Sudanese took to the streets Friday in a fourth week of protests against rising prices and called for the ousting of the government.
In the coming days I will be in Juba and Khartoum, the capitals of South Sudan and Sudan.
Riot police sprayed tear gas at hundreds of protesters who attempted to lead a march after Friday prayers from the two main opposition party mosques in Sudan's capital of Khartoum and its second city, Omdurman.
CNN's Nima Elbagir explains the causes behind continuing civil unrest in Sudan.
Since 17 June Sudanese civilians have been demonstrating against the totalitarian regime that has ruled them for 23 years. Their protests against rising food and fuel prices have reportedly broadened into criticism of the corrupt National Islamic Front junta, rebranded as the National Congress Party.
South Sudan's military gives a media tour near the front lines. CNN's Rosmary Church talks to journalist Alan Boswell.
Sudanese police fired tear gas on a hundred university students demonstrating against government austerity measures and calling for the president's ouster Sunday, a journalist in Khartoum, Sudan, reported.
University students in Khartoum are rallying against budget cuts and demanding Omar al-Bashir's ouster.
Sudanese police cracked down on protesters Saturday after days of demonstrations against government austerity measures and calls for the president's ouster.
The Sudanese president has vowed to "never give up" a disputed oil-rich region that has escalated tensions with South Sudan and sparked fears of the two neighbors' return to war.
Sudan is denying that the South Sudanese military shot down a Sudanese fighter jet.
In a dangerous escalation of border violence, South Sudan accused rival Sudan of war mongering Wednesday and said it had shot down a fighter jet sent to bomb the oil-rich Pan Akuac region.
Clashes erupted Monday on the volatile border between Sudan and South Sudan in the run-up to a planned meeting between the nations' presidents as part of a troubled peace process.
Groups are calling for a day of action to bring attention to Sudan where hundreds of thousands face starvation
The leader of Sudan's best-armed rebel group says an offensive against Khartoum could come soon if the Sudanese government rejects renegotiating the Darfur peace agreement.
On his first visit to Khartoum since his fledgling nation declared independence, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir agreed with his Sudanese counterpart to hold talks to "reach final solutions" to address continuing differences between their countries.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lashed out Monday at "the powers of arrogance," saying that both Sudan and Iran were subject to "pressures" from the West because of their political positions.
Border security raises concerns in Sudan as it prepares to split in two. CNN's Nima Elbagir reports.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice is leading a U.S. delegation to Juba for Saturday's ceremonies marking the independence of South Sudan, the White House said Wednesday.
A U.N. Security Council delegation arrived in Khartoum, Sudan, on Saturday to discuss with government officials the ongoing peace process in the country following a referendum in January that split the north from the south.
Thousands of people have started flooding home to Southern Sudan following the historic referendum that separated south from north.
Sudan has ordered a French medical aid agency out of South Darfur state, accusing the organization of supporting rebel forces and for releasing what it called false rape reports against forces loyal to the Khartoum government, according to state-run media.
A mutiny led by members of the Sudanese Armed Forces' Joint Integrated Units along the north/south border in Sudan has left up to 50 dead, officials said Monday.
On Sunday, the people of Southern Sudan began casting ballots in a historic seven-day referendum in which they will choose between continued unity with northern Sudan, or secession to become a new state.
Before I went to Sudan, I didn't know much about the conflict in Darfur beyond everyone saying, "It's the worst genocide of our time" and watching footage on CNN of the Janjaweed militia wiping out whole villages. Really, we only decided to go there because one of our favorite photographers had been chatting with an old friend of his who is now a UN press officer in Khartoum. She offered to pull some strings and get us visas and organize flights around the country, so we said, "F*** it" and got on a plane.
VBS travels to Sudan on a quest to learn what's behind the conflict there. Go to VBS.TV for more.
Under a tree by a dusty street in Khartoum, university graduates are preparing to head home. They have a long journey ahead of them as these former students will travel from the north of Sudan to their homeland in the south.
In an ambitious drive to promote African writing, 14 African writers have visited different cities across the continent to produce a series of travel books.
A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing woman has sparked outrage, prompting dozens of demonstrators to protest Tuesday outside the Justice Ministry in downtown Khartoum, authorities said.
We felt it everywhere we went in Southern Sudan last month: the possibility of war. In a camp for internally displaced people on the banks of the Nile River, we listened to people preparing for war. In the volatile flashpoint of Abyei, we saw a readiness to fight and die for freedom.
