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Simon Martelli

Simon Martelli

    New Libyan leader vows human rights commitment
    New Libyan leader vows human rights commitment
    Libya's new prime minister on Tuesday pledged his interim government would set respect for human rights as its priority, as the United Nations (UN)...
    Libya leaders mop up after deadly clashes in Tripoli
    Libya leaders mop up after deadly clashes in Tripoli
    Libya's new leadership on Saturday pressed a campaign to clear the capital of armed Muammar Gaddafi loyalists after fierce gun battles killed three...
    South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum for key talks
    South Sudan's Kiir in Khartoum for key talks
    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Saturday lead the first top-level delegation to Khartoum since southern secession, with key unresolved...
    Returned Darfur leader admits working to topple regime
    Returned Darfur leader admits working to topple regime
    A top Darfuri rebel leader, back from Libya, on Sunday told Agence France-Presse he was working with other armed groups to topple the Sudanese...
    Rebels lay down arms, offer to join South Sudan army
    Rebels lay down arms, offer to join South Sudan army
    A South Sudan rebel group led by renegade general Peter Gadet has agreed to an unconditional ceasefire and is committed to talks on merging its...
    UN: Sudan steps up air strikes in border state
    UN: Sudan steps up air strikes in border state
    Khartoum stepped up air strikes in South Kordofan state on the south Sudan border on Tuesday, causing "huge suffering" to the civilian population...
    Sudan mounts air strikes 'to control oilfields'
    Sudan mounts air strikes 'to control oilfields'
    Sudan's army has launched repeated air strikes on the southern army in Unity state in a bid to seize oilfields there weeks before the south's...
    Scores killed in South Sudan clashes
    Scores killed in South Sudan clashes
    Clashes between South Sudanese troops and two separate rebel militias have left at least 92 people dead, the army's spokesperson said on Monday,...
    Observer mission: Sudan split 'virtually certain'
    Observer mission: Sudan split 'virtually certain'
    The largest foreign poll observer mission said on Monday that the secession of South Sudan was "virtually certain" as polling stations wrapped up...
    Mubarak's party poised for sweeping poll triumph
    Mubarak's party poised for sweeping poll triumph
    Egypt on Tuesday awaited the final results of a parliamentary election that are set to deliver sweeping gains for President Hosni Mubarak's ruling...