A Sudanese warplane deliberately targeted one of the few hospitals operating in South Kordofan state, where ethnic minority rebels have been fighting government troops, an international medical charity charged Friday.
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.
The Sudanese presidential palace on Saturday came under attack when an armed person crossed the palace security barrier and opened fire on the guards, killing two of them before another guard took the attacker down.
Darfur: A Sudanese political delegation will meet representatives of armed groups battling Khartoum to try to secure their participation in national dialogue talks, African Union chief mediator Thabo Mbeki said Wednesday.
Sudanese authorities and US officials in Khartoum are negotiating to allow a Sudanese woman, who married an American and was recently spared the death penalty for converting to Christianity, to leave Sudan, sources close to the case said.