Sudan

July 1, 2000

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Sudan inaugurated Friday a Chinese-built petroleum refinery to produce oil derivatives for both export and local consumption. Speaking at the televise

June 30, 2000

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Sudan's opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) accepted Friday a proposal by President Omar Bashir to convene a forum of all the country's poli

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Sudanese President Omar Beshir has proposed convening a national forum of all Sudanese political forces and national leaders in the Sudanese capital i

June 29, 2000

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday called for an immediate end to fighting that has broken out again between the Sudanese government and reb

June 27, 2000

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Sudan's Islamist ideologue Hassan Turabi on Tuesday declared he was forming a breakaway party, crowning a split with President Omar Bashir whom he hel

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Khartoum International Airport was closed down Monday and incoming planes ordered to land at other Sudanese airports so that repairs could be made to

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Sudan's ruling, but divided, National Congress (NC) party on Monday elected a new secretary general to replace Hassan Turabi who was suspended last Ma

June 26, 2000

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Sudan's ruling National Congress is to hold a controversial meeting that will most likely be boycotted by the party's suspended secretary general, Has

June 25, 2000

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Sudanese President Omar Bashir has appealed to all members of the ruling National Congress' Consultative Council (CC) to show up for a scheduled counc

June 24, 2000

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Sudan's President Omar Bashir complained in remarks published Saturday that the West is trying to push Khartoum to abandon Islamic law as a prelude to

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Members of the UN Security Council began examining a draft resolution on Friday to remove sanctions imposed on Sudan in 1996 after an attempt on the l

June 22, 2000

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Militiamen of the opposition Umma party are preparing to return to Sudan from their bases in neighboring Ethiopia after Addis Ababa asked them to leav

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The Sudanese opposition inside the country has reservedly welcomed a general amnesty declared by the government but has shown skepticism over its impl

June 21, 2000

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Sudan's main northern opposition party, the Umma, on Wednesday welcomed as a "positive step" the general amnesty for political dissidents which was de

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Sudan stressed on Wednesday that it would cooperate with Ethiopia using all possible ways to expel the Sudanese opposition forces from Ethiopia, repor