Sudan

June 4, 2003

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Moody's Investors Service has downgraded from A3 to Baa1 the long-term senior unsecured issuer rating of Altadis SA (Altadis). At the same time, Moody´s has affirmed the Prime-2 short-term rating of A

June 3, 2003

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United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has recommended that the Security Council extend the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFIC

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The Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group (SNTG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen SA, commented on press reports regarding investigations in the US regarding business dealings with Sudan and I

June 1, 2003

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Saturday the Chairman of the Sudanese National Council, Ahmed Ibrahim al-Taher and an accompanying delega

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British Foreign Minister Jack Straw and his US peer, Colin Powell, privately expressed serious doubts about the quality of intelligence on Iraq's bann

May 28, 2003

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Armed men shot and injured a guard at the villa of an Egyptian diplomat in Khartoum, Sudan after trying to burgle his home and steal his car, the Egyp

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Thuraya will launch its second satellite into orbit on June 10. The Thuraya 2 satellite will potentially operate alongside the Thuraya 1, enhancing network flexibility and augmenting the quality and r

May 1, 2003

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Israeli security forces were still searching Thursday for a British Muslim man who managed to flee when his explosive device did not detonate in Tuesd

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Parties to the conflict in the Sudan have agreed to open a new corridor that would allow enhanced humanitarian access to southern Sudan. The agreement would reduce the cost of delivering supplies by e

April 30, 2003

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Sharjah’s Economics’ Development Department confirmed its strong support for the economic alliance between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Republic of Sudan in order to seize all development op

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EgyptAir has chosen Rockwell Collins to provide avionics and in-flight entertainment for five new Airbus A320-200 aircraft. Aircraft deliveries are scheduled to begin this year. The package includes a

April 29, 2003

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Iraq's former oil minister has surrendered to U.S.-led forces, the U.S. Central Command said Tuesday.

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Against a backdrop of increasing pressure from human rights groups on oil majors in Sudan, another Western company has decided to pull out of the controversial African state. Sweden’s Lundin Petrole

April 26, 2003

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Thirty-two soldiers and 20 rebels were killed in a foiled rebel attempt to capture an airport in a western Sudanese regional capital, the government-o

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Local residents believed at least five Iraqis were killed in a huge explosion at an arms dump near Baghdad on Saturday, one neighbour who was wounded