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Sudan, South Sudan reach deal on oil before adjourning final phase of negotiations

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Comments off


Aug. 5, 2012

“Sudan and South Sudan agree to end conflict over oil” – Related Articles


By Xinhua
ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — Sudan and South Sudan have reached an oil agreement before adjourning to around Aug. 22 for the final phase of negotiations on outstanding issues, Thabo Mbeki, African Union (AU) Chief Mediator, told reporters on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more…

Russian, Sudanese Foreign Ministers to meet in Moscow

Monday, April 30, 2012 Comments off

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will on Monday hold talks with his Sudanese counterpart Ali Karti, the Russian ministry reported. Read more…

Sudan declares state of emergency on border with South

Monday, April 30, 2012 Comments off

Sudan declared a state of emergency along its border with South Sudan on Sunday, in a move that imposes a trade embargo on the South and suspends the constitution, official news agency SUNA said. Read more…

Sudanese president arrives at Heglig oil field

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Apr.24, 2012

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (C) is greeted by military soldiers at the Heglig oil field on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, April 23, 2012. Al-Bashir on Monday arrived at the strategic area of Heglig in Read more…

Sudan’s army says approaching Heglig oil field

Sunday, April 15, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Apr. 15, 2012

KHARTOUM, April 14 (Xinhua) — The Sudanese army announced on Saturday evening that it is approaching Heglig, the country’s biggest oil field which has been occupied by South Sudanese forces since Tuesday. Read more…

Sudan’s Bashir has nothing to fear in Baghdad

Thursday, March 29, 2012 Comments off

Photo: EPA

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges or orchestrating war crimes in Darfur, has flown to Baghdad to attend a summit of the Arab League on Thursday. He has Read more…

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Fight between Sudan and South Sudan intensifies

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Comments off

Continued border violence between Sudan and South Sudan has sidelined a planned presidential summit between the countries.

South Sudan’s government says Sudanese fighters have bombed towns and an area near oil fields along the border over the past two days. Read more…

Armed clashes break out on Sudan, South Sudan border

Sunday, February 26, 2012 Comments off

KHARTOUM, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) — The Sudanese army on Sunday said armed clashes broke out between its forces and South Sudan forces at Jao area on the border between Sudan-South Sudan.

“An alliance bringing together South Sudan’s army and rebels from South Kordofan and Darfur on Sunday morning attacked Buhairat Abiyad at Jao town,” said the Sudanese army in a statement. Read more…

Iconic Sudanese singer Mohammed Wardi dies – AP

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Famed Sudanese singer Mohammed Osman Wardi, who popularized the music of his native Nubia, died Saturday at the age of 80, the state media reported. Read more…

Sudan ready for war with S.Sudan – Al-Bashir

Saturday, February 4, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 4, 2012

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said that tensions with South Sudan could lead to war according to Reuters citing local television stations. Read more…