kordofan : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a mountainous province of central Sudan
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  • U.N. says peacekeeper killed in shelling in Sudan oil region
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A United Nations peacekeeper was killed on Friday in Sudan's main oil region when shells struck a United Nations logistics base, a U.N. spokesman said. The slain peacekeeper was from Ethiopia, U.N. spokesman Kieran Dwyer said, adding that two other Ethiopian peacekeepers were injured in the shelling. He said the U.N. base in Kadugli, capital of South Kordofan state, is used ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Ban Ki-moon in ReliefWeb (press release)
    The formation of these units is a prerequisite for full redeployment of SPLA forces from Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States,Ban said in the report. "The joint integration units are also mandated to protect the Sudan's oil fields, while...
  • Alex de Waal in IRINnews.org
    With the sole exception of Abyei, Kordofan suffers an attention deficit,Alex de Waal, of the Social Science Research Council in New York, wrote this month on his blog, Making Sense of Darfur. "The dangers of renewed violent conflict and...

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