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Uneasy Calm in Sudan's Darfur after Clashes Kill 155

A tense calm fell Tuesday on Sudan's Darfur region after days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives, left scores wounded and displaced tens of thousands, a tribal leader and a regional official said.

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At Least 83 Killed in Fighting in Sudan's Darfur

More than 80 people have been killed in two days of ongoing clashes in Sudan's restive Darfur, doctors said Sunday, just over two weeks since a long-running peacekeeping mission ended operations.

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Peacekeeping Mission in Sudan's Darfur Ends, Stoking Fears

Sudan's hybrid United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur is set to end its 13-year peacekeeping operations in the conflict marred region Thursday, even as recent violent clashes leave residents fearful.

"The joint United Nations-African Union mission in the Darfur region of Sudan (UNAMID) will officially end operations on Thursday, when the Government of Sudan will take over responsibility for the protection of civilians in the area," the mission said in a statement on Wednesday. 

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U.S. Poised to Grant Sudan Immunity over Past Attacks

US lawmakers were set Monday to back legislation granting Sudan legal immunity for past attacks, a final step in a historic deal removing Khartoum from Washington's blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism.

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Pompeo Hails 'Fundamental Change' in Sudan-US Ties

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday hailed what he called a "fundamental change" in the relationship with Sudan after it officially left the US terror blacklist.

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U.S. Rescinds Sudan's State Sponsor of Terror Designation

The United States on Monday formally removed Sudan's state sponsor of terrorism designation, 27 years after putting the country on its blacklist, the US embassy in Khartoum announced. 

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UN Says Sudan Needs $150 Million to Help Ethiopian Refugees

Sudan needs $150 million in aid to cope with the flood of Ethiopian refugees crossing its border from conflict-stricken Tigray, the UN refugee agency chief said Saturday during a visit to a camp.

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Sudan's Former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi Dies of Coronavirus

Sudan's former prime minister and top opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi died from a coronavirus infection on Thursday, his party said.

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Sudan Govt Says 'Not Aware' of Israeli Delegation Visit

Sudan's government on Tuesday denied having information about the visit of an Israeli delegation to Khartoum announced the day before by an official from Tel Aviv.

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Sudan Declares Amnesty Except for War Crime Suspects

Sudan has declared an amnesty for the tens of thousands who fought in its civil conflicts excluding those faced with charges of genocide or war crimes.

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