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A plane crash in Sudan has killed 32 people, including four ministers and other top government officials, state media reported Sunday.

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'Gang' shoots, kills international peacekeeper in Sudan's Darfur regionupdated: Mon Aug 13 2012 05:40:00

One international peacekeeper was shot dead and another was wounded early Sunday after a "gang" attacked their police post inside a refugee camp in Sudan's embattled Darfur region, the African Union - United Nations Mission said.

Sudan: 25,000 refugees fleeingupdated: Mon Aug 13 2012 05:40:00

CNN's David McKenzie reports 25,000 refugees have fled their camp in Sudan's Darfur region amid increased violence.

25,000 people flee Darfur refugee camp amid fighting, U.N. saysupdated: Fri Aug 10 2012 10:11:00

All 25,000 people living in a refugee camp in Sudan's Darfur region have fled amid fighting between armed militia groups and Sudanese government forces, U.N. officials said Friday.

Darfur refugees in crisisupdated: Fri Aug 10 2012 10:11:00

The U.N.'s former envoy to Sudan explains why he has been prevented from visiting refugees.

Sudan, South Sudan settle oil disputeupdated: Fri Aug 03 2012 22:41:00

Negotiating teams from Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to end a dispute on oil payments to allow the resumption of southern oil exports through Sudan's territories, Sudan's state-run Ashorooq TV reported early Saturday, citing official sources.

South Sudan marathoner is an Olympian without a country updated: Mon Jul 23 2012 05:19:00

Even though he will not compete in the London Olympics under his country's flag, South Sudan native Guor Marial basks with pride as the first athlete from the world's youngest nation in the global arena.

Runner with no country going to Olympicsupdated: Mon Jul 23 2012 05:19:00

S. Sudanese marathoner, Guor Marila, a man without a country, gets the go ahead to participate in the Olympics.

Give a child a camera and save the worldupdated: Fri Jul 20 2012 16:20:00

The eyes of a child see things differently than an adult. It's an idea that intrigued four young women in college. "If you could give a child a camera, they could tell a reality in a way that a foreigner, or even an adult, could not," co-founder Angela Francine Bullock says. Several years later, they turned that idea into a way to help children around the world and founded the nonprofit 100cameras.

Police respond to protesters with tear gas, arrests near Sudan's capitalupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 14:42:00

Sudanese took to the streets Friday in a fourth week of protests against rising prices and called for the ousting of the government.

'The Elders' seek action in Sudanupdated: Tue Jul 10 2012 10:16:00

Becky Anderson speaks to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Irish President Mary Robinson about the situation in Sudan.

South Sudanese expatriates look ahead after year of freedom and no peaceupdated: Tue Jul 10 2012 10:16:00

On the eve of South Sudan's first birthday, citizens of the young nation gather at a church in suburban Atlanta.

South Sudan's 1st birthday clouded by tensionsupdated: Mon Jul 09 2012 04:13:00

South Sudan, the world's newest nation, turned one year old on Monday, but its anniversary comes amid high tensions with its northern neighbor and economic concerns.

Tutu: End the suffering in the Sudansupdated: Sat Jul 07 2012 00:35:00

In the coming days I will be in Juba and Khartoum, the capitals of South Sudan and Sudan.

Hundreds tear gassed amid clampdown on Sudan protests updated: Sat Jun 30 2012 12:56:00

Riot police sprayed tear gas at hundreds of protesters who attempted to lead a march after Friday prayers from the two main opposition party mosques in Sudan's capital of Khartoum and its second city, Omdurman.

Understanding the protests in Sudanupdated: Sat Jun 30 2012 12:56:00

CNN's Nima Elbagir explains the causes behind continuing civil unrest in Sudan.

Sudan and South Sudan tensions escalateupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 12:35:00

South Sudan's military gives a media tour near the front lines. CNN's Rosmary Church talks to journalist Alan Boswell.

President al-Bashir feels heat from 'Sudanese Spring' updated: Fri Jun 29 2012 12:35:00

Since 17 June Sudanese civilians have been demonstrating against the totalitarian regime that has ruled them for 23 years. Their protests against rising food and fuel prices have reportedly broadened into criticism of the corrupt National Islamic Front junta, rebranded as the National Congress Party.

Sudanese police crackdown on growing protestsupdated: Sun Jun 24 2012 13:05:00

Sudanese police fired tear gas on a hundred university students demonstrating against government austerity measures and calling for the president's ouster Sunday, a journalist in Khartoum, Sudan, reported.

