User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: The Players :: Rebel Groups
Last updated: Oct 18 2018 06:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sudan crisis: Activists achieve 'big win' over generals 28.8.2019 BBC: World
The junta has agreed to a civilian government after months of protests against its rule.
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Betty Bigombe: The woman who befriended a warlord 8.8.2019 BBC: World
Betty Bigombe led peace talks in Uganda with Joseph Kony, leader of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army.
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How the Upheaval in Khartoum Affects One of Sudan’s Longest-Running Crises 17.6.2019 Truthout.com
Civilians’ futures are dependent on what transpires in Khartoum.
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Sudan crisis: Call for civil disobedience after arrests 9.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
The pro-democracy movement responds to the military crackdown which left dozens dead.
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Sudan crisis: Military arrests opposition figures after mediation bid 8.6.2019 BBC: World
The three men were held after meeting Ethiopia's PM in Khartoum to try to broker peace talks.
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Hemeti: The warlord who may control Sudan’s future 5.6.2019 BBC: World
The camel trader turned military leader has been accused of a string of human rights abuses.
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Sudan rebel leader returns despite death sentence 26.5.2019 BBC: World
Yasir Arman returns weeks after President al-Bashir was ousted and could take part in peace talks.
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Central African Republic: 'Why a grenade couldn't stop our music' 18.10.2018 BBC: World
A deadly attack at a gig nine months ago has only made this band from the Central African Republic more determined.
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War dividend 10.5.2018 BBC: Business
The global arms trade is now worth $100bn annually, with the US increasingly dominant as the world's top arms exporter.
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Doctor saves lives in region under siege in documentary 'The Heart of Nuba' 20.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

The title of the gripping, inspiring documentary “The Heart of Nuba” describes Catholic missionary Tom Catena, an American doctor running the Mother of Mercy Hospital in southern Sudan’s remote Nuba Mountains. Since 2011, the oil-rich, rebel-held region has been targeted for aerial bombings by...

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America’s Long History of Trying to Determine Who Rules Syria 13.4.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
The CIA organized its very first coup in Syria in 1949 to overthrow a democratically elected president and install a military dictator. The U.S. has never given up trying to determine who rules Syria, comments Caitlin Johnstone By Caitlin Johnstone…Read more →
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Should U.N. peacekeepers launch preemptive strikes? The Cruz report seems to think so. 16.3.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Here are the 4 things you need to know.
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Civil war is pushing South Sudan closer to starvation 21.12.2017 AP Top News
JIECH, South Sudan (AP) -- Writhing in agony on the dirt floor of his hut, Bob Wol traced the recent gunshot wounds on his thigh and back with his fingers....
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They used to be rulers of their African or Arab countries. Today they are dead, deposed or driven from their homelands 5.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

On Oct. 10, 2010, at an Afro-Arab joint summit in the Libyan coastal city of Surt, more than two dozen Arab and African leaders posed together for a group picture.

What a difference seven years has made.

In a sign of the changes that have swept the region, many of those leaders are gone. Some have...

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The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why. 1.12.2017 Washington Post
The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why.
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Sudan’s president visits Russia, asks for protection from US 23.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said on a visit to Russia that his country needs protection from the U.S.
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‘Better to die in combat than in hunger’: Rescued from war, South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back 11.11.2017 Washington Post
In 2015, during a lull in the country’s civil war, 1,775 boys promised the United Nations that their lives as combatants had ended. Two years later, the boys are returning to the battlefield, and the United Nations’ hopes of ending the global problem of underage fighters are fading.
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They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back. 10.11.2017 Washington Post
They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back.
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‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally 21.10.2017 Washington Post
‘They started to burn our houses’: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally
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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan 18.10.2017 AP Top News
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
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