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

    World | Apr 11, 2019, 09:43 PM 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 | Nov 16, 2017, 11:49 AM 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 | Jul 19, 2017, 11:22 PM IST

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

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    Delhi: Sudanese woman alleges rape, admitted to hospital

    India | Feb 09, 2017, 12:03 AM 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

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    Barack Obama lifts some economic sanctions on Sudan

    World | Jan 14, 2017, 08:55 AM 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 | Jul 08, 2016, 11:28 PM 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 | Nov 04, 2015, 03:50 PM 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 | Jun 16, 2015, 06:27 AM 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 | Jun 15, 2015, 06:29 AM 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, 08:46 AM 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 | Apr 24, 2015, 11:17 PM 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 | Jan 07, 2015, 10:39 AM 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

    Soccer | Nov 18, 2014, 08:38 AM 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 | Oct 30, 2014, 06:55 AM 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

  • un chief hails initiative for dialogue in sudan

    UN Chief hails initiative for dialogue in Sudan

    World | Sep 06, 2014, 08:49 AM IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday welcomed the initiative of holding a comprehensive national dialogue in Sudan to achieve sustainable peace as well as the progress being made by Sudanese stakeholders to

  • india sudan bilateral trade to reach usd 1 billion khurshid

    India, Sudan bilateral trade to reach USD 1 billion: Khurshid

    World | Feb 04, 2014, 08:49 PM IST

    Khartoum: With bilateral trade set to touch USD 1 billion mark this year, India and Sudan today sought to firm up political and economic ties.External Affairs Minister Khurshid held talks with his Sudanese counterpart Ali

  • india to get tapi gas by 2017 sudan offers 2 oil blocks

    India to get TAPI gas by 2017, Sudan offers 2 oil blocks

    India | Jan 14, 2014, 11:31 PM IST

    Greater Noida: The framework for the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project is being readied on a fast-track basis by the four stakeholder nations, Indian Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Tuesday."Apart from gas, this TAPI pipeline

  • india among top 10 countries affected by climate change

    India among top 10 countries affected by climate change

    India | May 24, 2014, 08:06 AM IST

    New Delhi: Local climate change and pollution from the use of fossil fuels killed nearly 5 million people around the world in 2010, according to a report released earlier this year by climate change advocacy

  • 100 killed in tribal clashes in sudan

    100 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan

    World | Nov 17, 2013, 01:46 PM IST

    Khartoum: At least 100 people were killed in the latest clashes between Messiria and Salamat tribes in Sudan's Darfur region, official Sudan Radio reported Saturday."Clashes broke out between Messiria and Salamat tribes in Um Dokhon

  • over 60 killed during sudan protests official

    Over 60 killed during Sudan protests: official

    World | Oct 09, 2013, 09:19 AM IST

    Khartoum: About 60 to70 people died during the recent protests staged in the Sudanese capital since last Sep 23 ranged between 60 and 70, a government official announced Tuesday."The number of the people who were

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