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Sudan arrests opposition leader Turabi, eight others

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 18, 2011
By Opheera McDoom(Reuters)

KHARTOUM – Sudanese security forces on Tuesday arrested opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi and eight other party officials after they called for a “popular revolution” if Khartoum did not reverse price rises.

Turabi’s arrest comes at a politically sensitive time for the government of President Omar Hassan al Bashir, who stands to lose control over the oil-producing south which Read more…

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Egypt and Libya vow to respect south Sudan vote

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News December 21,2010.

By Khaled Abdel Aziz(Reuters).

KHARTOUM  – Sudan, Egypt and Libya vowed on Tuesday to respect the outcome of an independence referendum in south Sudan that has sparked fears of a renewal of Sudan’s civil war.

Southerners are widely expected to choose Read more…