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Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has extended until the end of this year a unilateral ceasefire in the regions of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

A prominent local politician was among the victims in an attack that targeted a campaign event organised in the city of Peshawar by the Awami National Party.

Erdogan sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

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Erdogan sworn in for new term with reinforced powers

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for a second term, bolstered with greater powers and authority.

South Sudan war rivals strike power-sharing deal

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South Sudan war rivals strike power-sharing deal

Rebel leader Riek Machar on Saturday agreed to rejoin the government of President Salva Kiir as first vice president.

Sudan opposition party leader denied entry to Egypt

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Sudan opposition party leader denied entry to Egypt

The National Ummah Party says that leader Sadiq al-Mahdi was stopped on Saturday at Cairo Airport, on his way back from attending a Sudanese ...

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South Sudan rivals agree 'permanent' ceasefire

The Khartoum Declaration, for a ceasefire in South Sudan, will take effect within the next 72 hours, raising hopes for an end to one of Africa's most devastating civil wars.

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Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

In-depth: Indian troops' brutal use of pellet shotguns against Kashmiri protesters has left thousands partially or fully blinded, including ...

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Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

The parents of a Sudanese teenager facing death penalty for killing her husband, who she accuses of rape, have spoken for the first time about ...

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South Sudan rivals to hold fresh talks on Monday

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and arch-rival Riek Machar will meet in Khartoum for their second round of talks in almost two years.

#SudanPoorGovernance: A movement for change

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#SudanPoorGovernance: A movement for change

A day of protest is being held globally on June 30 against governments cozying up to Omar al-Bashir.

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Sudan will 'continue to fight' in Saudi-led Yemen war

President Omar al-Bashir said Sudan will continue to support the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen amid growing calls to withdraw.

Sudan summons Egypt envoy over 'offensive' Ramadan TV serial

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Sudan summons Egypt envoy over 'offensive' Ramadan TV serial

Sudan has summoned Egypt's ambassador to complain about a Ramadan TV series that Khartoum says portrays Egyptian terrorists living in the ...

Egypt's president hails 'breakthrough' in Nile dam talks

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Egypt's president hails 'breakthrough' in Nile dam talks

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that a "breakthrough" had been reached in talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a ...

Sudan urged to pardon teenager for killing 'rapist' husband

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Sudan urged to pardon teenager for killing 'rapist' husband

The UN and rights groups are pleading for clemency for a teenage bride convicted of killing her rapist husband.

Sudan set for major cabinet reshuffle: state media

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Sudan set for major cabinet reshuffle: state media

Sudanese Prime Minister Bakri Hassan Saleh is expected on Monday to announce a major cabinet reshuffle that will see eight ministers replaced ...

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Saudi Arabia to supply oil to fuel-starved Sudan

Saudi Arabia will supply Sudan with millions of tonnes of oil for the next five years to help it tackle a growing energy crisis.

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Sudan fuel shortage hikes black market prices

Reports on Saturday said black market fuel prices surged in Khartoum and other Sudanese towns forcing residents to queue for hours outside gas ...

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Why women in Kashmir are struggling with marriage

Society: From dowry demands to 'physical appearance requests', Sana Fazili speaks to women in Kashmir battling with maintaining their values ...

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Bashir closes 13 Sudanese diplomatic missions amid economic crisis

Sudan’s president ordered the closure of 13 Sudanese overseas missions and announced job cuts days after he fired the foreign minister for ...

Sudan assessing military deployment in Yemen after troop massacre

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Sudan assessing military deployment in Yemen after troop massacre

Sudan deployed troops to Yemen in 2015 as part of a major foreign policy shift that saw Khartoum break its decades-old ties with Iran and join ...

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Fresh clashes in Darfur displace 'thousands'

The United States has said that thousands of civilians have fled new clashes in the Jebel Merra mountains.

Sudanese FM fired after exposing plight of unpaid diplomats

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Sudanese FM fired after exposing plight of unpaid diplomats

Sudan's foreign minister was fired on Thursday after admitting that the Sudanese government has not been giving enough funds to pay the salaries ...

Sudan protests to UN over Egypt voting in Halayeb

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Sudan protests to UN over Egypt voting in Halayeb

Sudan has protested to the UN Security Council against Egypt, accusing Cairo of organising voting in a disputed border area during last month's ...

Saudi king slams Iran 'interference' as Arab summit opens

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Saudi king slams Iran 'interference' as Arab summit opens

Opening the Arab League summit on Sunday, there was notably little mention by the Saudi king of the Western strikes launched against the Assad ...

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