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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

Fresh Darfur peace talks agreed

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 17:07
related places: Khartoum

Sudan and Darfur rebels are to hold peace talks on 27 October, but a key rebel leader refuses to attend.
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UN chief to meet Sudanese leader

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 2:48
related places: Bashir

UN chief Ban Ki-moon is due to meet Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, in an effort to bring peace to Darfur.
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UN chief Ban 'shocked' by Darfur

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 19:48

UN chief Ban Ki-moon says he is "shocked and humbled" after visiting a refugee camp in Sudan's Darfur region.
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Israel to accept Darfur refugees

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 15:19
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel is to grant citizenship to several hundred Sudanese refugees from Darfur who have already arrived in Israel.
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Ban support for Sudan peace deal

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 8:38

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon travels to south Sudan, to show support for a north-south peace deal.
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Ban to press for peace in Darfur

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 15:06

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is in Sudan, seeking an end to violence in Darfur province.
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Funds row delays Sudan census

Sunday, September 2nd 2007, 23:02

Sudan postpones a census that is crucial for the success of two upcoming national polls, the UN says.
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Sudan launches flood aid appeal

Wednesday, August 29th 2007, 9:45

Sudan and the UN launch an appeal to raise $20m to help more than 400,000 people hit by recent flooding.
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Sudan kicks out aid agency chief

Monday, August 27th 2007, 11:01

The director in Sudan of international aid agency Care says he has been ordered to leave the country.
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AU envoy urges Darfur peace push

Sunday, August 26th 2007, 12:18

African Union envoy Salim Ahmed Salim is in the Sudanese region of Darfur for talks with tribal leaders.
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Sudan lets EU envoy stay

Saturday, August 25th 2007, 14:55

Sudan says an EU envoy who was ordered to leave will now be allowed to remain until his term ends.
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Khartoum 'defying Darfur embargo'

Friday, August 24th 2007, 9:28

Sudan's government is accused of deploying weapons to Darfur in defiance of a UN arms embargo.
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Israel turns away Darfur refugees

Monday, August 20th 2007, 11:35
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel refuses to accept any more illegal entrants, including refugees from Sudan's war-torn region of Darfur.
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Sudan lifts a rebel's travel ban

Thursday, August 16th 2007, 9:54
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Sudan is to allow a sick Darfur rebel chief on its wanted list to travel to Kenya for treatment, the UN says.
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Darfur force 'to be all-African'

Monday, August 13th 2007, 16:43

Africa will provide all of the 26,000 peacekeepers for Sudan's Darfur region, the African Union head says.
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Egypt pressed on migrant deaths

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 14:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Human Rights Watch calls on Egypt to investigate reports that border guards killed three Sudanese migrants.
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Darfur's rebel groups reach deal

Monday, August 6th 2007, 10:00

Most of Darfur's rebel groups agree on a common position and want "final" talks with Sudan's government soon.
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Darfur rebels seek unity in talks

Saturday, August 4th 2007, 22:23

Dozens of Darfur rebel leaders hold talks to find common ground for negotiations with Sudan's government.
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Sudan 'will support Darfur force'

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 10:25

Sudan says it will co-operate with new UN and African peace force for Darfur after the UN approves the plan.
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UN backs new Darfur peace force

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 4:36

The UN Security Council approves plans to send 26,000 troops and police to Sudan's Darfur region.
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UN set for vote on Darfur force

Tuesday, July 31st 2007, 15:58

The UN Security Council is set to vote on a 26,000-strong peacekeeping force for Sudan's Darfur region.
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Uganda rebels want $2m for talks

Monday, July 30th 2007, 11:33
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda's rebels demand $2m from donors, or they say they will not return to peace talks in South Sudan.
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UN body criticises Sudan abuses

Friday, July 27th 2007, 13:47

The UN Human Rights Committee criticises Sudan for what it says are widespread and systematic abuses.
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Sudan 'must pay USS Cole victims'

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 20:56
related countries: United States United States

A US judge tells Sudan to pay $8m to relatives of those killed by a suicide bomb on the USS Cole in 2000.
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Europe plans Darfur border force

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 12:06

The European Union is to draw up plans for a force to go to countries neighbouring Sudan's Darfur region.
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Brown, Sarkozy vow Darfur trip

Friday, July 20th 2007, 11:52
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

The new leaders of the UK and France say they are prepared to go to Darfur to help peace efforts.
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Sudan's 'worst floods in years'

Thursday, July 19th 2007, 10:55

Nearly 40 people have died as floods destroy thousands of homes in Sudan, aid agencies say.
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Water find 'may end Darfur war'

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 11:03

A huge underground lake is found in Sudan's arid Darfur region, scientists say, which could help end the conflict.
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Sudan 'resumes Darfur bombing'

Friday, July 13th 2007, 17:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Darfur

Sudan's government is once more bombing the troubled western region of Darfur, a US envoy says.
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Sudan misses withdrawal deadline

Monday, July 9th 2007, 15:16

The Sudanese government misses a key deadline to withdraw its troops from the south of the country.
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Sudan rape laws 'need overhaul'

Friday, June 29th 2007, 8:55

Sudan must overhaul its legal system to stop mass rape in the war-torn Darfur region, a report says.
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Sudan official dies in car crash

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 10:25

A close political adviser to Sudan's president, Majzoub al-Khalifa, dies in a car accident.
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Sudan 'must address climate ills'

Friday, June 22nd 2007, 16:30

There is little hope of peace in Sudan unless it addresses environmental damage, a UN study finds.
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Sudan 'backs UN-led Darfur force'

Monday, June 18th 2007, 0:38
related places: Bashir

Sudan's leader agrees unconditionally to a joint UN-African Union Darfur force, diplomats say.
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Fresh hopes for North Darfur

Thursday, June 14th 2007, 13:31

Despite the ongoing crisis in Sudan, Julie Flints sees signs of progress towards peace in North Darfur.
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