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Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; h...

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

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Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
23:52, 06/12/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
03:39, 05/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Fin24.com | South Africa signs for South Sudan oil block after $1 billion plan The countries signed an exploration and production sharing agreement for block B2, the second such contract since South Sudan’s independence seven years ago....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Sudan dispatch: Bullets, Tear Gas and Love: Romance Blooms in the Midst of Sudan Protests After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to speak, party and find love....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
08:39, 06/04/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
11:26, 06/04/2019

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
03:52, 06/04/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in focus This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an e...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
07:26, 06/04/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Women in peacekeeping, the arrest of Sudan’s leader, updates on Libya, Nigeria and Syria On Thursday, the Security Council looked at the key role played by women in the UN’s peacekeeping operations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be exposed to “serious human rights violations”, following his arrest in the United Kingdom, accordin...
20:39, 04/28/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday he wants to go to South Sudan as part of his trip but c...
16:13, 05/10/2019

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political upheaval in neighboring Sudan is in part to blame. The signing of a peace deal in September helped ...
22:26, 05/29/2019

US wants to see movement towards unity government in South Sudan As an extension for the formation of a power-sharing government goes into effect, there are few signs of progress. The US ambassador Thomas Hushek tells DW the additional time should be used wisely....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terro...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustaina...
23:52, 05/31/2019

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
18:52, 05/31/2019

UN experts: South Sudan security service works outside law U.N. experts say South Sudan's National Security Service has been operating outside the law and poses "a significant threat" to last September's fragile peace agreement, including by allegedly killing two government critics and arresting others....
09:13, 05/03/2019

South Sudan jails economist over interviews with foreign media JUBA — A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped. The case of ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

6-month extension of South Sudan unity government approved JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia says regional ministers have approved a six-month extension of the looming deadline for South Sudan’s rival leaders to form a unity government. Ethiopia’s government announced the approval in a Facebook p...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Bush fire guts four villages in South Sudan, kills 33 A bush fire fanned by gusty winds has gutted four villages in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal region, killing 33 people, the president's spokesman said, adding the toll was likely to rise....
10:52, 05/07/2019

Indian Army Man To Head UN Peacekeeping Operations In South Sudan The commandant of the Indian Army Infantry School, Lieutenant General Shailesh Tinaikar, has been appointed the commander of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the second biggest peacekeeping......
10:52, 05/25/2019

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Peter Biar Ajak and five other men were sentenced. They were accused of inciting an uprising in the cou...
17:00, 06/11/2019

South Sudan jails prominent economist over media interviews A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped....
15:39, 06/11/2019

South Sudan rivals delay forming unity government A lack of political will, financing and time constraints were the reasons for the power-sharing agreement's delay, but both sides said they were still committed to peace....
08:39, 05/04/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
21:39, 04/28/2019

South Sudan president says formation of unity government should be delayed a year The president of oil-rich South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of a unity government should be delayed by at least a year, despite a May 12 deadline in a September peace agreement that ended the civil war....
00:00, 05/09/2019

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for the new nation with a faltering peace process and stagnant economy....
19:00, 06/14/2019

South Sudan hires U.S. lobbyists to help block war crimes court: contract South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes, a document showed - a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice....
21:52, 04/29/2019

South Sudan rivals agree on 6-month extension in peace deal JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s once-warring parties have agreed to delay key next steps in a fragile peace deal by six months after the main opposition warned it might walk away. Friday’s agreement came after talks in Ethiopia. Th...
20:13, 05/03/2019

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity government: IGAD South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement....
01:26, 05/04/2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
18:52, 04/28/2019

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nation, including by offering free medical services, encompassing SDG 3’s target on health coverage....
23:13, 05/18/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north: state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
01:26, 05/04/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
22:39, 06/03/2019

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
05:13, 06/11/2019

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
06:13, 06/05/2019

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence The violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after Sudanese forces allegedly killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Many global powers have joined the chorus of condemnation....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Russia says 'extremists' in Sudan must be subdued: RIA Russia said on Thursday it opposed foreign intervention in Sudan and the authorities in Khartoum must subdue what it described as extremists, Russia's RIA news agency reported....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
15:26, 05/28/2019

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
13:52, 06/15/2019

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
19:26, 06/14/2019

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
05:39, 06/04/2019

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signaled another Arab uprising was facing the end....
20:13, 06/10/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
09:39, 06/10/2019

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
15:13, 06/09/2019

Sudan: what future for the country’s Islamists? Islamist parties that supported the Bashir regime are now facing challengesAs members of Sudan’s Islamist Popular Congress party arrived for a meeting in Khartoum one Saturday afternoon, they were greeted by abuse from groups of young protesters and ...
13:52, 05/02/2019

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
15:00, 06/03/2019

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
00:39, 06/04/2019

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
21:13, 06/13/2019

US wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week...
14:00, 06/15/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region. The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the groups behind nationwide protests that drove President Omar al...
18:26, 05/05/2019

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
01:39, 06/04/2019

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old's canvas is any empty piece of wall he can find by a month-long sit-in outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
13:13, 05/07/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
19:52, 05/15/2019

UK foreign minister condemns Sudan sit-in dispersal The United Kingdom's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, condemned on Monday the violent dispersal of a sit-in protest outside the Sudanese Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
18:26, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters want paramilitary force KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest leaders are demanding the dismantling of a paramilitary unit they hold responsible for the violent crackdown on their rallies that killed more t...
14:13, 06/07/2019

