Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 16:15
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 09:07
South Sudan and Sudan are to resume negotiations over oil wealth sharing and defining their shared border.
Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012, 11:01
The UNSC unanimously adopted a resolution demanding the finalisation of a jointly-run administration and police force for Abyei.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 11:14
South Sudan`s independence has failed to resolve all issues with its northern neighbour Sudan.
Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011, 11:16
The US is "gravely concerned about the humanitarian situation in Southern Kordofan".
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 13:32
The UN wants to send 4,000 Ethiopian
troops to the disputed
Sudanese region of Abyei.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011, 13:34
South Sudan`s army said it clashed with northern troops in the disputed Abyei border region on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 22:40
Khartoum has conditionally agreed
to withdraw its troops from the disputed Abyei district.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 23:13
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 17:46
Abyei was a major battleground in Sudan`s last civil war and has symbolic importance for both sides.
Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 16:09
Khartoum`s chief negotiator said the northern govt was "open" to talks with south Sudan.
Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 14:16
Both the north & south claim Abyei, a fertile region located near oil fields.
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