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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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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".

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN

Hundreds of people suffer from water-borne diseases every year across Sudan given the lack of access to clean drinking water.

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to reinstate its travel ban on citizens from 6 Muslim-majority countries

Suspended by US courts, Trump in his executive order had banned visa issuance to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

How the 1967 Arab-Israeli war began

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War erupted early on Monday, June 5, 1967, a morning that saw heavy Israeli bombing of Egyptian air bases near Cairo and in the Suez desert.

Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Donald Trump

Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Donald Trump

Washington had shunned al-Bashir, who has been Sudan's leader since 1989, and is wanted by the ICC on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Sudan's Darfur region.

Paris police clear hundreds of migrants from tent camp

Police in northern Paris Tuesday evacuated a tent camp where some 1,000 migrants, mostly from Afghanistan and Sudan, were living in squalid conditions.

French hostage freed in Sudan: Paris

A French mineworker who was kidnapped in Chad and taken to neighbouring Sudan has been freed after more than six weeks in captivity.

Desperate for a mate, world’s last male northern white rhino 'Sudan' seeks help from Tinder

Desperate for a mate, world’s last male northern white rhino 'Sudan' seeks help from Tinder

Seeing the animal's deperation for a mate, Ol Pejeta conservancy has teamed up with dating app Tinder to raise awareness of how Sudan’s species is facing extinction.

Court to hear revised Donald Trump travel ban in May

 A federal appeals court said it will hear arguments next month on the legality of US President Donald Trump`s revised travel ban executive order.

Federal judge blocks Donald Trump's new immigration ban

Federal judge blocks Donald Trump's new immigration ban

The executive order signed by US President Donald Trump also reduces from 110,000 to 50,000 the number of refugees the US would take in during 2017.