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
19:52, 06/03/2019

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:26, 05/14/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
18:00, 06/05/2019

A timeline of key events in Sudan's unfinished revolution Sudan's security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan's strongman, Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of rule — and then stayed in the streets to keep up pressur...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in resolving their standoff since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
10:26, 06/05/2019

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
20:13, 06/07/2019

More than 10 wounded by gunfire in Sudan's capital: doctors More than 10 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday, and some were in serious condition, local doctors told Reuters....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan's army says talks to be resumed with protesters Sudan's ruling generals say they will resume talks with opposition leaders behind the protests that drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month over a transfer of power to civilian rule....
20:52, 05/18/2019

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes broug...
11:52, 06/06/2019

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Prosecutor orders Sudan's Bashir interrogated Sudan's public prosecutor on Thursday ordered ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be interrogated on charges of money laundering and financing terrorism, as hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in to demand the army give way to civilian ru...
01:52, 05/03/2019

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
05:13, 06/11/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
10:26, 05/31/2019

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau...
17:39, 06/01/2019

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week. The spokesman of the ruling ...
11:39, 06/14/2019

'Where is our money?': Sudan's currency crisis deepens Banks dispense smaller amounts from ATMs as economic turmoil in the country growsMohammed Mahdi Ahmed, a pensioner, is sitting in the queue outside the Bank of Khartoum waiting to withdraw money from an ATM. It is a familiar sight across a city in th...
09:52, 05/09/2019

UAE is watching Sudan developments with concern: statement United Arab Emirates is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and supports the continuation of a dialogue between the different parties, the UAE foreign ministry said in a statement published by the state news agency WAM late on Wednesday...
03:26, 06/06/2019

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
16:39, 06/15/2019

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
06:26, 06/14/2019

Sudan protesters say security attempted to break up sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The organizers of the protests that drove former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir from power say security forces have attempted to forcefully break up a sit-in in the Darfur region. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which h...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters in Khartoum....
21:39, 06/09/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
00:26, 05/24/2019

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
08:26, 06/05/2019

Sudan’s army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they’re making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country’s transition period....
11:39, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “imp...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Sudan: Dozens die as military cancels deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Four killed in Sudan protests, military rulers say they will not allow chaos Sudan's ruling military council warned that it would not allow "chaos" after four people were killed in violence that broke out over an agreement on a political transition reached by the generals and protest groups....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what activists described as an attempt to disperse protesters demanding civilian rule....
08:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan’s military council resumes talks with protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country’s political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The ...
13:39, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Russia opposes any foreign intervention in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A top Russian diplomat says Moscow opposes “any foreign intervention” in Sudan, where more than a hundred protesters have died in a military crackdow...
11:52, 06/06/2019

The Latest: General: Probe begun into Sudan sit-in break-up The deputy head of Sudan’s ruling military council says they have begun a “fair and independent” investigation into the violent break-up of the Khartoum sit-in by protesters and other clashes...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Factbox: Leading players and powers in Sudan's unrest The Sudanese military's bloody crackdown on a pro-democracy protest camp in Khartoum this week was a major blow to efforts to create a democracy following the overthrow of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on April 11....
18:52, 06/05/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:39, 06/05/2019

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders and generals have collapsed....
00:52, 06/05/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
19:26, 06/06/2019

Sudan agrees to 3-year transition to democratic government The Sudanese military and protest leaders said Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year transition of power, signaling an end to its political crisis....
21:26, 05/15/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend transition talks Sudan's military council has said that talks with protesters over installing civilian rule have been suspended for 72 hours. Talks have been marred by street violence, with several people wounded....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Sudan Deposed a Dictator, but Will Real Change Follow? Even after forcing out president Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan for 30 years, thousands of pro-democracy protesters are still out on the streets. Why? Because the country’s military generals have taken power into their hands....
12:26, 05/02/2019

Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country's transition period....
13:13, 05/15/2019

Sudan generals, protesters split on who will lead transition Sudan's ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power are divided over who will lead the country during its transition period....
11:13, 05/21/2019

Sudan's military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan's ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country's political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum....
16:13, 05/19/2019

| Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir's ouster Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers and protesters on the transition to civilian rule remain deadlocked....
23:39, 05/23/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation....
20:00, 05/08/2019

| US urges Sudan military to seal deal with protesters The US has pressed Sudan's military leader to reach an agreement with protesters, who have threatened a disobedience campaign unless there is a transfer to civilian rule....
21:52, 05/09/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force transition of power. Monday marks a week since forces loyal to the ruling military council killed more than 100 protesters....
05:13, 06/10/2019

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
00:00, 05/28/2019

General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan on the first day of a general strike called by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
02:26, 06/02/2019

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
12:13, 06/11/2019

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is joining an international push to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
12:26, 06/09/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible"....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station has said, adding that its staff members’ work perm...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike and other civil disobedience...
21:39, 06/10/2019

