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Joseph Kony on the run as manhunt steps up

Abou Moussa, the head of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa, said, "The latest we've received so far is that, contrary to what Kony used to do - to stay one month, two months on the ground - he's now moving almost every other day, which means the pressure is mounting on him."

Sudan and South Sudan: Border war still threatens

BENTIU — Sudan and South Sudan fought a brief border war earlier this month over control of the Heglig oilfields. With South Sudan’s withdrawal, the two sides have settled into the previous status quo: a tetchy, heavily militarized stand off that threatens to erupt into deadly skirmishes at any moment.

Sudan declares state of emergency along border with South Sudan

The decree reportedly “gives the right to the president and anyone with his mandate” to set up special courts, in consultation with the chief justice, to try suspects facing terror and customs offenses.

Sudan orders civil servants to 'donate' pay to war effort

State employees have been told they must donate two days’ worth of pay to make up for the loss of oil supplies and revenue from Heglig, which normally produces around 50,000 barrels of oil a day – all used for domestic consumption.

Sudan President Bashir visits contested oil town of Heglig

“No negotiation with those people,” Bashir said of the South Sudanese regime upon his arrival in Heglig, adding: “Our talks with them were guns and bullets.”

South Sudan accuses Sudan of fresh ground and air strikes

There are mounting concerns that all-out war between Sudan and South Sudan – which secured its independence from the north last July – is imminent.

Sudan: Muslim mob torches Catholic church in capital Khartoum

The incident took place as South Sudan accused Sudan of bombing one of its oil facilities in ongoing violence over a disputed border and oil revenues.

South Sudan to withdraw troops from Heglig oil field in Sudan

South Sudan will withdraw troops from the Heglig oil field, President Salva Kiir has announced, easing a crisis with neighbor Sudan that appeared edging towards all-out war.

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir vows to 'liberate' South Sudan

A UN envoy, Princeton Lyman, was headed to Sudan Wednesday to press for calm between the sides as the UN Security Council discusses imposing sanctions on the countries.

Sudan air raid kills 5 civilians in South Sudan

"Five traders have been killed," state government spokesman Gideon Gatfan told AFP. "The bomb fell next to a place where cars are being sold. We also found that six people were wounded including one woman and they are now admitted to Bentiu Hospital," he said.
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