UN urges ceasefire as Sudan-rebel talks begin

2014-02-13 10:32

The UN has urged Sudan and rebels, meeting for their first time peace talks in almost a year, to reach an immediate ceasefire so that aid can reach more than one million civilians

Intense fighting in Sudan's S Kordofan

2013-05-27 10:08

Fierce fighting has erupted between Sudanese government troops and rebels near Kadugli, the capital of South Kordofan, with both sides giving contradictory figures of casualties.

SPLM alleges air strikes ahead of talks

2013-04-18 14:21

Sudan's air force has carried out air strikes that wounded civilians in South Kordofan, rebels say ahead of peace talks next week.

Rebels say resume shelling of Kordofan

2012-10-10 14:07

Insurgents say they have shelled the main city in Sudan’s oil-producing South Kordofan state near the border with South Sudan, the second time this week.

Khartoum accuses S Sudan in rebel attack

2012-02-27 08:45

Khartoum has threatened retaliation after accusing breakaway South Sudan of backing a rebel attack inside its territory, adding to tensions which have sparked international concern.

Sudan shuts down independent paper

2011-09-28 07:43

Sudanese security officers have shut down the independent Al-Jarida newspaper, its editor says, in what rights groups say is the latest sign of increasing political repression.

US urges end to Blue Nile fighting

2011-09-07 22:54

The United States is urging Sudan and armed opposition groups in Blue Nile state to immediately start talks to end fighting.

More fighting in Sudan border area

2011-09-06 08:58

Sudanese government troops and groups allied to South Sudan have continued to skirmish along their joint border, but life has returned to normal in some border areas, an official says.

South Sudan okays new cabinet

2011-08-31 22:20

South Sudan's ruling party has used its huge majority in parliament to approve a new cabinet over opposition objections.

UN urges probe into Sudan 'war crimes'

2011-08-15 21:17

The UN has called for a thorough probe into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Sudan’s South Kordofan between June 05-30.


ANC to mediate in war-torn South Sudan

2014-02-10 11:48

The ANC is reportedly planning to send its Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to mediate in war-torn South Sudan in response to a request by President Salva Kiir to President Jacob Zuma.

UN sees 'positive spirit' in Sudan talks

2013-04-25 13:44

The UN says Khartoum and rebels in South Kordofan have shown a "positive spirit" in opening direct talks towards ending a two-year war which has affected more than two million people.

Sudan rebels shell army stronghold

2012-11-07 10:47

Sudanese rebels say they have shelled the military's headquarters in the main city of the oil-producing South Kordofan state near the border with South Sudan after coming under air and ground attack.

South undermines stability, says Sudan

2012-04-24 12:35

South Sudan's continued support for rebels inside Sudan undermines the north’s stability, despite international appeals for it to stop, Khartoum’s foreign ministry says.

Sudanese rebels to 'free' hostages soon

2012-02-06 11:51

Sudanese rebels say they will release "soon" 29 Chinese workers held in the border state of South Kordofan where the army has been fighting insurgents for months.

Sudan set for major attack in Blue Nile

2011-09-23 17:31

Fresh satellite images appear to show the Sudanese army preparing to launch a major assault on the rebel-held border town of Kurmuk in the embattled state of Blue Nile.

Heavy fighting erupts in Sudan's Blue Nile

2011-09-07 09:59

Heavy fighting has erupted in the capital of Sudan’s embattled Blue Nile, a witness says, a day after the newly installed military government declared that the security situation had returned to normal.

Fighting erupts in Sudan's Blue Nile state

2011-09-02 11:11

Fighting has broken out in Sudan’s Blue Nile state between the army and the forces loyal to the border state’s elected governor Malik Agar, less than two months after the secession of the south.

Mass graves seen in Sudan

2011-08-24 18:05

Satellite imagery has revealed the existence of two more mass graves in a contested region of Sudan, bringing the total number of mass graves to eight.

53 000+ flee fighting in Sudan border state

2011-06-13 18:10

More than 53 000 people have fled fighting, including bombardments and artillery shelling in Sudan’s Southern Kordofan border state, the UN says.

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