US urges quick transition to civilian government in Sudan The United States is urging Sudan’s transitional military council to move “expeditiously” toward a civilian-led government following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Hemedti: the feared commander pulling the strings in Sudan With talks over the country’s future deadlocked, Bashir’s former righthand man in Darfur is seen increasingly as a key playerWhen armed men fired on protesters in the Sudanese capital Khartoum earlier this month, killing six and injuring dozens, witn...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Why Sudan’s Pain Endures After a Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April hasn’t ushered in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him is accused of some of the worst-...
19:52, 06/10/2019

| Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn....
19:00, 05/31/2019

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’...
07:13, 05/31/2019

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage Sudan talks The top U.S. diplomat for Africa was due in Khartoum on Wednesday to join an international push to salvage a deal between Sudan's military rulers and opposition groups two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
12:00, 06/10/2019

The activist in that iconic photo says she climbed on a car to declare, 'Sudan is for all' When she climbed atop a car this week during a mass sit-in in Sudan, a 22-year-old activist aimed to rouse a crowd already intent on forcing the nation's President to step down, she told CNN....
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN experts urge probe of violations against Sudan protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — U.N. experts are concerned that Sudan is sliding into a “human rights abyss” in the aftermath of the Sudanese security forces’ deadly break-up of the main protest sit-in in the capital, Khartoum. The experts, ...
14:26, 06/12/2019

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
22:39, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Sudan doctors say protesters wounded by military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the uprising in Sudan that ended President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year reign last month (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Sudan Doctors Committee says at least a dozen protesters were wounded in clashes with the...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience campaign Protesters in Sudan have threatened acts of civil disobedience after the army partially rejected proposals for civilian rule. Demonstrators believe the army is delaying the transition to a civilian government....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
11:26, 05/30/2019

UAE senior official supports investigation of "massacre" in Sudan The United Arab Emirates is concerned about the "massacre" in Sudan and supports calls for an investigation, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Friday....
18:39, 06/07/2019

Islamists in Sudan cancel rally over fears of violence Islamists in Sudan who were allied with ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir say they have cancelled a planned rally for fear of violence from the protesters who drove him from power earlier this month....
15:13, 04/29/2019

| Sudan's Omar al-Bashir charged over 'killing' of protesters Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir has been charged over the killings of protesters during the anti-regime demonstrations that led to the end of his rule, the prosecutor general announced Monday....
20:52, 05/13/2019

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
14:13, 06/03/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
07:13, 06/12/2019

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir’s regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attempts by protesters to abolish it. Friday’s ra...
22:26, 05/24/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
00:39, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Activists: Sudan military assault clears sit-in Sudanese activists say an assault by security forces has almost completely cleared the sit-in area outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum...
12:39, 06/03/2019

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:26, 06/08/2019

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
14:39, 06/08/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at the forefront of the movement that toppled him....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
22:52, 05/20/2019

EU's Tusk warns of risks in rise of U.S. tech giants The world needs to be wary of the rise of tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, comparing their powers to those of countries such as China, European Council President Donald Tusk said in Warsaw on Friday....
16:52, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the prot...
14:39, 06/05/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
05:13, 05/07/2019

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government....
17:39, 05/08/2019

ICC will no longer refer Jordan to U.N. for failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir The International Criminal Court will not refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council for its failure to arrest Sudanese war crimes suspect Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in 2017, judges said on Monday, reversing an earlier decision....
15:13, 05/06/2019

| Sudan rebel chief Arman, in Juba, says deported by Khartoum A Sudanese rebel chief said Monday he was deported from Khartoum to South Sudan with two comrades hours after authorities claimed to have released the three men from detention....
11:52, 06/11/2019

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience campaign called by the opposition to push military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
15:39, 06/11/2019

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of their main sit-in...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Clashes in Sudan's capital after deal on transitional power structure Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for the country's transition following the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir last month....
01:13, 05/14/2019

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
01:39, 06/07/2019

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
14:00, 06/13/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
01:52, 06/07/2019

Ethiopia PM Abiy in Sudan to meet with chief of military council Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Friday to meet with the chief of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, his office said....
10:26, 06/07/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country....
08:52, 05/14/2019

Sudan protests turn violent as Omar al-Bashir is charged At least four dead in protests in Khartoum after ousted president charged and transition deal moves closerViolence has flared in Sudan’s capital Khartoum after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for t...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Sudan: Clashes after opposing sides reach transition deal Armed groups have fired on demonstrators at a sit-in protest outside the military headquarters in Khartoum. Earlier, the opposition and the military council reached a deal on the country's future governing structure....
02:52, 05/14/2019

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths Sudan’s deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged by prosecutors with inciting violence that led to the deaths of people protesting his rule....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Two Sudan rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopia PM: sources Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy....
15:00, 06/08/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
05:13, 06/09/2019

| Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays Sudanese protest leaders have threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country's military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration....
21:13, 05/09/2019

Sudan rebel group says leaders deported after talks collapse Sudan's ruling military has deported three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, the movement said on Monday....
20:13, 06/10/2019

| US condemns attacks on Sudan protesters, seeks resumed talks Washington called on Sudan's military rulers to "desist from violence" and urged talks with protesters to resume, after doctors said 108 people had been killed in a crackdown....
11:26, 06/06/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators. Aristi...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravely concerned” UN human rights office (OHCHR) to propose the “rapid deployment” of a monitoring team t...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Sudan opposition says military rulers' suspension of talks is regrettable Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for three days was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bas...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Sudan opposition regrets military council's suspension of talks Sudan's opposition alliance on Thursday said the ruling military council's suspension of talks with protesters for 72 hours was a "regrettable decision"....
07:26, 05/16/2019