What's behind Sudan protests?updated: Sat Jun 23 2012 21:15:00

University students in Khartoum are rallying against budget cuts and demanding Omar al-Bashir's ouster.

Sudanese protest government cutbacks updated: Sat Jun 23 2012 21:15:00

Sudanese police cracked down on protesters Saturday after days of demonstrations against government austerity measures and calls for the president's ouster.

Israel detains illegal African migrants as part of deportation planupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 20:38:00

Israeli authorities said Tuesday they detained 240 illegal migrants as part of a controversial plan to deport some of the thousands of Africans who have flooded the country illegally in recent years.

Open Mic: Israel immigration tensionsupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 20:38:00

Citizens in Tel Aviv speak out about tensions with African immigrants.

Hundreds protest in Israel illegal immigration battleupdated: Sun Jun 10 2012 13:58:00

Several hundred Sudanese immigrants rallied Sunday on the streets of Tel Aviv, demanding refugee status.

Nightmare scenario looms in South Sudan, aid groups warnupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 23:12:00

In a few weeks, South Sudan will turn a year old. It ought to have been a joyous occasion.

South Sudan president seeks return of $4 billion he says was spirited awayupdated: Mon Jun 04 2012 14:10:00

South Sudan's president has written to more than 75 government officials and eight foreign governments in an attempt to recover $4 billion lost to corruption.

Cluster bombs terrorize African villagesupdated: Thu May 31 2012 16:31:00

CNN's David McKenzie reports on allegations the Sudanese government is using cluster bombs.

New evidence shows Sudan is dropping cluster munitions onto civilian areasupdated: Thu May 31 2012 16:31:00

In the village of Angolo, in Sudan's South Kordofan state, villagers stand over a deadly and illegal weapon. Nestled in a crater, the Soviet-era cluster bomb failed to detonate. It was dropped a month ago, they say, and they don't dare get any closer.

Sudan pulls troops from disputed Abyei region, United Nations saysupdated: Wed May 30 2012 12:51:00

Sudan has withdrawn its soldiers from Abyei, a disputed border region also claimed by South Sudan, but has left police officers, the United Nations peacekeeping mission said Wednesday.

Sudan, South Sudan prepare for peace talksupdated: Tue May 29 2012 06:08:00

Peace talks between Sudan and South Sudan are scheduled to take place Tuesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the first such discussion since tensions peaked last month.

Struggling for survival in South Sudanupdated: Tue May 29 2012 06:08:00

Janna Hamilton of Oxfam discusses the struggle for survival at the Jamam refugee camp in South Sudan.

Anti-immigration protest turns violent in Tel Avivupdated: Fri May 25 2012 01:43:00

A racially charged demonstration against the Israeli government's handling of immigration from Africa turned violent Wednesday night as protesters attacked foreign workers, shattered car windows and vandalized a shop owned by a Sudanese migrant.

Kenya PM: Sudan conflict threatens world oil pricesupdated: Mon May 21 2012 05:02:00

The spiraling conflict between Sudan and South Sudan poses a threat to world oil prices, the prime minister of neighboring Kenya has warned.

Sudan and South Sudan border clashesupdated: Sat May 05 2012 05:24:00

CNN's Don Lemon and Azadeh Ansari go beyond the headlines into South Sudan, where border tensions are escalating.

Group plans to airlift South Sudanese stranded at Sudan river port updated: Sat May 05 2012 05:24:00

Thousands of South Sudanese stranded for months at a river port in neighboring Sudan will be airlifted to their homeland under a new agreement, the International Organization for Migration said.

U.N.: Thousands stranded at Sudan way stationupdated: Tue May 01 2012 19:34:00

Thousands of people trying to return to South Sudan from Sudan have been stranded for months at the Kosti way station and are running out of "means of support," a United Nations official said Tuesday.

ETV reporter caught in South Sudan fightupdated: Tue May 01 2012 12:02:00

Reporter Robyn Kriel comes under fire as war planes from Sudan attack South Sudan.

Sudan president declares state of emergency along southern borderupdated: Tue May 01 2012 12:02:00

The president of Sudan declared a state of emergency Sunday for cities along the hotly contested border with South Sudan, where Sudanese fighter jets launched at least one attack against their neighbor's ground forces.

Sudan arrests foreigners in disputed regionupdated: Sat Apr 28 2012 20:52:00

Sudan has arrested foreigners in the disputed region of Heglig, its defense ministry said Saturday, the latest in the spiraling conflict between the Sudans.