In October, George Clooney explained what he is trying to accomplish in Sudan.
A plane crashed while attempting to land in Darfur, western Sudan, killing at least one woman though most passengers walked away with minor or no injuries, according to a local government official.
Members of the U.N. Security Council Thursday wrapped up their visit to southern Sudan, underscoring support for the January referendum vote that could lead to the region's independence.
A former Sudanese slave began walking from New York to Washington on Wednesday to gain American support for a referendum in southern Sudan as a step toward peace in Darfur.
As Sudan began its second day of voting on Monday in an historic election, problems in the vote emerged in some areas.
Sudan will never comply with a warrant from the International Criminal Court (ICC) to hand over President Omar al-Bashir to face charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, Sudan's ambassador to the United Nations told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday.
Police in Egypt block protesters from the Algerian embassy after a contentious soccer match. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Areas of Cairo might as well be under martial law. This normally chaotic but otherwise peaceful city of 18 million has been wracked by football fever gone mad. The government has deployed thousands of riot police and plain-clothed cops in a part of town normally known for its fancy restaurants and upscale shops.
A woman who was convicted at a trial for wearing pants -- clothing deemed indecent by Sudanese authorities -- was released from jail Tuesday after being imprisoned for a day, a United Nations spokesman said.
A Sudanese journalist on trial for indecency is ordered to pay a fine. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
A woman put on trial for wearing clothing deemed indecent by Sudanese authorities was jailed Monday for refusing to pay a court-ordered fine, her lawyer said.
We have been part of an extraordinary social phenomenon over the past four years surrounding Darfur: the development of a genuine anti-genocide people's movement. It's succeeded in cultivating a number of true champions in the political sphere, led by three former senators: Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Barack Obama.
Scores of protesters gathered outside a Sudanese courtroom Tuesday as the trial of a woman who faces 40 lashes for wearing clothes deemed indecent was postponed.
A man waving a knife hijacked a jetliner carrying about 100 people Tuesday in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, forcing it to land at a World War II-era airfield in the heart of the Sahara Desert in neighboring Libya
A helicopter used by the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur was hit by gunfire Monday and forced to return to its airfield
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, charged a sitting president with genocide. But getting to do so was fraught with power politics
After its President is indicted for genocide, Khartoum plans an offensive to subvert the International Criminal Court
War-crimes charges may hold Sudan's leader accountable, but it could make ending the conflict even more difficult
After visiting Al Fasher, and when the airport finally opened for U.N. traffic we took the air long UNAMID flight to Al Geneina in west Darfur, about 40 minutes drive from the border with Chad.
When we got our visas for Sudan I was excited. We'd been trying for 10 months to be let into the country. I hadn't been for two years and these days it's rare any journalist gets access to what I think is becoming one of the most under reported big stories of the decade: Darfur.
Fourteen passengers are still missing after a plane burst into flames after landing in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, killing 29 people.
The investigation continues into what caused a plane to burst into flames in Sudan's capital.
Investigators searched for a passenger list and examined the scorched hull of a jetliner Wednesday to determine what caused the plane to veer off a runway and burst into flames after landing in a thunderstorm in Sudan's capital
A Sudanese jetliner landed in a thunderstorm and veered off the runway late Tuesday, bursting into flames and killing dozens of people, Sudanese officials said
All too seldom is a Fortune story about corporate misbehavior transformed into feel-good news. But for the Texas oil-services company Weatherford International, our revelation last July that the company was operating in embargoed Sudan looked to be just such an opportunity. Weeks after we uncovered Weatherford working out of a two-story suburban villa in Khartoum, despite decade-old U.S. sanctions against Sudan, the company filed an SEC report announcing that it was pulling out - not only from Sudan, but also from Iran, Syria and Cuba. Those are all countries where Americans are forbidden to do business. By the end of March the company had closed its offices in all four countries.
More that 200 people were killed in fighting around Sudan's capital over the weekend, the defense minister announced Tuesday in the first official comment on casualties during the assault by Darfur rebels
Darfur's most-wanted rebel leader vowed Monday to keep up his offensive against the Sudanese government, saying he can exhaust the military by fighting it all across Africa's largest nation
Sudan cut ties with neighboring Chad and threatened retaliation on Sunday after accusing it of helping train the rebels who attacked a suburb of Khartoum.