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
19:26, 06/06/2019

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A campaign of civil disobedience to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted as the working week began on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week. Ahmed was met by Sudanese generals...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
01:26, 05/31/2019

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential sto...
13:52, 06/03/2019

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Huge crowds join protest sit-in against Sudan's military leaders Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over power to a civilian government....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
09:00, 05/25/2019

The Latest: African Union official condemns Sudan violence KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 2:50 p.m. The chairman of the African Union Commission is strongly condemning the violence in Sudan and urges the ...
15:13, 06/03/2019

Arab states support Sudan transition, want stability: UAE minister Arab states support a transition in Sudan that balances the ambitions of the people with stability, a senior United Arab Emirates minister said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike, military says communication not suspended Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held a general strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
01:00, 05/29/2019

U.N. rights chief calls on Sudan to halt attacks on protesters United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for Sudanese security forces to halt attacks on Khartoum protest camps and to allow medical workers access to the wounded after at least 13 people were reported killed....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Sudan's military council: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' The deputy head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council said that he was ready to negotiate with the opposition but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
12:39, 04/30/2019

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
06:26, 06/14/2019

Sudan military admits abuses committed in Khartoum attack Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedMilitary rulers in Sudan have admitted that security forces committed abuses when they attacked a protest camp in Khartoum earlier this week.A spokesman for the transi...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
13:26, 05/31/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
21:26, 06/03/2019

Sudan's military rulers: 'We are ready to negotiate but no chaos after today' Sudan's military rulers said they were ready to negotiate with the opposition over the political future of the country but there should be no further unrest beyond Tuesday, a reference to protests disrupting trains and bridges....
19:52, 04/30/2019

| 'Wrong, outrageous': World reacts as Sudan forces attack sit-in A deadly military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, has prompted global concern with the US calling the assault "wrong" and the AU urging an immediate investigation into the reported deaths of more than a dozen people....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Sudan's military rulers on Thursday said that a protest encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to stability after a military vehicle was attacked and seized....
01:52, 05/31/2019

Troops open fire on protester’s camp in Sudan, killing 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces attacked a protest camp in the capital Monday, opening fire, torching tents and killing at least nine people, as they largely cleared away the weeks-old sit-in aimed at pressuring the military to yield power...
13:13, 06/03/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military's transition plan after day of violence Sudan's opposition on Tuesday rejected a plan by its military rulers to hold elections within nine months, a day after the worst bout of violence since President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in April....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Sudan’s military rulers condemn attack on Islamist party Sudanese protest leaders are holding talks with the ruling military council after the military condemned an attack on an Islamist party close to President Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power and jailed earlier this month...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Gunfire, Blasts in Sudan's Capital as Protest Site Raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan's capital early Monday, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against a sit-in camp where protesters have demanded an end to military rule....
07:52, 06/03/2019

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the s...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
16:00, 05/26/2019

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a 2-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan...
20:00, 05/26/2019

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
00:52, 06/05/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in th...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
23:26, 05/25/2019

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
12:13, 06/09/2019

Communication with Sudan main opposition alliance not suspended: council spokesman Sudan's transitional military council TMC said communication with the main opposition alliance had not been suspended and that a joint committee was working towards an agreement, Al Hadath TV reported on Tuesday, citing the council's spokesman....
23:13, 05/28/2019

Sudan: Army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period Sudan's military rulers and protest movement leaders have set a time frame for transitioning to full civilian rule. A final agreement, including details on the eventual ruling body, is expected in the next day....
05:39, 05/15/2019

Sudan: gunfire heard as security forces move in on Khartoum protesters Security forces attempt to disperse long-running sit-in outside defence ministrySudanese security forces have used live ammunition in a major operation to disperse a protest camp in central Khartoum, witnesses and Arab television stations reported.A ...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
01:13, 06/15/2019

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
12:26, 06/13/2019

Sudan military and protesters reach agreement for three-year transition period A silver lining is slowly emerging for the future of Sudan. The country’s military leaders announced this week that an agreement had been reached with the opposition for a three-year transition to a democratic, civilian administration....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Sudan charges Bashir with involvement in killing of protesters: public prosecutor Sudan charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir and others with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters, the public prosecutor said in a statement on Monday....
18:39, 05/13/2019

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
22:26, 05/15/2019

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
21:26, 06/09/2019

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official in the movement said on Monday....
16:52, 06/10/2019

Sudan's military council head says suspends talks with protesters for 72 hours Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) is suspending talks with protesters for 72 hours after they broke a deal on de-escalation, the council head said in a televised statement....
03:39, 05/16/2019

At least 6 dead in Sudan as former leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir arrested, charged Former Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir faces criminal charges for "inciting" and "criminal complicity" in the deaths of protesters who sought to overthrow him, the transitional military government said....
18:52, 05/14/2019

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
08:39, 06/13/2019

Sudan's military, opposition discuss powers of joint council: sources Sudan's military rulers and an opposition alliance met on Monday to discuss the powers of a joint military-civilian council to steer the country's transition after three decades of rule by Omar al-Bashir, two sources familiar with the proceedings sai...
20:52, 04/29/2019

Amid U.S. Silence, Gulf Nations Back the Military in Sudan’s Revolution As protesters and generals argue over who should run Sudan, the United States has been unusually quiet. Saudi Arabia and its allies are filling the vacuum....
19:52, 04/28/2019

