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Indonesia denies peacekeepers tried to leave Sudan with arms

Jakarta - Indonesia denied Tuesday that United Nations peacekeepers from the country had sought to take weapons out of Sudan's conflict-wracked Darfur after they were allegedly caught leaving the region with arms.

US to lift some sanctions against Sudan: officials

Washington - The United States will ease some financial sanctions against Sudan on Friday for efforts to help fight terrorism, although it will remain on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, two White House officials told AFP.

Sudan lawmakers vote to bring back PM post

Khartoum - Sudanese lawmakers voted Wednesday to bring back the post of prime minister, a position abolished after President Omar al-Bashir came to power in a 1989 Islamist-backed coup.

Cash crunch closing WHO clinics in Sudan war zones

Khartoum - Dozens of health facilities supported by the World Health Organization in strife-torn areas of Sudan risk closure due to a lack of funds, exposing one million people to likely epidemics.

UN cancels controversial Gambia army chief's Darfur visit

Nairobi - The UN has stopped The Gambia's controversial army chief from visiting troops serving as peacekeepers in Darfur, as international pressure grows on the country's top brass to accept incoming president-elect Adama Barrow.

Sudan students march defying crackdown

Khartoum - Around 300 Sudanese students and schoolchildren marched in the capital Khartoum on Thursday, defying government efforts to quell persistent protests against fuel subsidy cuts that have led to spiralling prices.

Bashir rejects Amnesty 'lies' about Darfur chemical attacks

Khartoum - President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday accused Amnesty International of spreading "lies" that Sudanese government forces had used chemical weapons against civilians in war-torn Darfur.

Sudan doctors demand protection in nationwide strike

Khartoum - Doctors at Sudanese government hospitals held a nationwide strike on Thursday to demand better facilities, higher wages and protection from security forces, medics and an AFP correspondent reported.

UN urges Sudan to shed light on chemical weapons allegations

New York - The UN peacekeeping chief on Tuesday urged Sudan to help shed light on allegations of chemical weapons attacks in Darfur, but Russia said the claims must not be taken seriously.

Watchdog unable to say if chemical weapons used in Sudan

Den Haag - The global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday that it was unable to support allegations that Sudanese government forces used suspected toxic arms in war-torn Darfur.

Amnesty accuses Sudan of deadly Darfur chemical attacks

New York - Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected chemical weapons attacks in a mountainous area of war-torn Darfur.

Sudan's Bashir says peace has returned to Darfur

- President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday declared that peace had returned to Sudan's war-torn Darfur despite a deadlock in African Union-brokered ceasefire talks and persistent fighting that has driven thousands from their homes this year.

Sudan says 816 African migrants arrested in 2 months

Khartoum - Some 800 African migrants and a group of smugglers were arrested near Sudan's border with Libya while trying to reach Europe between June and August, security officers told reporters Tuesday.

Aid workers struggle to help floods homeless in Sudan

Kasala - Aid workers are struggling to get hundreds of tonnes of aid to people made homeless by widespread flooding in Sudan after torrential rains severed a highway and other roads.

Sudan issues flood warning as Nile rises

Khartoum - Sudanese authorities on Wednesday warned people living near the banks of the Nile to be wary of flooding, after two weeks of heavy rainfall killed dozens across the country.

Sudan rebels sign AU-brokered peace roadmap

Khartoum - Prominent Sudanese rebel groups said Tuesday they have signed a roadmap brokered by African Union mediators to end deadly conflicts in Sudan's strife-torn Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions.

Sudan starts evacuating its nationals from S.Sudan

Khartoum - Dozens of Sudanese arrived in Khartoum from Juba Friday as Sudan began evacuating at least 3,000 of its nationals from South Sudan, which split from the north five years ago.

UN extends Darfur mission despite Sudan opposition

Khartoum - The UN Security Council has extended the mandate of an international peacekeeping force in Darfur for a year despite fierce opposition from the Sudanese government.

