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Sudanese president in South Sudan to urge peace

JUBA, South Sudan, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The president of Sudan flew to South Sudan Monday to meet with President Salva Kiir to discuss failed peace negotiations between the South and rebel fighters.

Sudanese officials say no arms sold to Syrian opposition

DAMASCUS, Syria, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Sudanese officials denied allegations by Western officials and Syrian rebels that Sudan sold weapons to the opposition to President Bashar Assad.
Sudanese opposition leader suggests Bashir will seek new term

Sudanese opposition leader suggests Bashir will seek new term

KHARTOUM, Sudan, April 16 (UPI) -- A Sudanese opposition leader, Hassan Abdullah al-Turabi, said that Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir will run in the next election.

Bedouins release two hostages

NAZARETH, Israel, March 26 (UPI) -- The family of a kidnapped Israeli Arab said he has been released to Egyptian authorities along with the Norwegian tourist who was abducted with him.

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Sudan, S. Sudan pulling troops from border

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a demilitarized zone along the two countries' disputed border, an African Union mediator said.
Sudanese president may face charges

Sudanese president may face charges

UNITED NATIONS, July 11 (UPI) -- The International Criminal Court prosecutor said he will seek genocide charges against Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for atrocities in Darfur.

Bush treads fine line on Sudan

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- The Bush administration's criticism of Sudan is at odds with private meetings with Sudanese officials, dividing experts on the effectiveness of U.S. policy.

Border violence escalates in Sudan

ABYEI, Sudan, May 26 (UPI) -- Stepped-up violence along Sudan's north-south border between government and fighters from the south forced more than 100,000 people to flee, officials said.

Mia Farrow offers help to Sudanese rebel

KADUGLI, Sudan, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and human rights activist Mia Farrow has offered to trade places with an ailing rebel leader confined in Sudan so he can seek medical treatment.

Bush places sanctions on Sudan

WASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush announced economic sanctions against Sudan and said he wants the United Nations to take further steps to end violence in Darfur.

Bush threatens Sudan sanctions on Darfur

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush Wednesday compared mass killings in Darfur to the Holocaust, threatening new sanctions against the government of Sudan.

U.S. weighs sanctions against Sudan

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- A top U.S. State Department official was heading to Sudan as the White House considered imposing sanctions over the killings in the Darfur region.

U.N. request refused by Egypt's president

CAIRO, March 24 (UPI) -- A request from United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon regarding peacekeepers in Darfur was rebuffed Saturday by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. The U.N. official had asked Mubarak to speak with Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir in the hopes

Bush writes response to Sudan leader

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush sent a letter to Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir calling for an expansion of the peacekeeping force in Darfur.

China intervenes with Sudan

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. special envoy to Sudan says China has stepped up its efforts to end the crisis in Darfur and help the millions of victims there.

Sudan agrees to 6-day Darfur cease-fire

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The president of Sudan has agreed to a 60-day cease-fire in the country's war-torn Darfur region but continues to oppose a U.N. presence in the African country.

Bashir says no to China on U.N. force

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said in China Friday that his government will not allow a U.N. peacekeeping force in the Darfur region.

Sudan may change mind on peacekeepers

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Sudan is under pressure to allow African Union peacekeepers to remain in Darfur after the force's current mandate expires Sept. 30.

AU troops withdrawal raise concerns

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Sudan's Darfur region is prepared for renewed violence despite a peace accord as the date for the withdrawal of African Union troops draws nears.

Darfur rebels demand strong U.N. force

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The only rebel group in the Sudan Darfur peace agreement has threatened to resume fighting if there is no strong U.N. force to enforce the accord.

U.N. force will go to Sudan, U.S. predicts

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A senior U.S. diplomat said Sudan is committing genocide in Darfur and called for an expanded United Nations peacekeeping force to halt the atrocities.

New VP enters evolving Sudan government

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The newly sworn in first vice president of Sudan faces a difficult task of uniting his party and working with historical enemies in the new government.

Sudanese leader pessimistic

KHARTOUM, Sudan, July 12 (UPI) -- A former ally of the president of Sudan tells the BBC he has no great hopes for the country's new constitution and government.

Sudan parliament OKs peace constitution

KHARTOUM, Sudan, July 6 (UPI) -- Sudan's Parliament ratified a constitution that will govern the country for six years in line with a peace agreement between the government and rebels.
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