Sudan: News

13 Jul 2023

United Nations (UN)

87 buried in mass grave in Sudan's West Darfur: UN

The United Nations (UN) on Thursday said at least 87 people, including ethnic Massalits, were buried in a mass grave in Sudan's West Darfur State, reported Reuters.

20 May 2023


Body of Indian national killed in Sudan unrest reaches home

The body of Albert Augustine, an Indian national killed last month during violence in Sudan, was reportedly brought to India on Friday.

30 Apr 2023

Rescue Operation

Operation Kaveri: 229 Indians reach home as Sudan conflict rages

India brought back home 229 citizens stranded in strife-torn Sudan on Saturday under Operation Kaveri as the army-paramilitary conflict entered its third week.

29 Apr 2023

Rescue Operation

Sudan: IAF pilots use night vision goggles for rescue operation

In an absolutely daring rescue operation, pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) reportedly landed their aircraft on a small airstrip in war-hit Sudan to rescue 121 people on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

27 Apr 2023

Saudi Arabia

Operation Kaveri: 1,100 Indians evacuated from Sudan, 360 reach Delhi

Nearly 1,100 Indians stranded in Sudan have been evacuated from the country in six batches so far under Operation Kaveri, which was launched to rescue Indians from the strife-torn Northeast African nation.

25 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

Operation Kaveri to evacuate Indians marooned in violence-hit Sudan

India on Monday launched Operation Kaveri to bring back its nearly 3,000 citizens stranded in Sudan, which is in turmoil due to a power struggle between the country's army and a paramilitary force.

21 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting on Indians stranded in Sudan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a high-level meeting to assess the situation in Sudan and asked concerned authorities to prepare contingency evacuation plans for Indians stranded there.

19 Apr 2023


Why are Sudan's military and paramilitary forces fighting

At least 270 people have been reportedly killed in Sudan after clashes broke out between the country's military and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), a paramilitary group, on Saturday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

19 Apr 2023

S Jaishankar

Saudi, UAE assure support for Indian citizens' safety in Sudan

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have assured their support for the safety and security of Indians in violence-torn Sudan following discussions between External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar and his counterparts, India Today reported.

18 Apr 2023

Antonio Guterres

Sudan: 185 killed in army-paramilitary clashes, UN appeals for ceasefire

The death toll from three days of severe battle between the regular army and paramilitaries in Sudan has risen to at least 185, with more than 1,800 injured, according to the United Nations Special Representative for Sudan Volker Perthes.

17 Apr 2023

United Nations (UN)

Sudan: Nearly 100 people dead in RSF v/s army clashes

Per a release from the doctors' union, the number of casualties due to the intense clashes between the regular army and paramilitaries in Sudan has increased to at least 97, with many more injured.

16 Apr 2023


Sudan: Indian among 56 civilians killed in army-paramilitary clashes

At least 56 civilians were killed and nearly 600 others injured in clashes across Sudan between the army and paramilitary forces, Associated Press reported.

15 Apr 2023


Sudan: Indians asked to 'stop venturing outside' amid paramilitary-army clashes

The Indian Embassy in Sudan issued an alert on Saturday asking Indian nationals in the capital city Khartoum and other places to take precautions and stay indoors following the clashes between the country's army and paramilitary forces.

07 Jun 2022


South Sudan: Bull arrested for killing boy, may face jail

In a bizarre incident, the South Sudanese cops have confirmed that they have arrested a bull for the alleged killing of a 12-year-old boy.

31 Dec 2021


62 Indians stranded in Sudan; desperate to return amid chaos

Sixty-two Indian nationals are stranded in Sudan with their passports withheld and finances quickly drying up.

25 Oct 2021

United Nations (UN)

Sudan PM arrested amid coup; what led to the crisis?

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has been arrested by security forces along with other officials, reports said on Monday.

28 Dec 2018


Protest over rising bread price kills 19 in Sudan: Government

Clashes between Sudanese anti-riot police and protesters in demonstrations against a rise in bread prices have killed 19 people, including two security force personnel, the government said yesterday.

11 Jul 2018

Global Warming

Increasing evidence points towards sixth wave of extinction

When the last male northern white rhino, Sudan, was put down earlier this year by its caretakers, the uncomfortable topic of extinction made its way into mainstream news for a brief period of time before being swept under the rug again.

21 Jun 2018

South Africa

South Sudan's warring leaders meet for first time since 2016

South Sudan President Salva Kirr met opposition leader Riek Machar on Thursday in Addis Ababa for the first time in almost two years amid efforts to end a five-year civil war.

20 Mar 2018

Animal Rights

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, is dead

In a major loss, the world's last male northern white rhino, who had been staying at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy, has died.

26 Apr 2017

Social Media

World's last northern male rhino joins Tinder to find mates

The world's last male northern white rhino has now joined Tinder in an attempt to find breeding options for the survival of the species.