Sudans conflict leaves 37,000 desperate for water, agency says updated: Fri Apr 27 2012 06:13:00

The spiraling conflict between the Sudans has exacerbated issues for tens of thousands of Sudanese refugees who are desperate for water and facing the threat of fatal diseases, an international aid organization says.

South Sudan president cuts short trip to China amid dispute with Sudan updated: Wed Apr 25 2012 23:24:00

South Sudan's president, who accused Sudan of declaring war on his nation, cut short his trip to China on Wednesday as tension between the two neighbors intensified over border and oil disputes.

Sudan's civilian casualties growingupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 11:06:00

A Human Rights Watch report describes the dramatic number of deaths in the Sudan and South Sudan conflict.

Will Obama move thwart murderous regimes?updated: Wed Apr 25 2012 09:16:00

The Obama administration made a significant decision Monday to use targeted economic sanctions against high-tech companies abroad whose technologies empower regimes to kill their own people. The president's executive order places restrictions on visas and travel as well as asset freezes on such companies and those who control them. These are practical -- and potentially powerful -- tools that can undermine the presumed success of state repression as it begins.

Witness: Sudanese warplanes strike at South Sudan border townsupdated: Mon Apr 23 2012 19:57:00

Sudanese warplanes crossed a disputed border region to strike Monday in South Sudan, escalating fighting that threatens to return the neighboring African countries to full-scale war, a witness said.

Sudan teeters on the edge of warupdated: Mon Apr 23 2012 19:57:00

An airstrike killed several civilians in South Sudan sparking renewed fears of war. CNN's David McKenzie reports.

South Sudan accuses Sudan of aerial, ground attacksupdated: Sun Apr 22 2012 16:20:00

South Sudan accused Sudan of launching ground and aerial attacks inside South Sudan's territory Sunday.

Sudan, South Sudan's bitter divisionsupdated: Sat Apr 21 2012 05:19:00

As CNN's Nima Elbagir reports, tensions continue to flare between Sudan and South Sudan.

Obama urges Sudan, South Sudan to resolve issues through dialogue updated: Sat Apr 21 2012 05:19:00

U.S. President Barack Obama urged Sudan and South Sudan to resolve their outstanding issues through dialogue and avoid a return to war amid soaring tensions between the neighboring nations.

South Sudan says it is withdrawing from disputed oil regionupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 14:23:00

South Sudan announced Friday it was withdrawing its troops from a contested oil-rich area it seized last week in a move that escalated tensions and fears of a return to war with Sudan.

Sudan president vows to 'punish' South Sudan updated: Fri Apr 20 2012 06:16:00

The Sudanese president has vowed to "never give up" a disputed oil-rich region that has escalated tensions with South Sudan and sparked fears of the two neighbors' return to war.

Official: 5 killed, 5 wounded in aerial attack in South Sudanupdated: Wed Apr 18 2012 10:49:00

Five people were killed and five others wounded after an airplane dropped bombs Saturday on a town in South Sudan, a military spokesman in that fledgling country said -- though a Sudanese military spokesman denied any such attack.

Air strike escalates Sudan tensionsupdated: Wed Apr 18 2012 10:49:00

Fears of a wider war between Sudan and South Sudan are growing following a deadly air strike. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.

U.N. demands end to Sudan clashesupdated: Fri Apr 13 2012 08:24:00

The U.N. demands Sudan and South Sudan stop fighting over a disputed oil-rich border region. David McKenzie reports.

U.N. demands end to Sudan, South Sudan clashesupdated: Fri Apr 13 2012 08:24:00

The U.N. Security Council has called for an immediate end to the escalating conflict between Sudan and South Sudan over a disputed oil-rich border region.

South Sudan says it has seized disputed oil-rich area updated: Thu Apr 12 2012 11:11:00

South Sudan forces have captured a disputed oil-rich area along the border with Sudan, escalating tensions between the two longtime rivals and threatening a return to war.

George Clooney to testify on Sudanupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 21:58:00

George Clooney and John Prendergast discuss their efforts to raise awareness about violence in Sudan.

Sudan denies report that South Sudan downed its fighter jetupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 06:08:00

Sudan is denying that the South Sudanese military shot down a Sudanese fighter jet.

South Sudan says it shot down Sudanese fighter jet as tensions escalateupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 01:20:00

In a dangerous escalation of border violence, South Sudan accused rival Sudan of war mongering Wednesday and said it had shot down a fighter jet sent to bomb the oil-rich Pan Akuac region.

Sudan and South Sudan may slide back to war, world powers warnupdated: Wed Mar 28 2012 13:08:00

Sudan and South Sudan may be sliding back toward war, the United States and other international powers are warning, amid reports that Sudan is bombing its newly independent neighbor.

