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UN says apprehended Sudan intel officer after attack near Abyei

UN peacekeepers in the disputed region of Abyei along the border of Sudan and South Sudan apprehended someone claiming to be a Sudanese intelligence officer after a deadly attack last month, the UN chief said in a new report.

May 05, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

South Sudan troops in disputed Abyei threaten peace: Bashir aide

A top aide to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says the presence of South Sudanese troops in the disputed border area of Abyei threatens peace less than three years after the two countries split.

Mar 28, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

South Sudan `repels Sudan attack before talks`

South Sudan and Sudan are to resume negotiations over oil wealth sharing and defining their shared border.

May 29, 2012, 09:07 AM IST

UN council calls for Sudan agreement

The UNSC unanimously adopted a resolution demanding the finalisation of a jointly-run administration and police force for Abyei.

May 18, 2012, 11:01 AM IST

South Sudan to get anti-aircraft missiles

South Sudan`s independence has failed to resolve all issues with its northern neighbour Sudan.

May 17, 2012, 11:14 AM IST

US draft requests 4,200 Ethiopia troops for Abyei

The US is "gravely concerned about the humanitarian situation in Southern Kordofan".

Jun 24, 2011, 11:16 AM IST

UN throws full military weight into Abyei force

The UN wants to send 4,000 Ethiopian
troops to the disputed
Sudanese region of Abyei.

Jun 21, 2011, 13:32 PM IST

Sudan sides agree to demilitarize Abyei

Khartoum has conditionally agreed
to withdraw its troops from the disputed Abyei district.

Jun 13, 2011, 22:40 PM IST

Sudan rivals to meet on flashpoint Abyei region

South Sudan`s vice president
flew to Khartoum on Saturday on a mission to "ease tensions" over
Abyei, one week after northern troops overran the contested
border region, a southern official said.

May 28, 2011, 23:13 PM IST

North and south Sudan to start Abyei talks

Abyei was a major battleground in Sudan`s last civil war and has symbolic importance for both sides.

May 28, 2011, 17:46 PM IST

Khartoum says `open` to negotiations on Abyei

Khartoum`s chief negotiator said the northern govt was "open" to talks with south Sudan.

May 27, 2011, 16:09 PM IST

US says Sudan move into Abyei was premeditated

Both the north & south claim Abyei, a fertile region located near oil fields.

May 27, 2011, 14:16 PM IST

South Sudan`s Kiir vows `no return to war` over Abyei

Salva Kiir called directly on President Omar al-Bashir to withdraw troops.

May 27, 2011, 09:40 AM IST

‘At least 197 troops killed, missing in Abyei attack’

Sudan is witnessing one of the bloodiest clashes since the end of civil war.

May 25, 2011, 09:39 AM IST

Sudan`s army says disputed Abyei a `northern town`

Sudan`s flashpoint Abyei area is a `northern town,` the north`s occupying army has said.

May 24, 2011, 15:04 PM IST

Thousands flee as Sudan army seizes flashpoint town

The UN said northern army deployed 15 tanks alone in one area in Abyei town.

May 22, 2011, 18:20 PM IST

Sudan Army says it was attacked in border hotspot

Sudan`s Army says rival southern forces have attacked its troops.

May 20, 2011, 16:08 PM IST

Khartoum warns of new Abyei flare-up

The government of Sudan`s south has accused Khartoum of plotting its ouster.

Mar 14, 2011, 09:42 AM IST

Clashes in Sudan`s Abyei kill at least eight

Clashes between Misseriya Arabs
and Ngok Dinka killed at least 8.

Jan 10, 2011, 00:30 AM IST

Head of Sudan`s Abyei rejects US compromise call

Residents of oil-producing Abyei were promised a referendum on whether to join northern or southern Sudan as part of a 2005 peace deal that ended decades of north-south civil war.

Oct 25, 2010, 17:45 PM IST