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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

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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…

Exchanged accusations heighten between Sudan, South Sudan

Sunday, July 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  22,2012
By (Xinhua)

Presidents Kiir (left) and Bashir (centre) stand at attention as the national anthem is being sung.

KHARTOUM, July 21 (Xinhua) — Exchanged accusations have recently escalated between Sudan and South Sudan of violating fragile agreement of ceasefire, at a time when the African Union was seeking to bring the two sides back to the table of negotiations, hosted by 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 frees Heglig oil hub

Saturday, April 21, 2012 Comments off

Sudanese troops have freed the main oil hub Heglig of South Sudanese forces which broke into the region on April 12, Defense Minister Abdelrahim Mohammed Hussein reports. Read more…

South Sudan announces withdrawal from oil region

Friday, April 20, 2012 Comments off

South Sudan has pledged to immediately withdraw troops from an oil region it seized after crossing the border with Sudan.

The South’s information minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin told reporters in the capital Juba on Friday that the withdrawal will be Read more…

Sudan’s Bashir offers hand of peace to south

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 5,2011
By Jeremy Clarke (Reuters)

JUBA, Sudan  – Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir made his final trip to the southern capital Juba on Tuesday before a January 9 vote on secession, offering a hand of peace to the southerners he fought for so long.

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UN panel optimistic South Sudan referendum will proceed despite hurdles

Thursday, December 23, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News December 23,2010.

Newyork (UN)22 December 2010 –The head of the United Nations panel tasked with monitoring next month’s landmark referendum on the self-determination of Southern Sudan said today that his team believed that the vote will take place as planned despite remaining Read more…

Egypt and Libya vow to respect south Sudan vote

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News December 21,2010.

By Khaled Abdel Aziz(Reuters).

KHARTOUM  – Sudan, Egypt and Libya vowed on Tuesday to respect the outcome of an independence referendum in south Sudan that has sparked fears of a renewal of Sudan’s civil war.

Southerners are widely expected to choose Read more…