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Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur: State media

Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur: State media

Ten members of Sudan's controversial counter-insurgency unit have been killed in clashes with fighters loyal to a powerful militia leader in war-torn Darfur, the official SUNA news agency reported today.

Nov 27, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
United Nation seeks to raise $952 million aid for Sudan

United Nation seeks to raise $952 million aid for Sudan

The United Nations Tuesday launched a global appeal for $952 million to fund Sudan's humanitarian needs in 2016, most of it to help people affected by the deadly conflict in Darfur.

Jul 12, 2016, 18:15 PM IST
Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Urgent funding is needed to keep thousands of people alive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday, stressing that the situation borders on famine and compares to crises in Darfur and South Sudan.

Jul 11, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

Sudan summons UN mission chief in Darfur over mandate extension

Sudan summoned today the head of the international peacekeeping force in Darfur after the UN recommended a one-year extension of UNAMID's mission despite Khartoum's reluctance.

Jun 20, 2016, 06:06 AM IST

UN says 138,000 people displaced in new fighting in Darfur

An escalation in fighting in Darfur has forced 138,000 people to flee their homes since mid-January and there is no end in sight to the 13-year conflict in Sudan's largest region, the UN peacekeeping chief has said.

Apr 07, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

Nearly 10,000 displaced by clashes in Sudan`s Darfur: UN

Clashes between Sudanese forces and rebels in conflict-hit Darfur have forced some 10,000 people to flee their homes, the UN-African Union mission in the region (UNAMID) said on Monday.

Jan 26, 2016, 01:07 AM IST
Sudan rebels, army brace for fighting season after peace talks flop

Sudan rebels, army brace for fighting season after peace talks flop

he African Union-mediated talks ended last month without a temporary ceasefire being agreed in Darfur.

Dec 07, 2015, 12:26 PM IST
South Sudan peace deal: Key points to end war

South Sudan peace deal: Key points to end war

South Sudan`s government has until early September to sign a peace deal or face possible international sanctions.

Aug 19, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Britain, US say no UN exit from Darfur

Britain and the United States said Monday it was too soon for UN peacekeepers to leave Sudan's troubled Darfur region as the Security Council extended the mission for another year.

Jun 30, 2015, 01:30 AM IST
Sudan says all `normal`, President Omar al-Bashir to return after AU summit

Sudan says all `normal`, President Omar al-Bashir to return after AU summit

Sudan insisted President Omar al-Bashir`s visit to Johannesburg for a summit was proceeding normally and he would return after its main meeting, despite a court order Sunday banning him from leavin

Jun 14, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

South Africa court bars indicted Sudan leader from leaving

Sudan insisted President Omar al-Bashir's visit to Johannesburg for a summit was proceeding normally and he would return after its main meeting, despite a court order on Sunday banning him from leaving South Africa.

Jun 14, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Sudan`s Darfur offensive forces 78,000 to flee: UN

At least 78,000 people and possibly as many as 130,000 have been driven from their homes during the Sudanese army`s offensive in Darfur this year, the United Nations said Wednesday.

Jun 11, 2015, 00:34 AM IST

Sudan: 2 Russian pilots held by gunmen in Darfur released

A Sudanese governor says that two Russian pilots who were held by gunmen in the country's restive western Darfur region since January have been freed, and that no ransom was paid.

Jun 07, 2015, 06:31 AM IST

Two Russians abducted in Sudan`s Darfur freed: Embassy

 Two Russians kidnapped in Sudan`s Darfur in January have been freed by their captors, a spokesman for Russia`s embassy in Khartoum said on Saturday.

Jun 06, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Showing off spoils of war, Sudan claims progress in Darfur

Stacked with rockets and machine guns, dozens of trucks seized from rebels lined the main square of South Darfur`s state capital. Proof, Khartoum says, that its forces dealt insurgents a knockout blow.

May 13, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Dozens killed in tribal clashes in Sudan`s East Darfur

Dozens of people were killed in clashes between two Arab tribes in Sudan`s troubled East Darfur state on Monday, a politician told AFP.

May 12, 2015, 10:04 AM IST

Khartoum accuses S.Sudan of backing Darfur rebels

Sudan`s military accused Juba of supporting rebels from Darfur after Khartoum`s troops clashed with the insurgents in part of the war-torn region near the border between the two countries Sunday.

Apr 27, 2015, 00:45 AM IST

Rebels in Sudan`s Kordofan attack vote centres

Sudanese rebels have attacked several polling stations in war-torn South Kordofan state during nationwide elections widely expected to extend President Omar al-Bashir`s 25-year rule.

Apr 14, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

UN moves to revamp AU-UN mission in Sudan`s Darfur

The United Nations is working on a roadmap to streamline its joint mission with the African Union in Sudan`s Darfur and transfer some of its tasks to a team solely under UN control, a report said Friday.

Mar 07, 2015, 07:05 AM IST

Almost half a million people in Darfur displaced in 2014: UN

A new report from the UN secretary-general says nearly half a million people were displaced in Darfur last year, the highest number in a decade.

Mar 06, 2015, 06:21 AM IST