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The African Union mediated a round of talks Monday between ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's controversial Nile dam project, an Egyptian ministry said.

Sudanese authorities have been urged to deploy troops to the Darfur region on Tuesday, where a massacre of more than 60 people was reported just a day earlier.

African Union to hold meeting on Ethiopian dam

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African Union to hold meeting on Ethiopian dam

The African Union is to hold a three-way meeting on Ethiopia's controversial Nile dam project on August 3 with Sudan and Egypt.

<em>AU</em> reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

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AU reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

The African Union has reported progress in negotiations regarding Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam amid heightened tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia ...

Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

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Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the draft resolution on the Nile dam dispute is in line with the outcome of an African Union summit.

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Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as AU urges deal

The statement from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office undercut claims by Egypt and Sudan that the dam would not be filled until a deal is reached.

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Trump to extend US work visa freeze until year-end

Trump will prolong a ban on US employment permits until the end of 2020, and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely by tech companies and ...

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War dominates Africa summit as leaders vow Libya support

African Union leaders vowed on Monday to push peace efforts in Libya, a sign of the bloc's desire to play a bigger role in resolving the ...

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Muslim ex-government worker sues US Secretary of State

Azza Zaki has filed a federal lawsuit seeking $500,000, after being refused the request to work from home twice a week during the Muslim holy ...

African Union lifts Sudan suspension after transitional government appointed

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African Union lifts Sudan suspension after transitional government appointed

The African Union (AU) on Friday lifted its suspension of Sudan’s membership in the bloc.

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Nurturing Sudan's fledgling power-sharing accord

Comment: The International Crisis Group discusses what needs to be done to give Sudan's new power-sharing accord the best chance of success.

Sudan urges UN to withdraw peacekeepers by 2020

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Sudan urges UN to withdraw peacekeepers by 2020

Sudan has urged the UN to withdraw peacekeeping troops from its restive Darfur region.

Sudan protesters, army finalise power-sharing deal

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Sudan protesters, army finalise power-sharing deal

Thousands of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of the capital Khartoum when the deal was announced to celebrate the prospect of a civilian ...

Sudan generals, protest leaders agree constitutional declaration: African Union

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Sudan generals, protest leaders agree constitutional declaration: African Union

An African Union mediator said meetings will be held to discuss a formal signing ceremony after Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders ...

Sudan power sharing deal delayed until Sunday

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Sudan power sharing deal delayed until Sunday

A top African Union official has said that Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders will sign a planned power sharing deal on Sunday.

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African Union regrets 'external interference' in Libya

The African Union's High Level Committee on Libya has expressed concern at "outside interference" in the besieged country and proposed the creation of a special joint UN and AU envoy.

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'Intense US pressure' key to reaching Sudan transition deal

The agreement was announced days after the protesters held mass marches through Khartoum and other areas.

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Sudan protesters, military resume talks over civilian rule

Talks between three generals from the ruling military council and five protest leaders resumed in Khartoum on Wednesday.

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Ethiopia, AU mediators call for Sudan talks

African Union and Ethiopian mediators Tuesday invited Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders to resume talks, as they seek a breakthrough ...

Seven killed, scores wounded as mass demos rock Sudan

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Seven killed, scores wounded as mass demos rock Sudan

Seven Sudanese demonstrators were killed and scores injured on Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets to demand civilian rule.

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Five protesters killed as mass demos rock Sudan

Five Sudanese demonstrators were killed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets to demand civilian rule.

Sudan protest group calls for march on presidential palace

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Sudan protest group calls for march on presidential palace

Sudan's 'million-man' march on Sunday is being watched closely by the international community, with many fearing another bloody crackdown on ...

Sudan braces for mass protest as demonstrators fear violence

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Sudan braces for mass protest as demonstrators fear violence

The mass protest in Sudan comes at a time when Ethiopia and the AU are jointly mediating between the protesters and generals, after the ...

Sudan generals 'preemptively blame' protesters for violence, vandalism

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Sudan generals 'preemptively blame' protesters for violence, vandalism

The military junta warned that protest leaders would hold the 'full responsibility' for any 'victims'.

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