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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

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. (6:06 pm)

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

David Haines' Brother Slams 'Religious Radicalisation'

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Mike Haines recalls the wonderful times he had enjoyed with David and remembers his brother fondly. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: RELIGION, LIBYA

ISIS's attacks in a camp
War Is Business After all: Armaments Companies’ Share Price Jumping At 30 Percent On Average

By IBTimes AU

Share prices of arms producing companies surge by 30 percent on average as revealed by data compiled by SIPRI. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, COAST GUARD, UKRAINE

File photo of actor Robin Williams arriving for the European premiere of "Happy Feet " at the Empire cinema in London
World Health Organizations: One Suicide Occurs Every 40 Seconds

By IBTimes AU

According to the UN, a suicide occurs every 40 seconds, which is more than the number of deaths per year in wars and natural disasters. (Sep 05)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, RUSSIA, INDIA, DISASTERS, UGANDA

Eritrean migrants take cover from the rain under an umbrella during the daily food distribution at the harbour in Calais, northern France, May 27, 2014. French authorities dispense medicine against scabies and announced that they will close three such cam
Eritrea Border Regions Pose High Travel Risk

By IBTimes AU

Australians are sternly advised against travelling to Eritrea (Aug 05)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, ETHIOPIA, AIDS

Pope Francis poses with Mariam Yahya Ibrahim of Sudan (C), her husband and two children during a private meeting at the Vatican July 24, 2014. The Sudanese woman, who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity and then barred fr
Pope Francis Meets Sudanese Woman Who Was Spared Death for Apostasy (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis was every inch visibly moved when he met on Thursday Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith even as a death sentence loomed over her head. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, UNITED NATIONS, RELIGION

Ebola Virus Outbreak in Africa: Transmission and Symptoms
Ebola Virus Outbreak in Africa: Transmission and Symptoms

By IBTimes AU

The deadly Ebola virus is reportedly spreading in Africa again. The virus has fatality rates of up to 90%. The virus is mostly found in Central and West African regions and the spread is being controlled before it reaches other countries. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, INFECTION

House of Cards Season 3: Frank Underwood as President

By IBTimes AU

“House of Cards” Season 3 filming in the U.N Security Council Chamber has reportedly been blocked by Russia. The show chronicles the rise of Frank Underwood from being the whip in the U.S House of Representatives to becoming the president. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, RUSSIA, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES