Sudan army suspends truce talks
There are fears of renewed bloodshed in Sudan, after a diplomatic source claimed the army had suspended ceasefire negotiations with its paramilitary rival, the Rapid Support Forces.
Sudan truce extended for five days
Sudan’s warring sides on Monday agreed to extend a shaky cease-fire in their battle for control of the country, after two key international mediators signalled impatience with persistent truce violations.
Outbreaks of violence in Sudan despite ceasefire
A humanitarian ceasefire in Sudan has been extended by five days. But the truce has already been shaky, with explosions and street battles continuing in the capital, Khartoum. Residents have been trapped in their homes, struggling to acc...
Sudan war spells more disaster for Darfur
When war engulfed Sudan's capital last month, it quickly spread to the western Darfur region, reigniting an old conflict and sending a wave of refugees over the border into Chad.
Hospitals in wartorn Sudan overrun
Hospitals in Sudan desperately need aid to treat those injured in the fighting, as well as patients who require vital care.
Clashes heard in Sudan amid ceasefire
The U.N.'s human rights chief has called on Sudan's generals to "stop the senseless violence" after clashes were heard in the capital Khartoum, despite a week-long ceasefire.
Fighting continues in Sudan despite ceasefire
Pope Frances prayed for peace on Sunday as fighting continued in and around the capital Khartoum despite a ceasefire agreed by both sides and due to come into force on Monday evening.
The families suffering in Sudan civil war
Warring factions in Sudan have agreed to a seven-day ceasefire following talks in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah, according to a statement from Washington and Riyadh, as fighting that has killed hundreds and displaced more than a milli...
Airstrikes rock Sudan capital
Air strikes hit outer areas of the Sudanese capital Khartoum overnight and on Saturday morning, as fighting that has trapped civilians in a humanitarian crisis and displaced more than a million entered its sixth week.
UN warns of humanitarian crisis worsening in Chad
Conflict has been displacing Sudanese for decades. Refugees from previous wars who have settled in neighbouring Chad are now welcoming the latest arrivals.
Sudan war sparks trading boom on Nigeria-Chad border
Fighting in Sudan has forced traders in Chad to increasingly rely on Nigeria for manufactured goods. But the armed group Boko Haram is disrupting trade along the border. Observers say countries in Central Africa need to work more closely...
Sudan conflict creates security vacuum at Chad border
The Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces are blaming each other for the escalation of violence in the west of the country. Fighting in West Darfur is sending more refugees into neighbouring Chad.
Hundreds killed in Sudan's West Darfur
The Sudanese Doctors' Union says that hundreds of people have been killed in the city of el-Geneina in Sudan’s West Darfur in just a few days of fighting.
Sudan marks one month of warfare; fighting rages
Human rights groups and civilians say another wave of deadly attacks has hit West Darfur’s capital, el-Geneina. Fighting between the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces has been ongoing for a month, as negotiations co...
Hundreds stranded in Port Sudan
A month after Sudan's conflict erupted hundreds of people are stuck in Port Sudan, battling extreme heat and dwindling supplies of food and water.
Sudan fighting escalates
In Sudan, a bitter battle between opposing generals for power has been raging for a month. Caught in the crossfire is the Sudanese population which has resisted military rule for years and is demanding a transition to democracy.
Fighting in Sudan enters fifth week
Sudanese continue to flee the country as the fighting between the army and the Rapid Support Forces enters its fifth week.
Warring Sudanese factions fail to agree a truce
Sudan's rival military factions have signed a so-called declaration of principles to protect civilians and allow humanitarian access but, without a ceasefire, air strikes and artillery fire continued in Khartoum.
UN urges end to Sudan conflict as talks continue
The United Nations human rights chief is urging countries that have influence in Africa to help encourage an end to the conflict there "by all possible means."
Sudanese refugees flood into Chad
The conflict in Sudan is worsening the threat of communal violence for people in West Darfur. A rumour is enough to send entire communities in search of safety. Those fleeing to neighbouring Chad say they are afraid of being caught up in...
700,000 displaced in Sudan conflict: UN
The UN’s migration agency says the number of people internally displaced in Sudan has more than doubled to 700,000 this past week. While representatives from rival sides hold talks in Saudi Arabia, the fighting has not stopped in Sudan.
Fighting continues in Sudan capital
Fighting could be heard in south Khartoum on Sunday as envoys from Sudan's warring parties were in Saudi Arabia for talks that international mediators hope will bring an end to a three-week-old conflict that has killed hundreds and trigg...
Could Saudi Arabia talks deliver Sudan peace?
As the conflict in Sudan entered its fourth week, the warring sides began talks in Saudi Arabia’s coastal city of Jeddah on Saturday that aim to firm up a shaky ceasefire.
Sudan peace talks held in Saudi Arabia
The negotiations are taking place in Jeddah on Saturday and would be the first between Sudan’s military and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces since clashes broke out on April 15.
Ceasefire that was set to start in Sudan never did
The negotiated ceasefire meant to allow people to flee the war in Sudan never started, which is worsening the humanitarian situation on the ground.
Shelling disrupts aid delivery in Sudan
Explosions could be heard on Thursday in Sudan's capital Khartoum as a fragile truce ran out.
Sudan on the brink of a humanitarian disaster
Sudan's warring factions have agreed to a new ceasefire but the war rages on for now while risk of broader humanitarian disaster increases.
Sudan war displaces 330,000 people
The United Nations said fighting in Sudan has caused more than 330,000 people to flee their homes within the country, with more than 100,000 others trying to get to any border they can reach.
Canadian forces on the ground in Port Sudan
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says military members are in Port Sudan 'as we speak' as Ottawa tries to offer options to Canadians seeking to flee the conflict in Sudan.