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Aljazeera
Mahmoud Hussein's daughter: Journalists have failed ushim so much that they were helping him live on camera. My favourite story abou
Aljazeera / Posted 3 hours ago
him so much that they were helping him live on camera. My favourite story about my dad is about this time he was in Darfur in Sudan, where he was producing a short documentary about a very poor village there. The central character of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Darfur States Start Enforcing Arms CollectionEd Daein / Nyala — In South and East Darfur, the forced collection of weapons h
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Ed Daein / Nyala — In South and East Darfur, the forced collection of weapons has resulted in the seizure of numbers of heavy weapons from civilians and militiamen, including machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. The governor of East Darfur,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grenade Blast Kills Gunman in North Darfur Citysquad chasing him. Several security officers were wounded. According to govern
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
squad chasing him. Several security officers were wounded. According to government sources in the capital of North Darfur, the man was being hunted down by the security service after he had fired live bullets in Abdelrahman El Rashid Park.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Early Grazing - Three Farmers Attacked in West DarfurKereinik / El Geneina — The attack on three women farmers in Kereinik locality,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Kereinik / El Geneina — The attack on three women farmers in Kereinik locality, West Darfur, has raised calls for the arrest of the perpetrators and the collection of illegal weapons in the region. Hanab Mohamed Adam, Mariam Abdallah and Nadifa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malaria in East Darfur, Kassala - 'More Than 50 Cases in Hospital Each Day'Ed Daein / Kassala / Delling — East Darfur has seen a surge in malaria cases. T
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Ed Daein / Kassala / Delling — East Darfur has seen a surge in malaria cases. The hospital in the state capital receives between 50 to 70 cases each day. On Monday, a medical source at Ed Daein Hospital told Radio Dabanga that 50 to 70 new malaria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Darfur Rebels Freeze Peace Deal With KhartoumKhartoum — One of the former Darfuri rebel factions and signatories to a peace
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Khartoum — One of the former Darfuri rebel factions and signatories to a peace accord with Khartoum froze the agreement in protest against the slow pace of implementation. The Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) faction of Nureldin Zorgi announced to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Policeman Robbed of Weapon in North Darfur Attackgunshot wounds when he was fired upon by unknown assailants as he made his way
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
gunshot wounds when he was fired upon by unknown assailants as he made his way to work on in Kabkabiya locality in North Darfur state on Saturday. Witnesses told Radio Dabanga that 25-year-old policeman Wed Braima was on his way from his home in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shooting in North Darfur Market Wounds SixKutum / Kator — Six people were wounded in an attack by militiamen on the marke
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Kutum / Kator — Six people were wounded in an attack by militiamen on the market in Kutum, North Darfur, on Thursday. Bandits robbed the passengers of a vehicle en route to El Fasher. Ten armed men, driving a Land Cruiser, opened fire in the market... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwandan Peacekeepers Hand Over New Classrooms to Darfur SchoolRwandan peacekeepers, code-named RWANBATT49, serving under African Union-United
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Rwandan peacekeepers, code-named RWANBATT49, serving under African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation (UNAMID) in North Darfur, Sudan, have handed over new classrooms constructed at EL SIREAF High Secondary School for Girls. Inaugurated on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2,500 More RSF Militiamen in North Darfur Capital for Arms CollectionEl Fasher — A new contingent of 2,500 members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF)
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
El Fasher — A new contingent of 2,500 members of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) militia has arrived in the North Darfur capital of El Fasher to assist with arms collection and vehicle control. The new contingent will reinforce the existing 10,000 RSF... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Artist to Launch 'Sudan National Geographic' Media Projectone into limitless beauty." "We own lots of water resources, including the Worl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
one into limitless beauty." "We own lots of water resources, including the World's second largest underground reservoir (in Darfur), that can be tapped to feed the people of the region," argues Yousif. "I want to present the beautiful Sudan and that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Using the Army to Fight Crime Is a Bad Idea - Here's WhyIt's participation has reached the lowest level since the early 2000s following
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
It's participation has reached the lowest level since the early 2000s following the recent withdrawal of its soldiers from Darfur, Sudan. [t]he reality is that the state of readiness [of the South African National Defence Force] is appalling: The... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[OPINION] Why it's a bad idea for the SA army to fight crimeIts participation has reached the lowest level since the early 2000s following
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
