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A local dispute has morphed into broader fighting in West Darfur's capital, marking the worst outbreak of violence in the restive region since a peace agreement was signed in October.

The clashes come just two weeks after the UN peacekeeping force ended its mandate in Darfur.

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

German professor named to head Sudan UN mission

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German professor named to head Sudan UN mission

A German professor has been called in to lead the UN mission in Sudan.

Sudan: key dates in <em>Darfur</em> war

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Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

A timeline of the decades-long Darfur conflict as the UN and AU's long-running peacekeeping mission came to an end.

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Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

Sudan's United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur is set to end its 13-year operation on Thursday.

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Sudanese paramilitary group refers own intelligence chief over killing

The powerful Sudanese Rapid Support Forces paramilitary group has referred its own intelligence chief and other personnel for investigation over ...

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UN agrees to end Darfur peacekeeping mission

The Council adopted a resolution that hands over responsibility for maintaining security to Sudan's transitional government.

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Sudan's former Prime Minister Sadiq Al-Mahdi dies of coronavirus

Sudan's former Prime Minister Sadiq Al-Mahdi, the country's last democratically elected prime minister, has died from Covid-19.

Rebel leaders return to Sudan after peace deal

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Rebel leaders return to Sudan after peace deal

Leaders of the Sudan Revolutionary Front returned to Khartoum on Sunday after signing a peace deal with the Sudanese transitional government ...

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UN, AU recommend end of Darfur peacekeeping mission

African Union leaders and the UN recommended ending their joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur, acknowledging the political ...

Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

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Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

Sudan's top general Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan has issued a general pardon for those who carried arms.

Russia to set up strategic naval base in Sudan

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Russia to set up strategic naval base in Sudan

Russia has plans to set up a naval base in Sudan, as the country expands its reach further into Africa.

US seeks lifting of <em>Darfur</em> sanctions amid Sudan reconciliation

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US seeks lifting of Darfur sanctions amid Sudan reconciliation

The promise is another sign that the United States is eager to reward Sudan after it agreed to recognise Israel.

Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

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Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

The roughly 6,000 Sudanese migrants and asylum seekers in Israel once again fear for their fate.

Nour Odeh

How US blackmail pushed Sudan to normalise Israel ties

Analysis: The normalisation deal between Sudan and Israel was the result of political and financial extortion by the Trump administration.

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Sudanese in Israel fear being returned after normalisation

Sudanese asylum seekers living in Israel fear being kicked out once ties between the two countries are normalised.

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Israeli delegation visited Sudan in push to normalise ties

An Israeli delegation visited the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday in order to pave the way for the normalisation of relations, amid ...

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Sudan trial defence rejects case against ousted Bashir

The trial of Omar al-Bashir and others over a 1989 coup heard defence arguments dismissing charges of illegal use of military force.

Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

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Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready to make ...

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PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

The ICC's prosecutor is set to discuss the possibility of bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes in Darfur.

Sudan’s PM sacks provincial governor after deadly protests

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Sudan’s PM sacks provincial governor after deadly protests

Abdalla Hamdok fired Saleh Ammar, the newly appointed governor of Kassala province, after protests against his appointment turned deadly

Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

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Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that keeping his country on a US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism is endangering its ...

Sudan peace will cost $7.5 billion: finance minister

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Sudan peace will cost $7.5 billion: finance minister

A peace deal between Sudan's government and rebels comes with a hefty price tag.

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