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Along Sudan’s border, old disputes trigger new violence, hunger

Oil and ethnic rivalries are behind Sudanese military strikes in the sensitive South Kordofan-Blue Nile region along the new border between Sudan and South Sudan. At this week’s African Union summit in Ethiopia, leaders are calling for a halt to the bombing and aid for civilians.

Inside Sudan’s prisons: Sudanese protesters speak out

Sudan’s National Intelligence Security Service, blamed for the arrests and detention of some 2,000 protesters in the past month, are using torture, activists say.

Sudan and South Sudan: Border war still threatens

The two Sudans are locked “in a logic of war,” according to African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki, and events on the ground validate this view.