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200 refugees killed by fire on smugglers' boat

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Nearly 200 African migrants were feared drowned today after a boat carrying them to Saudi Arabia caught fire off Sudan's north eastern coast, a state-linked news agency reported.

Beijing pledges help for north Sudan

Sudan's president, wanted on a war crimes warrant, won pledges yesterday from China and its state-owned energy firm that they will continue investing in his country after its resource-rich southern region becomes independent next month.

Sudanese President's flight to China turns back

A plane carrying Sudan's President to China was forced to turn back yesterday over Turkmenistan, delaying the scheduled visit of Omar al-Bashir, who has an outstanding international arrest warrant against him on war crimes charges.

Rivals sign deal to demilitarise Abyei region

North and South Sudan have signed an agreement to demilitarise the disputed Abyei region and allow in Ethiopian peacekeeping forces, former South African president Thabo Mbeki said yesterday.

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Khartoum ignores Obama's plea for peace as troops drive south

Sudan's government has ignored international appeals for a ceasefire to continue an offensive in the country's oil-rich central provinces that threatens to push the country back into civil war. Up to 60,000 people have fled bombing raids along the prospective border with southern Sudan as fighting intensified despite calls from US President Barack Obama for Khartoum to halt military operations.

Disputed Abyei area of central Sudan to be demilitarised

North and South Sudan have agreed in principle to demilitarise the disputed central Abyei region and allow the deployment of Ethiopian peacekeeping troops in the area.

Khartoum accused of new wave of Darfur-style ethnic cleansing

A Darfur-style crisis is unfolding on the border between north and south Sudan, aid workers have warned, with large-scale ethnic cleansing and bombing of civilians sparking a humanitarian alert.

Satellite images 'reveal war crimes' in Sudan

Satellite images provide evidence that Northern Sudanese troops have committed war crimes, including ethnic cleansing, in the contested border town of Abyei where the forces took over more than a week ago, an advocacy group said yesterday.

Transit, By Espen Rasmussen

The Norwegian photographer Espen Rasmussen has spent the past seven years documenting refugees and displaced people in different parts of the globe, from Congo to Colombia.

'Perfect storm' creates humanitarian crisis in Sudan

A top US official warned of a humanitarian crisis yesterday after tens of thousands of refugees fleeing south after the north's invasion of a disputed territory were running short of food, fuel and shelter.

South Sudan's President demands North withdraw from disputed region

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir called on North Sudan to withdraw its forces from the disputed Abyei region yesterday, but said there would be no war over the incursion and it would not derail independence.

Gunmen fire at UN helicopters on North-South Sudan border

Gunmen from an Arab tribe have fired on four United Nations helicopters taking off from a disputed town on the North-South Sudan border, while the President yesterday gave Northern troops approval to attack Southern forces if provoked.

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