Common sense bombs out

...students never rose to the liberal ideal of "victim," a category to which Ahmed, as the son of activist Muslim immigrants from Sudan, is given instant admission complete with the prerequisite Twitter hashtag #IStandWithAhmed.To say the teen has been unfairly...

Dine & Dish: Arts in the Heart offers international flavor

...offering a nice depth of flavor and a little spice. SOUTH SUDANThe menu: Joining Arts in the Heart for the first time is South Sudan. Although located in Africa, its menu harkens to Mediterranean and Indian flavors. It features sambusas (savory pastries...

A player's path from Sudan to Indiana to Wisconsin

...left the tropical, dangerous climes of Sudan. Thirteen years later, Duany left Bloomington...more important victory. "I think about Sudan a lot," said Duany, his voice betraying...to make a difference." Wal Duany -- Sudan's former prime minister -- his wife...

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Sudanese refugee organized fundraiser walk to help developing South Sudan

...the U.S. 12 years ago from Twic Village, in South Sudan, Africa.Sudan was involved in several decades of conflict because...led to a referendum that favored secession. South Sudan gained independence on July 9, 2011.The couple has...

Ex-President Carter to observe Sudan elections

...President Jimmy Carter will be among the official observers when Sudan conducts national elections next week.The Carter Center said...observers from more than 20 countries will be deployed in each of Sudan's 25 states to assess the environment surrounding polling...

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Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...IOC executive board recommended Tuesday that South Sudan be granted Olympic recognition, a step that would...on Sunday, IOC spokesman Mark Adams said.South Sudan, which split from Sudan and became independent in 2011, has been torn by...

NBA holds exhibition game in Africa

...as a kid, (I wanted) to play bsketball and never had the access to meet NBA players, or watch NBA," said Deng, who was born in South Sudan. "Now to be part of a team coming back to play for Africa. I can't describe it."

Investigation finds no evidence of bias by former Hawks GM Danny Ferry

...Taylor wrote to Ferry, adding the GM then "strongly" recommended the team attempt to sign Deng.Deng, who is from South Sudan, signed with the Miami Heat.With Ferry on the indefinite leave, basketball operations responsibilities shifted to coach...

TV reporter says she's angry after Sudan incident

...to establish a relationship and push for a new beginning as Sudan reforms itself, they have to live up to international standards...of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, said no one from Sudan has gotten in touch with her. "I would rather see them live...

Blood, oil mix in Sudan's Darfur region

...by Don Cheadle and John Prendergast -- my eyes have been opened to the horrors of what's happening in the Darfur region of Sudan. I know I'm coming in late to this issue but now that I know about it, and learning more every day, I want to tell everyone...