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#Sudan

From TheJournal.ie Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium Migrant Crisis

Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium

The driver called police when he suspected that there were people in his container.

From TheJournal.ie Three men who made their way to Ireland hidden on indie band's truck claim asylum Sudanese Nationals

Three men who made their way to Ireland hidden on indie band's truck claim asylum

The band Two Door Cinema Club first made the discovery after the men emerged from the truck’s spare tyre compartment.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating after three 'stowaways' found on truck in Galway FISHERIES FIELD

Gardaí investigating after three 'stowaways' found on truck in Galway

The three men are being held at Mill Street Garda Station.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll following crackdown on sit-in protest at Sudanese army base rises to 101 Khartoum

Death toll following crackdown on sit-in protest at Sudanese army base rises to 101

Protesters had gathered to demand a handover to civilian rule in the country.

From TheJournal.ie At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan

Hundreds of people were also injured when a sit-in was forcefully broken up by the military.

From TheJournal.ie 13 killed as sit-in is broken up outside army headquarters in Sudan Khartoum

13 killed as sit-in is broken up outside army headquarters in Sudan

There were multiple reports of the military using force to disperse the sit-in in front of army headquarters, where protesters have been camped out for weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Sudan wants the international community to back its new military rulers Democratic Transition

Sudan wants the international community to back its new military rulers

The plea came from its foreign ministry.

From TheJournal.ie Sudan's military leader resigns after one day in power; protesters celebrate Military Coup

Sudan's military leader resigns after one day in power; protesters celebrate

In a broadcast on state television, Sudanese citizens were told: “This is not a military coup, but taking the side of the people.”

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's happening in Sudan? Sudan

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of Sudan protesters have spent days camped outside army headquarters Omar Al-Bashir

Thousands of Sudan protesters have spent days camped outside army headquarters

It is the largest rally since protests erupted following a three-fold increase in bread prices in December.

From TheJournal.ie 'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence Food Shortages

'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence

Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 22 people reportedly killed and several wounded in protests over rising cost of bread in Sudan Demonstrations

22 people reportedly killed and several wounded in protests over rising cost of bread in Sudan

A government decision to raise the price of bread has sparked protests around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband Noura Hussein Hammad

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband

Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.

From TheJournal.ie 'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that' Asylum Seeker

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan Famine

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan

Famine was declared in the new African country on Monday, which has been embroiled in civil conflict for years.

From TheJournal.ie Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report Hotspot

Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report

Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.

From TheJournal.ie Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal António Guterres

Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal

Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.

From TheJournal.ie Stench of death hangs over South Sudan capital Unburied Bodies

Stench of death hangs over South Sudan capital

Those who fled the latest violence described a campaign of wanton destruction.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish citizens are 'in lockdown' seeking refuge from South Sudan violence Taking Cover This post contains videos

Three Irish citizens are 'in lockdown' seeking refuge from South Sudan violence

The three are among 260 staff from Concern Worldwide in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished Esta

Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished

An immigration expert has warned that entering the US could become a lot more difficult.

From TheJournal.ie Lit cigarette blamed for petrol tanker explosion that killed 85 people Sudan

Lit cigarette blamed for petrol tanker explosion that killed 85 people

The explosion happened in the South Sudanese city of Maridi.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.

From TheJournal.ie In her own words: One woman's escape from ethnic cleansing Sudan

In her own words: One woman's escape from ethnic cleansing

“I pray to God I don’t have to go back to Sudan. At the least, I will be arrested. The least, you understand? I could be killed.”

From TheJournal.ie Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack Behind Bars

Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack

The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected? Explainer

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.

From TheJournal.ie Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

From TheJournal.ie Two Sudanese men died after being detained and flogged 40 times each, says rights group Sudan

Two Sudanese men died after being detained and flogged 40 times each, says rights group

The men, who were convicted separately, died within days of being flogged at the coastal city of Port Sudan.

From TheJournal.ie Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan arrives safely in the US Long Walk To Freedom

Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan arrives safely in the US

Who doesn’t love a happy ending?

From TheJournal.ie Christian woman who was spared death sentence in Sudan arrives in Rome Apostasy

Christian woman who was spared death sentence in Sudan arrives in Rome

27-year-old Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag was sentenced to death in May for converting from Islam.

From TheJournal.ie Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery No Escape

Sudanese woman who escaped death row charged with forgery

The new charged against the woman relates to the travel document she was carrying when authorities stopped her family from leaving the country yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who escaped death row has been re-arrested in Sudan Sudan

Woman who escaped death row has been re-arrested in Sudan

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and her husband were detained at the airport in Khartoum.

From TheJournal.ie Sudan releases woman sentenced to hanging for apostasy Sudan

Sudan releases woman sentenced to hanging for apostasy

The woman, who gave birth days after the verdict, was sentenced last month.

From TheJournal.ie Two workers with Irish aid agency Goal have been abducted in Sudan Missing

Two workers with Irish aid agency Goal have been abducted in Sudan

The two workers were on a routine assignment when they were kidnapped by an unknown group.

From TheJournal.ie Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days' Sudan

Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to death to be freed 'within days'

Meriam Ibrahim was condemned to death by flogging and hanging for marrying a Christian man.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.

From TheJournal.ie Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan Religion

Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan

The Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy, for her religious choice, last month and gave birth in prison earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Appalling and abhorrent': Pregnant woman sentenced to flogging and hanging in Sudan Religion

'Appalling and abhorrent': Pregnant woman sentenced to flogging and hanging in Sudan

The Christian woman received the sentence because of her religious choice and for being married to a man of a different religion.

From TheJournal.ie After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan War

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar met yesterday, prayed together, and agreed that “all hostile activities will stop”.

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