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  1. June 30, 2014

    BNP fine cheers Sudan human rights campaigners

    On the day the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for Sudan president Omar al-Bashir’s arrest for genocide in...

  2. June 23, 2014

    BNP and US cross the ‘T’s and dot the ‘I’s

    The transatlantic negotiations between BNP Paribas and US authorities over the French bank’s alleged sanctions violations...

  1. February 16, 2014

    Sudan proxy war hits Wall Street roadblock

    Shaken by evidence of human rights abuses in Sudan, US pensions and endowments began divesting from companies linked to the...

  2. The World

    February 2, 2014

    The African Union: access all areas

    On catching sight of Sudan president Omar al-Bashir, I was so intent on my head-down enterprise to keep pace with him and...

  3. The World

    January 21, 2014

    Reporting Back: Khartoum, Sudan

    In our Reporting Back series, we ask FT foreign correspondents to tell us about a recent trip. Katrina Manson, the FT’s east...

  4. January 15, 2014

    Sudan: Rage against the regime

    On the dusty brick walls of Shambat, a middle-income district in Khartoum’s industrial area, pro-government forces have...

  5. January 8, 2014

    Sudan’s president backs Salva Kiir against rebels

    Khartoum’s government has rarely made common cause with South Sudan, its former foe that seceded after decades of bitter...

  6. December 12, 2013

    Female activists in Sudan: Amira Osman and Entisar Ahmed al-Agali

    As a student, the only way Amira Osman could pass through her university gates in Khartoum was to put on a headscarf. “It...

  7. October 12, 2013

    African nations ask ICC to suspend cases against Kenya and Sudan

    The African Union has ratcheted up its pressure on the International Criminal Court to suspend cases against the leaders of...

  8. The World

    September 22, 2013

    Global political theatre comes to New York

    Ordinary New Yorkers have good reason to dread “UNGA week” – the five days in September when world leaders descend en masse...

  9. July 16, 2013

    ICC mulls UN sanction for Nigeria over visit by Bashir

    The International Criminal Court in The Hague is considering asking the UN Security Council to sanction Nigeria for allowing...

  10. April 12, 2013

    Bashir visits South Sudan to mend relations

    President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan called for peace and normalised relations with South Sudan on Friday in a historic meeting...

  11. February 27, 2013

    Top court caught up in Kenya poll drama

    Whether it is farce or tragedy is not yet clear. But the part the International Criminal Court is playing in Kenya’s...

  12. November 26, 2012

    Coup claims expose splits in Sudan regime

    Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, faces growing opposition within his own regime after former intelligence chief Major...

  13. July 23, 2012

    US sanctions take toll on Khartoum

    When Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir invited Arab leaders and investors to witness the launch of a $1bn sugar factory...

  14. July 15, 2012

    Two Sudans ready to resume oil talks

    A handshake between the presidents of Sudan and South Sudan signals the best hope in months that the former warring...

  15. July 9, 2012

    Cracks appear as Khartoum feels strain

    Ahmed Samir has taken leave and has not been home for three weeks. But his is no ordinary holiday. The 28-year-old doctor,...

  16. June 8, 2012

    Malawi pulls out of hosting AU summit

    Malawi will no longer host next month’s African Union summit after a row over the southern African nation’s refusal to allow...

  17. March 27, 2012

    Cross border violence jeopardises Sudan deal

    Final settlement negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan were in jeopardy on Tuesday as Juba accused the Sudanese air...

  18. March 16, 2012

    Clooney arrested at Sudan protest

    George Clooney, the US actor, has been arrested, with his father, while protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in...

  19. February 2, 2012

    Both Sudans risk heavy price for oil shutdown

    The decision by South Sudan’s newly independent government to shut down oil production has placed it on collision course...

  20. December 28, 2011

    Chief Arab monitor alarms Syrian opposition

    The Sudanese general leading an Arab League delegation to Syria was thrust into the centre of the country’s crisis on...

  21. November 30, 2011

    Former Ivory Coast president handed to The Hague

    Laurent Gbagbo, former president of the Ivory Coast, was handed over to the International Criminal Court in The Hague early...

  22. July 18, 2011

    South Sudan ships first oil

    South Sudan has made its first shipment of oil as an independent country, despite failing to agree how to divide critical...

  23. The World

    July 9, 2011

    Jubilation in Juba

    Africa’s largest country has been divided into two and the world has its 193rd new nation. With luck, the partition of Sudan...

  24. July 9, 2011

    South Sudan hoists world’s newest flag

    An ecstatic night and day of celebration has greeted the birth of the world’s newest country, South Sudan, which has...

  25. beyondbrics

    July 8, 2011

    South Sudan's awkward guest

    With South Sudan celebrating independence on Saturday, who is to blame for the flight of more than 200,000 people from...

  26. July 3, 2011

    South Sudan in economic tussle with north

    As Africa’s largest country prepares to split in two this week, celebratory preparations in southern Sudan’s capital mask...

  27. June 22, 2011

    Sudan threatens to shut off pipeline

    Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s president, has threatened to shut off a pipeline that exports oil from the south of the country, as...

  28. May 29, 2011

    Abyei occupation makes it harder to avoid war

    Turf and touchstone: a truck piled with furniture and belongings is driven past burning businesses and homesteads in the...

  29. March 11, 2011

    ‘Reform now or revolution will come’

    The protest that took place on Street 60 in Khartoum may not even make a footnote when historians record the upheavals now...

  30. March 2, 2011

    Court to investigate Gaddafi allegations

    The International Criminal Court will open an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity by the Libyan regime of...

  31. February 21, 2011

    Bashir reportedly stepping down at next poll

    In a move that may avert the prospect of regime-destabilising protests taking hold in Sudan, a senior official has said the...

  32. February 4, 2011

    West considers reprieve for Bashir

    Sudan’s president could enjoy a year’s reprieve from war crimes charges as western governments seek to encourage his regime...

  33. The World

    January 9, 2011

    The implications of the Sudan referendum

    The news from Sudan sounds almost too good to be true. The referendum is taking place on time and without violence. The...

  34. January 6, 2011

    A divided Sudan

    Southern Sudan is almost certain to vote for independence on Sunday. Though the referendum was a key provision of the 2005...

  35. December 29, 2010

    Clooney joins Sudan satellite monitoring team

    Human rights activists, including George Clooney, the Hollywood actor, have set up a satellite monitoring project that will...

  36. December 18, 2010

    Sudan leader sent $9bn abroad, say cables

    Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese president, may have diverted as much as $9bn abroad, possibly to an account in London, the...

  37. December 8, 2010

    Zambia invites war crime suspect

    Zambia has been condemned by human rights groups after inviting Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese president wanted by the...

  38. July 28, 2010

    UK to build trade links with Sudan

    Britain’s new government has signalled its willingness to become “candid friends” of Sudan’s regime and boost trade and...

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