Arrest of top Sudan opposition chief undermines crisis talks

The arrest of Sudan`s former prime minister and leading opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi undermines talks aimed at finding a way out of the country`s multiple crises, observers said on Sunday.

UN rights chief sent to South Sudan to end violence

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has asked UN high commissioner for human rights Navi Pillay and his special adviser on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, to travel to South Sudan this weekend in a bid to stop violence in the world`s youngest country.

After release, Clooney calls for action

Actor George Clooney has called on the US government officials to take action to prevent the starvation crisis in South Sudan following his arrest in Washington Friday morning.

Sudan crisis `major threat` to peace: UN`s Ban

South Sudan split from Khartoum in July after decades of
war, but key issues remain unresolved.