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    1. Sudan's Bashir reelected with 94% of vote

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 27 18:28 PM

      Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was re-elected with more than 94 percent of the vote, results showed on Monday, despite international war crimes charges and a poll marred by low turnout and an opposition boycott. The opposition rejected the result as a "joke" after the electoral commission announced the figures securing another five-year term for Bashir, 71, after the election held earlier this...

    2. Sudan's al-Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 27 12:22 PM

      KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced on Monday, extending his 25-year rule despite international war crimes charges and multiple insurgencies.

    3. For Sudan's Bashir, now the battle begins

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 27 12:00 PM

      He may have easily secured another five years in power on Monday, but President Omar al-Bashir still faces major challenges in solving Sudan's economic woes and ending its international isolation. Bashir, who won more than 94 percent of the vote, is also wanted by the International Criminal Court over war crimes in the western region of Darfur, curtailing his ability to travel abroad freely ...

    4. Sudan's government on Sunday accused peacekeepers in Darfur of killing seven civilians, disputing the UN-African Union mission's version of events in which it said its forces had repelled two attacks by gunmen. The UN-AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) had said 40 gunmen fired on a patrol in South Darfur's Kass area on Thursday, before the peacekeepers returned fire and killed four assailants, and ...

    5. Sudanese minister of finance and national economy Bader Eldin Mahmmoud Abbas Mukhtar visited Washington recently to lobby the United States to lift sanctions and remove the country from a list of states that sponsor terrorism. This is the second time this year that a high profile Sudanese delegation has received visas to visit Washington. Sudanese…

    6. Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 26 6:09 AM

      AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.

    7. Khartoum accuses S.Sudan of backing Darfur rebels

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 26 12:14 PM

      Sudan's military accused Juba of supporting rebels from Darfur after Khartoum's troops clashed with the insurgents in part of the war-torn region near the border between the two countries Sunday. The army said the Justice and Equality Movement -- one of several groups battling Sudanese forces in Darfur since 2003 -- used South Sudan's Bahr al-Ghazal region as a base to enter neighbouring Darfur...

    8. Sudan has accused a peacekeeping force in Darfur of killing seven civilians in three separate incidents last week, threatening to exacerbate the government's strained relations with the international mission. The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) denied the allegations, saying the peacekeepers had responded in self-defense to two attacks on April 23 and 24, which it said ...

    9. Sudan denied a UN request for the emergency evacuation of a wounded Ethiopian peacekeeper who later died of his injuries in Darfur, the UN chief said Monday. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he "deeply regrets" that Khartoum turned down the request on Sunday and offered condolences to the peacekeeper's family. Ban said in a statement that he was deeply concerned about the rise in attacks on ...

    10. JC Finley KHARTOUM, Sudan, April 27 (UPI) -- Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has won reelection in a controversial vote that state officials say was a landslide win.

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