Three members of the Sudanese Red Cross were killed Sunday in an attack in the war-torn Blue Nile area, where Khartoum is currently battling rebels, officials said.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Wednesday elections slated for April and widely expected to extend his rule must go ahead on schedule to preserve stability, despite opposition calls for a delay.
A 47-year-old British tourist was killed in a church in a northwestern Ethiopia after a man accidentally fired a gun, a government spokesman said on Thursday.
A Sudanese court on Thursday sentenced to death in absentia a former governor who is now a rebel leader, along with another insurgent chief, a lawyer said.
Rebels in Sudan`s Blue Nile state on Sunday claimed to have killed dozens of soldiers and disabled a tank during battle, but the military said it was the victor.
Ethiopia started to divert the course of the Blue Nile river for the construction of a giant dam which has become a source of crisis in Egypt.
Sudanese govt forces and militias
are "killing and raping civilians in Blue Nile state", a human rights watchdog said on Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 1st March
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