Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Sudan Overturns Controversial Clothing, Drinking Law

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s transitional government has overturned a moral policing law that criminalized certain clothing for women and drinking alcohol.

It also has dissolved the country’s former ruling party, carrying out two key demands of Sudan’s pro-democracy protesters.

Sudan’s Justice …

Sudan Overturns Controversial Clothing, Drinking Law

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s transitional government has overturned a moral policing law that criminalized certain clothing for women and drinking alcohol.

It also has dissolved the country’s former ruling party, carrying out two key demands of Sudan’s pro-democracy protesters.

Sudan’s Justice …

Sudan Tanker Explodes at Ceramics Factory

KHARTOUM – A gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in Khartoum on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more.

Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital said the tanker exploded while a shipment was being unloaded.

Doctors at …

Sudan Tanker Explodes at Ceramics Factory

KHARTOUM – A gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in Khartoum on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more.

Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital said the tanker exploded while a shipment was being unloaded.

Doctors at …

Green economy ‘not to be feared, but an opportunity to be embraced’ says UN chief as COP25 gets underway

A green economy is not one to be feared but an opportunity to be embraced, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, in a keynote speech to delegates at the opening of the COP25 UN climate conference in Madrid on …

Eggs, Protests, Apathy Greet Algeria’s Presidential Campaign

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s presidential campaign is in trouble. Candidates are struggling to fill rally venues, campaign managers have quit, voters have pelted campaign headquarters with tomatoes and eggs, and the country’s 9-month-old pro-democracy movement calls the whole thing a …