Sponsor of Terrorism'

    US keeps Iran, Syria, Sudan on 'State Sponsor of Terrorism' list

    World | July 19, 2017 23:22 IST

    The US on Wednesday said Iran continues to be the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism along with Sudan and Syria.

  • Rape, Sudan, Woman, Hospital, South Delhi

    Delhi: Sudanese woman alleges rape, admitted to hospital

    India | February 09, 2017 0:03 IST

    A 30-year-old Sudanese woman alleged that she was raped by an unknown person and has been admitted to a private hospital near Jasola village in southeast Delhi, police said today. The victim, a national of

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama lifts some economic sanctions on Sudan

    World | January 14, 2017 8:55 IST

    US President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would lift some of the economic sanctions on Sudan, citing recent "positive actions" by the government of the African country.

  • Heavy gunfire outside South Sudan president's compound

    Heavy gunfire outside South Sudan president's compound

    World | July 08, 2016 23:28 IST

    Juba: Witnesses said heavy gunfire erupted outside the compound of South Sudan's president Friday evening as Salva Kiir was preparing to address the nation on the latest deadly fighting in the capital, Juba. Kiir and

  • cargo plane crashes along nile river in south sudan

    Cargo plane crashes along Nile River in South Sudan

    World | November 04, 2015 15:50 IST

    Juba, South Sudan:  A cargo plane taking off from the South Sudanese capital of Juba crashed along the shore of the Nile River, killing at least 25 people.An Associated Press reporter at the scene of

  • sudanese president leaves south africa

    Sudanese president leaves South Africa

    World | June 16, 2015 6:27 IST

    Johannesburg: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir left South Africa on Monday, hours before the High Court in Pretoria ruled that he be arrested for alleged crimes against humanity pending a formal request from the International Criminal

  • sudan president barred from leaving south africa

    Sudan President barred from leaving South Africa

    World | June 15, 2015 6:29 IST

    Johannesburg: In an unprecedented development, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who is on a diplomatic visit to South Africa, has been barred from leaving the country by a court order for "crimes against humanity", but dared

  • us fines oil giant for doing business with iran sudan

    US fines oil giant for doing business with Iran, Sudan

    World | May 08, 2015 8:46 IST

    Washington: The US Justice Department imposed a fine exceeding $232 million on a subsidiary of oilfield services firm Schlumberger for facilitating illegal trade with Iran and Sudan and trying to disguise the transactions.Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings

  • no decision on granting special state status to andhra

    No decision on granting special state status to Andhra Pradesh

    Politics | April 24, 2015 23:17 IST

    New Delhi: The Centre has taken no decision on granting special state status to Andhra Pradesh. Official sources said tonight that the central government has received a proposal for according special state's status to Andhra

  • un peacekeepers attacked in sudan

    UN peacekeepers attacked in Sudan

    World | January 07, 2015 10:39 IST

    United Nations: United Nations peacekeepers were attacked by unidentified armed men in two separate incidents in Sudan, authorities said.In the first attack, the Joint United Nations and African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) peacekeepers were

  • egypt among 4 candidates to host 2017 african cup

    Egypt among 4 candidates to host 2017 African Cup

    Football | November 18, 2014 8:38 IST

    Cairo: Egypt is among four candidates to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations, a test for the country to show it is getting over years of violent civil unrest that also contributed to a

  • girls jihadi quest stirs muslim communities fear

    Girls' jihadi quest stirs Muslim communities' fear

    World | October 30, 2014 6:55 IST

    Aurora, Colorado:  The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children

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