In his in-depth profile of Chinese president Xi Jinping at The New Yorker this week, Evan Osnos...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 13, 2012
South Sudan has struggled to build its infrastructure since gaining independence from Sudan last year after decades of civil war. The country relies on oil exports for 98% of its revenue, but the oil industry has been shut down...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 7, 2012
The 29 Chinese workers who were abducted by rebels while working on a road construction project in Sudan ten days ago have been released and sent to Kenya. From AP: The International Committee of the Red Cross said the abducted...
by Scott Greene | Jan 30, 2012
A Chinese embassy official told state media on Tuesday that all of the 29 abducted Chinese workers in Sudan remain missing, despite reports from Sudanese media on Monday claiming that 14 of the workers had been freed. From The...
by Scott Greene | Jan 29, 2012
Sudanese rebels claimed on Sunday that they abducted 29 Chinese road workers after a battle between the rebels and the Sudanese army, though the army claims the rebels attacked the workers’ compound. From Reuters: The army...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 28, 2011
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir met with President Hu Jintao in Beijing Wednesday morning, after delaying a previously-scheduled meeting. From Reuters: Al-Bashir was greeted by President Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 27, 2011
Omar al-Bashir, the President of Sudan who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity, was scheduled to visit Beijing and meet with President Hu Jintao today,...
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