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UN: 800 killed in South Sudan in 2011
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 23:22:21 GMT
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan Lise Grande says at least 800 people have been killed during violence in South Sudan in the current year.

'Foreign' air strike kills two in Sudan
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 06:59:43 GMT
A missile attack by a plane described as “foreign” has destroyed a car in eastern Sudan, killing its two passengers, local officials say.

Sudan to hold referendum on Darfur
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:06:11 GMT
Sudan is to hold a referendum to determine the permanent administrative status of the country's Darfur region amid criticism from main rebel groups.

22 killed in clash over land in S Sudan
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 04:52:28 GMT
At least 22 people have been killed after armed members of two tribes clashed over a disputed stretch of land in South Sudan's Jonglei state.

N Sudan to open embassy in South
Wed, 23 Feb 2011 07:45:37 GMT
Following a secession referendum in Sudan, the Sudanese foreign minister says North Sudan seeks to become the first country to open an embassy in the South.

'Bashir to skip Sudan's next election'
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 09:40:46 GMT
An official from Sudan's ruling party says President Omar al-Bashir will not seek re-election in the country's next presidential ballot due in four years' time.

South Sudan clashes leave 16 dead
Thu, 10 Feb 2011 19:21:20 GMT
At least 16 people have been killed during clashes between south Sudan's army and rebels, as south Sudan prepares to secede from the north.

South Sudan's minister shot dead
Wed, 09 Feb 2011 11:25:30 GMT
South Sudan's minister of cooperatives and rural development Jimmy Lemi Milla and his bodyguard have been shot dead in Juba, the southern army's spokesman says.

Sudan's army clashes kill 50
Mon, 07 Feb 2011 01:59:38 GMT
At least 50 people have been killed in clashes in south Sudan as a mutiny in the army spread through towns in the oil-producing Upper Nile state.

Post-referendum S Sudan mulls capital
Sun, 06 Feb 2011 11:28:07 GMT
Southern Sudan is considering building a new capital after its expected secession from the North following a referendum which was held from 9 January to 15 January 2011.

98.83% support N, S Sudan secession
Sun, 30 Jan 2011 08:57:24 GMT
The first complete preliminary result of a South Sudan vote published by the Southern Sudan Referendum Commission shows a near 99 percent support for the secession of South Sudan from the North.

'Sweden must stop waging war in Africa'
Sun, 23 Jan 2011 18:14:30 GMT
A journalist and Sudan expert says Sweden must stop facilitating military build-up in southern Sudan by sending aid money to the troubled region.

Sudan army-rebels battle kills dozens
Sat, 22 Jan 2011 04:12:51 GMT
Clashes between Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and rebels have left dozens killed and injured on both sides on Friday, the military report says.

Sudan secession not acceptable: Poll
Thu, 20 Jan 2011 10:52:10 GMT
An opinion poll shows that the secession referendum in Sudan will probably trigger more violence resulting in the West's exploitation of southern oil-rich Sudan.

Sudanese police clash with protesters
Thu, 20 Jan 2011 00:38:21 GMT
Police forces in Sudan have clashed with supporters of the country's prominent opposition leader Hassan al-Torabi in the capital city of Khartoum.

Majority vote for South Sudan secession
Wed, 19 Jan 2011 16:51:25 GMT
South Sudan has achieved the majority required in a referendum on its secession from the north, with many counties still due to report.

Vote counting kicks off in Sudan
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 06:03:57 GMT
Vote counting has started in southern Sudan following the end of a week-long landmark referendum in the region on secession from the north.

Ten South Sudanese killed in ambush
Tue, 11 Jan 2011 14:41:18 GMT
Ten south Sudanese have been killed in an ambush, as they were returning home from the north to take part in the nation's ongoing referendum.

Polls open on 3rd day of Sudan vote
Tue, 11 Jan 2011 08:20:13 GMT
Southern Sudanese are voting for the third straight day in a week-long referendum, amid heightened tension along the north-south border.

Clashes in Sudan's Abyei region kill 33
Mon, 10 Jan 2011 15:11:44 GMT
At least 33 people have been killed over the past three days in clashes between local police and militia in Sudan's disputed border region of Abyei.

2nd day of south Sudan vote resumes
Mon, 10 Jan 2011 08:52:14 GMT
People in southern Sudan have gone to the polls for the second day of a week-long referendum on the secession of the southern sector of the African country from the north.

'US backs different regimes in Sudan'
Sun, 09 Jan 2011 11:16:10 GMT
The United States has played a major role in Sudan, backing different regimes that have served their interests, a political analyst says.

Southern Sudan kicks off historic vote
Sun, 09 Jan 2011 05:48:21 GMT
People in southern Sudan have begun voting in a landmark referendum on independence from the north as Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has warned that southern Sudan is not ready for independence.

25 killed in tribal clashes in south Sudan
Sun, 09 Jan 2011 02:37:05 GMT
At least 25 people have been killed and many more have been injured in clashes between fighters from two rival tribes in the Abyei region of southern Sudan.

