World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 22, 2015
The Dutch ambassador to Sudan swam across the Nile in Khartoum on Saturday in a stunt that began as a bet to win more "likes" for her embassy's Facebook page.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 10, 2015
President Omar al-Bashir launched talks in Khartoum today on Sudan's ailing economy and the insurgencies in its border regions, despite a boycott by mainstream opposition and rebel groups.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 1, 2015
The United States expressed concern on Monday that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir plans to visit China, despite his International Criminal Court indictment for alleged war crimes in Darfur.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 22, 2015
President Omar al-Bashir said Friday that conflicts roiling Sudan's Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile regions would end in 2016, the day after he offered rebels a two-month ceasefire to join a national dialogue.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 27, 2015
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Mauritania on Sunday to attend a summit, despite an international arrest warrant issued against him in 2009 over charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 9, 2015
With more a splutter than a roar, Baha al-Din Yassin alias "The Tiger" tears off down Khartoum's sand-lined streets in his three-wheeled motor rickshaw on the prowl for fares.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 28, 2015
Twelve students including British, Canadian, Sudanese and US citizens are feared to have travelled from Khartoum to Turkey to try to join the Islamic State (IS) group, their university's dean told AFP today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 15, 2015
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum from Johannesburg today, an AFP correspondent said, after a court ordered him not to leave as it decided whether to arrest him over alleged war crimes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir vowed Tuesday at his swearing in for another five-year term to open a "new page", saying he would bring peace and mend relations with the West.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Khartoum has so far declined to issue visas for senior U.S., British and French diplomats hoping to conduct a fact-finding mission in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region, U.N. diplomatic sources told Reuters on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 21, 2015
Clashes between two ethnic groups in Sudan's Darfur have left several people dead, their leaders told AFP on Friday, with both sides giving conflicting accounts of the clashes.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 27, 2014
Sudan said Friday it ordered two top United Nations officials to leave Khartoum for "insulting" the country and being "prejudiced" against its government.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 5, 2014
A UN team is in Sudan to discuss Khartoum's call to shut down a UN-AU mission in Darfur that has been trying to investigate rape allegations involving Sudanese troops, the UN peacekeeping chief said Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 28, 2014
Gunmen on camels have killed 15 civilians and wounded 10 others in an attack in Sudan's South Darfur, the region's government said in a statement.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
Sudan has asked the joint UN-African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur to prepare to leave, a senior official said amid a dispute between the United Nations and Khartoum over an alleged mass rape in the region.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 8, 2014
An attacker with a knife killed two soldiers guarding a gate at Sudan's presidential palace before being shot dead by other troops on Saturday, the president's press secretary said.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 31, 2014
Aid and some small harvests have helped stave off a feared famine in South Sudan, but any more fighting there could still leave millions facing severe hunger next year, a senior World Food Programme (WFP) official said on Friday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 29, 2014
A Spanish diplomat was found on Monday stabbed to death at his home in Khartoum, Sudanese police said, with the foreign ministry speaking of a "crime".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Eighteen Sudanese have been killed by a rocket strike in the Libyan capital, but Khartoum says the situation does not yet warrant an evacuation of its nationals, official media reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 1, 2014
A Sudanese Christian woman -- sentenced to death for renouncing Islam but acquitted after international pressure on Khartoum -- has arrived in the United States with her family.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 21, 2014
Twenty-seven people were killed in Sudan on Monday when a bus and a transport truck collided south of the capital Khartoum, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
The government in civil war-torn South Sudan has taken delivery of new Chinese arms including anti-tank missiles, grenade launchers and assault rifles, the country's defence minister confirmed on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 12, 2014
Two Sudanese political activists allegedly tortured during two months in detention were released on Friday along with a third activist, the mother of one told AFP.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
South Sudan's warring leaders called on each other to restart peace talks on Wednesday, all the while trading blame for a raging civil war that marred independence celebrations in the world's youngest nation.