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UN has no evidence of chemical weapons use in Sudan's Darfur

The United Nations has no evidence that the Sudanese government has used chemical weapons against civilians in the country's Darfur region, a top UN official said Tuesday, noting, however, that...

Amnesty: Sudan has used chemical weapons against civilians in Darfur

The Sudanese government has likely conducted at least 30 chemical weapons attacks against civilians in the country's Darfur region this year, a report by the human rights watchdog Amnesty...

South Sudanese refugee count climbs above 1 million

The internal conflict in South Sudan has forced more than 1 million people out of the country, the UN Refugee Agency (UNCHR) said Friday.

South Sudanese rebel leader flees the country

South Sudanese former rebel leader Riek Machar has left the country after clashes with the army sent him fleeing the capital Juba last month, his spokesman said Thursday.

UN: 70,000 South Sudanese have fled to Uganda since July

At least 70,000 South Sudanese have fled to neighbouring Uganda since renewed violence broke out last month in the war-torn country, a top UN official said Wednesday.

Nearly 150 reported killed as South Sudan marks independence

Nearly 150 people were killed in a new outbreak of violence in South Sudan's capital Juba one day before the world's youngest nation marked the fifth anniversary of its independence from Sudan on...

Deal to form South Sudan interim unity government collapses

A deal struck this month to form a unity transitional government in South Sudan has collapsed, rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar said Sunday.

South Sudan facing food shortage crisis, commission says

South Sudan is facing a major humanitarian crisis, a commission monitoring the country's peace process warned Tuesday, saying only a fraction of the necessary food aid is arriving where needed....

Sudan condemns "brutal" attacks on Saudi embassy, consulate in Iran

Sudan has “condemned in the strongest terms the Iranian hostile practices against the diplomatic missions of the kingdom” of Saudi Arabia “in clear violation of international law,” a Foreign...