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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 26, 2013 08:51 EST
Heavy fighting has occurred between government and rebel forces in a strategic Sudanese border town, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, giving the first independent confirmation of the key battle.
Feb 26, 2013 06:47 EST
Sudan should charge or release six members of opposition political parties which held talks last month with rebel groups on a charter for toppling the government, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
Feb 25, 2013 15:07 EST
More than 500 members of an Arab tribe in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur region have been killed and almost 900 wounded in seven weeks of clashes, an MP representing the district said on Monday.
Feb 24, 2013 15:26 EST
Sudanese rebels on Sunday said they were fighting inside a strategic border town in Blue Nile state for the first time since its seizure by the army more than a year ago.
Feb 23, 2013 14:29 EST
An Arab militia firing heavy machine guns killed more than 50 people in Sudan's Darfur region on Saturday, residents said, continuing unrest that has caused the largest displacement of people in years.