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# sudan - Today’s News

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.

South Sudan’s leader says Sudan has declared war Tensions This post contains images

South Sudan’s leader says Sudan has declared war

The president, who is on a visit to China, made the remarks after the Sudanese leader vowed to press ahead with his military campaign.

# sudan - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?

Here’s what you need to know about ongoing problems between North African states Sudan and South Sudan.

# sudan - Saturday 17 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: St Patrick’s Day

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

George Clooney released after Sudan protest arrest

Protesters are calling for humanitarian aid to be allowed into Sudan to prevent a major crisis from developing.

The 9 at 9: St Patrick’s Day

Nine things to know this St Patrick’s morning…

# sudan - Friday 16 March, 2012

In pictures: George Clooney arrested at Sudan embassy protest Sudan This post contains images

In pictures: George Clooney arrested at Sudan embassy protest

Demonstrators are calling for intervention to prevent the Sudanese situation becoming a major humanitarian crisis.

# sudan - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

From The Score African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group B AFCON

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group B

Tournament favourites Ivory Coast feature in the second instalment of our guide to each team.

# sudan - Sunday 15 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# sudan - Saturday 7 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Including a hot air balloon crash, why French people are not visiting Ireland and will Anne Doyle be back on our screens soon?

# sudan - Sunday 25 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Nine things to know this Christmas morning…

# sudan - Friday 23 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# sudan - Monday 19 September, 2011

UK surgeons separate twin girls joined at head Separated This post contains images

UK surgeons separate twin girls joined at head

Two 11-month old girls have been successfully separated after a series of risky operations at a London children’s hospital.

# sudan - Saturday 9 July, 2011

South Sudan: The world’s newest country

Street parties kicked off at the stroke of midnight on Saturday across Southern Sudan, as residents celebrated the birth of their nation after decades of civil war.

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