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19-year-old Sudanese woman stabbed husband as he raped her, court sentences her to death

19-year-old Sudanese woman stabbed husband as he raped her, court sentences her to death

Her husband tried to consummate the marriage but she repeatedly refused his advances. Enraged over the same, her husband took the help of his relatives who held her down while he raped her.

May 13, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Sudan was being treated for age-related complications that had affected his muscles and bones and also gave him extensive skin wounds.

Mar 20, 2018, 12:54 PM IST
Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur: State media

Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur: State media

Ten members of Sudan's controversial counter-insurgency unit have been killed in clashes with fighters loyal to a powerful militia leader in war-torn Darfur, the official SUNA news agency reported today.

Nov 27, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has urged Russia to protect his country from the US.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:41 PM IST
The face of extinction: Image of world's last-of-its-kind male white rhino goes viral

The face of extinction: Image of world's last-of-its-kind male white rhino goes viral

 Scientists are trying to develop IVF techniques that might keep the white rhino species alive.

Nov 10, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
US lifts Sudan sanctions, wins commitment against arms deals with North Korea

US lifts Sudan sanctions, wins commitment against arms deals with North Korea

President Donald Trump removed a US trade embargo and other penalties that had effectively cut Sudan off from much of the global financial system.

Oct 07, 2017, 06:56 AM IST
North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

Sudan, one of six majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, was removed from the list, leaving eight nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States.

 

Sep 25, 2017, 06:17 AM IST

Three dead after Sudan clashes over Bashir visit to south Darfur: UN

Bashir travelled to Darfur to show progress before a US decision in October on lifting sanctions in return for Sudan meeting conditions, including resolving conflicts and improving humanitarian efforts on the ground. 

Sep 22, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

President Donald Trump`s contentious travel ban expires Sunday with little clarity over whether America`s door will reopen for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame sworn in for third term

The 59-year-old Kagame, who was re-elected with nearly 99 per cent of the vote, took a swipe at critics who regularly highlight repression and lack of freedoms in the tiny east African nation.

Aug 18, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Sudan invited to US-Egyptian military exercises: Ministry

In July, the United States postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift sanctions on Sudan over its human rights record and other issues.

Aug 11, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

US top court rejects Donald Trump's bid to include grandparents in travel ban

The US Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.

Jul 20, 2017, 00:26 AM IST
Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

In a court filing, the administration asked the justices to overturn Thursday's decision by a US district judge in Hawaii, which limited the scope of the administration's temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.

 

Jul 15, 2017, 09:52 AM IST

Sudan may return to war if US keeps sanctions: Foreign Minister

Sudan could fall back into war if Washington fails to lift decades-old sanctions, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has said, insisting that Khartoum sees the embargo as "unacceptable".

Jul 11, 2017, 21:29 PM IST
Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect

Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect

The Supreme Court exempted from the ban travelers and refugees with a "bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the United States. 

Jun 30, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

US six-country travel ban takes effect with few exceptions for relatives

The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will allow exceptions for people with "close family relationships" in the US.

Jun 30, 2017, 08:15 AM IST

Donald Trump travel ban to take partial effect

The court said that Trump could only ban travelers from the targeted countries "who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.

Jun 29, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

Donald Trump travel ban: What comes next?

The court ruled that the president's executive order targeting citizens from six mainly Muslim countries could go into partial effect.

Jun 29, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Deal reached on cuts to UN peacekeeping: Diplomat

Washington pays 28.5 percent of the $7.9 billion budget for peacekeeping and 22 percent of the UN`s core budget of $5.4 billion.

Jun 28, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

The State Department downgraded China in its annual "Trafficking in Persons Report," saying Beijing is doing little to combat the phenomenon or protect its victims. 

Jun 28, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

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