Its participation has reached the lowest level since the early 2000s following the recent withdrawal of its soldiers from Darfur, Sudan. Helmoed-Römer Heitman, one of South Africa’s most authoritative defence analysts contends that: [t]he... Read more
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The Hill
Sudan must continue to be held accountableSudan’s Five Track Plan at least eleven times, including the killing of innocen
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
Sudan’s Five Track Plan at least eleven times, including the killing of innocent civilians at the Kalma Refugee Camp in Darfur by Sudanese Security Forces. But why does that matter and what implications does it have for the United States? More... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Floods Leave Thousands Homeless in Sudanare worst affected, constituting 52 000 of the displaced civilians in Gezira, K
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
are worst affected, constituting 52 000 of the displaced civilians in Gezira, Kassala, Sennar, North Kordofan, South Darfur, West Darfur and White Nile. Some 19 000 houses have been destroyed. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has... Read more
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Spalding Today
Spalding Inner Wheel Club hosts charity founderThe founder of a small charity doing lifesaving work in Darfur, Sudan, was the
Spalding Today / Posted yesterday
The founder of a small charity doing lifesaving work in Darfur, Sudan, was the guest speaker at the Inner Wheel Club of Spalding’s International Service lunch. Since it was formed by Patricia Parker in 1981, Kids for Kids has adopted 81 villages and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Surge in Malaria Cases Crowds West Darfur Health FacilitiesSirba / El Geneina / Murnei — Health facilities in West Darfur are struggling t
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Sirba / El Geneina / Murnei — Health facilities in West Darfur are struggling to handle a surge in Malaria cases, brought on by the rainy season. In Sirba, the hospital must accommodate patients three to a bed. The Coordinator of the Sirba camps for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shifting Emphasissomehow. And that where handling the domestic scene becomes an issue. Another i
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
somehow. And that where handling the domestic scene becomes an issue. Another incident like the ill-timed Kalma IDP camp in Darfur will definitely not augur well and Sudan needs to help itself to allow others extend a helping hand. Ghandour was all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Sends 10,000 RSF to Collect Arms in North DarfurFasher / Khartoum / Kutum — The Sudanese government deployed a force of 10,000
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Fasher / Khartoum / Kutum — The Sudanese government deployed a force of 10,000 Rapid Support Force (RSF) soldiers to North Darfur to contribute to the forced weapons collection in the state. United States officials said to support the nationwide... Read more
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Perth Now
Our very own Florence NightingaleSalmon said she coped by just dealing with whatever emergency came in methodica
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Salmon said she coped by just dealing with whatever emergency came in methodically and sensibly. “I was up in the north Darfur once when we had a young guy came in with a completely shattered leg late at night one night, and the surgeon — we... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Our very own Florence NightingaleSalmon said she coped by just dealing with whatever emergency came in methodica
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Salmon said she coped by just dealing with whatever emergency came in methodically and sensibly. “I was up in the north Darfur once when we had a young guy came in with a completely shattered leg late at night one night, and the surgeon — we... Read more
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Swissinfo
Stories making the Swiss Sunday papershad already been 649. The paper mentions two recent high-profile cases, that of
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
had already been 649. The paper mentions two recent high-profile cases, that of aid worker Margit Schenkel kidnapped in Darfur, and the Swiss journalist briefly arrested in Venezuela, both of which spurred the intervention of Swiss consular and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Our very own Florence NightingaleSalmon said she coped by just dealing with whatever emergency came in methodica
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Salmon said she coped by just dealing with whatever emergency came in methodically and sensibly. “I was up in the north Darfur once when we had a young guy came in with a completely shattered leg late at night one night, and the surgeon — we... Read more
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News.com.au
Our very own Florence Nightingalethe profession.” Helping a girl who lost her foot after a snake bite in South
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
the profession.” Helping a girl who lost her foot after a snake bite in South Sudan.Source:Supplied Vaccinating a baby in Darfur, Sudan.Source:Supplied Ms Salmon said she coped by just dealing with whatever emergency came in methodically and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Export Shipment From South Darfur TanneryNyala — The Government of South Darfur has announced the export of the first sh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nyala — The Government of South Darfur has announced the export of the first shipment of tanned leather to China from the Nyala modern tannery. The head of the board of directors of Nyala tannery, Walid El Fayed, said that the tannery produces 3,000... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Crisis in Yemen being ignored because it doesn’t fit right narrativeto the Myanmar government’s blindness to the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
