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News: Sudan

We have started to collect the most important news related to Sudan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Sudan – overview

Sudan: news

UN 'failed to stop Darfur attacks'

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 18:14

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in Sudan's Darfur region, even when they were shot in front of them, a former UN spokeswoman says.
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Student dies in Khartoum violence

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 21:45
related places: Khartoum

A student is killed in clashes with police at Sudan's Khartoum University during a protest against violence in the Darfur region.
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South Sudan 'coup plotters' in court

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 14:02

Four top South Sudanese politicians go on trial on charges of treason after being accused of plotting a coup against the government.
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UN warns of renewed Darfur violence

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 11:10

The UN warns about an upsurge in violence in Sudan's Darfur region, saying some 50,000 people had been displaced since the end of February.
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Woman convicted over Sudan 'rape'

Friday, February 21st 2014, 10:34
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

An Ethiopian woman who says she was gang-raped in Sudan is convicted of "indecent acts" after a video of the alleged attack was distributed on social media.
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Fighting 'ends' S Sudan ceasefire

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 12:58
related places: Malakal

Fighting breaks out in the South Sudanese oil town of Malakal, officials say, the first major clashes since a ceasefire agreement in January.
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Sudan orders Red Cross to halt work

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 13:24

The Red Cross is told to suspend its work in conflict-hit Sudan, with officials citing "technical issues relating to its humanitarian plans".
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Trial for South Sudan 'coup leaders'

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 15:34

Seven South Sudanese politicians will face a treason trial over an alleged coup attempt that sparked weeks of fighting, the authorities say.
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Russian diplomat stabbed in Sudan

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 22:38
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, Russia Russia

A Russian diplomat and his wife have been stabbed in Sudan by a man anguished over the death of his brother in Central African Republic, police say.
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The aftermath of war in S Sudan town

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 0:36
related places: Bor

Aftermath of war in South Sudanese town of Bor
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VIDEO: S Sudan patients 'shot in their beds'

Monday, January 20th 2014, 23:57
related places: Bor

Up to 10,000 people have been killed in the South Sudanese conflict. The BBC's Mark Lowen travels to the town of Bor to see the aftermath of the conflict.
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S Sudan army recaptures key town

Monday, January 20th 2014, 16:14
related places: Malakal

The South Sudanese army says it has recaptured the key town of Malakal but the rebel forces tell the BBC they are still in control.
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Army retakes key South Sudan town

Saturday, January 18th 2014, 21:50
related places: Bor

South Sudan's military recaptures the key town of Bor from rebel forces, with Uganda confirming it helped in the operation.
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S Sudan troops 'recapture oil city'

Friday, January 10th 2014, 22:39
related places: Bentiu

South Sudanese government forces say they have recaptured the oil hub of Bentiu - one of just two rebel-held cities - but their leader vows to fight on.
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Thousands flee South Sudan oil city

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 17:59
related places: Bentiu

Thousands are fleeing the South Sudanese city of Bentiu amid fears of a government offensive to recapture it from rebels, a BBC reporter there says.
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VIDEO: Sudans 'consult on oilfield force'

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 6:28

Sudan and South Sudan begin talks over deploying a joint force to protect oilfields threatened by rebels, Sudan's foreign minister says.
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Sudans 'consult on oilfield force'

Monday, January 6th 2014, 19:24

South Sudan and Sudan begin talks to deploy a joint force to protect oilfields in the South threatened by rebels, Sudan's foreign minister says.
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Sudan president in Juba for talks

Monday, January 6th 2014, 14:43
related places: Bashir, Juba

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir arrives in South Sudan for talks with his South Sudan counterpart Salva Kiir over fighting there.
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S Sudan forces 'clash with youths'

Sunday, December 29th 2013, 20:52
related places: Bor

There are conflicting reports from South Sudan where youths loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar are said to be marching on the strategic town of Bor.
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S Sudan 'wildcard' army worries UN

Sunday, December 29th 2013, 15:29

The UN expresses concerns about 'wildcard' South Sudanese youths, loyal to the rebel leader Riek Machar, reportedly marching on a strategic town.
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S Sudan rebel youths in 'war march'

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 22:20
related places: Bor

Thousands of youths loyal to South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar are marching on the strategic town of Bor, according to government sources.
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VIDEO: UN: 'Give peace a chance' in S Sudan

Thursday, December 26th 2013, 22:00

The United Nations special representative to South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, has appealed for leaders in the country to order their forces to lay down their arms.
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UN condemns deadly S Sudan attack

Friday, December 20th 2013, 22:05

The UN mission to South Sudan condemns an attack on its base in which two Indian peacekeepers died, as a mass evacuation of foreigners begins.
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Rebels take key South Sudan town

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 15:55
related places: Bor

South Sudanese rebels have taken over the key town of Bor, the military says, as fighting continues after a reported coup attempt.
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Guantanamo pair transferred to Sudan

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 9:36

One of the first inmates at Guantanamo Bay, Ibrahim Othman Ibrahim Idris, is among two detainees to have been transferred to Sudan.
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South Sudan clashes: Dozens 'killed'

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 16:49
related places: Juba

More than 60 soldiers have died in the South Sudanese capital Juba in two days of fighting sparked by an apparent coup attempt, doctors say.
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Gunfire continues in tense S Sudan

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 12:25
related places: Juba

Fresh gunfire is heard overnight in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, a day after government said it quashed an attempted coup.
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VIDEO: Gunfire continues in South Sudan

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 12:22
related places: Juba

There have been reports of fresh gunfire overnight in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, a day after the government said it had quashed an attempted coup.
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RBS fined $100m by US regulators

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 22:10
related countries: Burma Burma, Cuba Cuba, Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Royal Bank of Scotland is fined $100m by US regulators for violating US sanctions against Iran, Sudan, Burma, and Cuba.
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Sudan hopes tech will transform farming

Friday, December 6th 2013, 0:09

The farm using tech it hopes will transform Sudanese agriculture
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Facing their dragons on TV in Sudan

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 0:05

Sudan's entrepreneurs face their dragons in TV show
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Japanese diplomat-cum-wrestler wows crowds in Sudan

Monday, November 18th 2013, 8:15
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese envoy takes up wrestling to make friends in Sudan
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VIDEO: The Japanese diplomat turned wrestler

Monday, November 18th 2013, 1:27
related countries: Japan Japan

BBC News follows Japanese diplomat Yasuhiro Murotatsu as he takes part in a Sudanese wrestling match.
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Sudan polio vaccination 'blocked'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 13:21

Efforts to vaccinate 165,000 children against polio in Sudan have been blocked by the government and rebels, the UN humanitarian chief says.
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Norway bus suspect faced deportation

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:09
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: A

A man accused of hijacking a bus and killing three people in Norway is a South Sudanese asylum-seeker who had been due for deportation, police say.
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