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Amnesty accuses Sudanese government of war crimes

The leading human rights group has accused the government of Sudan of carrying out at least 30 chemical weapons attacks in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur since January.

The leading human rights group has accused the government of Sudan of carrying out at least 30 chemical weapons attacks in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur since January.

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Five of the world's most-wanted for crimes against humanity

They are accused of some of the most horrific crimes imaginable, including genocide, murder and forcing children to be sex slaves. Yet despite

They are accused of some of the most horrific crimes imaginable, including genocide, murder and forcing children to be sex slaves. Yet despite

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Sudan's Omar al-Bashir: wanted, but not detained

He is wanted by the ICC on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity and was blocked by a court from leaving South Africa. But Sudan's president has departed, officials say, and is heading bac

He is wanted by the ICC on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity and was blocked by a court from leaving South Africa. But Sudan's president has departed, officials say, and is heading bac

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Darfur - A brief history of Sudan's silent suffering

While Sudan’s north-south civil war was raging in 2003 – the country’s second major internal conflict since it gained independence in 1956 – worrying

While Sudan’s north-south civil war was raging in 2003 – the country’s second major internal conflict since it gained independence in 1956 – worrying

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Exclusive: Sudan president challenges reports of mass rape by soldiers

The rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that more than 200 women and girls were raped by members of the Sudanese army in a 36-hour assault on

The rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that more than 200 women and girls were raped by members of the Sudanese army in a 36-hour assault on

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Thousands flee homes as fighting continues in South Sudan

A week of fighting in South Sudan shows no signs of abating, threatening to drag the world’s newest country into a civil war. The government’s

A week of fighting in South Sudan shows no signs of abating, threatening to drag the world’s newest country into a civil war. The government’s

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South Sudan at risk of civil war - UN warns

The United Nations (UN) has condemned a deadly attack in South Sudan that killed two of its peacekeepers and at least 11 civilians. There is

The United Nations (UN) has condemned a deadly attack in South Sudan that killed two of its peacekeepers and at least 11 civilians. There is

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UN outrage after peacekeepers killed in Sudan's Darfur region

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he is “outraged” after seven peacekeepers were killed in Sudan’s Darfur region. Another 17 were

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said he is “outraged” after seven peacekeepers were killed in Sudan’s Darfur region. Another 17 were

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Sudan hails 'victory' as South Sudan pulls out of oil zone

Sudan has declared victory in a border crisis with the newly-independent south that brought the two nations to the brink of all-out war. Khartoum

Sudan has declared victory in a border crisis with the newly-independent south that brought the two nations to the brink of all-out war. Khartoum

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Peacekeepers held in Sudan

A militant rebel group in Sudan claims to have captured 52 international peacekeeping troops in the war-torn Darfur region. The soldiers from the

A militant rebel group in Sudan claims to have captured 52 international peacekeeping troops in the war-torn Darfur region. The soldiers from the

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Sudan claims death of prominent Darfur rebel

Sudan’s armed forces claim to have killed the leader of the most powerful rebel group in western Darfur, Khalil Ibrahim. If confirmed Ibrahim’s

Sudan’s armed forces claim to have killed the leader of the most powerful rebel group in western Darfur, Khalil Ibrahim. If confirmed Ibrahim’s

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Renewed calls for Darfur doctor to be released

An Italian aid group said on Wednesday that it was “optimistic” that one of its doctors kidnapped in western Sudan’s Darfur region would be freed

An Italian aid group said on Wednesday that it was “optimistic” that one of its doctors kidnapped in western Sudan’s Darfur region would be freed

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US welcomes Darfur agreement

The United States has welcomed Thursday’s signing of a peace accord between Sudan and a small Darfur rebel group, despite scepticism by many analysts

The United States has welcomed Thursday’s signing of a peace accord between Sudan and a small Darfur rebel group, despite scepticism by many analysts

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Darfur the victim of 'crisis-hopping'

The causes of the 2003 Darfur massacre have not been dealt with and the international community needs to do more than “crisis hopping” to resolve

The causes of the 2003 Darfur massacre have not been dealt with and the international community needs to do more than “crisis hopping” to resolve

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Sudan president pushes Darfur referendum plan

The Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has defied an international arrest warrant to attend discussions in Qatar on the future of Darfur. He is

The Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has defied an international arrest warrant to attend discussions in Qatar on the future of Darfur. He is

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Freeing of Darfur rebels begins

The first rebels have been freed in Darfur, following Wednesday’s declaration that war is over. Sudanese president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir made

The first rebels have been freed in Darfur, following Wednesday’s declaration that war is over. Sudanese president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir made

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Genocide charges considered again over Darfur

A charge of genocide could still be on the cards for the Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir. International Criminal Court appeal judges have

A charge of genocide could still be on the cards for the Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir. International Criminal Court appeal judges have

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Drummers "Beat for Peace" in Sudan

The rhythm of protest beats a path to Downing Street and other major cities to mark the start of Sudan 365. The campaign is designed to urge world

The rhythm of protest beats a path to Downing Street and other major cities to mark the start of Sudan 365. The campaign is designed to urge world

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EUFOR: European troops at the heart of an African conflict

European troops are at the heart of the peacekeeping operation to protect Darfur refugees in Chad. Now though after a year-long mandate to control

European troops are at the heart of the peacekeeping operation to protect Darfur refugees in Chad. Now though after a year-long mandate to control