to the Myanmar government’s blindness to the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims. It is no more politically useful than Darfur, where the Arabs of Sudan oppressed millions of Darfuris for several years. Islamic rage over the treatment of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Social Roots of Jihadist Violence in the Northof the focus on Soum and attack elsewhere.[fn]The lack of troops will be eased
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of the focus on Soum and attack elsewhere.[fn]The lack of troops will be eased by the return of the battalion deployed in Darfur (about 850 men). Crisis Group interviews, diplomats, security source, Ouagadougou, May 2017.Hide Footnote Ansarul... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are Sanctions Working?other US sanctions on Sudan - including targeted economic measures against indi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
other US sanctions on Sudan - including targeted economic measures against individuals accused of political crimes in Darfur - remain. And the country stays, at least for now, on America's list of state sponsors of terrorism, thereby being... Read more
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Breitbart
McDonnell: As Trump Administration Eases Sanctions, Five Genocides Committed by Islamist Sudanracial, or religious group.” The Sudan regime has conspired to destroy all the
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
racial, or religious group.” The Sudan regime has conspired to destroy all the people groups listed below, not just the Darfuri, where genocide was declared by then-Secretary of State Colin Powell, September 9, 2004. Genocide in Southern Sudan... Read more
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Swissinfo
Are Swiss aid workers taking too many risks?it be left to larger organisations? (SRF/swissinfo.ch) Reports say Margrit S.
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
it be left to larger organisations? (SRF/swissinfo.ch) Reports say Margrit S. was abducted on Saturday in Sudan’s northern Darfur region. She’s lived in the country for years and built a children’s ward and midwifey school in North Darfur. This was... Read more
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Slate
It’s Time to Admit It: The Save Darfur Movement FailedDarfur Wasn’t SavedA decade of activism and international pressure couldn’t sto
Slate / Posted 6 days ago
Darfur Wasn’t SavedA decade of activism and international pressure couldn’t stop the killing in Sudan. It was April 30, 2006, and a recently elected Illinois senator named Barack Obama walked up to a microphone on the National Mall in Washington. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
♦ This Week's News in Brief ♦Dabanga Sudan — A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the ne
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Dabanga Sudan — A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the news from Darfur and Sudan ♦ Sanctions lifted: No celebration "unless Sudan changes internal politics" October 10 - 2017 KHARTOUM The lifted trade embargo on Sudan by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three People Killed in South DarfurNyala / Ed Daein — Three people were killed in separate robberies and clashes i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Nyala / Ed Daein — Three people were killed in separate robberies and clashes in South Darfur this week. Also in East Darfur the forced collection of weapons from civilians is at hands. Gunmen shot and killed a trader in Nyala in South Darfur on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abduction of Swiss Aid Worker in Darfur ContinuesEl Fasher — The Swiss Margaret Schenkel has been kidnapped by gunmen in North D
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
El Fasher — The Swiss Margaret Schenkel has been kidnapped by gunmen in North Darfur for three days since Saturday. The Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre strongly condemns the abduction of the aid worker. The head of the documentation centre... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SCOVA Discusses Civil Society Contribution to Firearms Collection Campaignfor Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) held deliberatory meeting with participation of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
for Voluntary Agencies (SCOVA) held deliberatory meeting with participation of a number of organizations operating in Darfur to seek ways and means of contribution of civil society and voluntary organizations to the Firearms Collection... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Charity worker captured by rebels nominated as 'Woman of Year'Dorking is attending in celebration of all that she has achieved in helping the
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
Dorking is attending in celebration of all that she has achieved in helping the otherwise forgotten children suffering in Darfur. Kids for Kids has been helping children living in the western region of Sudan since 2001 and has adopted 87 villages... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Lifting of U.S. Sanctions Will Only Benefit Khartoum Regime' - Sudan Rebel Groupson Sudan without any control gives the Sudanese regime "a blank check to contin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
on Sudan without any control gives the Sudanese regime "a blank check to continue with its heinous crimes", said the Darfur rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) in a statement on Sunday. The rebel group called on Washington "to... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump Administration Will Lift Sanctions on Sudanbin Laden. The U.S. slapped on additional sanctions in 2004 following news of a
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
bin Laden. The U.S. slapped on additional sanctions in 2004 following news of alleged human rights abuses and violence in Darfur. Michael Casey, a partner at Kirkland & Ellis International LLP and author of "Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance:... Read more