Nine killed in southern Sudan clashes
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 16:37:50 GMT
At least nine people have been killed and several others were wounded in southern Sudan on the eve of a landmark referendum in the troubled region.

Al-Bashir warns of instable south Sudan
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 09:36:59 GMT
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has warned that south Sudan will likely face insatiability, in the event it gains independence from the north.

South Sudan prepares for referendum
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 03:28:20 GMT
Millions of south Sudanese are preparing to vote in a self-determination referendum that could split one of Africa's largest but poorest nations into two countries.

Bashir to respect referendum result
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 10:40:07 GMT
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir says he will welcome the result of the upcoming referendum in the south, whatever it may be.

Bashir tours S Sudan ahead of vote
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 09:35:37 GMT
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has arrived in the southern city of Juba to hold talks with local leaders five days ahead of an upcoming referendum on secession of the south from the main land.

Four million register for Sudan vote
Mon, 03 Jan 2011 19:13:06 GMT
Almost 4 million Sudanese have registered to participate in the January 9 referendum on whether the south and north Sudan should remain united.

'US, Israel behind Sudan conflicts'
Sun, 02 Jan 2011 19:47:51 GMT
The Sudanese ambassador to Tehran says the US and Israel play a key role in sowing seeds of discord and fueling the country's civil war and the unrest in its south.

UN prepares for Sudan referendum
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 09:40:14 GMT
Sudan is expected to hold its landmark referendum on south Sudan secession on time, as final preparations were carried out successfully for the vote.

Bashir to reinforce Sharia if Sudan splits
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 02:21:18 GMT
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has said that the north of the country will reinforce its Islamic law if the south secedes in the next month referendum.

Darfur clashes forces 12,000 to flee
Sun, 19 Dec 2010 13:47:33 GMT
Media reports from Khartoum say renewed fighting between the Sudanese army and anti-government fighters has forced at least 12,000 people to flee their homes.

Sudan extends vote registration deadline
Fri, 26 Nov 2010 18:28:04 GMT
Sudan's referendum commission announces plans to extend voter registration by one week as the country braces for the January 9 vote on whether southern Sudan will remain part of the country.

UN urges peace in Sudan ahead of vote
Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:25:03 GMT
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged peace in Sudan ahead of the January vote as the Sudanese government rules out a return to civil war.

Voters enlist for Sudan referendum
Mon, 15 Nov 2010 14:49:30 GMT
Voter registration for a January referendum to decide whether oil-producing southern Sudan will remain part of the country has kicked off.

North-South tension rises in Sudan
Mon, 15 Nov 2010 03:11:06 GMT
The UN mission in Darfur says it is preparing contingency plans after a rise in clashes on the North-South Sudan border in order to prevent a spillover into the restive western region.

Six people killed in Sudan plane crash
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 21:06:42 GMT
A fiery plane landing in Sudan's war-torn region of Darfur has killed Six of the 38 passengers onboard.

WFP aid workers kidnapped in Darfur
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 19:11:54 GMT
Gunmen have kidnapped three Latvian helicopter crew members working for the World Food Program (WFP) in the troubled Sudanese state of South Darfur.

Report warns of potential Sudan war
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 18:57:23 GMT
The threat of a new civil war looms over Sudan as the country tensely approaches a historic secession vote scheduled for January, a recent report warns.

Sudan rebels considering peace talks
Sun, 24 Oct 2010 18:40:01 GMT
Darfur's main rebel group says it is ready to start peace talks with Sudan's government through international mediators in Qatar.

'UN to send extra troops to Sudan'
Wed, 20 Oct 2010 07:20:33 GMT
The United Nations plans to send extra peacekeepers to Sudan's oil-rich Abyei region ahead of an upcoming referendum in the country, the UN special representative in Sudan says.

LRA attacks Sudan border region
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 08:32:54 GMT
The Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) militants have attacked a border area between Sudan and Central Africa, a member of Sudan's National Assembly says.

'Uganda's LRA heads for Sudan's Darfur'
Fri, 15 Oct 2010 07:39:59 GMT
The Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has headed for the already restive Darfur region in Sudan, amid calls for their arrest on charges of war crimes, an archbishop says.

Sudan hunts for kidnapped UN employee
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 17:18:51 GMT
Sudanese security forces have started a manhunt in the capital of North Darfur State after gunmen kidnapped a United Nations peacekeeper.

Protesters greet UNSC envoys in Sudan
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 02:58:10 GMT
Hundreds of people in Sudan have protested against a visit by United Nations Security Council ambassadors to their country.

Sudan announces referendum timetable
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 19:08:43 GMT
Amid rising tension and security concerns, Sudan announces November 14 as the starting date for voter registration in the country's secession referendum.

Rwandan troops to stay in Darfur
Sat, 25 Sep 2010 03:45:04 GMT
Rwanda has announced that it will be keeping its troops in Darfur, despite initial threats to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from western Sudan.

Thirteen drown in Sudan's White Nile
Sat, 18 Sep 2010 18:29:14 GMT
Tragedy strikes twice in three days in Sudan, where 13 people travelling to mourn victims of a bus crash drowned after a boat accident in White Nile River.


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