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
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 and Sudan are to resume negotiations over oil wealth sharing and defining their shared border.May 29, 2012, 09:07 AM IST
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`s independence has failed to resolve all issues with its northern neighbour Sudan.May 17, 2012, 11:14 AM IST
The US is "gravely concerned about the humanitarian situation in Southern Kordofan".Jun 24, 2011, 11:16 AM IST
The UN wants to send 4,000 Ethiopian
troops to the disputed
Sudanese region of Abyei.
Khartoum has conditionally agreed
to withdraw its troops from the disputed Abyei district.
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.
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`s chief negotiator said the northern govt was "open" to talks with south Sudan.May 27, 2011, 16:09 PM IST
Both the north & south claim Abyei, a fertile region located near oil fields.May 27, 2011, 14:16 PM IST
Salva Kiir called directly on President Omar al-Bashir to withdraw troops.May 27, 2011, 09:40 AM IST
Sudan is witnessing one of the bloodiest clashes since the end of civil war.May 25, 2011, 09:39 AM IST
Sudan`s flashpoint Abyei area is a `northern town,` the north`s occupying army has said.May 24, 2011, 15:04 PM IST
The UN said northern army deployed 15 tanks alone in one area in Abyei town.May 22, 2011, 18:20 PM IST
Sudan`s Army says rival southern forces have attacked its troops.May 20, 2011, 16:08 PM IST
The government of Sudan`s south has accused Khartoum of plotting its ouster.Mar 14, 2011, 09:42 AM IST
Clashes between Misseriya Arabs
and Ngok Dinka killed at least 8.
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