UN, Sudan talk about Darfur peacekeepers

2015-03-17 22:52

The United Nations and Sudan have begun talks in Khartoum to prepare for an eventual orderly withdrawal of UN/African Union peacekeepers from Darfur.

Sudan police open probe into Unamid rape claim

2015-02-14 13:03

The Sudanese police are investigating an officer from the UN-African Union mission in Darfur over allegations he raped a woman in the western region, a foreign ministry spokesman said Friday.

Sudan summons Unamid head over 'mass rape' report

2014-11-15 07:14

Sudan has summoned the head of the UN-African Mission in Darfur over reports government troops carried out a mass rape in the war-torn region, an official says.

Aid workers free after 32-day captivity in Darfur

2014-07-19 18:49

Three Sudanese employees of international aid agencies have been released in the troubled Darfur region after 32 days in captivity, peacekeepers say.

'We didn't loot... We didn't rape': Sudan commander

2014-05-14 19:46

Leaders of a Sudanese counter-insurgency unit have dismissed accusations that their men committed abuses in Darfur.

UN raises alarm over escalating violence in Darfur

2014-03-28 08:44

The UN and AU officials have sounded an alarm over the worsening violence in Sudan’s western Darfur region, which has led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.

Darfur catastrophe unfolding

2014-03-24 20:38

The situation in Darfur is beginning to deteriorate for the worse, and has gone back to the days of deepening crisis 10 years ago.

Sudan aid situation deteriorating

2014-03-18 22:02

The number of Sudanese in need of aid has risen 40% over the past year, boosted by worsening conflict in the country.

Unexploded munitions a threat in Darfur

2014-01-31 11:07

From aircraft bombs to cluster munitions and grenades, the Ordnance Disposal Office of the international peacekeeping force in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur has found and destroyed them all.

At least 30 killed in Darfur tribe clashes

2013-11-19 16:08

A Sudanese news agency says clashes between herdsmen from two Arab tribes in the western Darfur region have left at least 30 people dead.


UN-AU mission in Darfur cuts 770 jobs

2015-03-01 13:38

The UN-AU mission in Sudan's Darfur says it will cut 770 civilian jobs, as it faces pressure from Khartoum to withdraw from the war-torn western region.

Sudan steps up pressure on UN

2014-12-27 18:51

Sudan's government is stepping up pressure on the United Nations on the future of a joint UN-African Union peacekeeping force in the country's violence-wracked Darfur region.

UN says Darfur mission withheld details

2014-10-29 21:16

The UN-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan's western Darfur region has failed to provide headquarters with full reports on attacks against civilians and peacekeepers.

Sudan to 'deploy' military unit around Khartoum

2014-05-19 11:19

Sudan’s state security agency has ordered a counter-insurgency unit accused of abusing civilians in the western region of Darfur to deploy around the capital Khartoum.

Sudan intelligence agency in court challenge to opposition

2014-05-13 10:37

Sudan’s powerful intelligence service has filed a criminal complaint against the leader of a major opposition party, disputing claims a counter-insurgency unit looted, raped and committed arson.

Attacks in Darfur 'ugly blemish'

2014-03-27 13:40

Attacks on villages in Darfur allegedly by a paramilitary unit are an “ugly blemish” on efforts to find a peaceful solution for the restive Sudanese region, Darfur’s peacekeeper says.

Gunmen attack, burn displaced camp in Darfur

2014-03-24 15:37

Gunmen have attacked and burned a camp for displaced people in Sudan’s Darfur region, peacekeepers say, adding to an upsurge of suspected militia violence which has wreaked havoc.

UN alarmed over attacks on civilians in Darfur

2014-03-11 14:28

The UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has voiced alarm over armed groups targeting civilians in Sudan’s conflict-ridden region and urged an “immediate” end to the violence.

Peacekeeper killed in new Darfur ambush

2013-11-25 10:29

Attackers have killed a Rwanda peacekeeper in an ambush on a UN convoy in conflict stricken Darfur, the UN says.

Grave concern over Darfur tribal unrest

2013-11-11 22:07

The international peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur is "gravely concerned" by tribal fighting in the region.

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