…Immediately we went back after a few hours of evacuation for Agok - we went back and opened inpatient, outpatient, TB, maternity departments …MSF is only organization working today in Agok - all other NGOs … have evacuated.

Dekow Aban Bdashir, MSF’s Deputy Medical Coordinator in the contested Abyei area of Sudan. Thousands of people were displaced in the Abyei Region following severe clashes that were ignited on May 20.

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Nanatsu no Taizai Sins Arc Timeline Translation

This timeline is available in the official fanbook 「七つの大罪公式ファンブック 解体罪書] with additional commentary by Hawk. Here’s just the timeline:

1300 years ago

  • Harlequin (future Faerie King) is born.

1000 years ago

  • The human kingdom makes a peace agreement with the Forest of the Faerie King

700 years ago

  • King chases after Helbram into the human world.
  • After being injured, King is rescued by Diane.

200 yeas ago

  • King puts an end to Helbram’s violent actions
  • King is accused as the Grizzly Sin of Sloth.

20 years ago

  • Ban and Elaine meet.
  • A demon attacks and the Forest of the Faerie King is burned to the ground.
  • Elaine is killed.
  • Ban is accused as the Fox Sin of Greed.

16 years ago

  • Danafor disappears.
  • Baltra adopts Elizabeth.
  • Meliodas saves Diane.
  • Meliodas makes Ban his comrade.

12 years ago

  • The Seven Deadly Sins fight the Vampires of Edinburgh.

10 years ago

  • Zaratras is murdered.
  • The Seven Deadly Sins are surrounded by Holy Knights and split up.
  • Diane loses her sacred treasure Gideon.
  • Hawk and Meliodas meet.

8 years ago

  • Helbram is revived using necromancy.
  • Dawn Roar is formed.

6 years ago

  • Weird Fang is formed without permission.

5 years ago

  • Ban is confined in Baste Prison.
  • A giant goes wild at the Byzel Fight Festival, and giants are henceforth banned from entering Byzel.

1 year ago

  • Arthur pulls Excalibur from the stone.


  • Hendrickson discovers the Grey Demon. The Holy Knights instigate a coup d'etat in Liones.
  • Elizabeth meets Meliodas.
  • Meliodas vs. Twigo
  • Meliodas saves Bernia Village.
  • Fort Solgales is destroyed by the spear that Meliodas throws back.
  • The group meet up with Diane in the Forest of White Dreams.
  • Meliodas vs. Gilthunder
  • The Sins vs. Weird Fang. Baste Prison is destroyed.
  • Ban joins the party.
  • The Crossing Shooting Stars appear in the sky.
  • Meliodas and co. head to a village near the City of the Dead.
  • Ban vs. King
  • Ban and Elaine are reunited in the City of the Dead.
  • The Sins vs. Guila
  • King joins the party.
  • The party discovers a wanted poster for Elizabeth in Byron.
  • Elizabeth is caught by Veronica and Griamore.
  • Gilthunder and Howzer take down a group of thugs who enter Liones from the north.
  • Jericho and Twigo drink demon blood.
  • The Sins participate in the Byzel Fight Festival.
  • The Sins vs. Guila, Jericho, and Marmas
  • Demon form Meliodas vs. Helbram
  • Diane gets rid of the Holy Knights.
  • The party encounters Gowther in Ordan Village.
  • The Sins vs. Dawn Roar. The Armoured Giant is also defeated.
  • Gowther joins the party.
  • Hendrickson’s true motives become clear.
  • Elizabeth is kidnapped by Vivian.
  • Meliodas, Ban, and Gowther infiltrate the capital.
  • Arthur appears at the south gate of the capital with an army.
  • Hendrickson vs. Arthur
  • Diane vs. Dreyfus and the Holy Knights
  • Howzer and Guila switch sides.
  • Gowther vs. Slader
  • Gowther vs. Dreyfus. Both are rendered unable to fight.
  • King vs. Helbram. King wins.
  • Hendrickson and Gilthunder vs. Arthur and Meliodas
  • A goddess orders Ban to kill Meliodas.
  • Hendrickson, Gilthunder, and Vivian vs. Meliodas
  • Gilthunder revolts.
  • Hendrickson is defeated.
  • Merlin vs. Vivian
  • Elizabeth and the King of Liones are rescued.
  • Merlin and Arthur return to Camelot.
  • The demon blood of the New Generation of Holy Knights goes berserk.
  • Elizabeth is kidnapped by Hendrickson.
  • Ban vs. Meliodas
  • Hendrickson vs. Griamore and Dreyfus
  • King eliminates Helbram.
  • Ban and King subdue the New Generation.
  • The Sins vs. Hendrickson
  • Hendrickson ingests the Grey Demon’s blood.
  • Hawk falls, blackened.
  • Elizabeth’s true magical ability is unlocked.
  • Meliodas defeats Hendrickson.
  • Hawk is revived in a smaller body.
  • Merlin joins the party.
  • Elizabeth recovers from her injuries.
  • Ban declares he is leaving the Seven Deadly Sins.

The Liones Kingdom Inception Day Festival

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