Breaking Ramadan fast the Sudanese way

- As the sun sets over the Sudanese village of Al-Nuba, Ibrahim Abdelrahim rolls out carpets by the side of the Khartoum highway and his friends line them with plates of food.

Italy extends custody for 'people smuggler'

Rome - An Italian public prosecutor has rejected a request to release from custody an Eritrean man who says he was mistakenly arrested on suspicion of heading a major people smuggling network.

Italy probes claim wrong man extradited for migrant trafficking

Rome - Italian prosecutors are investigating whether the wrong man was extradited to Italy on charges of running a migrant trafficking network after reports suggested it may be a case of mistaken identity.

Migrant smuggling 'general' extradited to Italy

Rome - An Eritrean dubbed "the general", suspected of controlling a migrant trafficking network responsible for shipping thousands of people to Europe and sending some to a watery grave, has been extradited to Italy.

Gunmen kill eight worshippers in Sudan's Darfur

Khartoum - Arab tribesmen shot dead eight ethnic minority villagers as they prayed in a revenge killing in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region, a medic and a tribal leader said on Monday.

Sudan ups pressure for exit of Darfur peacekeepers

Khartoum - As the UN Security Council begins talks next month on renewing its mission in Darfur for another year, Sudan has stepped up pressure for a complete exit of international peacekeepers from the war-torn region.

Sudan's Bashir, wanted by ICC, applies for U.S. visa

Khartoum - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes, has applied for a US visa to attend the next United Nations General Assembly, an official said Thursday.

U.S. aid ship docks with food for Sudan war zones

Port Sudan - Dockers began unloading tens of thousands of tonnes of food from a US aid ship on Thursday destined for war-torn areas of Sudan, an AFP correspondent reported.

Top Sudan court lifts ban on newspaper: Editor

Khartoum - Sudan's highest court has allowed a leading newspaper to resume publishing, nearly five months after the authorities banned it from printing, the newspaper's editor said on Monday.

Sudan military plane crash kills all five crew: Army

Khartoum - A Sudanese military plane crashed on Saturday in the state of North Kordofan, killing all five crew members on board, the army said.

Six dead as Sudan army, insurgents clash in Kordofan: Rebels

Khartoum - New fighting has broken out between Sudanese troops and rebels in the state of South Kordofan, leaving six insurgents dead and several wounded, a rebel group said.

UN rights expert warns Darfur security 'unpredictable'

Khartoum - A senior UN rights official warned Thursday that the security situation in Darfur remained "fluid and unpredictable", two days after Sudan said the region's conflict that killed hundreds of thousands of people had ended.
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Two northern white rhinos grazing in Ol Pejeta.
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Internally displaced camps in Darfur.
Internally displaced camps in Darfur.
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A map of southern Sudan showing the region wishing to secede from the north.
A map of southern Sudan showing the region wishing to secede from the north.
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Northern white rhinos checking out their surroundings.
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A sprawl of tents has cropped up at Zam Zam Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp  in El Fasher  N...
A sprawl of tents has cropped up at Zam Zam Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp, in El Fasher, North Darfur, as tens of thousands have sought protection there following fresh clashes between the Government of Sudan and rebel forces.
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Enlarged map showing location of South Kordofan and Blue Nile states on the border with South Sudan.
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A NATO Hungarian Army T-72 tank similar to the 100 reported to be on the way to Sudan.
A NATO Hungarian Army T-72 tank similar to the 100 reported to be on the way to Sudan.
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Sudanese boys at the pyramids of Meroe
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George Clooney discusses about the situation in Sudan with President Barack Obama at the White House in October 2010.
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Residents near Aweil, Sudan, flooded out in this IRIN Photo release.
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A refugee camp in Sudan's Darfur province.
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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir sits at U.N.
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Sudan, the last Male Northern White Rhino On Earth Is Constantly Protected From Poachers.
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The flag of the new Republic of South Sudan.
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