Sudan

July 14, 2002

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Lieutenant General Athanasios Nicolodemos is the new Commander of the National Guard, the Republic's armed forces.   He replaces Lieutenant General E

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The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will grant the government of Sudan $800,000 for the development of the south’s Roseras Resevoir. The sum will finance the expansion of the reservoir’s storage capaci

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The Algerian Fuels Corporation has signed seven oil and gas exploration contracts worth $105 million with foreign companies, reported the Algerian Energy and Mining Ministry.

July 11, 2002

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United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan arrived in Khartoum Wednesday for a two-day visit in which he is expected to hold talks with Sudan’s Presi

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Australian Trade Minister Mark Vaile is due to arrive in Tripoli Thursday at the head of a major business delegation, the highest-profile Australian v

July 9, 2002

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Britain's special envoy for Sudan has arrived in the capital of Khartoum for discussions with the government on ending the country's 19-year-old civil

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North Korean number two Kim Yong-Nam is due to visit Libya after going to Indonesia this week, South Korean foreign ministry officials said Monday.   

July 8, 2002

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United Nations Security General Kofi Annan is expected to arrive in Khartoum next Wednesday on a short visit to Sudan, for talks with senior officials

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Qatar’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani left on Monday for Durban, South Africa, to take part, on behalf of the Emir of Qatar, in

July 6, 2002

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received on Friday a telephone call from Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Albasheer, SPA reported.   In

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A minibus and a truck collided head-on in southern Egypt Friday, killing all 18 people aboard the bus, police said.

July 4, 2002

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A Sudan Airways cargo plane crashed into a residential district of the Central African Republic capital of Bangui on Thursday and at least 20 people w

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The Lebanese singer Rida Butros returned from the Italian capital after she has wrapped up filming a video for her new song <I>A'llani</I> by Marwan Khoury.

July 3, 2002

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Eighteen people, including women and children, drowned when a small boat capsized in the Blue Nile in eastern Sudan, a press report said Tuesday.   Al

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As Algeria prepares to celebrate forty years of independence from France on July 5th, tight security measures have been put in place in Algiers, where