- UN extends Darfur peacekeeping force despite Sudan protest Updated: Jun-29-15 11:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan's western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying, rejecting the Sudanese government's demand that the troops leave.
- S Africa mulls quitting ICC after Sudan leader visit Updated: Jun-25-15 9:08 am
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa will consider withdrawing from the International Criminal Court as a "last resort" following a dispute over a visit by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes, the government said Thursday.
- Official: 7 die in South Sudan cholera outbreak Updated: Jun-22-15 11:41 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Cholera has killed seven people in the South Sudan capita of Juba, the head of the isolation ward at the nation's main public hospital said Monday.
- WikiLeaks reveals Saudi intrigue and unpaid limo bills Updated: Jun-20-15 5:25 pm
ISTANBUL - At the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, diplomats talked about airing the grievances of disenchanted local youth using Facebook and Twitter. At the embassy in Khartoum, they reported anxiously on Iran's military aid to Sudan.
- UNICEF: 129 children killed in South Sudan fighting in May Updated: Jun-18-15 5:46 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - At least 129 children were killed, with boys castrated and girls raped, during a government offensive against rebels last month in South Sudan, according to the U.N. children's agency.
- South Sudan accuses Sudan of airstrikes, killing 1 Updated: Jun-17-15 10:54 am
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's government on Wednesday accused Sudan of bombing two locations in its territory, killing at least one soldier and wounding others.
- AU head Mugabe says international court unwelcome in Africa Updated: Jun-16-15 7:19 am
- Sudanese refugee killed by police had violent history Updated: Jun-15-15 8:18 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Deng Manyuon stood in the middle of an intersection on a 33-degree morning in March 2013, wearing just shorts and a T-shirt and shouting at passing cars.
- Sudan: 2 Russian pilots held by gunmen in Darfur released Updated: Jun-06-15 5:22 pm
KHARTOUM, Sudan - A Sudanese governor says that two Russian pilots who were held by gunmen in the country's restive western Darfur region since January have been freed, and that no ransom was paid.
- UN: 14 Eritrean asylum seekers abducted in eastern Sudan Updated: Jun-05-15 12:22 pm
BERLIN - The United Nations' refugee agency says 14 Eritrean asylum seekers have been abducted in an attack on a refugee convoy in eastern Sudan.
- Sudan swears in President Bashir, wanted in war crimes Updated: Jun-02-15 7:24 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan is swearing in incumbent President Omar al-Bashir, who was recently re-elected in a landslide that extended his 25-year-old rule, despite international war crimes charges and multiple insurgencies.
- South Sudanese dissidents back home, raising hope for peace Updated: Jun-01-15 2:41 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - Five South Sudanese dissident politicians who in 2013 faced accusations of mounting a failed coup have returned home from Kenya following talks mediated by African leaders, raising hopes for peace despite new fighting near the country's oil fields.
- Actor Matt Dillon puts rare celebrity spotlight on Rohingya Updated: Jun-01-15 8:55 am
SITTWE, Myanmar - American actor Matt Dillon put a rare star-powered spotlight on Myanmar's long-persecuted Rohingya Muslims, visiting a hot, squalid camp for tens of thousands displaced by violence and a port that has been one of the main launching pads for their exodus by sea.