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# sudan - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Christian woman who was spared death sentence in Sudan arrives in Rome

27-year-old Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag was sentenced to death in May for converting from Islam.

# sudan - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man founds ‘new nation’ in Africa so his daughter can be a princess Princess Emily

# sudan - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery

The new charged against the woman relates to the travel document she was carrying when authorities stopped her family from leaving the country yesterday.

# sudan - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Woman who escaped death row has been re-arrested in Sudan

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and her husband were detained at the airport in Khartoum.

# sudan - Monday 23 June, 2014

Sudan releases woman sentenced to hanging for apostasy

The woman, who gave birth days after the verdict, was sentenced last month.

# sudan - Friday 20 June, 2014

Two workers with Irish aid agency Goal have been abducted in Sudan

The two workers were on a routine assignment when they were kidnapped by an unknown group.

# sudan - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed ‘within days’

Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death by flogging and hanging for marrying a Christian man.

# sudan - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.

Britain slams ‘barbaric’ death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan

The Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy, for her religious choice, last month and gave birth in prison earlier this week.

# sudan - Friday 16 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

‘Appalling and abhorrent’: Pregnant woman sentenced to flogging and hanging in Sudan

The Christian woman received the sentence because of her religious choice and for being married to a man of a different religion.

# sudan - Saturday 10 May, 2014

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan War

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar met yesterday, prayed together, and agreed that “all hostile activities will stop”.

# sudan - Monday 5 May, 2014

Opinion: I see families waiting helplessly as certain famine approaches

South Sudan is already predicting that 50,000 children under five could die of hunger before the year is out.

# sudan - Friday 18 April, 2014

58 killed, including women and children, in attack at UN base in South Sudan

48 bodies were recovered from inside the base, which is sheltering thousands of displaced civilians. The bodies of ten attackers were found outside.

# sudan - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about why Alan Shatter sacked the confidential recipient, a car chase in Ranelagh and what happens next for Ukraine.

Pregnant teenager receives jail term after being gang-raped

The jail term has been suspended because of her pregnancy but she has also been fined around €640.

# sudan - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# sudan - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

UN says many prisoners, civilians killed in South Sudan

Thousands are feared dead in the two-week-old conflict.

# sudan - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you tear the wrapping from those gifts and contemplate whether it’s too early to have that first Baileys…

# sudan - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

UN says it has found mass grave with 75 bodies in South Sudan

Troops loyal to President Salva Kiir have been battling those backing his rival Riek Machar, a former vice president who was sacked in July.

# sudan - Monday 23 December, 2013

Countries and UN withdraw staff as South Sudan edges closer to civil war

The country’s army says it is preparing for a ‘major offensive’ against rebel troops.

# sudan - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Rebels fire on US aircraft in South Sudan, wounding three

One of the US servicemen is believed to be in a critical condition after the attack.

# sudan - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# sudan - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Court won’t send family back to Direct Provision housing in Ireland due to child welfare concerns

The High Court in Northern Ireland quashed decision to return a Sudanese family to Direct Provision housing in Ireland.

# sudan - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Revelry at second anniversary of South Sudan hides severe poverty

Barry Andrews, CEO of GOAL, writes from Juba, South Sudan which is “badly neglected… but a model of modernity in comparison to the rest of South Sudan”.

# sudan - Monday 8 July, 2013

Irish government gives €2m in funding for Sudan and South Sudan

This emergency assistance brings our total support to the region to almost €5.5 million this year.

# sudan - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

One person became a refugee every four seconds last year

Over one million people fled across international borders last year with 6.5 million displaced in their own home countries.

# sudan - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

My Christmas Day: Boiled meat with the prospect of scorpions

Merry Christmas from Maban, South Sudan, where Niamh Fleming-Farrell sends dispatches from the frontline of aid workers there.

# sudan - Friday 14 September, 2012

Egyptian leaders call off nationwide protest against anti-Islamic film

The Muslim Brotherhood had called for demonstrations across Egypt, but the British and German embassies in Sudan are targeted.

# sudan - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

UN peacekeepers missing in Darfur

Two Jordanian officers were buying supplies at a market when they disappeared yesterday.

# sudan - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Sudanese minister killed in mountain plane crash

Sudan’s Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments was on a civilian aircraft when it crashed.

# sudan - Sunday 5 August, 2012

UN staffer shot dead in Sudan

The driver was killed when his vehicle was attacked by two assailants.

# sudan - Friday 3 August, 2012

Hillary Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony

The US Secretary General was also focused on preserving a fragile peace between Sudan and South Sudan on her two day agenda of talks in East Africa.

# sudan - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan South Sudan This post contains images

Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Médecins Sans Frontiéres says that thousands of refugees are at risk of dying from illnesses that are entirely preventable.

# sudan - Friday 27 July, 2012

From The Score Explainer: Why are there four Olympic athletes with no country? London 2012

Explainer: Why are there four Olympic athletes with no country?

There’s four athletes competing under the Olympic flag, with no country to represent. Here’s how that came about.

# sudan - Monday 9 July, 2012

‘This situation is entirely preventable’: Death and desperation in South Sudan

As South Sudan marks a year of independence, Medecins Sans Frontieres is calling for urgent intervention as one refugee camp in a wholly unsuitable area is overwhelmed with new arrivals and dreadful conditions.

# sudan - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Column: If they weren’t lucky or strong enough, they died along the way

Amid 35,000 people who are running out of water, Chiara Burzio describes the scenes in South Sudan.

# sudan - Monday 30 April, 2012

Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support

Ugandan officials have repeated past claims that rebel leader Joseph Kony has been receiving support from the Sudanese government.

# sudan - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Parts made by Irish manufacturer found in Sudan drone – reports

Parts manufactured by a company in Kerry have been found in a drone used to target civilians in South Sudan.

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