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Sudan floods kill 36: state radio
Sudan floods kill 36: state radio

Flooding has killed 36 people in a region north of Sudan's capital Khartoum.

Sudan floods kill 36: state radio
Obama warns Africa's 'tyrant' leaders
Obama warns Africa's 'tyrant' leaders

US President Barack Obama warned Sunday that Africa could only fulfill its rising potential with leaders who serve their people, not tyrants who enrich themselves.

Obama warns Africa's 'tyrant' leaders
Rebels barring access to Sudan conflict zones: UN
Rebels barring access to Sudan conflict zones: UN

Rebels battling government forces in two southern states in Sudan are holding up relief and medical supplies into areas they control.

Rebels barring access to Sudan conflict zones: UN
UN says refugees, displaced at two-decade high
UN says refugees, displaced at two-decade high

War and other crises drove one person from their home every 4.1 seconds in 2012.

UN says refugees, displaced at two-decade high
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US 'disappointed' by Sudan order to shut pipline

The United States said Monday an order by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to shut down an oil pipeline carrying South Sudanese crude was "deeply disappointing".

US 'disappointed' by Sudan order to shut pipline
Sudan freezes oil and security deals with South
Sudan freezes oil and security deals with South

Sudan on Sunday put on hold nine security and economic pacts with South Sudan, including on vital oil shipments, but said Khartoum remained committed to good relations if Juba ended support for rebels.

Sudan freezes oil and security deals with South
US accuses Iran of surge in 'terrorism'
US accuses Iran of surge in 'terrorism'

The United States on Thursday accused Iran of sponsoring "terrorism" at a level unseen in decades and said that the separate threat from Al-Qaeda has been significantly degraded.

US accuses Iran of surge in 'terrorism'
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Fear and anger follow Sudanese rebel strike

Fear and anger on Sunday followed a Sudanese rebel strike on a major town residents said had been left unguarded and was hit during coordinated attacks in the insurgents' most audacious act in years.

Fear and anger follow Sudanese rebel strike
Sudan says S. Sudan oil exports to resume by end May
Sudan says S. Sudan oil exports to resume by end May

South Sudanese oil will be shipped again from Sudan by the end of May, official media said on Saturday, after a shutdown of more than a year which cost both impoverished nations billions of dollars.

Sudan says S. Sudan oil exports to resume by end May
Muslim states agree to 'historic' UN statement on women
Muslim states agree to 'historic' UN statement on women

Muslim and western nations on Friday overcame deep divisions to agree a historic United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combatting violence against women.

Muslim states agree to 'historic' UN statement on women
Sudan attacks in Darfur breach sanctions: UN
Sudan attacks in Darfur breach sanctions: UN

Sudan breached UN sanctions by using warplanes and rockets bought from Belarus and Russia in the Darfur conflict, according to UN experts who have called for a tightened embargo.

Sudan attacks in Darfur breach sanctions: UN
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US urges talks to end decade-old Darfur war

The United States on Tuesday marked 10 years of war in Darfur, warning that without political talks the Sudan region may face another decade of the devastating conflict.

US urges talks to end decade-old Darfur war
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US calls for 'unconditional' Sudan talks with rebels

The United States on Thursday called on Sudan to hold "unconditional" talks with rebels battling government forces in two strife-torn states where the UN says thousands are close to starvation.

US calls for 'unconditional' Sudan talks with rebels
Sudan, South Sudan meet to push security, oil deals
Sudan, South Sudan meet to push security, oil deals

The rival presidents of Sudan and South Sudan met for face-to-face talks Saturday to push forward stalled security, oil and border deals, and discuss the fate of the contested Abyei region.

Sudan, South Sudan meet to push security, oil deals
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Sudan jails 4 for life for killing Chinese: media

Four Sudanese have been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Chinese worker in oil-producing South Kordofan, state-linked media reported on Monday.

Sudan jails 4 for life for killing Chinese: media
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Palestinian authority suspected of lobbying for Rakhat Aliyev’s relatives

US intelligence has established that Yasser Abbas worked with Devincci Hourani to pursue deals in Sudan for Caratube International Oil Company.

Palestinian authority suspected of lobbying for Rakhat Aliyev’s relatives
Six hurt in Sudan protests over student deaths: AFP
Six hurt in Sudan protests over student deaths: AFP

Six people were injured on Sunday as Sudanese police clashed with hundreds of protesters showing support for four dead students originally from the conflict-plagued Darfur region.

Six hurt in Sudan protests over student deaths: AFP
Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness
Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness

Two Iranian warships docked in Port Sudan on Saturday, a witness said, marking the second port call by the Iranian navy in Sudan in five weeks.

Iran warships dock in Sudan: witness
Sudan disrupts security 'plot'; tanks seen in street
Sudan disrupts security 'plot'; tanks seen in street

Sudan's powerful intelligence service on Thursday said it had disrupted a "plot" to disturb the country's security, as a witness saw tanks moving in the streets of the capital.

Sudan disrupts security 'plot'; tanks seen in street
Reform hopes seen dashed at Sudan Islamist meet
Reform hopes seen dashed at Sudan Islamist meet

Calls for change by Arab Spring-inspired reformers in Sudan will likely be ignored when thousands of government-linked Islamists begin meeting on Thursday.

Reform hopes seen dashed at Sudan Islamist meet