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Sudan approved its first budget since being removed from a crippling US blacklist.

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

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 last month.

UN, AU recommend end of Darfur peacekeeping mission

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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 transformation in ...

Seven shot dead during east Sudan protest: medics

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Seven shot dead during east Sudan protest: medics

Seven people were shot during a demonstration in eastern Sudan.

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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

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Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace deal

Representatives from the transitional government and rebel groups signed the deal.

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'We need Israel' says Sudan's top general

Sudan's deputy leader Mohammad Hamdan Dagalo said Khartoum was heading for 'relations, not normalisation' with Israel, without specifying what ...

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Sudan to ink 'final' peace deal with rebels: mediator

Tut Gatluak, the head of the mediation team, said the final signing of the peace agreement would take place early next month.

Sudan signs peace with holdout rebel group

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Sudan signs peace with holdout rebel group

Ending war with the rebels has been a cornerstone policy of Sudan's transitional government, which came to power in the months after Omar ...

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Sudan rebels agree key peace deal: state news agency

The Sudan Revolutionary Front reportedly agreed to a peace deal with the government that could put an end to a 17-year conflict.

Seven killed in South Sudan cargo plane crash

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Seven killed in South Sudan cargo plane crash

At least seven people died after a plane crashed near South Sudan's capital Juba, authorities confirmed.

S.Sudan dissident thanks President Trump for US asylum

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S.Sudan dissident thanks President Trump for US asylum

Prominent South Sudanese dissident Peter Biar Ajak thanked President Donald Trump for giving him refuge after fleeing 'a death squad sent by ... ...

Sudanese rebels and government enter final phase of talks

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Sudanese rebels and government enter final phase of talks

Mediators described the discussions as the 'most important' component of the Sudan peace process.

South Sudan Vice President tests positive for coronavirus

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South Sudan Vice President tests positive for coronavirus

VP Riek Machar's wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, and "a number of his office staff and bodyguards" have also been infected.

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South Sudan reports first coronavirus case

The patient was identified as a 29-year-old woman who arrived in South Sudan from the Netherlands via Ethiopia on February 28.

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Sudan's defence minister dies of heart attack

Sudan's defence minister Gamal al-Din Omar has died after suffering a heart attack.

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Sudan to form transitional parliament 'next month'

Khartoum will form the long-awaited transitional parliament after signing a final peace agreement with a coalition of rebel factions, a leading ...

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South Sudan rivals form unity government

Rivals Salva Kiir and Riek Machar inaugurated the new unity government, declaring an 'official end' to war despite previous efforts having ...

Amnesty urges swift handover of Sudan's Bashir to ICC

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Amnesty urges swift handover of Sudan's Bashir to ICC

The ICC has charged Bashir with genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity for his role in the Darfur conflict.

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Bashir won't be sent to the ICC just yet

The announcement that ex-dictator Bashir could be handed over to the ICC has an important caveat.

Sudan to hand ex-dictator Bashir to ICC

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Sudan to hand ex-dictator Bashir to ICC

Omar al-Bashir is wanted by the ICC on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

Sudan PM urges UN support to ease democratic transition

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Sudan PM urges UN support to ease democratic transition

Peace with rebel groups operating in Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan is among the stated goals of Sudan's transitional government.

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

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In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Comment: In reality, it is Hemedti, the brutal and cunning general who organised the harsh crackdown in Khartoum last June, who wields the real ...

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