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All Posts Tagged With: "Sudan"

Court opens door to new charges against Bashir

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Court opens door to new charges against Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has traveled freely for months, despite the existence of an international warrant for his arrest from the International Criminal Court. Today an ICC ruling raised the possibility that genocide could be added to the charges against Bashir, reports Deutsche Welle.

Posted: February 3, 2010 16:11   Comments: 5
Football rivalry dominates news from Egypt and Algeria

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Football rivalry dominates news from Egypt and Algeria

Worldfocus Mohammad Al-Kassim writes about the emotional soccer rivalry between Algeria and Egypt. The rhetoric is high, and the war drum beat is getting louder. Meanwhile, the Algerian government is helping to shuttle at least a thousand of its citizens to watch the match in Angola.

Posted: January 28, 2010 13:48   Comments: 1
News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

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News from the Middle East: Obama, football, and intifada

Worldfocus' Mohammad Al-Kassim looks at headlines from Middle East news outlets, including: a talk-show host's critical assessment of President Obama's first year in office; a legendary football rivalry; and a prediction about a third intifada.

Posted: January 27, 2010 12:51   Comments: 3
In South Sudan, schools still function under trees

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In South Sudan, schools still function under trees

Jen Marlowe is an independent journalist with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. She is currently documenting and writing about education, infrastructure and health care, which remain among the most vital needs in rebuilding South Sudan.

Posted: January 25, 2010 14:53   Comments: 4
S. Sudan makes some progress amid possibility of war

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S. Sudan makes some progress amid possibility of war

Jen Marlowe, a journalist with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, is currently traveling through South Sudan. It's the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, which ended Africa's longest running civil war.

Posted: January 18, 2010 13:32   Comments: 3
U.S. government implements tougher airport security rules

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U.S. government implements tougher airport security rules

Following a failed attempt by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to blow up a flight into Detroit on Christmas morning, the Transportation Security Administration imposed tougher screening rules for passengers originating in 14 mostly Muslim nations. See more about the countries selected.

Posted: January 6, 2010 14:46   Comments: 3
Soccer game fractures relations between Algeria, Egypt

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Soccer game fractures relations between Algeria, Egypt

Hoda Osman, a special correspondent for Worldfocus and an Egyptian-American, writes about the diplomatic crisis that followed a World Cup qualifier between Egypt and Algeria on Saturday. She explains the intense emotions surrounding the sport and how the rivalry affects pan-Arab relations.

Posted: November 20, 2009 15:31   Comments: 78
Today: Guinea sanctions, Israeli settlers, and burger prices

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Today: Guinea sanctions, Israeli settlers, and burger prices

Read stories from around the world, brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: sanctions against Guinean military leaders; executions in China; and why McDonald's is pulling out of Iceland.

Posted: October 27, 2009 11:44   Comments: 5
State Department opts for decisive Sudan policy shift

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State Department opts for decisive Sudan policy shift

In an abrupt change of U.S. policy towards Sudan, the State Department announced today that it would pursue serious engagement with the Sudanese government. The action is intended to help ease humanitarian suffering in Darfur. Mahmood Mamdani discusses the current situation in Sudan and the Obama administration's policy shift.

Posted: October 19, 2009 13:18   Comments: 2
Sudan wages war on Guinea worms

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Sudan wages war on Guinea worms

Guinea worm is a painful disease that still infects thousands of people in Africa. Despite progress, the worms continue to spread through contaminated drinking water, and this is where Sudan is now fighting to eradicate the disease.

Posted: October 5, 2009 14:34   Comments: 5

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