User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Intl Efforts :: Diplomacy
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South Sudan rivals Salvaa Kiir and Riek Machar strike unity deal 22.2.2020 BBC: World
The deal is intended to end six years of conflict which has killed some 400,000 people.
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South Sudan peace talks: Machar and Kiir in deadlock over states 16.2.2020 BBC: World
Riek Machar is not satisfied by President Salva Kiir's offer to reduce the number of states.
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Will genocide charge against Sudan's Bashir stick? 14.2.2020 BBC: World
A lot of work is needed before Sudan's ex-dictator faces an international court, argues Alex de Waal.
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Omar al-Bashir: Sudan agrees ex-president must face ICC 11.2.2020 BBC: World
The former strongman is accused of genocide and war crimes over killings in Darfur.
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Nobel Peace Prize: Has Abiy brought peace to East Africa? 11.10.2019 BBC: World
The Ethiopian prime minister has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but how successful has he been?
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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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Sudanese activists, army finalize power-sharing deal 4.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The African Union envoy to Sudan said Saturday the pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have finalized a power-sharing agreement.
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Tens of thousands protest military rule in Sudan 30.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan's capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir.
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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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Return of Sudan's feared Janjaweed 4.6.2019 BBC: World
The BBC's Fergal Keane looks at the Janjaweed's history for signs Sudan's protests would turn deadly.
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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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The Ethiopians are building a massive dam, and Egypt is worried 8.4.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Since Ethiopia announced plans nearly a decade ago to build a massive hydroelectric dam along the Blue Nile tributary, the Egyptian government has waited in dread at the prospects that its freshwater lifeline could slow by as much as 25%.

Alternately threatening and negotiating, Egyptian officials...

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Saudi Arabia hopes naval exercises in the Red Sea lead to greater clout in East Africa 12.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Saudi Arabia stumbled to the finish line in 2018. Its war in Yemen got messier. Its reputation was severely damaged by the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Its regional rival Iran solidified its power in Syria.

But as the old year gave way to the new, the desert kingdom could count at least...

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UN official: UN backs talks, not elections in South Sudan 3.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The United Nations opposes a plan by South Sudan’s government to move to elections if warring parties are unable to reconcile differences at peace talks now scheduled to start May 17, the U.N.’s deputy peacekeeping chief said Wednesday.
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South Sudan’s military chief dies during Egypt visit 20.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
General James Ajongo had taken over the role a year ago.
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The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In multiple miserable corners of the world, where U.S. envoys and aid would normally be, there is a void.
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South Sudan ex-military chief forms new opposition party 9.4.2018 Washington Post: World
South Sudan’s former military chief of staff Paul Malong is launching a new opposition party to challenge what he says is the corrupt government and to take part in the country’s upcoming peace talks at the end April in neighboring Ethiopia.
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US warns South Sudan of new measures if violence doesn’t end 29.11.2017 Washington Post: World
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned South Sudan’s government and rival forces Tuesday that the United States is ready to pursue additional measures if they don’t take action to end violence, start negotiations, and ease the humanitarian crisis in the conflict-wracked country.
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