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Sudan drops off Internet on 3rd day of riots

KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan dropped almost completely off the...subsidies - two in the town of Wad Medani south of Khartoum, and one in the Omdurman district of the capital.In northern Khartoum, Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse...
Southern Sudan's shaky future

...broken handcuffs, chain still dangling - a not-so-subtle comment about what the southern Sudanese think of being ruled by Khartoum. Below the hands are boxes to designate the remaining days, hours and minutes. In December, exactly a month before the...
Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...they rained out over the Nubian Desert of Sudan in 2008. His recovery of several stones with students from the University of Khartoum was the only time researchers have picked up pieces of an impacting asteroid detected before it hit Earth.The Alaska meteorite...
A true terrorism list

...chagrin of many human rights advocates who point out that the Khartoum regime committed genocide in the Darfur region and's still on the list. Sudan was listed in 1993 because Khartoum was a den of radical Islamists at the time, harboring such...
Outside editorial: Pressure to bear for Sudan

...dollars in investment, oil revenue, infrastructure development and arms sales to Sudan. Almost as important, Beijing provides Khartoum with diplomatic protection at the United Nations. There's an interesting characteristic about Chinese government officials...
Outside editorial: Justice for Darfur

...least 300,000 people have died in Darfur in the fighting between ethnic African rebels and Arab militiamen working for the Khartoum government, and 2.7 million have been driven out of their homes. Arguing that peace is more urgent than justice, some...
Southern Sudan's shaky path to independence

...forces in Abyei illegally attacked a lawful northern patrol in the city; two weeks later they did it again. The government in Khartoum did not respond at first. Then, on May 21, it invaded and occupied the city with thousands of troops - an entirely disproportionate...
My Turn: Prevent Sudan genocide; give humanitarian relief

...commits the Security Council to meeting again in 30 days to consider 'measures under Article 41' (essentially sanctions) if Khartoum doesn't comply. But we must not wait for a legal determination of genocide to ensure a massive worldwide humanitarian response...


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