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Tribal attack in disputed South Sudan region

Suspected Misseriya tribesmen killed at least 29 people, some burned to death, in an attack on a village in the disputed Abyei border region...

Sudan/South Sudan border dispute can be resolved – UN

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Sudan and neighbouring South Sudan “have never been closer” to reaching sustainable peace with each other and their internal armed opposition groups, the head...

U.N. chief condemns deadly attack in disputed Abyei region

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned an attack in the disputed region of Abyei bordering Sudan and South Sudan that...

U.N. says apprehended Sudan intel officer after attack near Abyei

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U.N. peacekeepers in the disputed region of Abyei along the border of Sudan and South Sudan apprehended someone claiming to be a...

Thousands in contested Abyei vote to join South Sudan, risking tensions

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Permanent residents of the disputed Abyei region overwhelmingly voted to join South Sudan on Thursday in a symbolic referendum that could antagonize...

Abyei welcomes UN-backed referendum in disputed region

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Abyei officials welcomed a push by the African Union to involve the U.N. Security Council in helping plan a referendum to resolve...

Thousands vote in referendum on fate of Sudan’s disputed Abyei

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Tens of thousands of residents in the remote and disputed Abyei border region voted on Monday in a non-binding referendum on whether...

Sudan’s Bashir to visit South Sudan on Tuesday

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir will make a rare visit to South Sudan on Tuesday to meet his counterpart Salva Kiir, state...

Sudans’ disputed Abyei to go ahead with vote despite fears of...

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Residents of the remote and disputed Abyei border region said they would press ahead with their own referendum next week on whether...

Ban welcomes agreement between Sudan and South Sudan on disputed Abyei...

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed an agreement between Sudan and South Sudan to withdraw all forces from the disputed area around Abyei, a...

Sudan, South Sudan forces to pull back from Abyei – UN

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Sudan and newly independent South Sudan agreed to pull back forces this month from the disputed Abyei region, a senior UN official...

UN troops move into disputed Sudanese area of Abyei

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The top United Nations peacekeeping official reported that more than 500 troops with the new UN mission in the disputed Abyei area...

US draft requests 4,200 Ethiopia troops for Abyei

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The United States said it submitted a draft resolution to the UN Security Council that would authorize the deployment of 4 200...

North and south Sudan sign Abyei deal: Mbeki

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North and south Sudan have signed an agreement to demilitarise the disputed Abyei region and allow in Ethiopian peacekeeping forces, said former...

Sudan’s Bashir agrees to Abyei withdrawal – diplomats

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Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has agreed to pull northern troops out of the disputed Abyei border region before the south secedes...

Nearly 100 civilians killed in Abyei, official says

Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in Sudan's disputed Abyei region since the northern military seized it on May 21, an Abyei...

Armed looters burn Sudan’s disputed Abyei: UN

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Armed looters set fire to parts of Sudan's disputed Abyei border town on Monday, the United Nations said, days after north Sudanese...

Sudan militia attack in flashpoint region

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Militia fighters attacked a village in Sudan's tense Abyei border region, killing five people in the second assault in the area in...

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