After ousting Bashir, Sudan's activists struggle to loosen military's grip After spearheading the rallies that toppled former President Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's main protest group is now locked in a stand-off with the country's new military rulers that is testing its clout as a political force....
10:39, 05/10/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint civilian-military transitional council....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Sunday it would publish its views for the country's transitional period on Monday, its latest move in negotiations with opposition factions after the ouster of former President Omar al-Bashir....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Sudan's military council says officer killed, protesters wounded: statement Sudan's transitional military council said that one military police officer had been killed and a large number of protesters wounded in clashes in Khartoum late on Monday....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Sudan's ousted president Bashir questioned in corruption investigation: prosecutor Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir has been questioned over suspected money laundering and financing of terrorism, the state prosecutor said in a statement on Sunday....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
01:39, 05/29/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers A key protest group announced the campaign to run until ruling generals transfer power to civilians. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Sudan's female revolutionaries must beware fate that befell women in Libya Alaa Salah’s role in Sudan’s protests was not unique, African women have long led change – and Libya’s precedent is especially relevantAt the same time that images of female Sudanese revolutionaries were going viral, the citizens of Tripoli were prep...
15:39, 05/03/2019

As Sudan Grapples With a Post-Bashir Future, Regional Powers Circle In the battle to determine the future of Sudan after the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir, two foreign powers closely allied to the U.S. are playing an outsize role: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
18:52, 04/28/2019

13 dead after Sudan security forces storm protest camp in ‘massacre’ Footage shared on social media and verified by Reuters showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled in the air. People rushed to carry away those who had been hit....
20:26, 06/03/2019

Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir to be interrogated over 'financing terrorism' Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's ousted president, is to be questioned over "money laundering and financing terrorism." The order came as tens of thousands of protesters called on the military to give way to civilian rule....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
18:52, 05/25/2019

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
14:26, 05/30/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military's offer of talks, dozens killed Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
05:39, 06/06/2019

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters were killed....
08:52, 06/04/2019

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
07:26, 06/06/2019

Sudan's military rulers respond on constitutional document: opposition spokesman The main group spearheading protests in Sudan said on Tuesday that the country's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) had responded to its plans for an interim government structure, and it would announce its position once it had studied the rep...
22:00, 05/07/2019

As Sudan uprising grew, Arab states worked to shape its fate CAIRO (AP) — As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained strength earlier this year, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia began reaching out to the military through secret channels to encourage his removal from power....
10:13, 05/08/2019

Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior U.S. diplomat for Africa, who was visiting Khartoum to encourage a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:13, 06/13/2019

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Top-performing fund manager who takes big risks says buy tech and utility stocks Margaret Patel's fund is up 16.5% this year and is outperforming 97% of its counterparts. The five-star-rated fund has also done well long term....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Sudan opposition rejects army's offer of talks, death toll hits 101 Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
21:26, 06/05/2019

Sudan crackdown highlights role of feared paramilitary unit: Amnesty International Amnesty International on Thursday called for international action against Sudan's new military rulers and condemned the government's Rapid Support Forces for what it called a "murderous rampage" against protesters this week....
14:13, 06/06/2019

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representat...
00:13, 06/14/2019

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
11:26, 06/06/2019

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
04:13, 05/24/2019

Sudan opposition rejects army's offer of talks, death toll hits 108 Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
23:52, 06/05/2019

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp in central Khartoum....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Sudan opposition decries army's suspension of talks, sees growing anger Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State. Here’s a look at the threat around the region....
05:39, 05/04/2019

US warns Beijing's Arctic activity risks creating 'new South China Sea' Secretary of state chides China’s ‘aggressive behaviour’Pompeo also accuses Russia of ‘provocative actions’The US plans to beef up its Arctic presence to keep Russia’s and China’s “aggressive behaviour” in check in the resource-rich region, the secre...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
04:52, 06/07/2019

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military council admitted "violations" after more than 100 protesters were killed following a sit-in camp outside th...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military chief's offer of talks as death toll hits 60 Sudan's military rulers offered an unconditional resumption of talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Sudan military rulers say they rejected proposal from Ethiopian PM to hold negotiations in Addis Ababa Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that Ethiopia's prime minister had suggested that negotiations between the rulers and the Sudanese opposition on a transition to democracy move to Addis Ababa....
22:13, 06/13/2019

Ethiopian leader in Sudan on crisis mediation effort, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister was in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to ease the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in outside the military&#...
19:39, 06/05/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
05:39, 06/14/2019

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact ...
00:39, 06/12/2019

Violence on the rise in Darfur following Sudan military takeover, but UN-AU peacekeeping mission maintains ‘robust posture’ Security across the volatile Darfur region of Sudan has deteriorated since last week’s military takeover in Khartoum, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday, but the peacekeeping mission in Darfur has “remained vigilant” in the face of rising vio...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Police officer killed, protesters injured in Sudan after transitional power structure deal announced Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for the country's transition following the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir last month....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
10:00, 06/13/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss these inspiring talks from women in tech There are only nine days left until TNW2019! In today’s newsletter, I’d like to talk about something close to my heart: diversity in the tech industry. As a woman in tech, I’m really excited to join TheNextWomen Summit at TNW Conference. We’ve partne...
19:26, 04/30/2019

