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Stories with person: Omar al-Bashir
  • UN rights office decries 'impunity' after Darfur violence 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 2:31 pm

    GENEVA - U.N. human rights officials say Sudanese security forces that were allegedly involved in killings, sexual violence and other abuses in Darfur last year have largely gone unpunished.

  • Egypt unveils Suez Canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-06-15 5:22 pm

    ISMAILIA, Egypt - In a defining moment of his young presidency, Egypt's Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi presided Thursday over the unveiling of a major extension of the Suez Canal that he hailed as a historic feat needed to revive the country's ailing economy after years of unrest.

  • Sudan's president, facing charges, scheduled to speak at UN 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 6:29 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who faces international war crimes and genocide charges, is on a provisional list of speakers at a U.N. summit of world leaders in late September. If he speaks, al-Bashir would be the first head of state to address the General Assembly while facing charges by the International Criminal Court.