World Bulletin / News Desk
On Friday, the arch-adversaries reached an interim deal on how much South Sudan should pay toexport its crude via Sudan, ending a row that led to the shutdown of southern oil production in January. Oil is the lifeline for both economies.
The accord marked a step forward towards ending hostilities between the nations that came close tooutright war after border fighting flared in April.
But north and south have yet to mark their disputed border and improve frontier security, one of several complicated issues left over when South Sudan became independent in July 2011 under a 2005 peace deal with Khartoum.
African Union-sponsored bilateral talks on remaining issues will resume on Aug. 26, El-Obeid Morawah, a spokesman for the Sudanese foreign ministry, told SUNA.
He said the oil pact would be signed in the coming days but be implemented only after a border security agreement had been reached. "Security ... is the priority for the government," he added.
There was no immediate comment from the South Sudanese in Juba.
The 42-year-old, known as the Iron Lady of Manipur, began her fast in November 2000 after 10 people were killed in a shooting at a bus stop near her home in Manipur
Israeli aircraft have carried out 80 strikes in the Gaza Strip, killing 19 people including children
Military equipment such as helmets and security vests would be sent immediately, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said
Ten people were missing after a month's worth of rain fell overnight, loosening slopes already saturated by heavy rain over the past few weeks.
Matthew Rosenberg ran a story about ministry and palace officials discussing plans to form an interim government if an election deadlock continues
Interior Ministry said nine pro-Ukrainian volunteer fighters, supporting Kiev's forces, were killed in the fighting in Ilovaisk, which lies part way along the road from Donetsk
Four of the homes that were demolished by Israeli occupation forces were built 100 years ago.
Crowd were angry because they ordered to leave a neighbourhood placed under quarantine because of the Ebola virus.
Charles “Chuck” Murray said “The KKK has raised funds. We have already raised nearly $1,200.”
Qadri and Imran Khan are trying to force Sharif to resign over allegations of election rigging and corruption. Their supporters broke through police barricades to surround parliament.
Hollande did not say when such a meeting could be held or who would be invited but said a global strategy was needed to combat the insurgents, according to remarks published in Le Monde newspaper.
The Greek Cypriot administration has indicated that it will not prevent Britain from using the Akrotiri air base if it decides to use them in possible operations against rebels in Iraq.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged national unity and accused neighboring Pakistan of interfering in Afghan affairs.
"We would like to give notice to all respondents for tomorrow," Chief Justice Nasir ul-Mulk said in response to a petition filed against Khan and Qadri
The aftermath of the Brown shooting was due to take a new turn, when the St. Louis County prosecutor's office said it expected to begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the case.
Mayor appeals to residents to stay calm amid reports of further security threats month before anniversary of siege that left nearly 200 dead.