khartoum khartoum  /ˌkɑr ˈtum/


  • (n) the capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile


  1. Sudan currency close to record low after threat of oil flow stoppage

    By Khalid Abdelaziz and Ulf Laessing KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's currency has fallen close to a record low against the dollar on the black market since Khartoum threatened to halt cross-border oil flows with South Sudan as import firms fear a dollar scarcity will worsen, dealers said. There is little foreign trading in the Sudanese pound but the black market rate is an important indicator of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Sudan's inflation falls to 37.1 percent in May

    KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's annual inflation rate eased to 37.1 percent in May - the lowest level in a year - from 41.4 percent in April as food price rises slowed, official data showed on Monday. Prices have jumped since South Sudan seceded in 2011, taking three-quarters of Sudan's oil production - the main source of budget revenues and dollars needed to pay for food imports. Annual inflation ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Sudan may suspend more pacts with South Sudan

    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's spy chief warns his country will suspend nine agreements reached earlier this year with South Sudan if it continues to support rebels fighting to topple the Khartoum government.        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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  1. "There is a great need for us to sound the alarm again about Darfur. It is a terrible humanitarian crisis compounded by a corrupt and very cruel regime in Khartoum," Clinton said at a Senate hearing to confirm her nomination as secretary of state.
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Reuters

  2. "The reports I have received from my envoy in Khartoum, Mr. Oud-Abdallah, encourage me to think we may tomorrow (Saturday) receive a green light from President Bashir for a full cease-fire, a renewed effort to bring all parties into the political...
    on Dec 22, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source:

  3. Prime Minister Gordon Brown said: "I feel very sorry about what has happened to Gillian Gibbons. I understand that she has not yet been charged with any offence by the authorities. Our embassy in Khartoum is giving all appropriate assistance to her....
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: ic Wales

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