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Outlaw state Sudan wants own reactor by 2020

CAIRO — Sudan, deemed a terrorist sponsor, has announced a nuclear program. The Khartoum regime said it would acquire and install a nuclear reactor by 2020. Official said the reactor would be used for the generation of electricity. “The Electricity and Dams Ministry has already started preparing for the project to produce power from nuclear […]

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UN — checked by China — offers only words of concern as Darfur crisis worsens

UN — checked by China — offers only words of concern as Darfur crisis worsens

By John Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The Security Council has unanimously renewed the peacekeeping mandate for Sudan’s embattled Darfur region. In the meantime, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague has slapped charges of genocide on Sudan’s ruler. This comes amid continuing violence in the troubled region against both helpless civilians and the UN […]

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Sudan claims gains in new Darfour fighting

Sudan claims gains in new Darfour fighting

The Sudanese Army reported a military offensive in Darfour and said rebels sustained heavy casualties. An Army spokesman said up to 150 people have been killed or injured in the fighting, particularly with the rebel Justice and Equality Movement. “The fighting has taken place in Azban, and there are large numbers of dead and wounded,” […]