Mar 21, 2013 16:47 EDT
The main rebel coalition in Chad, the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR), said Thursday it was resuming its fight against President Idriss Deby Itno's regime.
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 19, 2013 12:31 EDT
A group of poachers last week massacred 89 elephants in one night near the town of Ganba in southern Chad, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said in a statement Tuesday.
Mar 17, 2013 13:44 EDT
A military trial has begun in Sudan for hardcore Islamist officers who allegedly plotted to destabilise the regime late last year, a lawyer said on Sunday.
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 16, 2013 13:46 EDT
The African Union's Peace and Security Council arrives in Sudan on Sunday to meet African peacekeepers serving in the troubled Darfur region, official media said, after fresh government-rebel clashes.
Mar 16, 2013 12:48 EDT
Around 12,500 Sudanese refugees fleeing inter-ethnic violence in the troubled Darfur region have crossed into Chad over the last four weeks, the UN refugee agency said Saturday.
Mar 16, 2013 03:09 EDT
Muslim and Western nations overcame deep divisions to agree on a landmark United Nations code to combat violence against women and girls.
Mar 16, 2013 00:01 EDT
Muslim and western nations overcame deep divisions to agree a historic United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combatting violence against women.
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 13, 2013 13:44 EDT
Gunmen shot and wounded a UN peacekeeper in South Sudan in a strife-torn region where government forces are building up for an offensive against a rebel group, the United Nations said Wednesday.
Mar 13, 2013 12:43 EDT
The UN and its aid partners in Sudan need almost $1 billion to address humanitarian needs resulting from the Darfur conflict and wars in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, officials said Wednesday.
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 15:35 EDT
Israel's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state attorney's office to answer claims that tough legislation enabling illegal migrants to be detained without trial for up to three years is unlawful.
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