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Toll in Sudan clashes rises to 87 dead: Darfur medics

Khartoum - Five days of fighting in Sudan's West Darfur region has left at least 87 people dead, medics said Wednesday, with thousands fleeing the latest outbreak of violence."The committee has recorded a new toll of ...

Descendants of Sudan Jews hope to connect with Israel

Khartoum - In a corner of a shabby central Khartoum neighbourhood, Hebrew-lettered gravestones jut up from a rubble-strewn plot, remnants of the small but vibrant Jewish community that once lived in Sudan.

Sudan, Ethiopia border dispute fuels wider tensions

Khartoum - A decades-old border dispute between Sudan and Ethiopia is pouring fuel on a rivalry that analysts warn could flare into a broader conflict.

Fear and mourning after attack on South Darfur village

Nyala - A pall of gloom hangs over the house of Adam Omar in a remote village in Sudan's South Darfur; he has lost seven family members including two sons in recent tribal clashes.

Uneasy calm in Sudan's Darfur after clashes kill 155

Khartoum - A tense calm fell Tuesday on Sudan's Darfur region after days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives, left scores wounded and displaced tens of thousands, a tribal leader and a regional official said.

Fears about Sudan's Darfur after 130 killed in days of fighting

Khartoum - The latest inter-ethnic violence to rock Sudan's restive Darfur region had killed 130 people by Monday, tribal leaders said, weeks after a peacekeeping mission ended operations.

Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

Nyala - The United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur is set to end 13 years of peacekeeping in the vast Sudanese region on Thursday, even as recent violent clashes leave residents fearful of new conflict.

Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

Nyala - Sudan's hybrid United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur is set to end its 13-year peacekeeping operations in the conflict marred region Thursday, even as recent violent clashes leave residents fearful.

New exile for Eritrean refugees fleeing Ethiopia

Gedaref - Among the thousands of people fleeing the five-week-old conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region are a few dozen men, women and children from Eritrea, one of the world's most authoritarian states.

Tailor of Tigray mends Ethiopian refugees' clothes and hearts

- Thousands of people fled war in Ethiopia with nothing but the clothes on their backs.

End of a nightmare for Ethiopian refugee mother and child

Gedaref - It is every parent's worst nightmare: to be separated from their child.And that is exactly what happened to Otash, an Ethiopian woman now living as a refugee in Sudan.

Trees bulldozed to make way for refugee shelters in Sudan

- Bulldozers are tearing down trees by the dozen to make way for shelters and provide firewood for refugees from Ethiopia's Tigray conflict at Sudan's Um Raquba reception camp.

After escaping Ethiopia, mothers face giving birth in camps

Gedaref - Like all mothers-to-be, Berekhti Burro dreamt of bringing new life into the world in a safe place, with love and care at home to give her baby the best start.

Ethiopia conflict puts 2.3 million children in need: UNICEF

Khartoum - The outbreak of conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region has left some 2.3 million children in urgent need of assistance and thousands more at risk in refugee camps, the UN children's agency said Friday.

Ethiopian parents fear for future of refugee children

Gedaref - Seated on the ground in a camp in Sudan's Gedaref region, Ethiopian schoolteacher Tadros Bay reads a story to four children huddled around him.

Heat and hunger: Sudan struggles to shelter 25,000 Ethiopian refugees

- In a sun-baked and dusty wasteland in remote eastern Sudan, crews are labouring to rebuild a refugee camp for the 25,000 people who have fled heavy fighting in neighbouring Ethiopia's Tigray region.

Ethiopians fleeing fighting return to famine-era Sudan camps

- Two decades since Burhan Yussef left the Um Raquba camp where he had sought refuge from devastating famine in his homeland of Ethiopia, the 77-year-old is returning.

Sudan declares amnesty except for war crime suspects

Khartoum - Sudan has declared an amnesty for the tens of thousands who fought in its civil conflicts excluding those faced with charges of genocide or war crimes.

Sudan eyes economic recovery after planned US terror delisting

Khartoum - Sudan on Tuesday hailed US plans to remove it from its state sponsors of terrorism blacklist, saying the move would facilitate debt relief and pave the way to economic recovery.

After Sudan's peace deal, the hard task begins of gathering the guns

Khartoum - Sudan is celebrating a landmark agreement to end decades of war, but the first step to turn promises on paper into peace is also one of the most explosive -- disarmament.
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