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Sudan arrests opposition Islamist Turabi-witnesses

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News 17,2011.

KHARTOUM, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Sudanese security forces on Tuesday arrested opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi from his home, a witness and his secretary said, a day after his party called for a “popular revolution” if Khartoum did not reverse price rises. Read more…

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Sudan’s Bashir offers hand of peace to south

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 5,2011
By Jeremy Clarke (Reuters)

JUBA, Sudan  – Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir made his final trip to the southern capital Juba on Tuesday before a January 9 vote on secession, offering a hand of peace to the southerners he fought for so long.

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As southern secession looms, oil may bind rather than break Sudan

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 5,2011.
NY TIMES –

KHARTOUM, Sudan: The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has called the situation ”a ticking time bomb” Read more…