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Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF
Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF

Some two million Sudanese children under five suffer from malnutrition every year, UNICEF's representative said on Sunday, urging the international community to boost funding to tackle the problem.

Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF
Black boxes in S.Sudan air crash recovered: state radio
Black boxes in S.Sudan air crash recovered: state radio

Investigators in South Sudan have found the two black boxes from a Soviet-era Antonov plane which crashed last week killing at least 36 people.

Black boxes in S.Sudan air crash recovered: state radio
Obama heaps pressure on warring South Sudan leaders
Obama heaps pressure on warring South Sudan leaders

US President Barack Obama renewed pressure on South Sudan's warring leaders, insisting they must accept an August peace deadline or face being sidelined

Obama heaps pressure on warring South Sudan leaders
Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence meets Pope
Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence meets Pope

A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.

Sudanese Christian woman spared death sentence meets Pope
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BNP fined $8.9 bn for breaking US sanctions on Iran, Sudan

BNP Paribas pleaded guilty to US criminal charges of violating sanctions on Iran and Sudan for eight years and was fined a record $8.9 billion.

BNP fined $8.9 bn for breaking US sanctions on Iran, Sudan
Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag. Photo courtesy of theafricom.com
Death-row Sudanese Christian freed but fears for life: lawyer

A Sudanese Christian who gave birth in prison after being sentenced to hang for apostasy was freed Monday but immediately went into hiding, fearing for her life, a lawyer said.

Death-row Sudanese Christian freed but fears for life: lawyer
Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag. ©bbc.com
Sudan judge orders Christian woman to hang for apostasy

A Sudanese judge on Thursday sentenced a heavily pregnant Christian woman to hang for apostasy, a ruling which Britain denounced as "barbaric" and left the United States "deeply disturbed".

Sudan judge orders Christian woman to hang for apostasy
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir. ©Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed
Sudan's Bashir has knee operation

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir underwent a knee operation on Sunday, his press secretary said, amid uncertainty over whether the leader will seek to extend his 25 years in power.

Sudan's Bashir has knee operation
Daughter aims to spread 'true Islam' of executed Sudan activist
Daughter aims to spread 'true Islam' of executed Sudan activist

Almost three decades after peaceful Muslim activist Mahmoud Muhammad Taha was hanged for apostasy, his daughter plans to revive his Republican Party and spread his notion of "true Islam".

Daughter aims to spread 'true Islam' of executed Sudan activist
Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses
Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses

South Sudanese soldiers have carried out a string of ethnic killings, including a massacre, house-to-house killings and rapes, following an outbreak of fighting more than a week ago.

Massacre, rapes, executions carried out in South Sudan: witnesses
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with South Sudan's President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa May 26, 2013. ©REUTERS/Jim Young
US ups pressure in S. Sudan, but no military role likely

The United States -- a key backer of South Sudan's 2011 independence -- is increasing diplomatic pressure amid an intensifying conflict there but will not consider military intervention, experts said.

US ups pressure in S. Sudan, but no military role likely
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir. ©Reuters/Goran Tomasevic
S. Sudan at 'precipice' amid growing violence: Obama

US President Barack Obama warned that South Sudan stands at the "precipice" of renewed civil war, amid spiralling violence including an attack on a UN base that killed three Indian peacekeepers.

S. Sudan at 'precipice' amid growing violence: Obama
Fears of civil war as violence spreads in South Sudan
Fears of civil war as violence spreads in South Sudan

The United Nations is warning that violence was spreading in South Sudan, as fierce fighting in the world's youngest nation prompted the US to evacuate Americans and other foreigners.

Fears of civil war as violence spreads in South Sudan
Up to 500 dead in South Sudan clashes: UN
Up to 500 dead in South Sudan clashes: UN

Clashes between rival army factions in South Sudan have left up to 500 dead and 800 wounded, a top UN official told the UN Security Council on Tuesday.

Up to 500 dead in South Sudan clashes: UN
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African elephant survival tops agenda at Botswana talks

African ministers and experts meet next week in Botswana to chart ways to stamp out a spike in elephant killings fuelled by a growing demand for ivory in Asia.

African elephant survival tops agenda at Botswana talks
'It's not relief work in Sudan': Streep on acting
'It's not relief work in Sudan': Streep on acting

Meryl Streep is brilliant as a domineering, drug-addicted, cancer-suffering grandmother in her latest film "August: Osage County" but she won't pretend to have the worst job in the world.

'It's not relief work in Sudan': Streep on acting
Major Sudan airline grounded, blames US sanctions
Major Sudan airline grounded, blames US sanctions

A major Sudanese airline serving South Sudan and the Middle East suspended operations Sunday, blaming American sanctions, as a document confirmed German carrier Lufthansa will also end flights to Sudan.

Major Sudan airline grounded, blames US sanctions
African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC
African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC

The ICC was under fire over its "unfair" and "totally unacceptable" treatment of Africa, with African Union ministers calling for cases against Kenyan and Sudanese leaders to be deferred.

African summit attacks 'unfair' ICC
Sudan stands firm on fuel rise despite deadly protests
Sudan stands firm on fuel rise despite deadly protests

Sudan vowed Sunday to stand firm on fuel price hikes, despite days of deadly protests and criticism from war veterans, hardline Islamic leaders and from within the ruling party itself.

Sudan stands firm on fuel rise despite deadly protests
©Reuters/Andreea Campeanu
Tribal warfare in Sudan's Darfur kills 51: leader

Two Arab tribes which have been battling off-and-on for months in Sudan's Darfur region have resumed fighting, leaving dozens dead.

Tribal warfare in Sudan's Darfur kills 51: leader