A Sudanese opposition leader, Hassan Abdullah al-Turabi, said that Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir will run in the next election.
Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to set up a demilitarized zone along the two countries' disputed border, an African Union mediator said.
Protesting against an autocratic Sudanese government may not be a sign the Arab Spring movement is sweeping the North African country, experts said.
The Sudanese government hopes to rally support of the Arab League on sovereignty issues with South Sudan at a ministerial meeting next month, officials said.
South Sudan's oil minister charged north Sudan was stealing its country's crude oil and threatened to sue any country or company that bought the oil.
Sudan is boycotting the African-European summit in Libya to protest European Union pressure on President Omar Hassan al-Bashir not to attend, diplomats said.
Despite a flawed election, the United States needs to prepare southern Sudan for its likely future as an independent state, the U.S. special envoy says.
Several leading opposition parties in Sudan say they have decided to boycott this month's presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections.
The presence of Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir overshadowed talks on the Palestinian issue Monday at the 21st Arab Summit in Qatar.
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir was defiant after a tribunal ordered his arrest for war crimes, telling a rally he wouldn't bow to outside pressure.
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