- Kerry makes emotional appeal to So. Sudan's warring leaders Updated: May-04-15 12:34 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Secretary of State John Kerry condemned South Sudan's warring president and opposition leader as "disgraceful" Monday for squandering the promise of the world's youngest country and pledged $5 million to create a court or another institution that might one day hold perpetrators of the nation's violence accountable.
- US seeks to compensate victims of Sudan, Iran and Cuba Updated: May-01-15 2:34 pm
NEW YORK - The U.S. government announced a system Friday to compensate people harmed by Sudan, Iran and Cuba using some of the $8.9 billion forfeited by France's largest bank for violating U.S. economic sanctions by processing transactions for clients in blacklisted countries.
- Sudan's al-Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote Updated: Apr-27-15 3:25 pm
KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced on Monday, extending his 25-year rule despite international war crimes charges and multiple insurgencies.
- Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited Updated: Apr-26-15 9:13 am
AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan - The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.
- South Sudan opposition leader says troops surround his home Updated: Apr-24-15 10:40 am
JUBA, South Sudan - An opposition leader in South Sudan said on Friday that government troops had surrounded his house in the capital, raising fears of insecurity in the city where a fight among the armed forces sparked a nationwide rebellion in 2013.
- Afloat on 2 Niles with the fishermen of Khartoum Updated: Apr-23-15 4:46 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan - At the confluence of the Blue Nile and the White Nile near Sudan's capital, Khartoum, 35-year-old Younis Hamad al-Nil sails his wooden boat from sunrise to sunset, searching the wide waters for today's catch.
- South Sudan: UN agency says 3 staffers have disappeared Updated: Apr-22-15 8:49 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - The U.N. World Food Programme says three of its staff members are missing in the state of Upper Nile and will suspend operations in some areas because of safety concerns.
- For migrants used to danger, Islamic State poses new threat Updated: Apr-21-15 3:35 pm
JERUSALEM - Tesfay Kidane's troubles began with a simple request: He wanted to go to his brother's wedding.
- In Sudan, poverty, heavy security grip under longtime leader Updated: Apr-16-15 3:01 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan - During a quarter-century in power, President Omar al-Bashir has succeeded in keeping an iron grip on Sudan despite repeated disasters that would have toppled many leaders. This week's election seems certain to entrench his rule.
- S Sudan accuses Sudan of dropping bombs across the border Updated: Apr-09-15 10:55 am
JUBA, South Sudan - Four people were killed and nine others wounded in an apparent Sudanese airstrike on South Sudanese territory, a South Sudanese government official said Thursday.