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Sudan

 

Sudan (officially the Republic of the Sudan) is a country in northeastern Africa. It is the largest country in Africa, and the Arab World, and tenth largest in the world by area. 

Its capital is Khartoum, which serves as the political, cultural and commercial center of the nation, while Omdurman remains the largest city. Among Sudan's population of 42 million people, Sunni Islam is the official and largest religion, while Arabic and English are the official languages. Read More

Articles About Sudan

National finalists perform on stage during Miss World 2014 at the ExCel Centre in east London
Miss World 2014: For The First Time Ever 'Beauty With A Purpose' Has Five Winners -- Find Out Who They Are

By IBTimes AU

For the first time ever, "Beauty With A Purpose" contest at Miss World 2014 has five winners. The five winning contestants are Miss India, Miss Kenya, Miss Brazil, Miss Indonesia and Miss Guyana. (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, INDIA, MEXICO, SOUTH AFRICA

Guinea Worm Disease Eradication
Metre-Long Parasitic Worm Found Inside Man's Foot

By IBTimes AU

An African migrant was not aware that the Guinea worm disease that afflicts his homeland has been infecting him for years. (Dec 13)

MORE TOPICS: ETHIOPIA, MALI

Cancer Cells
Earliest Case of Malignant Cancer Seen In Siberian Skeleton

By IBTimes AU

Analysis of the skeleton discovered in Siberia proves that cancer was existent during ancient times. (Dec 11)

MORE TOPICS: INFECTION, CANCER, CARCINOMA

Miss India Koyal Rana wears face paint during the Miss World sports competition at the Lee Valley sports complex in north London
Miss World 2014 Top 3 Hot Picks : Miss Australia Courtney Thorpe Is Leading The Pack, Miss India Lands The Second Place

By IBTimes AU

Miss Australia leads in the Miss World 2014's top predictions for the crown. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, INDIA, MEXICO, ICELAND, SOUTH AFRICA

Kouko Guehi of Morocco
Ebola Fears, Refusal To Host Claims Morocco’s Appearance At The 2015 Africa Cup

By IBTimes AU

Morocco, for fears of spread of Ebola, refused to host the 2015 Africa Cup (Nov 13)

MORE TOPICS: EGYPT, SOUTH AFRICA, NIGERIA, GHANA, LIBYA, ANGOLA

Soldiers Mass Rape 200 Women And Children In 8-Hour Operation

By IBTimes AU

Sudanese soldiers were accused of mass raping 200 women and children (Nov 07)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, UNITED NATIONS

ICAO-AIRCRAFT/TRACKING
MH370 Search Update: Expert Highlights Cover Up Of Malaysia And Australia In Withholding Plane’s Recordings

By IBTimes AU

An aviation industry expert questions Malaysia and Australia’s withholding of the MH370’s recordings (Oct 26)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, MANAGEMENT

Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran Cry as Indonesian Officers Force Them to Leave the Australian Vessel Hermia
Australia's 'No Way' Anti-Asylum Seeker Poster Sparks Outrage

By IBTimes AU

Australia's anti-immigration poster expected to be published in several languages has roused anger and disgust. The country is known for its tough immigration policies. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, AUSTRALIA, HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT

U.S. actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Alamuddin arrive at Venice city hall for a civil ceremony to formalize their wedding
George Clooney And Amal Alamuddin Do Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie: Sell Wedding Pictures To Magazine, To Donate Money To Charity

By IBTimes AU

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin donating the money received for their wedding pictures. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT

Ugandan President Signs Anti-gay Bill, Defying the West
Condoms Too Small For Uganda Men, Fight Against AIDS Hampered

By IBTimes AU

Uganda men protest for bigger size condoms. (Sep 22)

MORE TOPICS: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, UGANDA, AIDS, INFECTION