Sudan

December 13, 2000

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Sudanese polling stations opened their doors Wednesday at the start of a 10-day election that incumbent Islamist military leader Omar al-Beshir and hi

December 10, 2000

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A total of 23 people were killed by an Islamic militant gunman who went on a rampage at a mosque near the Sudanese capital on Friday.

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The first day of voting in Sudanese presidential and parliamentary elections has been postponed from Monday to Wednesday.

December 8, 2000

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The families of 21 Sudanese Muslim worshippers gunned down in a mosque Friday night by an Islamic fundamentalist buried their dead in a mass funeral i

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United States diplomat Glenn Warren, who was ordered to leave Sudan after meeting opposition leaders accused of plotting a US-backed uprising, has lef

December 7, 2000

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Sudan declared Thursday a US diplomat in Khartoum persona non grata after he held a meeting with seven leading opposition figures who were later arres

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Sudanese rebels said Thursday that almost half of war-ravaged Sudan will not vote in this month\'s general elections because they live in areas where

December 4, 2000

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Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir Monday criticized the opposition political parties for failing to turn up for participation in the forthcoming elect

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Two schoolgirls were killed when a truck hit them near the Sudanese capital Khartoum, sparking a riot that ended with police using tear gas and clubs.

December 3, 2000

02:00 GMT

Sudan\'s supreme court will consider a suit filed by opposition lawyers against the elections watchdog demanding this month\'s general elections be ca

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Sudan and Ethiopia are considering ending entry visa requirements for each other\'s citizens and canceling customs duties on traded goods, said Sudan\

November 30, 2000

02:00 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said he is ready to give a share in power to former prime minister Sadeq al-Mahdi, leader of the opposition Umma Par

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A Sudanese military helicopter crashed on Wednesday near Jebel Awlia town, about 50 kilometer (30 miles) south of Khartoum, and caught fire but left n

November 29, 2000

02:00 GMT

A new electricity ministry is the lynchpin of a plan by the Sudanese government efforts to deal with the country’s perennial electricity supply problem.

November 28, 2000

02:00 GMT

Eritrean troops and Sudanese rebels have gathered in large numbers on Eritrea's side of the border with Sudan, prompting Sudan's army to go on high al