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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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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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Actor George Clooney among arrested in Sudan protest


March 18th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. actor George Clooney was among several political and religious figures who were arrested on Friday during a protest in front of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, ... Read more...

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All 29 kidnapped Chinese in Sudan freed


February 8th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) All 29 Chinese nationals abducted by rebels in Sudan last month have been released after 11 days in captivity, Xinhua reported.The Chinese were held Jan 28 ... Read more...

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29 Chinese held hostage after camp attacked in Sudan


January 29th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) At least 29 Chinese nationals working for a Chinese company in Sudan have reportedly been taken hostage after a workers' camp was attacked by a separatist ... 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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UN says Sudan threatened to shoot down its helicopter


August 5th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by BNO News
ABYEI, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Friday said that (North) Sudanese authorities threatened to shoot down a helicopter which was trying to medically evacuate three seriously injured peacekeepers ... Read more...

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‘Hijacked’ Russian helicopter returns to base


July 28th, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian helicopter allegedly hijacked by militants in Sudan returned unscathed to its base in Darfur Tuesday, aviation company said. Earlier Tuesday, Russian foreign ministry said a helicopter ... Read more...

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German aid workers freed in Darfur


July 28th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 27 (IANS) Germany Tuesday said its two aid workers abducted five weeks ago in Sudan's Darfur have been released. "I am very pleased and relieved that the two kidnapped German workers ... Read more...

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Two Yemeni fishermen killed in anti-piracy attack in Red Sea


May 28th, 2009 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), May 28 (DPA) Two Yemeni fishermen were killed and another was injured after their boat came under a missile strike in the Red Sea, the official Saba news agency reported ... Read more...

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Nine Chinese kidnapped in Sudan


October 20th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 20 (Xinhua) Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped nine Chinese workers from an oil field near the restive western Sudanese region of Darfur, the Chinese embassy has said.A spokesman of the embassy ... Read more...

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Powerful Sudanese civilization dominated ancient Egypt from 720BC to 660BC


October 17th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): A British museum expedition has uncovered new evidence about the power of a Sudanese civilization that dominated ancient Egypt from 720BC to 660BC.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Talks still on for kidnapped Indians’ release in Sudan


May 30th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Over a fortnight since four Indians were kidnapped in Sudan, India's ambassador in Khartoum Friday said he was hopeful that they would be released soon as Sudanese ... Read more...

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Abducted Indians in Sudan fine, negotiations on (Lead)


May 15th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India Thursday said negotiations were on to secure release of four Indians kidnapped in the oil-rich south Sudan and assured they are "in good health and high ... Read more...

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