The Sudanese government said Saturday that it had defeated members of a rebel group in fighting outside the capital of Khartoum, and Sudanese television broadcast pictures of dead rebel fighters and torched vehicles, said sources in the northern Darfur town of El Fasher.
An Associated Press reporter in Khartoum said security forces ordered residents to clear the streets Saturday
The FBI is sending a team to Sudan to assist investigators there in their probe of the shooting death of an American diplomat, the agency confirmed Wednesday.
The British teacher's ordeal shows Sudan's government must tread warily when dealing with their Islamic fundamentalists
In an effort to shut down Khartoum's Unity High School, a disgruntled former employee alerted Sudanese officials that a British teacher had allowed her class to name a teddy bear "Mohammed," a British source and Sudanese presidential palace source told Time magazine's Sam Dealey.
Sudanese reportedly demand the execution of a British teacher whose students named a teddy bear Muhammad.
Hundreds of angry protesters, some waving ceremonial swords from trucks equipped with loud speakers, gathered Friday outside the presidential palace to denounce a teacher whose class named a teddy bear "Mohammed" -- some calling for her execution.
Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir on Monday morning will meet with two British lawmakers to discuss a possible pardon for a British teacher convicted of insulting religion, presidential palace sources told Time magazine's Sam Dealey on Sunday.
As protesters in Khartoum call for tougher punishment of Gillian Gibbons for her "blasphemous" classroom teddy bear, the Sudanese government is hamstrung
A Sudanese court found a British teacher guilty of insulting religion and sentenced her to 15 days in prison Thursday for allowing a teddy bear to be named "Mohammed," British authorities and her lawyer reported.
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Tuesday that officials were working to secure the early release of a British teacher who faces being whipped in Sudan after she allowed her class to name a teddy bear "Mohammed."
Sudan has arrested a British teacher for insulting faith and religion, the British Foreign Office said Monday.
Miss Gibbons' class named their stuffed toy Muhammad, after the most popular boy in class. Now she's in a Sudanese jail for insulting Islam's prophet
Oil-rich southern Sudan has survived war with the central government. But Khartoum may not want to cede control
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva speaks with Jason Small of the U.S. State Department about the Darfur peace talks in Libya.
Late last year Adam Ibrahim Ali and his two teenage sons fled their ravaged village in Darfur and headed for Sudan's capital, Khartoum, riding on trucks and walking for days under the blistering desert sun. When they arrived in this dusty city on the Nile, Ali fashioned a small mud shelter on the riverbank and hung up his most cherished possession, a small transistor radio.
Uncertainties for Darfur
In what has become a well-known anecdote among activists trying to stop the catastrophe in Darfur, President Bush, shortly after taking office, reads a report on the Clinton administration's failure to act in Rwanda. Afterward the president writes in the margins: "Not on my watch!"
A U.N. force is critical to prevent a "planned offensive" on Darfur by the Sudanese government, the U.S. State Department's top diplomat on Africa said Friday while accusing Sudan of committing genocide.
Rioting between Christian and Arab gangs that erupted in the wake of the death of Sudan's top vice president, former rebel leader John Garang, has ended, a Sudanese official said Monday.
After nearly three years of negotiations, Sudan's government and main rebel group Sunday have signed comprehensive peace accords to end more than 21 years of civil war.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has said his government is prepared to help fund an enlarged African Union force to monitor the situation in the troubled western Sudan region of Darfur.
A contingent of Rwandan troops is in Sudan to protect about 80 African Union cease-fire monitors in the crisis-torn Darfur region.
The United Nations' envoy to Sudan, Jan Pronk, is pessimistic the government in Khartoum will be able to meet is commitments to relieve the country's growing humanitarian crisis.
The Sudanese government has devised a "plan of action" to allay world fears over the increasingly desperate humanitarian situation in the African nation's Darfur region.
A U.S. draft proposal to the United Nations on the Sudan crisis drops the word "sanctions" but calls on the Sudanese government to disarm Arab militias, known as the Janjaweed.
Sudan will retaliate against international troops if they are sent to intervene in the troubled Darfur region, Khartoum's foreign minister has said.
A rebel leader from Sudan's troubled Darfur region says his group will not talk to the Sudanese government until it disarms Arab militias, casting doubts on U.N. hopes of fresh peace talks.
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