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Ulf Laessing

Unfinished business in the birthplace of Sudan's revolution

22 Nov 2019

ATBARA, Sudan Standing on the platform where he and other protesters packed a train to Khartoum in April to pressure Sudan's military to share power with civilians, Abdelaziz Abdallah made clear the revolution driven by their city has much further to go. | Video

Air strike hits biscuit factory in Libyan capital, killing 10

19 Nov 2019

TRIPOLI/CAIRO At least ten workers were killed and 35 wounded in an air strike that hit a biscuit factory in Libya on Monday in what a senior U.N official said was a possible war crime.

Sudan looks to pyramids to attract tourism - and hard currency

15 Nov 2019

MEROE, Sudan Portuguese architect Tania Monteiro and her husband are almost alone as they tour Sudan's pyramids, a world-class attraction long neglected by the world. | Video

Sudan's bourse maps out expansion plans amid uncertainty

13 Nov 2019

KHARTOUM In the small basement of a two-storey building next to Khartoum's central bus station, around 40 smartly dressed men and women gather around terminals for an hour a day with one eye on the future of Sudan's fledgling financial market.

CORRECTED-Amid unrest, Sudan's bourse maps out expansion plans

13 Nov 2019

KHARTOUM, Nov 13 In the small basement of a two-storey building next to Khartoum's central bus station, around 40 smartly dressed men and women gather around terminals for an hour a day with one eye on the future of Sudan's fledgling financial market.

Exclusive: Sudan needs up to $5 billion in budget support to prevent collapse

12 Nov 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan needs up to $5 billion (£3.9 billion) in budget support to avert economic collapse and launch reforms after the ouster of veteran ruler Omar al-Bashir, its finance minister told Reuters. | Video

'There are problems': Doubts in Darfur as new PM promises peace

06 Nov 2019

EL FASHER, Sudan Saleha Nour sits selling nuts in the market in El Fasher, Darfur and dismisses her new prime minister's promise of a brighter new future with a wave of her hand. | Video

Sudan discussing cash transfers to poor as part of food subsidies plan - prime minister

05 Nov 2019

EL-FASHER, Sudan Sudan is discussing several scenarios such as cash transfers for poor people to accompany planned subsidies for food and other basic goods, Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Monday.

Islamic State vows revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi killing

01 Nov 2019

CAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria, and vowed revenge against the United States.

Islamic State silent on Baghdadi death as it searches for successor

30 Oct 2019

CAIRO Islamic State supporters have responded with silence and disbelief days after the death of their leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, suggesting a breakdown in the command structure of the Sunni militant group trying to agree on a successor.

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