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Sudan: Swiss aid worker abducted in Darfur

A Swiss humanitarian aid worker has been abducted in the conflict-torn Darfur region of Sudan, Switzerland's foreign ministry and a United Nations source said on Sunday.

Sudan’s al-Bashir frees rights activist

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has pardoned and released a prominent human rights activists who had been jailed since last year on spying and other charges, his family said.

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead

Russia's envoy to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinsky, has died in the capital, Khartoum, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday evening, confirming earlier reports that the diplomat was found dead.

Sudan to split South Sudanese refugees after unrest

Sudan is planning to split a camp housing tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees into three separate units after a wave of violence, a minister said Sunday. A group of youths went on a rampage this week at the Al Waral camp in Sudan's…

Egypt and Sudan officials to hold talks amid tensions

Egypt's foreign minister is travelling to Sudan amid tensions between the neighboring countries, which hope to boost cooperation despite recent disputes over borderlands and trade. Sameh Shoukry arrives in Khartoum on Wednesday to meet his…

Christian-minority in Sudan to open schools on Sundays

Sudanese authorities have asked the Christian-minority in the country to comply with the working week of the Muslim-majority. The new directive affects the educational sector as schools have been asked to take Fridays and Saturdays as their…

Sudan clashes kill 10 in Darfur

Clashes between two Arab tribes in Sudan's war-torn state of East Darfur have killed up to 10 people, tribal leaders told AFP on Sunday. The fighting that began on Saturday comes as the United Nations and African Union prepare to downsize…