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Sudan Economy in Crisis almost Year after Bashir Ouster

Sudan's economy has sunk into a deep crisis since the overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir almost a year ago, risking collapse and social unrest in a country in transition.

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Sudan June Crackdown Killed 241 People

Sudanese security forces deliberately killed 241 people in a crackdown on a pro-democracy protesters in June, an international rights group said Thursday.

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S.Sudan Citizens 'Deliberately Starved' by Warring Parties, Says UN

South Sudan's government forces and other armed groups have "deliberately starved" civilians by denying aid access and displacing communities, a United Nations rights probe said Thursday.

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S.Sudan President Offers Key Compromise for Peace

South Sudan's president said on Saturday he would return to a system of 10 states, a key opposition demand, paving the way for a unity government and an end to the country's civil war.

"The compromise we have just made is in the interest of peace...I expect the opposition to reciprocate," Salva Kiir said, after a meeting of top government and military officials in the capital Juba.

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Sudan Signs Deal with Families of Victims of USS Cole Bombing

Sudan's justice ministry said early Thursday it had signed a deal with the families of the American servicemen killed in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen.

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Sudan Says Leader Made No Promises to Israel PM

Sudan's cabinet said Thursday that the country's leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan had made no promise to Israel's prime minister of "normalising ties" between the two countries.

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S.Sudan Talks Fail to End Impasse over State Boundaries

The latest round of peace talks between South Sudan's two rival leaders has failed to strike a deal on the vital issue of internal boundaries, mediators said on Friday.

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Two Soldiers Killed as Sudan Crushes Revolt by Security Agents

Sudan said Wednesday that two soldiers were killed as government forces crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan.

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Sudan Sentences to Death 27 Agents Who Tortured Protester to Death

A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 intelligence agents to death for torturing and killing a protester a year ago, an AFP correspondent said.

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Sudan, Rebels, Agree Plan to End Conflict in Darfur

The Sudanese government and nine rebel groups on Saturday signed an agreement on a roadmap towards ending the bloody conflict in the Darfur region.

The deal outlines different issues the parties will need to negotiate during the latest round of talks in Juba.

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