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Latest Sudan Items
The leaders of northern Sudan are trying to "extort" incentives from the Obama administration in exchange for holding an on-time referendum on the fate of Abyei, a senior southern Sudanese leader said ahead of a key meeting to break an impasse over the oil-rich province.
On Sept. 26, a majority of the Venezuelan people voted against the candidates of dictator Hugo Chavez, although because of blatant gerrymandering, his party will still have a majority in the new National Assembly when it convenes in January. There is little or no likelihood that there will be any change in Mr. Chavez's policies or practices as a result of his electoral setback. Indeed, since the election, he has more aggressively than ever pursued his goals of concentrating power in his government and in the state, confiscating dozens of additional private companies and much agricultural land. He already for some time has controlled all the instruments of state power and the great majority of the media.
The retired British couple were sailing the world on a 38-foot-yacht that represented most of their life savings when Somali pirates captured them last year, demanding the sort of huge ransom a multimillionaire or a multinational company might bring.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday urged the leaders of northern and southern Sudan to make some "tough compromises" to settle their differences on the status of an oil-rich region and allow a referendum to go ahead as planned.
Ireland is talking with other EU governments about how to handle its troubled finances, officials said Monday as the continent's debt crisis plagued markets and policymakers across Europe.
When a humanitarian worker asked Ajak Dau Akech in 1988 why he fled civil war in Sudan and walked 1,000 perilous miles to a refugee camp in Ethiopia, the boy answered with words few 8-year-olds would know.
The day after the U.S. midterm elections, President Obama acknowledged "a shellacking" and promised a domestic midcourse correction.
The Obama administration has offered to take Sudan off a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism if the Sudanese government holds a credible and on-time referendum on southern independence.
A Belgian movie that uses black humor to explore the topics of suicide and euthanasia won the top award at the Rome Film Festival on Friday.