Conflict and Climate Change Drive Global Hunger

A new report by SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, finds conflict and climate change are largely responsible for rising global hunger.

More than 800 million people around the world are going hungry. SIPRI reports 60% are in conflict-affected …

Civil Protests in Khartoum Affect Crisis in Sudan’s Darfur Region

The mass civil disobedience campaign in the Sudanese capital Khartoum is impeding aid from flowing to flood-stricken victims in the northern Darfur region, the U.N. reports.

Darfur is about 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) from Khartoum, but violent confrontations between civilian …

South Sudan UNHCR Operational Update (16-31 May 2019)

9,000+ Refugees children and mothers received nutritional support in Upper Nile during the reporting period

2,000+ Refugees received vegetable and crop seeds in Upper Nile during the reporting period

500+ Refugees and IDPs received trainings across South Sudan during the …

Two tankers evacuated in Gulf of Oman, crew safe

Two tankers have been evacuated after an incident in the Gulf of Oman and the crew are safe, four shipping and trade sources said on Thursday.

The sources identified the tankers as the Marshal Islands-flagged Front Altair and the Panama-flagged …

Fighting for girls’ right to say no to child marriage in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan � When Poni Helen found out she was pregnant at 16, she was confused and had no idea where the situation would lead. She only had one thing in mind and she was certain of it � …

Rights Group: Sudanese Government Forces Commit Renewed War Crimes in Darfur

Sudanese government forces are responsible for a new series of war crimes in the country’s Darfur region, according to a report by Amnesty International.

The rights group alleges Sudanese government forces and allied militias have destroyed dozens of villages in …

Sudan Police Fire Tear Gas to Break Up Protests

Sudanese police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Sudan’s capital Khartoum during a civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule.

The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), which led the demonstrations that spurred the army to topple President Omar al-Bashir, said …

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