Sudan: ‘Exercise utmost restraint’ urges Guterres as thousands march in Khartoum, sparking deadly clashes With security forces reportedly firing tear gas at protesters and signs that there may be division between the army and security forces in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, over how to deal with ongoing demonstrations, the UN chief on Monday called on “all ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
07:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, civilians continuing to bear the brunt of ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the need for more regulati...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
19:13, 06/03/2019

South Korean Daily Says That Kim Jong-un Executed and Purged Top Nuclear Negotiators The report comes amid speculation that the North’s leader is changing tack after his summit meeting with President Trump failed to lift punishing sanctions....
03:52, 05/31/2019

South Africa Voters in Dark on Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
18:00, 05/04/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
17:52, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Tech-savvy Estonians vote online in European elections TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation is so certain of its cyber defenses that it is the only country in the world to allow internet ...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and ...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with foo...
22:13, 06/10/2019

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

African National Congress narrowly wins South Africa’s elections The ANC, led by union leader-turned-business magnate Cyril Ramaphosa, has retained a slim majority of seats in South Africa’s parliament, giving him a weak mandate for a full five-year term as president....
01:26, 05/12/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
11:26, 05/07/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and......
22:52, 05/10/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid to freedom. “We have moved from an era of pessimi...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
15:13, 06/03/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
18:13, 04/28/2019

South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment....
10:13, 05/08/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to South Korea’s blockchain tech scene While an old Korean proverb warns that ‘If you don’t walk today, you must run tomorrow,’ the motto of modern South Korea’s approach to innovation might be summed up thusly: Walk briskly today, so you’re set to outrun the...
20:26, 05/08/2019

South Carolina tech firm, CEO indicted on fraud charges CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina technology company and its leader are accused of fraudulently obtaining numerical internet addresses worth a total of up to $14.4 million. The Post and Courier reports Micfo LLC and its CEO, 36-year-old Amir G...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Sainz: McLaren had one of its "best Fridays" of 2019 in Canada Carlos Sainz Jr said McLaren 'experimented' with its car as it enjoyed one of its "best Fridays" of the 2019 Formula 1 season with fourth in Canadian Grand Prix practice...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Fridays for Future climate activist denounces RWE at shareholders' meeting Luisa Neubauer told RWE shareholders their company's long affair with coal needed to end soon. A leader of the German Fridays for Future movement, she said the energy giant bears responsibility for the climate crisis....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
10:39, 06/07/2019

No One Else Wants This: Dad Is Facing Backlash After Making The Executive Decision That The Family Will Ride Out The 45-Minute Wait For A Table At TGI Fridays Everyone knows that Dad is a man of unwavering resolve, and right now, it’s putting him at odds with the rest of the family in a big way: Dad is facing backlash after making the executive decision that the family will ride out the full 45-minute wait...
18:52, 05/02/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligence) surpasses the investment for HI, which is human...
05:26, 05/02/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
11:39, 04/29/2019

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
16:39, 06/08/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
15:13, 05/01/2019

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long way since then....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Lawsuit says TGI Fridays potato skins contain no potato skins It is acceptable to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not acceptable to sell potato skin snack chips that are not made from potato skins....
19:00, 04/28/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
09:26, 05/30/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
19:13, 04/28/2019

What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter? This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on So...
21:13, 04/28/2019

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record 10,571,568 contracts changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 9,975,464 contracts trad...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Analysis: The risks of a Renault-FCA partnership Renault is evaluating FCA’s proposal to merge the two groups Proposed 50/50 merger could be good news for both parties but there are dangers The mega-merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Renault, poised to create the world’s biggest car g...
03:13, 06/03/2019

Trump’s ‘hit them first’ diplomacy risks war – ex-UK minister Alistair Burt sums up Donald Trump’s policy in the region as ‘hit them in the nuts first’America’s “hit them in the nuts first” diplomacy is helping put the Middle East on a dangerous trajectory towards a regional war, Alistair Burt, the UK’s ministe...
22:26, 05/31/2019

What are the side effects and risks of Ritalin? Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. Ritalin can cause side effects and has the potential for misuse and addiction. Researchers are investigating the long-term safety and effectiveness of this ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, the top World Health Organization (WHO) expert told Reuters on Thursday....
23:26, 06/13/2019

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expre...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
02:39, 06/05/2019

Medical tourism: Are the savings worth the risks? You don't want to cut corners on some medical procedures. Here are some tips on figuring out when to go and when to stay closer to home.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Wehrlein took too many risks too early before Monaco FE error Mahindra Racing's Pascal Wehrlein says he should not have taken so many risks early in the Monaco E-Prix, after a mistake cost him an ABB FIA Formula E podium...
20:00, 05/14/2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
10:13, 06/08/2019

The Risks in Overusing America's Big Economic Weapon These days, the biggest, baddest weapon in the American arsenal isn’t a missile or a fighter jet. It is America’s economic clout. But is it being overused, at the risk of undermining the very strength that makes it so powerful, asks Gerald F. Seib....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict ‘are higher’ Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict “are higher than they have been in several decades” and it’s past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament...
21:39, 06/12/2019

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
15:26, 05/24/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
15:26, 05/07/2019

Weighing Peloton’s opportunity and risks ahead of IPO Exercise tech company Peloton filed confidentially for IPO this week, and already the big question is whether their last private valuation at $4 billion might be too rich for the appetites of public market investors. Here’s a breakdown of the pros an...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Car sex is fun in movies — but the real-life risks are shocking “You still have the Corolla?” actress Ali Wong asks Randall Park in the just-released Netflix rom-com “Always Be My Maybe.” Their characters, Sasha and Marcus, are kid friends in San Francisco who reconnect later in life — years after a particularly ...
16:52, 06/01/2019

