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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.

Bashir declares ceasefire in Blue Nile, South Kordofan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared a four-month ceasefire in two states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan, where recent fighting between troops and rebels has left scores of casualties, the army has said.

Sudan arrests three opposition figures: Party

Sudanese security agents arrested three opposition figures in Khartoum today, their party said, despite efforts by the government to persuade opponents to join national dialogue talks.

Sudan`s Bashir says Darfur, Kordofan conflicts to end in 2016

 President Omar al-Bashir said Friday that conflicts roiling Sudan`s Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile regions would end in 2016, the day after he offered rebels a two-month ceasefire to join a national dialogue.

Sudan offers guarantees for rebels to attend Khartoum talks

 Sudan`s government said Monday it is ready to offer rebels battling its forces legal guarantees to allow them to attend talks in Khartoum aimed at addressing the country`s multiple crises.

S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency

S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency

South Africa announced Thursday that it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government`s refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.

S Africa threatens to quit ICC over Bashir

South Africa threatened today to withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government's refusal to detain Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.

South Africa denies it hatched plan to protect Sudan`s Bashir

South Africa`s government on Monday denied secretly plotting a safe exit from the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, despite an international arrest warrant on war crimes charges.

South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`

South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`

The South African government secretly plotted to ensure safe passage out of the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir despite an international warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Desmond Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into South Africa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Tuesday that some of the most powerful nations` refusal to comply with the International Criminal Court had created an environment for South Africa to allow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir into, and out of, the country. 

Court gives South Africa seven days to explain why it let Bashir go

 The South African government has a week to explain to judges why it defied a court order barring the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country.

Sudanese president's whereabouts unknown

 As a judge here prepared to rule on Monday on whether South African authorities must arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for "crimes against humanity", confusion prevailed about his whereabouts.

Bashir to leave South Africa Monday despite court case: Sudan official

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will leave South Africa on Monday, an official in his delegation said, as a Pretoria judge was due to hear an application for his arrest.

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 leaving South Africa.

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.

Sudan`s Bashir, survivor defying international justice

Sudan`s Bashir, survivor defying international justice

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who was temporarily banned by a court from leaving South Africa Sunday, has defied war crimes charges from the International Criminal Court since 2009.

International court calls for South Africa to arrest Sudan president

International court calls for South Africa to arrest Sudan president

The International Criminal Court has called for South Africa to arrest Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir, who is reported to have arrived in Johannesburg for a summit of the African Union that starts Sunday.

Sudan`s Bashir to visit SAfrica for AU summit: Radio

 Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court over war crimes charges, will travel to South Africa for an African Union summit, official radio said Saturday.

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.

Sudan`s Bashir reelected with 94.5% of vote: Organisers

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was reelected on Monday with 94.5 percent of the vote in polls he had been widely expected to win, the National Electoral Commission said.