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Andrew Heavens

Andrew Heavens

    South Sudan: Deal, divorce or war?
    South Sudan: Deal, divorce or war?
    South Sudan is due to declare independence from the north on Saturday -- a split agreed as the climax of a 2005 peace deal that ended decades of...
    South Sudan accuses north of plot to overthrow govt
    South Sudan accuses north of plot to overthrow govt
    South Sudan on Saturday accused Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir of plotting to overthrow the south's government before the secession of...
    Sudan border clashes kill dozens as South votes
    Sudan border clashes kill dozens as South votes
    At least 36 people have died in clashes between Arab nomads and southerners near Sudan's north-south border, leaders in the contested Abyei region...
    Tensions erupt into violence at Sudanese border
    Tensions erupt into violence at Sudanese border
    At least 23 people have died in clashes between tribespeople and Arab nomads near Sudan's north-south border, leaders in the contested Abyei region...
    Sudan army, rebels clash in Darfur
    Sudan army, rebels clash in Darfur
    Darfur's Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebels said they clashed with Sudan's army on Monday and Tuesday, in the latest sign of a surge of...
    EU: Sudan must ease Darfur travel ban
    EU: Sudan must ease Darfur travel ban
    Sudan must relax a near blanket ban on travel to remote parts of South Darfur to let aid groups reach areas hit by a resurgence of violence, the...
    Election win poses test for Sudan's al-Bashir
    Election win poses test for Sudan's al-Bashir
    Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir stamped his authority on Africa's biggest country on Monday with a decisive election win that followed a...
    South Sudan party accuses north of troop build-up
    South Sudan party accuses north of troop build-up
    South Sudan's main party on Monday accused the north of building up troops in the country's highly sensitive Blue Nile border state during a vote...
    EU considers withdrawing Darfur poll observers
    EU considers withdrawing Darfur poll observers
    The European Union said on Wednesday said it was considering withdrawing its election observers from Sudan's Darfur region over fears for their...
    Darfur rebels threaten to quit peace talks
    Darfur rebels threaten to quit peace talks
    Darfur's strongest rebel group on Wednesday threatened to walk out of new peace talks with Sudan's government if Khartoum pushed on with plans to...
    Hundreds feared dead in Darfur clashes, says UN
    Hundreds feared dead in Darfur clashes, says UN
    Hundreds of civilians are feared to have died in a surge of fighting between the Sudanese army and rebels in the turbulent Darfur region, a United...
    Darfur rebels accuse Sudan govt of attack
    Darfur rebels accuse Sudan govt of attack
    A Darfur rebel group accused the Sudanese army on Thursday of attacking its positions on the same day that the president declared the Darfur war...