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3 Sudanese Red Cross workers killed in war-torn Blue Nile

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.

Sudan President says vote must go ahead for `stability`

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.

Briton killed in Ethiopian shooting 'accident': Official

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.

Sudan rebel chiefs sentenced to death in absentia: Lawyer

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.

Sudan rebels say dozens killed, tank destroyed in Blue Nile

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.

Egypt concerned as Ethiopia to divert course of Nile river

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.

Sudan forces accused of killings in Blue Nile

Sudanese govt forces and militias
are "killing and raping civilians in Blue Nile state", a human rights watchdog said on Tuesday.