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.

New Sudan opposition alliance formed

Sudanese opposition parties and rebels meeting in Addis Ababa agreed to form a new alliance Wednesday, one of the groups said, urging the creation of a transitional government in Khartoum.

Sudan President says country`s regional isolation ending

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir vowed Saturday to end the sanctions-hit country`s isolation, saying recent visits to regional powers Egypt and Saudi Arabia proved that ties were improving, an AFP correspondent said.

Sudan ruling party names Bashir possible choice for presidency

Sudan`s ruling party Monday named President Omar al-Bashir as a possible candidate for the country`s April presidential elections, an advisor said, despite doubts he would stand again.

Sudan`s President bans political party meetings

Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir has issued a decree banning political parties from holding meetings without permission from the authorities, the official media reported.

South Sudan troops in disputed Abyei threaten peace: Bashir aide

A top aide to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says the presence of South Sudanese troops in the disputed border area of Abyei threatens peace less than three years after the two countries split.

Student dies as worsening Darfur violence extends to Khartoum

Worsening violence in Sudan`s Darfur spilled over into the Sudanese capital, where a university student was killed at a protest calling for peace in the troubled western region.

Sudan paper seized despite Bashir `freedom` call: Editor

Sudanese security agents on Wednesday confiscated the weekly press run of an economic newspaper edited by a prominent government critic, the editor told AFP.

Sudan favours dialogue to end conflict in South Sudan

Sudan Monday reiterated its support for neighbour South Sudan`s stability and resolution of the armed conflict there through dialogue, noting that war would lead to uncalculated consequences.

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir arrives in South Sudan for talks

Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the South Sudanese capital Juba on Monday for a day of talks on the country`s three-week-old unrest, an AFP correspondent said.

Sudan`s VP Ali Osman Taha resigns: Bashir

Sudan`s Vice-President Ali Osman Taha, a key figure behind the Islamist-backed coup 24 years ago, has resigned to pave the way for a new government, President Omar al-Bashir said.

Sudan to hold presidential, legislative polls in 2015

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Monday that the presidential and legislative elections in the country will be held in early 2015.

ICC calls on US to arrest Sudan genocide suspect Bashir

The court has asked "the competent US authorities to arrest Omar al-Bashir and surrender him to the court, in the event he enters their territory," it said in a statement.

Sudanese president prevented from crossing Saudi airspace

Saudi authorities Sunday prevented a plane carrying Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from crossing the kingdom`s airspace, official SUNA news agency reported.

Sudan opposition vows Bashir will fall within 100 days

Sudan`s opposition alliance announced today a 100-day plan for the peaceful overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir, who has been in power for more than two decades.

Sudan`s Bashir visits South Sudan as tensions ease

Sudan`s President Omar al-Bashir arrived in South Sudan for the first time since his 2011 visit for the country`s independence.

Egypt`s Morsi in Khartoum on `historic` visit

Egypt`s President Mohamed Morsi arrived in neighbouring Sudan on Thursday to push economic and other ties on a visit Khartoum calls "historic" but which comes nearly a year after Morsi`s election.

Sudan may face more Darfur charges: ICC prosecutor

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said that Sudan may face more charges for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur.

Sudan withdraws candidacy for UN rights council

Sudan has withdrawn its candidacy for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council following strong criticism from human rights and pro-democracy groups.

Bashir says no Arab Spring in Sudan

Bashir has dismissed opposition calls for an Arab Spring style uprising in the African country, saying only "a burning hot summer" awaits his enemies.