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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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Burundi can benefit from India’s development experience: President


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjhee Tuesday said India's developmental experience in energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and other fields is suited to generate employment for youth and could be ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Briton released in Sudan


May 31st, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 30 (IANS) A British humanitarian worker kidnapped in Sudan about three months ago has been released, the UN African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said.UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari ... Read more...

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ICC issues arrest warrant for Sudanese minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 2 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant against Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein.He is suspected of counts of crimes against ... Read more...

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Sudan rebels claim to have killed 130 soldiers


February 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) A rebel group in Sudan Tuesday said it has killed 130 Sudanese army soldiers in an attack along the Sudan-South Sudan border, Xinhua reported."The attack launched ... Read more...

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British Bangladeshi eatery gets huge order from Sudan


December 28th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) A restaurant owned by a Bangladeshi man in Britain has received one of its biggest take-away orders -- for 500 Bangladeshi troopers in Sudan to celebrate ... Read more...

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I never intended to write and direct a film: Jolie


December 12th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 12 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who is gearing up for the release of her directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey", says she never ... Read more...

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Three peacekeepers killed in Sudan’s Darfur


October 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 11 (IANS) Three peacekeepers of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were killed and six others were injured in an attack by an unidentified armed group ... Read more...

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Clooney to speak at leadership conference


October 6th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Actor George Clooney will share the secrets of his success at a leadership conference.The 50-year-old, who is also an active charity campaigner, will speak at the ... Read more...

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UNSC voices grave concern over Yemen


August 10th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 10 (IANS) The UN Security Council has expressed grave concern over what it said was a serious deterioration of the economic and humanitarian situation in Yemen amid ... Read more...

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Heavy rain collapses buildings in Darfur, killing 20 soldiers


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
EL GENEINA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Twenty Sudanese soldiers were killed on Tuesday when two buildings collapsed as a result of a heavy rain in West Darfur state, officials said on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Nepal’s biggest scam pits police against politicians


June 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 13 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, Nepal's top police officials, disgraced in a UN security equipment sale scandal, are lobbying for action against politicians, deepening the wedge between ... Read more...

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Abducted Bulgarian pilots released in Sudan


June 7th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, June 7 (IANS) Three Bulgarian pilots - working for the UN World Food Programme (WFP) - who were abducted in January, have been released in Sudan, a statement said.WFP ... Read more...

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One thousand ex-combatants to lay down arms in West Darfur


April 18th, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by BNO News
DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- More than 1,000 former fighters in the Darfur conflict have pledged to surrender their weapons and begin the process of reintegration into civilian life, the African Union/United Nations ... Read more...

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Clooney perplexed about Berlusconi trial subpoena


March 30th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney is amused that he has been subpoenaed to testify at the prostitution trial of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi."It seems odd ... Read more...

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Sudan to unleash cyber jihadists on dissenting opposition


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Khartoum (Sudan), Mar. 24 (ANI): Sudan's ruling National Congress Party has warned that its "cyber jihadists" will "crush" internet-based dissent.The vice-president of the Khartoum state, Mandur Al-Mahdi, warned opposition groups that ... Read more...

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Groupon’s Contentious Advertisement On Tibet At The Super Bowl Irks Innumerable Americans


February 7th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The advertisement of Groupon on Tibet, which was displayed at the recent Super Bowl, has disturbed and enraged numberless Americans. The advertisement initially illustrates tranquil ... Read more...

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CARE International worker killed in South Darfur


January 9th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by BNO News
GRAIDA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Sudanese national working with a humanitarian organization was killed during an apparent robbery in South Darfur on Friday, the African Union/United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Southern Sudan to decide on nation’s future


January 9th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
EL FASHER, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Voting has begun in Southern Sudan where residents will decide during the coming week whether to stay part of Sudan or to emerge as the world's ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator John Kerry visits Sudan ahead of south’s referendum


January 8th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
EL FASHER, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senator John Kerry on Friday led a delegation to North Darfur as part of a visit to the African nation ahead of Sunday's referendum in ... Read more...

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Sudan’s President Bashir transferred ‘$9bn in UK banks’: Wikileaks


December 18th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir had transferred at least nine billion dollars of oil money from his country to banks in London, according to secret US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

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George Clooney honoured for humanitarian work


November 19th, 2010 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney was honoured for his philanthropic works at a function in New York.The "Up In The Air" star attended the Ripple of Hope Awards ... Read more...

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One killed in Sudan plane crash


November 12th, 2010 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Nov 12 (IANS) One person was killed and five people were injured Thursday when a plane crashed in Sudan, officials said.The accident took place at Zalinge airport in Sudan's West ... Read more...

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Passenger plane carrying 35 people crashes in Darfur


November 12th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
KHARTOUM (BNO NEWS) -- A large passenger plane carrying at least 35 people crashed in Sudan's Darfur region on Thursday, officials said, but few details were immediately available.The Antonov 24 aircraft crashed ... Read more...

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Lost Abbey To Change Label Following Controversy


October 25th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What can be more rude than to have one's belief mocked publicly? Vicky Noble seldom knew that she was in for a rude shock while looking ... Read more...

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George Clooney Stands For A Peaceful Referendum In Sudan


October 15th, 2010 - 7:39 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): George Clooney has been constantly trying to raise awareness on the Darfur conflict since 2006 and the man has been relentless in making the world take ... Read more...

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Clooney meets Obama to discuss Sudan


October 14th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 13 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney has met with US President Barack Obama to discuss his peace campaign in Sudan.The "Up In The Air" star has been actively ... Read more...

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13 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan


September 28th, 2010 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Sep 28 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 29 injured in clashes between two tribal communities in Sudan, authorities said Monday. "Thirteen people were killed and 29 others were injured ... Read more...

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Darfur involvement biggest failure of my life, says George Clooney


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): George Clooney has said that amongst all his humanitarian efforts, Darfur has been the biggest failure of his life.Clooney, 49, and his Journalist father smuggled cameras into the ... Read more...

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Darfur biggest failure of my life: Clooney


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney, who recently received an Emmy for his humanitarian work to raise awareness about the crisis in Darfur, admits that his campaign has failed ... Read more...

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Russians kidnapped in Darfur as American released: UN


August 31st, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Khartoum, Aug 30 (DPA) Three Russian aircrew members have been kidnapped in Sudan's restive Darfur province as an American woman held for months was released, the United Nations said Monday. Earlier reports said ... Read more...

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George Clooney Will Be Honored At The Emmys


August 28th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): George Clooney is perhaps one of those leading men of Hollywood who have a killer god looks and a big heart to go with it that ... Read more...

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Al Arabiya: Jordanian U.N. peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur released


August 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- Arabic-language television station Al Arabiya on Tuesday reported that two Jordanian United Nations - African Union peacekeepers have been freed after being abducted in South Darfur ... Read more...

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British government ’strongly condemns’ the kidnapping of two peacekeepers in Darfur


August 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- The British government on Tuesday 'strongly condemned' the kidnapping of two Jordanian United Nations-African Union peacekeepers in South Darfur last weekend.The police advisors with the African ... Read more...

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