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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 11th, 2016
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Khartoum, Sudan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sudan and South Sudan agreed Sunday to extend their agreement on transit of humanitarian aid through Sudanese territory in the South, Sudan’s tribune reported. Khartoum and Juba signed the agreement on transit of humanitarian aid via Sudanese terri...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 8th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported on Friday that localised fighting between armed groups and government soldiers in the South Sudanese state of Western Equatoria is spurring new displacement in and from the African country. According to the a...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 6th, 2016
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Khartoum, Sudan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Sudan lost around seven billion U.S. Dollars due to discontinued border trade with South Sudan since 2011, reported the Sudan tribune Tuesday. “Sudan has been significantly affected by border closure with South Sudan and cessation of trade between ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 28th, 2015
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Juba,South Sudan ( VOA News + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An official with South Sudan’s rebels loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar said South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s decree creating 28 new states violates the spirit of the August peace accord. In his Christmas Eve decree, Kiir also appointed 28...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 25th, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has dissolved the young nation’s 10 states and established 28 new ones in their place, a move critics say undermines the power-sharing deal signed in August after a two-year civil war. Kiir issued his...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 22nd, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A team of rebel officials landed in South Sudan’s capital Juba on Monday to prepare for the return of the rebel leader next month and the formation of a transitional government that was agreed in a peace agreement. President Salva Kiir and his r...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 16th, 2015
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Brussels , Belgium ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The European Commission announced on Wednesday a 16-point action plan worth almost 300 million euros ($327 million) to address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa, the EU executive body said in a sta...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 15th, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudanese authorities should investigate and prosecute commanders who have recruited children under 18 years of age as soldiers, according to a report released Tuesday by Human Rights Watch (HRW). More than 16,000 children, predominantly between the ages ...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 14th, 2015
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This article by: Mercedes Sayagues is a Knight International Journalism Fellow The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The UN and the AU are not known for bl...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 4th, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Recent fighting between local groups (known as the “Arrow Boys”) and the South Sudanese army in the Western Equatoria region of South Sudan has displaced over 4,000 people into a remote region of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo....