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South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

JUBA, South Sudan - Negotiators from South Sudan's two warring sides arrived Wednesday in Ethiopia for peace...down by Hilde Johnson, the U.N. representative in South Sudan."I think we need to take quotations with pinches of salt...
Sudan drops off Internet on 3rd day of riots

KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan dropped almost completely off the Internet on Wednesday as riots over...government-orchestrated. But the cut recalls a similarly dramatic outage in Egypt, Sudan's neighbor, when authorities shut off Internet access during that...
Southern Sudan's shaky future

At a roundabout in Juba, southern Sudan's capital, stands a digital clock...faces, each titled "Countdown to Southern Sudan Referendum - Period Remaining." The referendum...civil war between northern and southern Sudan, and its outcome will determine if Sudan...
Southern Sudan's shaky path to independence

...first appeared in the Los Angeles Times: On Jan. 9, after a half-century of violence and strife, the people of southern Sudan voted overwhelmingly to secede from the north. In the joyous aftermath of the historic referendum, formal independence was...
Rocks from space in Alaska backcountry

...track record, having picked up black rocks that were parts of an asteroid before 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...
Money managers resist bill to dump stock in Sudan

...dump stocks of companies doing business in Sudan, whose government has been blamed for...stocks in the fund portfolio with ties to Sudan. "Mike Burns has been amazingly creative...said. Darfur is a province in western Sudan. The area has seen mass killings and huge...
State board reaches new compromise on Sudan divestment

...Board has endorsed Gov. Sarah Palin's Sudan divestment bill before the Alaska Legislature...companies that support the government of Sudan, and its policies that the U.S. government...insignificant impact on the government of Sudan. Permanent Fund Executive Director Mike...
Outside editorials: Problems in Zimbabwe and Sudan demand action

The despotic rulers of Sudan and Zimbabwe recently have plunged their...suffering in those Africa countries. In Sudan, the United Nations should insist on...trying to sap their will for staying in the Sudan. President Omar al-Bashir has succeeded...
My turn: Divest from companies in Sudan

...for divestment of Alaska Permanent Fund Investments in Sudan. Sudan is engaged in acts of genocide against the people of supportive in any way of such actions on the part of Sudan. We must send a message that is clear, simple and just...
Lawmakers discuss Sudan divestiture

...require the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. to divest itself of investments in Sudan because of the violence in Darfur. Three bills have been introduced this...about $3.5 million invested in a handful of companies doing business with Sudan.


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