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Jan 19th, 2012
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Sudanese rebels say they shot down an army helicopter and killed 26 government soldiers in fighting in Sudan’s southern Blue Nile state. A spokesman from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North says the clashes took place earlier this week near the state capital of Ed Damazin. Army o...
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Jan 18th, 2012
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Pretoria – A top US envoy on Wednesday urged South Africa to use its influence to help prevent a humanitarian disaster in a violence-wracked region along the border between Sudan and the new nation of South Sudan. Princeton Lyman, the special US envoy on Sudan, said civilians caught up in fight...
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Jan 18th, 2012
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Sudan’s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday dismissed U.N. and U.S. concerns about a mounting humanitarian crisis in two Sudanese border states, saying the situation there was “normal.” Khartoum’s U.N. Ambassador Daffa-Alla Elhag Ali Osman was responding to a letter to...
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Jan 4th, 2012
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- I want to thank the Minister for Social Welfare, Mrs. Amira Al Fadil, for welcoming me in Sudan and taking the opportunity to discuss the situation in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states with the Government. Reports from people fleeing South Kordofan and Blue Nile to South Sudan and Ethiopia indica...
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Dec 4th, 2011
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Sudan’s military said it overran a key rebel base in the South Kordofan border state on Saturday, the latest push by government forces to assert control over the volatile territory. The insurgent group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army North (SPLA-N), denied it had troops stationed in t...
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Nov 24th, 2011
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Khartoum – Tens of thousands of civilians are deeply affected by fighting between the Sudanese army and southern-aligned rebels in Sudan’s Blue Nile border state, the United Nations said on Thursday. “As a result of ongoing conflict, civilians are continuing to be displaced or sever...
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Nov 19th, 2011
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Geneva – Landmines are thwarting efforts to relocate refugees flooding into South Sudan to escape fighting in neighbouring Sudan, the UN refugee agency said on Friday. Up to 200 Sudanese refugees have been arriving daily at Yida in Unity State after fleeing Sudan’s troubled Southern Kordo...
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Nov 18th, 2011
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Geneva – The United Nations refugee agency says hundreds of civilians are fleeing Sudan to its newly independent neighbour South Sudan. A spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees says about 1 200 people are arriving daily from Sudan’s Blue Nile State. Melissa Fleming told re...
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Nov 16th, 2011
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The U.N. peacekeeping chief on Tuesday condemned an alliance between rebels in Sudan’s conflict-torn Darfur region and southern border states, saying it was counterproductive and would spark more violence. “This represents a further step in a pattern of escalation that is counterproductiv...
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Nov 9th, 2011
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The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) in Sudan has exuded rejection to a U.S. proposal aimed at resolving the conflict in the country’s oil-rich state of South Kordofan, saying Khartoum will never accept to cede any part of it. Al-Sahafah, a local Sudanese newspaper, last week reported that Washin...