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FOX News
Silvio Berlusconi gives Vladimir Putin birthday present of duvet cover with their picture on itwith Berlusconi and it was one of the more astonishing evenings of my life," Cl
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
with Berlusconi and it was one of the more astonishing evenings of my life," Clooney said in 2011. “I went to speak about Darfur. I'd done my homework. He took me to see his bedroom and the bed that Putin gave him. It became a very different... Read more
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FOX News
Silvio Berlusconi gives Vladimir Putin birthday present of duvet cover with their picture on itwith Berlusconi and it was one of the more astonishing evenings of my life," Cl
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
with Berlusconi and it was one of the more astonishing evenings of my life," Clooney said in 2011. “I went to speak about Darfur. I'd done my homework. He took me to see his bedroom and the bed that Putin gave him. It became a very different... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Lifts Sanctions - 'More Progress Needed'deadly clashes between Sudanese military forces and displaced people partaking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
deadly clashes between Sudanese military forces and displaced people partaking in a demonstration near Kalma camp in South Darfur on 22 September. Six civilians were killed during the clashes. "We have raised our concern about this incident... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Accused of Planning to Kill Musa Hilalof Um Baro and Ein Siro. Another RSF force, consisting of 83 four-wheel-drive v
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
of Um Baro and Ein Siro. Another RSF force, consisting of 83 four-wheel-drive vehicles, is heading from Kabkabiya in North Darfur to the South Darfur capital of Nyala for the same purpose. The Council warned that "those who hope that Hilal will be... Read more
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EuroNews
Swiss woman abducted in Sudan by criminal gang for ransom - officialgang is responsible for the abduction of a Swiss humanitarian worker who disapp
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
gang is responsible for the abduction of a Swiss humanitarian worker who disappeared outside her home in Sudan’s troubled Darfur region on Friday. Authorities have intensified the search in and around the city of al-Fashir and believe the gang is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Extends Ceasefire2016, President Al Bashir announced a unilateral ceasefire for the Two Areas. N
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
2016, President Al Bashir announced a unilateral ceasefire for the Two Areas. Not much later the decision was extended to Darfur. The ceasefire was extended several times after that, the last time on 2 July, for a period of four months. The... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss woman abducted in Sudan by criminal gang for ransomgang is responsible for the abduction of a Swiss humanitarian worker who disapp
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
gang is responsible for the abduction of a Swiss humanitarian worker who disappeared outside her home in Sudan’s troubled Darfur region on Friday. Authorities have intensified the search in and around the city of al-Fashir and believe the gang is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNAMID Welcomes U.S. Sanctions Relief On SudanZalingei — In a press statement on Sunday, the joint UN-AU Mission in Darfur (U
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Zalingei — In a press statement on Sunday, the joint UN-AU Mission in Darfur (Unamid) welcomed the US Administration's decision to lift most economic sanctions imposed on Sudan. The decision, which ends more than two decades of economic sanctions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bern Demands Release of Swiss Woman Abducted in Darfurthe quick release of a Swiss aid worker who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen fro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
the quick release of a Swiss aid worker who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen from her house in El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, on Saturday evening. "The Foreign Ministry is aware of the case of a Swiss woman kidnapped in Darfur," a spokesman... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Collapse of Kenyan Cases Hurt Ocampo's Ego and Careeraspect of Moreno Ocampo's investigations but especially his failure to undertak
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
aspect of Moreno Ocampo's investigations but especially his failure to undertake even "targeted and brief interviews" in Darfur," wrote Julie Flint and Alex De Waal in World Affairs magazine. Mr Ocampo would often brag to the media that there is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boy Loses Fingers in South Darfur Ammo BlastNyala — A boy was injured when a piece of unexploded ordnance (UXO) detonated i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nyala — A boy was injured when a piece of unexploded ordnance (UXO) detonated in the South Darfur capital of Nyala on Saturday. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, an eyewitness reported that the boy had crept into the abandoned arms and ammunition stores of... Read more
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International Business Times
Silvio Berlusconi gave Vladimir Putin a custom-made duvet cover of them both for his birthday "I've had one evening with Berlusconi and it was one of the more astonishing ev
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
"I've had one evening with Berlusconi and it was one of the more astonishing evenings of my life. I went to speak about Darfur. I'd done my homework. He took me to see his bedroom and the bed that Putin gave him. It became a very different... Read more
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