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US warns Americans about visiting Sudan over ‘terror risks’

The United States has warned Americans about travelling to Sudan given the "risks of terrorism" in the African country, prompting an angry response from Khartoum on Friday.

Sudan faces ‘paradox’ over US terror blacklist – minister

Sudan faces a "paradox", its foreign minister said on Saturday, after Washington acknowledged Khartoum's support in tackling violent extremism but kept it on a blacklist of state sponsors of "terrorism".

Time not yet ‘right’ for Sudan talks on terror blacklist – US envoy

The top US envoy in Sudan said on Saturday that conditions have to be "right" for holding talks with Khartoum on removing it from Washington's blacklist of state sponsors of "terrorism".

Egypt welcomes lifting of US sanctions on Sudan

Egypt has welcomed a U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Sudan despite Cairo's tense ties with Khartoum over a border dispute.

Sudan hails end of American trade embargo as ‘positive decision’

Sudan on Friday welcomed the US decision to end its 20-year trade embargo against Khartoum as a "positive decision" but called for Washington to go further and take the country off its blacklist of state terror sponsors.

US to end some sanctions on Sudan, cites progress

The United States will end some of its toughest economic and trade sanctions imposed on the government of Sudan, the US State Department said on Friday.

Sudan says all conditions met, expects US economic sanctions to be lifted

Sudan expects the United States to lift economic sanctions as Khartoum has met all the required conditions, a Sudanese minister said on Wednesday, days before Washington is due to announce a decision.

Court sentences student to death for killing policeman

A court in Sudan on Sunday sentenced a university student to death after convicting him of killing a policeman during protests in the capital last year, a defence lawyer said.

Sudan’s Bashir urges Darfur displaced to return home

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday urged those displaced by the conflict in Darfur to return home, saying the region had now recovered from a war that has killed tens of thousands.

Khartoum denies closing borders with South Sudan, Libya

Khartoum has denied claims that it has closed its borders with three of its neighbours in efforts to curb weapons and vehicle smuggling.

Muslim pilgrims mark final hajj rite with ‘Stoning of Devil’

In stifling heat, a Saudi security guard sprayed Muslim pilgrims with water as they advanced through Mina for the final rite of the hajj, the “Stoning of the Devil” that has proved lethal in past years.

Sudan’s Bashir pardons top activist accused of spying

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday pardoned a leading human rights activist who was facing trial on charges of spying for foreign embassies, state media reported.

Sudan eyeing normal ties with US – foreign minister

Sudan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that his country, which has been under US sanctions for 20 years, was looking forward to normal ties being restored.

Russian ambassador found dead in Khartoum residence

Sudan's foreign ministry says Russia's ambassador to the African country has been found dead in his residence in Khartoum.

Ethiopia PM says poverty at heart of instability in Horn of Africa region

The 52-year-old Premier who just ended a three-day official visit to Sudan was addressing Khartoum-based diplomatic community and Sudanese intellectuals.

Sudan plans to split South Sudanese refugee camp after unrest

Sudan is planning to split a camp housing tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees into three separate units after a wave of violence, a minister said Sunday.

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