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Politics of Sudan

Former spy chief arrested in Sudan for 'inciting chaos'

Sudan arrested its former spy chief and other senior military and security officers yesterday after foiling what officials said was a plot to incite chaos and target leaders.

Friday, 23 November, 2012, 2:56am

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Jerome Kerviel returns to court to fight sentence

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Beijing can broker Sudanese peace

Half a world separates China from the bickering Sudans, but there is no country better placed to stop the two African nations from going to war. With commercial interests, contacts and credibility on both sides, Beijing has what it takes to bring the rivals together.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

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PM who presided over Iceland's collapse faces verdict

23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

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Hong Kong's new cardinal meets the press

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Sudan vows to protect mainland workers

Sudan's Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti said in Hong Kong yesterday that his country would do what it could to protect Chinese workers there, although it had yet to implement any concrete measures.

The issue of Chinese nationals' safety was raised in Karti's meetings in Beijing this week after 29 Chinese workers were kidnapped in January.

1 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

S Sudan told to help free kidnapped workers

Beijing has demanded that South Sudan help secure the release of 29 Chinese workers held by Sudanese rebels, and will appeal to the African Union to help in the negotiations, state media reported yesterday.

The People's Daily, quoting an unnamed source, reported that a Chinese team had arrived in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, for talks with the government.

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Risk and reward for Chinese firms in Africa

Chinese state-owned dam builders Gezhouba and Sinohydro have highlighted the enormous risks and huge opportunities facing mainland firms in Africa just days after the end of a African Union Summit in which China featured prominently.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Confusion surrounds fate of 29 Chinese hostages

Twenty-nine Chinese workers in Sudan who fell into the hands of rebels on Saturday are still with their captors, despite an official Sudanese media report that 14 of them were freed by government troops.

31 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Clooney's a convert, but China must still raise game in Africa

George Clooney was in a mood to charm yesterday.

Scattering a little stardust among the drab-suited fund managers at CLSA's investor forum, the Hollywood celebrity even managed to be complimentary about China's role in Sudan.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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