Mar 21, 2013 10:11 EDT
Sudan on Thursday authorised companies to transport oil from South Sudan, in line with a timetable that will release billions of dollars in crucial revenues stalled over security concerns.
Mar 20, 2013 18:20 EDT
Sudan and South Sudan have pulled back troops from their disputed boundary in a first step to establish a demilitarised border zone, the African Union said on Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 10:41 EDT
The first observers are preparing to monitor a demilitarised buffer zone between Sudan and South Sudan, Khartoum's defence minister said on Wednesday, a move which aims to curb cross-border rebel support.
Mar 19, 2013 13:35 EDT
Almost 1,000 South Sudanese left their squalid Khartoum camp to return home by convoy on Tuesday but there is little immediate hope for tens of thousands who remain, officials say.
Mar 17, 2013 08:06 EDT
Hundreds of Sudanese refugees fled heavy fighting in South Sudan, United Nations officials said Sunday, warning of "serious concerns" over the presence of armed groups in border camps.
Mar 15, 2013 08:53 EDT
Sudan and South Sudan are talking peace after months of intermittent clashes but observers say there is still no end in sight to a rebellion in the north's border states.
Mar 14, 2013 18:25 EDT
South Sudan ordered oil companies in the country to resume production Thursday and end a 14-month-old shutdown sparked by furious arguments with rival Sudan, officials said.
Mar 14, 2013 00:13 EDT
World leaders and Catholics hailed the election of Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina as the first Latin American pope, urging him to work for religious reconciliation and peace.
Mar 13, 2013 15:35 EDT
The UN and its aid partners in Sudan need almost $1 billion to help victims of the Darfur conflict and wars in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, officials said Wednesday, as funding becomes harder to obtain for the country's long-running crises.
Mar 12, 2013 16:36 EDT
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has accepted an invitation to visit South Sudan, his office said on Tuesday, after the two countries agreed to resume oil flows in an easing of tensions following border clashes.
Mar 12, 2013 14:12 EDT
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has accepted an invitation to visit South Sudan, his press secretary said on Tuesday, in the latest sign of easing tensions after border clashes.
Mar 12, 2013 07:45 EDT
The United Nations has moved hundreds of peacekeepers to a troubled state in South Sudan ahead of an expected government offensive against a rebel group, a UN envoy said.
Mar 12, 2013 05:09 EDT
South Sudan on Tuesday signed the latest of a string of deals to restart the flow of oil stalled for more than a year after shutting down pipelines through arch-rival Sudan.
Mar 11, 2013 16:42 EDT
The armies of South Sudan and Sudan on Monday said they were pulling troops from contested border areas, in the latest attempt to set up a buffer zone after fighting last year.
Mar 05, 2013 05:09 EST
Dutch airline KLM said Tuesday it is ending direct flights between Amsterdam and the Sudanese capital Khartoum, citing rising costs.
Mar 05, 2013 03:21 EST
Dutch airline KLM said on Tuesday it is ending direct flights between Amsterdam and the Sudanese capital Khartoum, citing rising costs.
Mar 04, 2013 07:18 EST
Sudan breached UN sanctions by using warplanes and rockets bought from Belarus and Russia in the Darfur conflict, according to UN experts who have called for a tightened embargo.
Mar 03, 2013 18:22 EST
It was the pouring rain on his parched lips that woke South Sudanese lawyer Ring Bulabek, left for dead in a cemetery after three days of bloody beatings by attackers who wanted him to drop a legal case.
Feb 28, 2013 16:32 EST
Sudan is sending hundreds of troop reinforcements to the troubled Blue Nile region, state-linked media said on Thursday, after reports of clashes with rebels in a strategic border town.
Feb 27, 2013 15:02 EST
Government doctors in Sudan amputated a man's hand and foot to carry out a sentence for robbery, rights groups said on Wednesday, describing the extremely rare punishment as a form of torture.
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