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...

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...

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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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...

The Sudan is just too harda?¦

...500 guests at the UNa?¦ wow, just think, if each of them had brought a canned good, it could have fed thousands in the Sudan. Were the guests all actors, too? Really, who writes this stuff? Do they work at the UN? From the Associated Press: To...

Manute Bol, NBA player-humanitarian, dies at 47

...Bol, a lithe 7-foot-7 shot-blocker from Sudan who spent 10 seasons in the NBA and was dedicated...Tom Prichard, executive director of the group Sudan Sunrise, said in an e-mail."Sudan and the world have lost a hero and an example...

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Franklin Graham to visit war-torn Sudan CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Evangelist Franklin Graham plans to travel to Sudan at the invitation of its Muslim government...efforts to complete a peace agreement in Sudan's 20-year civil war. The conflict...

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