Furniture company recalls more than 300,000 chests due to tip over risks A potentially deadly furniture tip over hazard is prompting a massive recall. South Shore Furniture is recalling more than 3-hundred thousand chests due to serious tip-over and entrapment hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning tha...
02:00, 05/10/2019

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
16:00, 06/04/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus was set to persist....
16:00, 05/04/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
17:00, 06/06/2019

| Ebola centre attacker killed in DRC Police and soldiers repelled an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, killing one assailant, a government official said....
20:52, 05/13/2019

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts fear that there could be more undetected cases....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where authorities said a 5-year-old boy tested positive for the hemorrhagic fever....
03:26, 06/12/2019

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
08:00, 06/14/2019

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
20:52, 06/13/2019

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s back in the genre on Nat Geo’s miniseries “The Ho...
07:26, 05/24/2019

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World Health Organisation says....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
13:52, 06/12/2019

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday....
00:39, 06/12/2019

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asserts that the vast majority were not previously known as contacts of victims. WHO emergencies chief Dr....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
12:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
06:13, 05/29/2019

Hariri says Lebanon far from bankruptcy, cites risks of no reform Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday Lebanon was far from bankruptcy but failure to pass a "realistic" budget that brings down the state deficit would be tantamount to a "suicide operation" against the economy....
01:13, 05/07/2019

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader's staunchest supporters felt the need to get out i...
07:13, 05/27/2019

Inter draws at Udinese and risks Serie A 3rd place MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan missed the chance of consolidating third place in Serie A on Saturday and could even find itself struggling to hold onto a Champions League berth. The Nerazzurri were held to 0-0 at relegation-threatened Udinese. That left In...
22:52, 05/04/2019

The Latest: G-20 finance officials: Trade risks intensifying Finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies have wrapped up a meeting in Japan with a pledge to use all the policies they can to protect global growth...
18:39, 06/09/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban - FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
08:13, 06/07/2019

Risks, rewards in speedier nuclear plant closures Federal regulators are reviewing plans to sell retiring nuclear reactors to nuclear waste management company for quicker decommissioning. Questions have been raised about whether the companies have the experience and funds to do the job. (May 21) &#...
13:26, 05/21/2019

PG&E warns of power shutoffs to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly ...
02:52, 06/08/2019

Some in Tulsa urged to leave home because of flooding risks TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River. City officials said Saturday that people living west of downtown should consider ...
19:39, 05/25/2019

Google flags U.S. national security risks from Huawei ban: FT Alphabet Inc's Google has warned if the U.S. administration moves ahead with sweeping ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, it risks compromising national security, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
07:39, 06/07/2019

Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds WASHINGTON (AP) — Children’s health researchers say uncertainty about funding from the Environmental Protection Agency is jeopardizing or ending long-running studies about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution. The EPA and the Nation...
02:13, 05/22/2019

US warns airliners about risks of flying over Persian Gulf US diplomats have warned that US air carriers and commercial operators flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk from being "misidentified" as tensions between US and Iran continue to escalate....
12:13, 05/18/2019

GM recalls 368,000 heavy-duty trucks for fire risks General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the impact of trade clashes between Washingto...
15:13, 06/03/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers faced fresh market volatility and a renewed set of risks....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Wolff: Ferrari risks team orders 'can of worms' "Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff believes Ferrari risks opening \"a can of worms\" by ordering its Formula 1 drivers to swap positions but is not alone in facing that problem."...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Investors Are The Main Lenders To U.S. Businesses, And They May Not Understand The Risks Businesses offset a decline in bank lending by flooding the marekt with bonds. This is a transfer of lending risk from banks to bondholders, especially in the U.S.. With the ratio of corporate debt to GDP at an unprecedented high, bondholders face ri...
14:09, 05/01/2019

China warns citizens in U.S. about risks of crime, harassment The Chinese government on Tuesday warned its citizens in the United States to raise their safety awareness and respond "actively and appropriately" to harassing immigration checks and home interviews....
15:13, 06/04/2019

China Warns Students, Academics Of Risks Of Studying In US China's education ministry urged students and scholars planning to visit the United States to more carefully evaluate the associated risks, state media said....
11:52, 06/03/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of daily risk mitigation. But when called to defend how you are mitigating the brand and PR risk of a Tay C...
11:52, 06/09/2019

G20 says global growth to pick up; trade, geopolitics among risks Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies will say on Sunday that global growth is likely to pick up this year and next, but that intensified trade and geopolitical tensions were among the key downside risks, the final draft communique showe...
08:13, 06/09/2019

Why a Weaker Yuan Risks Inflaming the U.S.-China Trade War China’s management of its currency, the yuan, is under fresh scrutiny after recent weakening brought it back into focus in the U.S.-China trade war. The yuan slid closer to 7 to the dollar, a line it hasn’t crossed in more than 10 years, just as the ...
21:13, 05/20/2019

