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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Sudan

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One person became a refugee every four seconds last year
Over one million people fled across international borders last year with 6.5 million displaced in their own home countries.
My Christmas Day: Boiled meat with the prospect of scorpions
Merry Christmas from Maban, South Sudan, where Niamh Fleming-Farrell sends dispatches from the frontline of aid workers there.
Egyptian leaders call off nationwide protest against anti-Islamic film
The Muslim Brotherhood had called for demonstrations across Egypt, but the British and German embassies in Sudan are targeted.
UN peacekeepers missing in Darfur
Two Jordanian officers were buying supplies at a market when they disappeared yesterday.
Sudanese minister killed in mountain plane crash
Sudan’s Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments was on a civilian aircraft when it crashed.
UN staffer shot dead in Sudan
The driver was killed when his vehicle was attacked by two assailants.
Hillary Clinton hopes for improved drones to find Kony
The US Secretary General was also focused on preserving a fragile peace between Sudan and South Sudan on her two day agenda of talks in East Africa.
Pictures: The humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
Médecins Sans Frontiéres says that thousands of refugees are at risk of dying from illnesses that are entirely preventable.
Explainer: Why are there four Olympic athletes with no country?
There’s four athletes competing under the Olympic flag, with no country to represent. Here’s how that came about.
'This situation is entirely preventable': Death and desperation in South Sudan
As South Sudan marks a year of independence, Medecins Sans Frontieres is calling for urgent intervention as one refugee camp in a wholly unsuitable area is overwhelmed with new arrivals and dreadful conditions.
Column: If they weren’t lucky or strong enough, they died along the way
Amid 35,000 people who are running out of water, Chiara Burzio describes the scenes in South Sudan.
Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support
Ugandan officials have repeated past claims that rebel leader Joseph Kony has been receiving support from the Sudanese government.
Parts made by Irish manufacturer found in Sudan drone - reports
Parts manufactured by a company in Kerry have been found in a drone used to target civilians in South Sudan.
South Sudan's leader says Sudan has declared war
The president, who is on a visit to China, made the remarks after the Sudanese leader vowed to press ahead with his military campaign.
Why is George Clooney watching Sudan via satellite?
Here’s what you need to know about ongoing problems between North African states Sudan and South Sudan.
The Daily Fix: St Patrick’s Day
All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
George Clooney released after Sudan protest arrest
Protesters are calling for humanitarian aid to be allowed into Sudan to prevent a major crisis from developing.
In pictures: George Clooney arrested at Sudan embassy protest
Demonstrators are calling for intervention to prevent the Sudanese situation becoming a major humanitarian crisis.
African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group B
Tournament favourites Ivory Coast feature in the second instalment of our guide to each team.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
UK surgeons separate twin girls joined at head
Two 11-month old girls have been successfully separated after a series of risky operations at a London children’s hospital.
South Sudan: The world's newest country
Street parties kicked off at the stroke of midnight on Saturday across Southern Sudan, as residents celebrated the birth of their nation after decades of civil war.
The world's newest country: South Sudan set to number 193
South Sudan’s new government faces huge challenges in reforming its military and diversifying the oil-based economy.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
China sends invite to Sudanese leader, who's wanted for war crimes
President Omar al-Bashir will visit China in a little over a week, despite the fact he’s wanted by an international court on war crimes charges.
Gunmen fire on UN helicopters in tense Sudan town
Fears of another civil war breaking out in Sudan have intensified, with gunmen shooting at UN helicopters and northern troops being given a “green light” to attack southern forces if provoked.
Southern Sudan appeals for help as UN officials demand "immediate withdrawal" from disputed border town.
Northern occupation of the town of Abyei threatens to re-ignite Sudan’s civil war. The oil-rich area is strongly contested and there are fears of escalating violence.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the news of the day you might have missed…
North Sudan 'declares war' on South after seizure of contested region
The occupation of the border town of Abyei by Northern forces has raised fears of re-igniting the civil war between north and south just months after the South voted to secede from the North in a referendum following two decades of war.
The Middle East protests: what has happened so far?
Egypt, Tunisia and other countries across the Arab world have been electrified by waves of protest recently as furious crowds demand an end to poverty and repression: read about the unrest that has broken out to date.
Protesters flood the streets in Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon
The fallout out from Tunisia’s Jasmine revolution continues: protesters have taken to the streets across Tunisia, Egypt and Lebanon in calls for political reform.
China attempts to block UN report on ammunition to Sudan
Report alleges Chinese ammunition was sent to Darfur, despite UN arms embargo.
$10bn plan to make cities in shape of fruits and animals
Sudan reveals its ambition to reshape its cities.
Second arrest warrant issued for Sudan's president