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South Sudanese President Salva Kiir says Sudan has "declared war" on his country, following weeks of fighting along their common border

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...Sudanese oil shipments amid a dispute over transit fees. South Sudan took most of the former united Sudan’s oil reserves when it became independent but relies on pipelines to seaports in Sudan to export it. South Sudan voted overwhelmingly in favor of secession in a January 2011 referendum, leading to independence six months later.   Related search articles:sudan current events curren...

17 South Sudanese civilians have been killed during air raids by Sudan's military

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17 South Sudanese civilians have been killed during air raids by Sudan’s military, an official said. South Sudan’s military spokesman Philip Aguer said those killed were cattle herders in West Bahr al-Ghazal state – further west than other recent clashes. Sudan has denied the allegations but Col. Philip Aguer said no other power in the region could carry out the bombing. The sou...

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir meet for the first time since border dispute

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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir have met for the first time since a border dispute brought their countries close to conflict in April. Omar al-Bashir sat down with Salva Kiir during an African Union summit in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. South Sudan only became independent from the north at the end of 2011 and numerous issues remain unresolved betw...

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has announced a decision to free all political prisoners in the country

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...cases every month where “people perceived to have political opinions not in keeping with those of the government” were detained. But analysts said it was unclear how the government would define political prisoners, and whether the release would include rebel fighters and government officials currently on trial for plotting a coup. Sudan has been facing a heightened security situation s...

The first Labor Day Parade was held in New York City, on September 5 1882, and there's still one in NYC today, with trade union members, high school bands, politicians, police and fire departments, and more

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...tators in the millions; it’s a multi-day event with a parade on Labor Day. • Labor Day Weekend Events in Boston It’s moving day for students (aka as the “Student Invasion”), so allow plenty of time to get to events such as a Schooner Festival or a free concert on Spectacle Island. The first Labor Day Parade was held in New York City, on September 5 1882, and there's st...

George Clooney was detained alongside his father, Nick , but both have now been released after paying bail of $100

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...ney has been now released after being arrested for civil disobedience during a demonstration outside Sudan’s embassy in Washington DC on Friday. George Clooney, 50, was taking part in a protest to warn of a humanitarian crisis in the volatile border area between Sudan and South Sudan. The actor was detained alongside his father, Nick Clooney, but both have now been released after paying bail...

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...in agreement with the FDA. The Novartis Consumer Health Inc. Lincoln, NE facility produces a variety of products mainly for the US market with annual sales value of less than 2% of Novartis Group sales. At this stage, it is not possible to determine when the plant will resume full operations and the full financial impact of these events. NCH will take a one-time charge currently estimated at USD 1...

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...Pageant will take place. On Monday 4 June a concert will be held at Buckingham Palace and a network of beacons will be lit throughout the UK and the Commonwealth. On Tuesday 5 June a Service of Thanksgiving will be held at St. Paul’s Cathedral, which will be followed by a formal carriage Procession. Will there be events at other times during the year? There will be many other events held locally...

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...dofan region announced they are holding 29 Chinese workers who became caught up in a battle with the Sudanese army. The rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) said the workers are safe and “in good health”. China’s foreign ministry confirmed that some of their nationals were missing, but did not specify how many. South Kordofan is one of three areas hit by...

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit has announced that an attempted coup by soldiers loyal to his former deputy Riek Machar has been put down

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...een put down. Salva Kiir said the government was in full control of the capital, Juba, after a night of heavy fighting between soldiers in the presidential guard. A night time curfew has been put in place and a number of arrests have reportedly been made. Several people were reported injured and hundreds have fled to a US base. Hilde Johnson, the UN’s special representative in South Sudan, s...

Up to 500 people are believed to have died in clashes between rival South Sudan army factions

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Up to 500 people are believed to have died in clashes between rival South Sudan army factions, the UN says, quoting unconfirmed reports. UN diplomats said they had been told by sources in the capital, Juba, that the death toll was between 400 and 500. South Sudan has seen two days of clashes following a reported coup attempt against President Salva Kiir Mayardit. Fugitive opposition leader Riek M...

Before the fundraisers, one at Sarah Jessica Parker's house and one at the five-star Plaza Hotel, Barack Obama scheduled a visit to the World Trade Center site

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South Sudan’s rebel troops have captured the key oil-producing state of Unity and control much of the country

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South Sudan’s Vice-President Riek Machar has said rebel troops have captured the key oil-producing state of Unity and control much of the country. Riek Machar also confirmed that the forces fighting the government were under his command. South Sudan has been in turmoil since President Salva Kiir Mayardit accused Riek Machar a week ago of attempting a coup. At least 500 people have been killed sin...