China is warning students of risks of studying in US during trade war BEIJING — China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the duration of visas and visa refusals, amid a bitter trade war and other tension between the two countries. R...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Ball Boy's Face Gets A Painful Reminder Of The Risks Of His Profession This poor Greek kid discovered the dangers of being a ball boy today when Italian midfielder Nicolò Barella accidentally punted the ball straight into the kid’s face in Italy’s match against Greece:...
01:13, 06/09/2019

BOJ Kuroda: G20 reaffirms commitment to use all tools to fight risks Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Sunday the Group of 20 finance leaders reaffirmed their commitment to use all policy tools if risks to their economies materialize....
13:13, 06/09/2019

GM recalls 368,000 larger duty trucks for fire risks General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires....
01:52, 05/04/2019

Perez: F1 needs to change 'massively' or risks losing drivers Racing Point's Sergio Perez says that Formula 1 risks drivers walking away unless it changes 'massively' to move the championship away from being decided by teams...
15:00, 05/10/2019

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said....
17:52, 06/13/2019

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday....
13:39, 06/14/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue...
11:26, 05/10/2019

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August, the health ministry said....
23:52, 04/29/2019

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustAn Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Republic of Congo is out of control and could become as serious as the outbreak that devastated three coun...
08:00, 05/15/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic, but she didn’t realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed, full-body biosafety suit while filming the upcoming limited series “The Hot Zone.” Margu...
18:13, 05/20/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in Augu...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Ebola treatment center comes under again in east Congo BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities say an Ebola treatment has come under attack again in eastern Congo. Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said Monday that one of the attackers was killed in the overnight assault in Katwa. Two patients also died after all ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said on Tuesday....
19:13, 05/07/2019

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
19:39, 06/12/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, the World Health Organization announced, as attacks continue on health workers trying to contain the virus's spread....
02:13, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo outbreak GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Congo’s Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have died in an Ebola outbreak that started in August. Health Minister Oly Ilunga confirmed to The Associat...
21:00, 05/03/2019

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
20:39, 06/12/2019

| UN shifts response as Ebola outbreak in DRC drags on The UN is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the DRC , now in its 10th month, and needs additional resources, Secretary General Antonio Guterres says....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
11:39, 05/19/2019

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
19:52, 05/30/2019

Trade war, tariffs pose risks to U.S. and global growth: IMF, Fed officials Officials of the U.S. Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund warned separately on Thursday that global trade tensions and rising tariffs posed an increasing risk to decades of U.S. expansion, as well as to the global economy....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong extradition law seen raising risks for U.S. interests: commission A proposed new extradition law in Hong Kong could extend China's "coercive reach" into the financial hub and create serious risks for U.S. national security and economic interests there, a U.S. congressional commission said....
12:26, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
15:26, 05/21/2019

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comp...
00:26, 05/31/2019

One of Amazon's biggest bulls explains four risks that could cause the 'demise' of the company D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte, who has the third highest target price for Amazon at $2,550 per share, according to FactSet, is closely monitoring four warning signs that could potentially result in the "demise of Amazon."...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Fed's Powell Warns of Economic Risks From Rising Business Debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said financial regulators must take seriously potential dangers that rising levels of business debt pose to the U.S. economy but said some comparisons to last decade’s subprime mortgage bubble overstate the risk...
05:52, 05/21/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
07:52, 06/04/2019

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
13:52, 06/06/2019

Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
09:39, 05/20/2019

Blindsided by FCA-Renault talks, Nissan risks being left by the roadside Nissan found out about Renault's merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public, four sources told Reuters, stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20-year alliance with Renault....
16:13, 05/28/2019

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
20:13, 06/04/2019

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage f...
12:13, 05/21/2019

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-focused products are growing at a rapid clip....
14:39, 05/28/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it could develop its own, similar software, which woul...
17:00, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-GM recalls 368,000 larger duty trucks for fire risks General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Former FIFA boss Blatter says money risks ruining the sport Sepp Blatter, the former boss of soccer's world governing body FIFA who was ousted during a corruption scandal, has said money risks ruining the sport....
15:00, 05/11/2019

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public Government commissioner says lifting of inhibitions and rise of uncouthness are factors behind rising incidence of antisemitismGermany’s government commissioner on antisemitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional ki...
04:26, 05/26/2019

Hamilton: Mercedes doesn't take Ferrari's costly Monaco GP "risks" Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes does not "take many risks" like the one that knocked Ferrari's Charles Leclerc out of the first part of qualifying for Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix...
22:00, 05/25/2019

Loeb greenlit to take risks and pass Ogier for second on Rally Chile Hyundai World Rally Championship driver Sebastien Loeb has been given the green light to race his countryman Sebastien Ogier for second place during Sunday's Rally Chile finale...
14:26, 05/12/2019

House panel highlights risks over nuclear storage stalemate LAGUNA NIGEL, Calif. (AP) — Southern California’s San Onofre nuclear power plant was permanently closed in 2013, but the site remains home to 3.5 million pounds of nuclear waste that has nowhere else to go. That problem was highlighted Friday a...
06:00, 06/08/2019

New blood test diagnoses preeclampsia faster, reduces risks Preeclampsia is a potentially life-threatening complication for pregnant women worldwide. Although doctors monitor blood pressure and proteins in urine throughout pregnancy, the condition is often not diagnosed until close to delivery. The most serio...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Ethiopia offers opportunities as high risks gently subside Risk analysts have become more optimistic since Abiy Ahmed was appointed prime minister, thanks to a positive start translating vision into practice....
12:00, 05/03/2019