With the euphoria over the Arab Spring wearing off, President Obama is sending top aides to the Middle East to address worsening violence in Yemen and fears of renewed civil strife in Sudan.
06/01/2011 06:44 pm
The land-grab in Sudan's Abyei region serves no one, not even dictator Bashir who instigated it.
05/31/2011 05:28 pm
Khartoum says that the mission of the UN peacekeepers in Sudan will be finished when South Sudan becomes independent on July 9.
05/31/2011 03:33 pm
Despite the group's claims, however, it remains unclear whether a May 21 assault by northern Sudanese forces on the contested border zone of Abyei actually reached the level of crimes against humanity.
05/31/2011 01:19 pm
As many as 80,000 people have reportedly fled Abyei since northern Sudanese troops seized the symbolic border town last month.
05/27/2011 05:33 pm
South Sudan says the North is at risk of breaking a fragile 2005 peace deal that ended two decades of civil war.
05/24/2011 08:49 am
South Sudan is one of the toughest places in East Africa to do business, according to a recent report – but if you can hack it, you have a chance to make a healthy profit.
05/22/2011 02:15 pm
The UN Human Rights Council reviews member states' records every four years. Sudan is up for review in 2011, giving the US and partners an opportunity to demand improvements.
05/09/2011 03:18 pm
If we are to make sense of why the world moved so quickly to protect civilians in Libya and not in Darfur, then we would do well to look beyond the easy answers.
05/03/2011 12:28 pm
In Pictures Bin Laden's terror legacy