Clooney: How Sudan crisis affects your $updated: Wed Mar 28 2012 13:08:00

Hollywood star George Clooney was arrested this morning in Washington. Why? It's the crisis in Sudan.

Day of action to support people of Sudanupdated: Mon Mar 26 2012 21:58:00

Groups are calling for a day of action to bring attention to Sudan where hundreds of thousands face starvation

Border clashes erupt as Sudan peace talks approachupdated: Mon Mar 26 2012 21:58:00

Clashes erupted Monday on the volatile border between Sudan and South Sudan in the run-up to a planned meeting between the nations' presidents as part of a troubled peace process.

Wanted Sudanese leader to attend Arab summit in Iraq updated: Sun Mar 25 2012 09:17:00

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide, will attend this week's Arab Summit in Baghdad, Iraqi state television reported Sunday.

George Clooney arrested at Sudan protestupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 01:29:00

George Clooney and his father were arrested for committing an act of civil disobedience in protest of the Sudanese govt.

George Clooney arrested in Sudan protestupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 01:29:00

Police arrested actor George Clooney and others Friday during a protest at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington.

George Clooney's Sudan focus should be ours, tooupdated: Fri Mar 16 2012 16:07:00

The slaughter of civilians in Sudan goes on with too little attention.

Clooney testifies on 'constant drip of fear' in Sudanupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 15:38:00

Actor and director George Clooney testified before Congress on Wednesday about "a campaign of murder" under way in Sudan, where villagers run for the hills to hide from bombings on a daily basis.

Clooney: Sudanese still living in fearupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 15:38:00

George Clooney says satellite images and personal accounts still show South Sudanese endure "war crimes."

Sudan's defense minister wanted for war crimesupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 20:49:00

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan's defense minister for 41 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed in the Darfur region.

Nearly 300 elephants slain in Cameroon for ivory, government minister confirmsupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 19:21:00

Poachers in search of ivory in northern Cameroon have slaughtered nearly 300 elephants for their tusks since mid-January, according to the country's minister of forestry and wildlife.

Kidnapped Chinese workers released in Sudanupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 13:34:00

More than two dozen Chinese construction workers abducted in Sudan have been released, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday.

U.S. accuses Sudan of bombing civiliansupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 22:30:00

The United States accused Sudan of targeting civilians in recent airstrikes, including one that destroyed a Bible school in South Kordofan, an oil-rich Sudanese province that borders the newly-created independent country of South Sudan.

Bombs hit evangelical Bible school in Sudan, group says updated: Thu Feb 02 2012 22:30:00

A Christian evangelical group said Thursday that a Bible school -- backed by American evangelist Franklin Graham -- was destroyed in the latest bombing raid to hit South Kordofan, an oil-rich Sudanese province that borders the newly created independent country of South Sudan.

Sudan a big surprise at Africa Cupupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 16:34:00

CNN's Don Riddell and journalist Kwaku Ofosu-Asare discuss Sudan's performance in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Sudan join Ivory Coast in Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals updated: Tue Jan 31 2012 15:41:00

Sudan qualified for the quarterfinals of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Burkina Faso 2-1 at the Estadio de Bata on Monday, ending a four-decade wait for victory at the tournament.

Fate of Chinese workers kidnapped in Sudan remains uncertainupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 01:49:00

The fate of dozens of construction workers kidnapped in Sudan, including a group of Chinese nationals, remained unclear Tuesday amid conflicting reports on the situation.

Report: Sudanese army frees at least 14 kidnapped Chinese workersupdated: Mon Jan 30 2012 10:17:00

The Sudanese army has freed at least 14 Chinese nationals who were kidnapped in the volatile South Kordofan state, the official Sudan News Agency said Monday.

Sudan: Rebels kidnap 70 workers, including Chinese nationals updated: Sun Jan 29 2012 23:24:00

Militants captured 70 construction workers, including Chinese nationals, in Sudan's volatile South Kordofan state, military officials said Sunday.

UN condemns air raid on Sudanese refugeesupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 09:39:00

The United Nations refugee agency Tuesday condemned air raids on Sudanese refugees in South Sudan that injured at least one boy and left 14 missing.

Sudan faces potential famine, U.S. envoy warnsupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 07:19:00

Half a million people will face an emergency bordering on famine by March if international humanitarian organizations are not allowed into areas of Sudan that are mired in conflict, United States envoy to Sudan Princeton Lyman warned Wednesday.

