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Oxfam pulls staff from S. Sudan’s Upper Nile

Global aid organisation Oxfam has withdrawn 22 staff from South Sudan’s Upper Nile state because of escalating violence along the newly independent country’s tense border with the north. Relations between the two countries have deteriorated sharply over the past week, due to fighting either side of the new frontier, including…

Sudan army attacks rebels’ on Darfur-Libya border

The Sudanese army have attacked a heavily armed convoy of Darfur rebels near the war-torn region’s border with Libya, killing one and seizing a truck load of weapons, the army spokesman said on Tuesday. “Yesterday (Monday), when the Sudanese armed forces tried to close the border, where Sudan, Libya and…

UN ‘deeply concerned’ about new Sudan conflict

KHARTOUM — The United Nations said on Sunday it is deeply concerned about the latest outbreak of fighting in Sudan’s volatile border region, where it reported 16,000 people have fled one town alone. Georg Charpentier, the UN’s chief humanitarian coordinator for Sudan, was “deeply concerned about the recent outbreak of…

Sudan accuses U.S. of damaging its image

KHARTOUM — Sudan on Saturday strongly criticised the United States for intentionally distorting and damaging the country’s image, and urged the US State Department not to be a “tool of war.” “We call on activists in the US Congress committees and in US foreign policy-making institutions, led by the ministry…

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