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Breaking: Sudan’s al-Bashir, associates transferred to prison –Sources

Jude Johnson The ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is being transferred to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum. Sources told Al Arabiya that al-Bashir is being kept seperate from other regime members who have also been imprisoned by the ruling Military Council. A son of Sudan’s main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi

After final vote tally, Rivlin to ask Netanyahu Wednesday to form new coalition

Following consultations with newly elected parties, president left with straightforward task: to nominate incumbent; 21st Knesset to be sworn in on April 30 Raoul Wootliff President Reuven Rivlin is set to officially task Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday with assembling a coalition to govern the 21st Knesset, with talks set to

China’s first-quarter growth exceeds expectations

•Growth steadies, but too early to call clear recovery Kevin Yao and Lusha Zhang China’s economy grew at a steady 6.4 percent pace in the first quarter, defying expectations for a further slowdown, as industrial production jumped sharply and consumer demand showed signs of improvement. The upbeat readings, which included faster investment

First Update: Global crisis Watch List 2019–Crisis Group

Watch List Updates complement International Crisis Group’s annual Watch List, most recently published in January 2019. These early-warning publications identify major conflict situations in which prompt action, driven or supported by the European Union and its member states, would generate stronger prospects for peace. The Watch List Updates include situations identified

Sudan wont be removed from terror list while military rules-US official

Lesley Wroughton The United States will not remove Sudan from the state sponsor of terrorism list until the country’s leadership and policies change and the military no longer holds power, a U.S. official said on Tuesday. “We will be willing to look at removing Sudan from the list of state sponsors of

Map of the Day: The 13 most overlooked global humanitarian crises

Mark Leon Goldberg How do we know which humanitarian crises are most overlooked, ignored or otherwise off the radar? One measure is how much money is available for the response to a humanitarian crisis. This is a good proxy for the amount of attention that an unfolding humanitarian crisis receives among key donors because

Sudan: AU gives coup leaders 15-day ultimatum to handover to civilians

In Summary The AU echoed the protesters' demands, calling the military intervention a "coup d'Etat, which (the PSC) strongly condemns."The body, which has 55 member states, added that "a military-led transition would be completely contrary to the aspirations of the people of Sudan." The African Union (AU) on Monday threatened to suspend

How Women are leading a revolution in DRC mining town

Godsgift Onyedinefu Kamituga is a small mining town in the Democratic Republic of Congo located in an area with vast mineral resources estimated to be worth $24 trillion in untapped deposits. Despite its rich deposit, Kamituga has one of the lowest levels of GDP per capita in the world. In this town, artisanal

African Union endorses ‘Buhari Unity Band’, sues for peace

Jude Johnson The African Union (AU) has endorsed the Buhari Unity Band, a not-for-profit initiative that articulates President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to peace and unity in fighting corruption and bringing all aggrieved ethnic, religious and political groups together for national progress. In a letter presented to the Convener, Abayomi Oyekoya, in

Ivanka Trump honors victims of Ethiopian air crash

•During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honored victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month Catherine Lucey During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump has honored victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff last month. The president's daughter and senior