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UNHCR is prepositioning aid for tens of thousands of Darfur refugees in eastern Chad amid fears heavy rains will cut off access to the group.
May 15, 2013: Last week's armed confrontation between JEM and its splinter group of the late Mohamed Bashar has attracted wide attention in the international media.
Some of the world's leading beauty pageants from a number of countries in Asia, America, Europe, Middle East and Africa are expected to visit Juba next month in response to an invitation by their South Sudanese counterpart, Atong Ajak De Mach.
Governors from Greater Bahr el Ghazal states are at odds over who to support for South Sudan's presidency, highlighting the internal differences within the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement in the run up to the 2015 general elections.
The governor of Khartoum, Abdel-Rahman al-Khidir, asserted today that the Sudanese capital is safe amid growing concern among officials and residents of an imminent attack by rebels from the Sudan Revolutionary Front .
After some time out of the limelight following his spectacular fall from grace in 2011, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resurfaced in unusual circumstances.
A group of Sudanese opposition politicians visiting neighboring South Sudan have accused Khartoum of complicity in the May 5 killing of the paramount chief of the contested border region of Abyei, Kuol Deng Kuol, who was murdered by Arab nomads from the Misseriya tribe, while he was travelling in a United Nations convoy.
A rebel group fighting in South Sudan's Jonglei State on Tuesday claimed to have laid a siege on Pibor town, highlighting the level of their activities in the area have reached in recent days.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit will visit Sudan on Wednesday to launch the exportation of his country's oil from Port-Sudan, Khartoum's Almeghar Al-Siasi daily reported Sunday.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn helped to open a new bank in the world's youngest nation, South Sudan, on Tuesday, a low-key return to the international stage for the former IMF chief brought down by a sex scandal.
The Wau Base of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan held a ceremony in the barracks of the Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment to South Sudan on the morning of May 10, 2013 to commemorate the 102nd anniversary of the International Nurses' Day and present six nurses of the detachment including Zou Yuzheng with the "Special Contribution ... (more)
The opposition National Consensus Forces described Khartoum's announcement to form a special "strategic battalion" to counter a possible attack of the rebel Sudan Revolutionary Front on Khartoum, as "a serious threat to the homeland and the lives and safety of citizens". Kamal Omer Abdel Salam, Secretary of Information and spokesman of the National ... (more)
About 1500 newly displaced families from the areas of Tabaldia and Abu Jabra fled to Girayda after militias attacked the two areas last week.