South Kordofan

Bashir reshuffles senior Sudanese military officials: army

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday reshuffled senior military officers after his troops carried out intense operations against rebels across war-torn regions, including in Darfur.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2016, 03:50 AM IST

Amnesty says Sudan army committed `war crimes` in South Kordofan

 Amnesty International said on Tuesday that the Sudanese army had committed war crimes in the conflict-hit South Kordofan region, including bombing and shelling civilian areas and infrastructure.

Aug 04, 2015, 19:58 PM 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

Sudan rebels seize election material days before vote

Rebels in Sudan's South Kordofan said they had captured a lorry carrying ballot boxes to polling stations for nationwide elections due next week, vowing to disrupt voting in the conflict-hit region.

Apr 06, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

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.

Jan 01, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

Sudan rights group says raided after opposition unity deal

Security forces raided the Sudanese Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday, just weeks after jailing its former leader, the monitoring group`s leader said, in what activists fear is a widening crackdown ahead of a presidential election in April.

Dec 21, 2014, 21:11 PM IST

Heavy fighting in Sudan`s South Kordofan

Sudanese troops and rebels engaged in heavy fighting on Saturday near the South Kordofan state capital Kadugli, both sides said, with rebel shells landing inside the town.

Jun 29, 2014, 06:22 AM IST

Sudan army says 110 rebels killed in South Kordofan

The Sudanese army said it killed 110 rebels as it repelled an assault in South Kordofan state today, although the insurgents denied the death toll.

Jun 10, 2014, 03:32 AM IST

US, Canada `appalled` at Sudan aerial bombing near hospital

The United States and Canada said Thursday they were "appalled" by aerial bombing which Sudan reportedly carried out near a hospital in war-torn South Kordofan.

May 08, 2014, 21:34 PM IST

Sudan sends new troops to front lines as peace talks resume

Khartoum dispatched reinforcements to its front lines Thursday as government and rebel delegations gathered in the Ethiopian capital to resume talks to end fighting in Sudan`s South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

Feb 27, 2014, 22:15 PM IST

Shells hit Sudan`s South Kordofan capital: Residents

Shells struck the capital of Sudan`s war-torn South Kordofan state today, residents said, but there was no immediate confirmation of casualties.

Dec 14, 2013, 16:46 PM IST

Sudanese children `hostage` to warring parties: UN

The medical needs of 165,000 Sudanese children are being held "hostage" by the warring parties in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, a senior United Nations official said.

Dec 13, 2013, 01:05 AM IST

Sudan rebels claim strike on Kordofan town

Sudanese rebels on Sunday struck a town near the border of troubled South Kordofan state, where witnesses confirmed fighting was under way.

Nov 18, 2013, 10:39 AM IST

Sudan: Shelling in South Kordofan, 1 killed

The shelling took place close to the border with South Sudan, which seceded in 2011.

Oct 08, 2012, 20:10 PM IST

Sudan Prez declares 2-week truce in South Kordofan

South Kordofan
has been rocked since June by violent clashes between
Sudan Army and Nuba rebels.

Aug 23, 2011, 22:15 PM IST

Mass graves detected in Sudan`s S Kordofan

Mass graves were dug in capital of Sudan`s South Kordofan state to bury people killed last month.

Jul 14, 2011, 15:59 PM IST

UN concerned at fate of 7,000 missing Sudanese

Sudanese civilians were forced by north Sudan authorities to leave the protection of a UN compound.

Jun 29, 2011, 10:00 AM IST

Obama urges ceasefire in Sudan`s South Kordofan

US President Barack Obama said the situation in Southern Kordofan is dire.

Jun 23, 2011, 11:55 AM IST

Sudan forces `kill over 20 people` in South Kordofan

South Kordofan`s deputy governor accused governor of "organising an attack".

Apr 14, 2011, 16:29 PM IST