Roots of Sudanese violenceupdated: Mon Jan 09 2012 06:13:00

CNN's Nima Elbagir explains the latest inter-tribal fighting in South Sudan typifies the fierce competition for resources.

A child soldier's new lifeupdated: Wed Jan 04 2012 07:47:00

A former Sudanese child solider talks about moving to the United States and becoming an actor and model.

South Sudan 'Lost boy' tells of hope for new nation updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 07:47:00

It's been almost two decades since I was separated from my family, my home and my past as a war child. Last year I was able to travel back to East Africa to find my parents, reconnect with others who survived the war and place my vote in the referendum that would eventually lead to the division of Sudan into two independent states.

6 die when Sudanese military aircraft crashesupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 04:56:00

A Sudanese military helicopter taking off on a mission near El Obeid Airport crashed early Friday, the state-run SUNA news agency reported.

Fleeing Sudanese fill refugee campsupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 10:23:00

Last July, the world celebrated the birth of its newest nation as South Sudan officially separated from the north. It was hoped then that after decades of bloodshed, the people of of both nations would finally know peace.

Sudanese army: Rebel leader Ibrahim killedupdated: Wed Dec 28 2011 17:56:00

A major Darfur rebel leader and some of his top commanders have been killed, a Sudanese army spokesman announced on state-run radio Sunday.

Can Arab League monitor Syria?updated: Wed Dec 28 2011 12:34:00

Concern grows in Syria that Arab League monitors aren't getting the access they need to assess the crackdown there.

Syrian activists slam Arab League mission headupdated: Wed Dec 28 2011 12:34:00

The selection of a Sudanese military commander to head the Arab League monitoring mission in Syria is a "farce" because of his government's actions in the embattled Darfur region, a Syrian opposition group said Wednesday.

Killings persist in Syria as Arab League arrives for missionupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 16:24:00

More violence erupted in Syria as an Arab League advance team arrived in the country Thursday to plan for an observer mission, part of a larger effort to stop the bloodshed.

As Tensions Simmer, Sudan and South Sudan Spar at U.N.updated: Thu Dec 08 2011 18:54:00

Ambassadors from Sudan and its newly independent neighbor, South Sudan, sparred at the U.N. Security Council Thursday as tensions rise between the two countries.

Sudan's defense minister accused of war crimesupdated: Fri Dec 02 2011 08:56:00

Sudan's defense minister faces International Criminal Court charges for crimes against humanity and war crimes in the country's war-torn region of Darfur, the court said Friday.

Kenya to challenge high court judge's arrest warrant for Sudanese presidentupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 05:55:00

The Kenyan government plans to appeal a warrant issued by its high court calling for the arrest of the Sudanese president over alleged war crimes.

Sudan expels Kenyan ambassador over Kenyan ruling to arrest al-Bashirupdated: Mon Nov 28 2011 20:34:00

The government of Sudan on Monday ordered Kenya's ambassador to leave the country, after the Kenyan High Court ruled that Sudan's president must be arrested if he sets foot on Kenyan soil.

Aid workers moved to safety amid South Sudan violence updated: Sat Nov 12 2011 07:18:00

Oxfam will relocate workers and scale back operations in South Sudan's Upper Nile state following a surge of violence along the border with Sudan, the international aid organization said Saturday.

Satellite group reports Sudanese military buildupupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 12:35:00

On the heels of international condemnation of the bombing of a refugee camp, a satellite monitoring group said Friday that Sudan is enhancing its airstrike capabilities along its border with South Sudan.

Bombs dropped near South Sudan refugee campupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 06:28:00

At least two bombs were dropped near the Yida refugee camp in South Sudan, resulting in an undetermined number of casualties, the spokesperson for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday.

Hospital struggles as rebels menace Sudan oil fieldsupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 13:02:00

The only hospital on the border between Sudan and South Sudan is running short of supplies as rebels menace oil fields in the region, a photographer who visited the isolated area told CNN.

U.N. peacekeeper killed in Darfur attackupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 10:31:00

A U.N. peacekeeper died in an attack launched by "unidentified armed persons" in the south Darfur region of Sudan, the global body said Monday.

Sudan says hundreds of rebels killedupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 18:03:00

Sudanese troops have killed hundreds of rebel fighters during a battle in the volatile border province of Southern Kordofan, government officials said Monday.

South Sudan rebels warn U.N., residents to leave border state before attacksupdated: Sun Oct 30 2011 03:44:00

A South Sudan rebel group warned the United Nations and residents to leave a remote border state within three days or risk coming under fire as it launches an attack on the local government.

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