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Woman faces death by stoning in Sudan


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A 23-year-old Sudanese woman, mother to a six-month-old baby, has been convicted of adultery and will be stoned to death, Sky News reported.Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool ... Read more...

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Tears in Cairo as Algeria wins World Cup qualifier


November 19th, 2009 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum/Cairo, Nov 19 (DPA) There were tears on the streets of Cairo Wednesday night as stunned fans shook their heads in disbelief at Algeria's convincing 1-0 victory to qualify for the football ... Read more...

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Twenty-three killed in Sudan stadium stampede


July 14th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi/Khartoum, July 14 (DPA) Twenty three people have been killed and many more injured in a football stadium stampede in Omdurman, near Khartoum, the Sudan Tribune reported Monday. "Crowds trying to get ... Read more...

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US condemns attack by rebels near Khartoum


May 11th, 2008 - 7:32 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 11 (DPA) The US Saturday condemned an attack by Sudanese rebels near Khartoum and warned the aggression threatened efforts by the international community to resolve the country's conflicts. Sean McCormack, ... Read more...

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Gillian Gibbons controversial teddy locked up in Khartoum vault


December 3rd, 2007 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.3 (ANI): The cuddly bear that sparked off a storm in Sudan has been locked away in a Khartoum vault. Authorities anxious to draw a line under the controversy, The Sun quoted ... Read more...

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Sudanese demand death for jailed UK teacher


December 1st, 2007 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.1 (ANI): Two days after being told that she would be spending 15 days in Khartoums infamous and squalid Omdurman Womens Prison for naming a teddy bear Mohammed, 54-year-old teacher Gillian ... Read more...

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`Teddy bear UK teacher jailed for 15 days in Sudan


November 30th, 2007 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.30 (ANI): A British teacher, who let her pupils call a teddy bear Mohammed, has escaped a flogging, but has been jailed for 15 days in a notorious Sudan jail. The ... Read more...

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