- Report: Sudan sent South Sudan rebels weapons, ammunition Updated: Jun-02-15 9:20 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Sudan has been supplying South Sudanese rebels with weapons and ammunition, a London-based research organization said Tuesday in a new report that appears to back South Sudan's persistent allegations of northern interference.
- 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.
- Sudan refused aid to injured peacekeeper, who died, UN says Updated: May-28-15 11:23 am
UNITED NATIONS - A new U.N. report says Sudan's government "refused to allow" an emergency medical evacuation for an injured peacekeeper who died the same day, the latest sign of worsening relations as Sudan's president wants the mission out of the country.
- Paris leaders want fast expulsion of migrants from tent camp Updated: May-28-15 2:29 am
PARIS - In the shadow of the famed Sacre Coeur basilica, hundreds of migrants have poured into a makeshift tent camp on a bridge over Eurostar train tracks to Britain - the country that many see as a cherished final destination.
- Sudanese government denies supporting rebels in South Sudan Updated: May-25-15 12:47 pm
KHARTOUM, Sudan - The Sudanese government denied on Monday it was supporting rebels in South Sudan after it accused Khartoum of supplying arms to the insurgents threatening its oil fields.
- South Sudan alleges Khartoum role in new rebel offensive Updated: May-22-15 8:49 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - South Sudan's military on Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern country where oil fields are now threatened by fresh fighting.
- South Sudan fighting causes humanitarian crisis, says UN Updated: May-12-15 1:27 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - The United Nations mission to South Sudan has received credible reports of kidnappings of boys as young as 10 and the rape and abduction of girls and women amid killings in a northern region that the U.N. and aid agencies had to abandon because of the danger.
- Migrants in Italy toil to put food on Europeans' plates Updated: May-10-15 2:16 am
SYRACUSE, Sicily - Colorful plastic boxes lie evenly spaced on a freshly turned field, ready to be filled with potatoes destined for the plates of diners across Europe. The 14 men lining up to pluck them from the rich soil of eastern Sicily are almost all newcomers to a continent where many eye them with a mix of pity and suspicion.
- Aid agencies withdraw foreign staff from town in South Sudan Updated: May-09-15 12:17 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - Two global aid agencies Saturday evacuated their international staff from a part of war-torn South Sudan fearing violence as government troops launch an offensive against rebels.
- Kerry makes emotional appeal to So. Sudan's warring leaders Updated: May-04-15 12:34 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Secretary of State John Kerry condemned South Sudan's warring president and opposition leader as "disgraceful" Monday for squandering the promise of the world's youngest country and pledged $5 million to create a court or another institution that might one day hold perpetrators of the nation's violence accountable.