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Sudan Official: No Talks With South Sudan

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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A top Sudanese official says Sudan is cutting off talks with South Sudan, as the sides clash in a disputed border region. State radio Wednesday quoted Vice President Al-Haj Adam Yusuf as saying there will be no talks with the south and that Sudan must protect its border. Sudan is accusing South Sudan of launching […]

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Sudan Official: No Talks With South Sudan

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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A top Sudanese official says the country is cutting off talks with South Sudan, as the sides clash in a disputed border region. Sudanese state radio Wednesday quoted Vice President Al-Haj Adam Yusuf as saying there will be no talks with the south and that Sudan must protect its border. Sudan is accusing South Sudan […]

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Sudanese, South Sudanese Forces Clash in Disputed Border Region

Posted April 11th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Forces from Sudan and South Sudan have clashed in their disputed border region, a day after both sides accused each other of attacks in the oil-rich Heglig area. The fighting Wednesday comes as the United Nations Security Council prepares to hold a closed-door session to discuss the situation in Abyei, another contested region. Sudan and […]

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South Sudan Claims Shootdown of Sudanese Warplane

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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South Sudan says it has shot down a Sudanese military plane as tension between the countries continues to rise. Pagan Amum, the south’s chief negotiator at talks in Addis Ababa, told reporters that southern forces shot down a MiG-29 on Wednesday afternoon. Amum said Sudan’s defense minister ordered an aerial attack on a South Sudanese […]

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South Sudan Claims Shootdown of Sudanese Warplane

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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South Sudan says it has shot down a Sudanese military plane as tension between the countries continues to rise. Pagan Amum, the south’s chief negotiator at talks in Addis Ababa, told reporters that southern forces shot down an MiG-29 on Wednesday afternoon. Amum said Sudan’s defense minister ordered an aerial attack on a South Sudanese […]

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AU Makes Proposal to Ease Sudan-South Sudan Tension

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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African Union mediators have made a proposal to ease escalating tensions between Sudan and South Sudan. The proposal, outlined by former South African president Thabo Mbeki Wednesday, calls for a cessation of hostilities, a withdrawal of all forces from each other’s territory, and a summit between the two countries’ presidents. Mr. Mbeki told reporters that […]

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Sudan, South Sudan Talks on Hold Amid Tensions

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the leaders of Sudan and South Sudan to meet “as soon as possible” to resolve tensions between the two countries, but a meeting scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled. The two presidents had been due to hold talks in South Sudan’s capital, Juba. A wave of violent military […]

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US President Talks With South Sudan Leader; Urges Restraint

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has urged South Sudan to avoid military confrontation with neighboring Sudan. The White House says Mr. Obama spoke by phone Monday with South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir. It says Mr. Obama expressed concern about the growing tensions between South Sudan and Sudan, especially violent clashes on their border. It says the […]

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South Sudan: Sudan Is Waging War, Thwarting Peace Talks

Posted April 1st, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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South Sudan is accusing Sudan of waging war and thwarting African Union peace talks aimed at stopping rising border clashes. During talks in Addis Ababa Sunday, South Sudan’s chief negotiator Pagan Amum accused Khartoum of conducting air strikes for a seventh straight day. Meanwhile, Sudan accuses South Sudanese army forces of crossing several kilometers into […]

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South Sudan: Sudan Is Waging War, Thwarting Peace Talks

Posted April 1st, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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South Sudan is accusing Sudan of waging war and thwarting African Union peace talks aimed at stopping rising border clashes. During talks in Addis Ababa Sunday, South Sudan’s chief negotiator Pagan Amum accused Khartoum of conducting air strikes for a seventh straight day. Amum told reporters that “Up to today, they are bombing South Sudan.” […]

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