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South Sudan troops in disputed Abyei threaten peace: Bashir aide

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.

South Sudan `repels Sudan attack before talks`

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.

UN council calls for Sudan agreement

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.

South Sudan to get anti-aircraft missiles

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 11:14

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

US draft requests 4,200 Ethiopia troops for Abyei

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011, 11:16

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

UN throws full military weight into Abyei force

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 13:32

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

North, south Sudan clash before split: Report

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.

Sudan sides agree to demilitarize Abyei

Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 22:40

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

Sudan rivals to meet on flashpoint Abyei region

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.

North and south Sudan to start Abyei talks

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.

Khartoum says `open` to negotiations on Abyei

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 16:09

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

US says Sudan move into Abyei was premeditated

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 14:16

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