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News Sudan » Places: South Sudan president rejects opposition calls to quit post

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/south-sudan-president-rejects-opposition-calls-to-quit-post/ar-AAwjmyv
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has rejected opposition calls ... Another series of talks that were scheduled for this week were postponed, and are now expected to take place in early May. Civil war first erupted when troops loyal to ...

News Sudan » Places: Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/attacks-on-south-sudan-health-facilities-workers-increasing/2018/04/23/c03c7adc-4707-11e8-8082-105a446d19b8_story.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

She called it a “sharp rise” from previous years, putting South Sudan in the company of places like Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan. One study by Human Rights Watch documented 48 attacks on health services over a 17-year period, from 1997-2014.

News Sudan » Places: South Sudan: For Medical Workers in South Sudan's War, Just Reaching the Sick Is a Challenge

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804250405.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Parts of South Sudan slipped into famine last year ... runways and roads turn to muddy fields and can't be used. A medical evacuation takes place in Duk Padiet, where people have been wounded during a cattle raid. One man has been shot in the leg, another ...

News Sudan » Places: Sudan blocks migrants’ path, aiding Europe

News channel or source: http://www.phillytrib.com/news/sudan-blocks-migrants-path-aiding-europe/article_d21c957d-7ea0-5ab6-8cfa-fbca889d233c.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

“While we engage on some areas for the sake of the Sudanese people, we still have a sanction regime in place,” said Catherine Ray, a spokeswoman for the European Union, referring to an embargo on arms and related material. “We are not encouraging ...

News Sudan » Places: ICRC Suspends Operations in South Sudan County After Attack

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/icrc-suspends-operations-in-south-sudan-county-after-attack/4363213.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

It’s one of the hardest hit areas of South Sudan’s five-year-long conflict ... Spokesmen for the government and for the rebels led by Machar confirm the clashes took place, but they accuse each other of violating the cease-fire signed in December.

News Sudan » Places: Army to probe rape claim against Blue Helmets in South Sudan

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-04-25/army-to-probe-rape-claim-against-blue-helmets-in-south-sudan.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Brigadier General Gokul Bhandari, spokesperson for Nepal Army, told the Post, “A board of inquiry comprising our officials in South Sudan is investigating the case of alleged rape that took place on April 13.” He denied giving details on how many troop ...

News Sudan » Places: Sudan Police Raid Hostage Sites, Refugees in Custody

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804210061.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Port Sudan — Police in eastern Sudan have raided places where 25 illegal immigrants, most of them from Eritrea, were being held hostage by a human trafficking gang. The immigrants have been taken into custody. The human trafficking gangs in Port Sudan ...

News Sudan » Places: Thy Kingdom Come: New Archbishop of South Sudan’s decade-long focus on Lord’s Prayer

News channel or source: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2018/04/thy-kingdom-come-new-archbishop-of-south-sudans-decade-long-focus-on-lords-prayer.aspx
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

His place was taken by Vice President Dr James Wani Igga ... You want prosperity in South Sudan - and we must have it - we need peace.” A number of Anglican primates were present at the service, including Archbishop Stanley Ntagali from Uganda ...

News Sudan » Places: UN expert raises concern about violence against women in Sudan

News channel or source: https://thearabdailynews.com/2018/04/24/un-expert-raises-concern-about-violence-against-women-in-sudan/
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

I call on the Government to put in place a coordinated response to the issue of IDPs ... More broadly, I took the opportunity of my meetings with Sudanese authorities to recall that the Sudan should comply with its international human rights obligations.

News Sudan » Places: Sudan's president sacks foreign minister, state news agency reports

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN1HR0Q6-OZATP
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has issued a presidential ... The news agency did not provide any further details or say who would be appointed in his place. Ghandour on Wednesday asked parliament to step in and help Sudanese ...