Sudan protesters take over square where Bashir challenged uprising

Thousands of demonstrators, mostly teenagers and people in their early 20s, joined a rally in the square, which continued to grow into the late afternoon. Protesters said they were renaming it from the Green Square to Freedom Square.

Jul 18, 2019, 22:32 PM IST

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum

Demonstrations in Khartoum have become rare since security forces broke up a sit-in outside the Defence Ministry on June 3, leaving more than 100 people dead.

Jun 27, 2019, 22:58 PM IST

Sudan may return to war if US keeps sanctions: Foreign Minister

Sudan could fall back into war if Washington fails to lift decades-old sanctions, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has said, insisting that Khartoum sees the embargo as "unacceptable".

Jul 11, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Suspected diarrhoea kills 279 people in Sudan: UN

Hundreds of people suffer from water-borne diseases every year across Sudan given the lack of access to clean drinking water.

Jun 12, 2017, 23:34 PM IST

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir to attend Saudi summit, no word on Donald Trump meeting: Minister

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will attend a gathering in Saudi Arabia on Saturday but has received no indication whether he will meet U.S. President Donald Trump there, Sudan`s foreign minister said on Wednesday.

May 17, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is at the helm of the government`s `Operation Sankat Mochan` to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Jul 14, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

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.

Jul 12, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

China in `preliminary` deal for Sudan`s first atomic plant

A Chinese state-owned company has signed a "preliminary" deal with Sudan to build the east African country`s first nuclear power plant, an official in Khartoum said on Tuesday.

May 24, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

US concern as Sudan releases man linked to diplomat's killers

Jaili helped in the escape of the four killers of John Granville, who worked for the US Agency for International Development.

Apr 08, 2016, 03:12 AM IST

Sudan, S. Sudan extend agreement on transit of humanitarian aid

Sudan and South Sudan agreed on Sunday to extend their agreement on transit of humanitarian aid through Sudanese territory in the South, a media report said.

Jan 11, 2016, 05:41 AM IST

Sudan rebels, army brace for fighting season after peace talks flop

he African Union-mediated talks ended last month without a temporary ceasefire being agreed in Darfur.

Dec 07, 2015, 12:26 PM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2015, 01:35 AM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

Sudan`s hot-rod rickshaw men splash cash to win fares

With more a splutter than a roar, Baha al-Din Yassin -- alias "The Tiger" -- tears off down Khartoum`s sand-lined streets in his three-wheeled motor rickshaw on the prowl for fares.

Jul 09, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

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.

Jun 14, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Sudan stops opposition leaders travelling to France

Sudanese security agents prevented seven senior opposition figures from travelling to a European parliament meeting in France and confiscated their passports on Monday, one of the politicians affected said.

Jun 08, 2015, 19:53 PM IST

Two Russians abducted in Sudan`s Darfur freed: Embassy

 Two Russians kidnapped in Sudan`s Darfur in January have been freed by their captors, a spokesman for Russia`s embassy in Khartoum said on Saturday.

Jun 06, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

South Sudan rebels deny getting weapons from Khartoum

South Sudan`s rebels on Friday denied a report alleging they were getting weapons delivered by air from Khartoum, claiming it was government troops who were using arms bought from Sudan.

Jun 05, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

Sudan Islamists protest against Morsi death sentence

Hundreds of Sudanese Islamists protested outside a UN office in central Khartoum Friday against the death sentence handed down to Egypt`s ousted president Mohammed Morsi by a court last week.

May 22, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

Sudan aims anti-aircraft fire at `target` near capital: Army

 Sudanese anti-aircraft crews opened fire on an aerial "target" near Khartoum`s twin city of Omdurman, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, after witnesses reported hearing explosions in the area.

May 06, 2015, 16:53 PM IST