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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.

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's controversial Blue Nile mega dam.

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.

UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

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UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

Special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived at Aden airport, where he expressed his condolences and emphasised the need for a solution to the ...

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Israel's Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violence

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the recent violence in the US Capitol as he met with Steve Mnuchin after his trip to Sudan.

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Ethiopia accuses Sudan of killing civilians amid border dispute

Ethiopia has accused Sudanese forces of looting and killing civilians amid an ongoing dispute over a fertile border area.

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US inks Sudan normalisation deal after blacklisting lifted

Sudan has been de-blacklisted and given access to $1 billion in financing from the World Bank as the northeast African state signs to normalise ...

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US treasury chief visits Sudan after ending pariah status

Steven Mnuchin arrived in Khartoum in the first visit by a senior US official since Trump removed Sudan from the list of state sponsors ...

Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

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Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

Yemeni Interior Minister Ibrahim Haidan said the speedy reopening of the airport underscored "the determination of the government to overcome ...

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Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

Sudan's state news agency said officials from current African Union chair South Africa would be involved in the new round of talks to resolve a ...

Sudan ratifies anti-torture treaty three decades after signing

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Sudan ratifies anti-torture treaty three decades after signing

The announcement comes after the death of a Sudanese activist under torture last month.

Sudan says back in control of border with Ethiopia

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Sudan says back in control of border with Ethiopia

Sudan has announced that it is in full control of its borders with Ethiopia.

Sudan: key dates in Darfur 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.

Sudanese paramilitary group refers own intelligence chief over killing

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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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Sudan, Ethiopia start border talks one week after clash

Talks to demarcate the border between Sudan and Ethiopia started talks on Tuesday, just a week after deadly clashes in the disputed area.

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US reinstates Sudan's sovereign immunity over past terror attacks

Sudan was granted legal immunity for past militant attacks on Monday, a final step in a historic deal removing it from Washington's blacklist of ...

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US poised to grant Sudan immunity over past attacks

Sudan could soon be granted legal immunity for past attacks, a final step in a historic deal removing Khartoum from Washington's ...

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Sudan-Ethiopia border demarcation talks set for Tuesday

Negotiations between Sudan and Ethiopia are expected to be held on Tuesday.

African Union opens 'migration observatory'

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African Union opens 'migration observatory'

The African Union launched a study platform to improve migration governance on the continent.

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US removes Sudan from State Sponsor of Terror list

Sudan has been formally removed from the United States' state sponsor of terror list, the US embassy in Khartoum announced on Monday.

Trump offered 9/11 victims millions to save Sudan-Israel deal

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Trump offered 9/11 victims millions to save Sudan-Israel deal

The future of a US-brokered agreement between Israel and Sudan remains in question amid disagreements over compensation to 9/11 victims.

Sudan nears removal from US terror list

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Sudan nears removal from US terror list

Sudan is expected to soon be formally removed from the US terror list.

Russia signs deal to open naval base in Sudan

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Russia signs deal to open naval base in Sudan

Moscow will be allowed to keep up to four ships at a time at its "logistical support centre" in port Sudan, which will be manned by up to 300 ...

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