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South Sudan officials announced that at least 40 people have been killed by armed gunmen in a cattle raid in Warrap state. According to other reports as many as 100 people could have been killed in the attack on a camp in Warrap state. South Sudan’s interior minister accused the Sudanese government in Khartoum of arming the attackers, a militia group from Unity State, AFP reports. Tensions...

South Sudan's government and rebels have signed a ceasefire agreement after talks in Ethiopia

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...it and his former deputy Riek Machar on December 15 escalated into full-scale conflict, with reports of ethnic killings. South Sudan’s government and rebels have signed a ceasefire agreement after talks in Ethiopia A ceremony to mark the signing of the agreement on the “cessation of hostilities and the question of the detainees” took place at the hotel where the talks were hoste...

Kenya talks come a day after South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit met the Kenyan president and Ethiopian PM in Juba

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Kenya is holding a meeting of East Africa’s leaders on growing violence in South Sudan, where more than 1,000 people are believed to have died. The talks come a day after South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit met the Kenyan president and Ethiopian PM. Meanwhile, the UN said the first peacekeeping reinforcements were expected to arrive in 48 hours. South Sudan violence erupted 12 days...

George Clooney has been arrested for civil disobedience at a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington

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George Clooney has been arrested for civil disobedience at a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington. George Clooney, 50, was taking part in a protest to warn of a humanitarian crisis in the volatile border area between Sudan and South Sudan. The actor, his father Nick and a number of other protesters had been given three verbal warnings by police not to cross a police line outside the...

New evidence is emerging of alleged ethnic killings committed during more than a week of fighting in South Sudan

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New evidence is emerging of alleged ethnic killings committed during more than a week of fighting in South Sudan. The violence follows a power struggle between President Salva Kiir Mayardit, a Dinka, and his Nuer ex-deputy Riek Machar. A reporter in the capital, Juba, quoted witnesses as saying more than 200 people, mostly from the Nuer ethnic group, were shot by security forces. Another man in J...

The UN estimates 20,000 people have taken refuge in UN compounds in South Sudan’s capital

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...oil-producing state of Unity. The US and The UK have both sent planes to airlift their nationals out of the country, and a US defense official described the situation as “getting ugly”. Bor is the capital of Jonglei state, and even before the current unrest, it was seen as one of the most volatile areas of South Sudan. Overnight there were reports of gun battles in the town, as renegad...

Madeleine McCann, of Rothley, Leicestershire, was 3-year-old when she went missing in Portugal in May 2007

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According to British police, the timeline and “accepted version of events” surrounding Madeleine McCann’s disappearance have significantly changed. The Metropolitan Police said a BBC Crimewatch appeal to be aired on Monday would feature “the most detailed reconstruction” of the case yet. It will also broadcast e-fits of a number of men police want to find. Madeleine...

The Russian-made Antonov was travelling from Khartoum to Fasher in the conflict-riven region of Darfur

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...de the plane unbalanced. He said he would make an emergency landing.” There have been a number of deadly plane crashes in Sudan in recent years. In August, a civilian plane crashed in a southern state, killing more than 30 people including a government minister. The authorities say it is hard to get spare parts because of US sanctions against Khartoum. Government forces are still involved in...

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...51 people, mostly women and children, have been killed by gunmen during the latest clashes in South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei state, according to regional governor Kuol Manyang. At least 22 others were injured after attackers raided and burned the village of Duk Padiet, governor Kuol Manyang added. All wounded people have been evacuated to Juba, the capital, he said. A series of attacks betw...

Several events across the world are marking today the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic

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...ue, white, silver and green, reflecting water and ice. “It’s to try to encourage a sense of peace and contemplation.” In the past two decades, Titanic has become an internationally recognized brand with movies, memorabilia and commercial ventures springing up in different parts of the world. However, the 100th anniversary is being marked with a series of solemn events, which reco...

Abraxane, approved by FDA for breast cancer, could be a life-prolonging drug for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer.

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...ss the highly popular summer exhibition at the Royal Academy, now in its 244th year. Displaying some of the best of contemporary art, the exhibition features more than 1,200 works by both new and distinguished artists, many of which are available to purchase. 4 Jun-12 Aug     Related search articles:exhibition wife shocking events of 2013 mexico current events Medical Current Event 2013...