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UN Urges Sudan to Pull Troops from Abyei

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations Security Council is demanding Sudan withdraw its troops from the disputed region of Abyei and that it reach an agreement with South Sudan on the status of the oil-rich border region. The council on Thursday extended the U.N. security force mission in Abyei for six months. It also expressed concern at delays […]

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UN Security Council Discusses Possible Sanctions in Sudan Dispute

Posted April 27th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. has presented a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council warning Sudan and South Sudan of sanctions if they do not implement an African Union peace plan to end fighting along their border. The AU wants the Security Council to back its peace plan, passed earlier this week that calls for the two […]

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US Calls on Sudan, South Sudan to Formalize Cease-Fire

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has called on Sudan and South Sudan to formalize the current cease-fire by announcing an agreement to withdraw their forces from disputed areas. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters Thursday that there is a glimmer of hope that violence may stop after two days without attacks from either side. “This follows […]

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