| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:16 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The capital of South Sudan was calmer Wednesday after two days of heavy fighting, but the government said 500 people had died in the clashes between two rival military factions and there were fears that the violence...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:47 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Fears of civil war in South Sudan grew Thursday, after South Sudan's military admitted losing control of a key town in the country's east to army mutineers.
The army lost Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, to a military...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:14 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - African Union leaders Saturday said that no sitting African leader should face trial by the International Criminal Court for heinous crimes.
But African opponents failed to win support for a mass withdrawal from the ICC at...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Getting unanimous U.N. Security Council agreement to act against rogue nations and rights abusers may have become even more difficult Thursday with the election of Chad and Saudi Arabia to seats on the influential 15-member panel, human rights advocates...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Muslim protesters burn German embassy in Khartoum and breach U.S. embassy: Anti-American protests across the Muslim world exploded Friday, over a controversial film made in the U.S. that attacks Mohammed and Islam. In Khartoum, hundreds of riot police...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The death toll ticked higher Friday as protests swept the world over a video insulting the Islamic prophet Muhammad, with reports emerging of casualties in Tunisia, Lebanon, Sudan and Yemen as outraged protesters clashed with police around United States...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Sudan and South Sudan sign a deal to resume oil exports: Oil exports are set to resume from Sudan and South Sudan after their leaders signed trade and security agreements....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Four peacekeepers were slain and eight injured in an ambush in West Darfur, the African Union and United Nations joint mission to the troubled region said Wednesday. It remains unclear who was behind the Tuesday evening attack less than a mile and a...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:13 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Sudan accused Israel of launching an air strike Wednesday that caused a large explosion at a munitions factory, killing two people, in a residential area of the capital, Khartoum. Sudan Information Minister Ahmed Belal...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:54 AM
The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The United States ordered non-essential staff to leave its embassies in Tunisia and Sudan on Saturday after both diplomatic posts were attacked and Khartoum rejected a U.S. request to send a platoon of Marines to bolster...