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.
A Luxembourg judge has refused to unfreeze the assets as it is still being held up by a separate court judgement.
The move comes as increasing demand for air travel among China's growing middle class is expected to make it the world's biggest aircraft market in the coming years.
The attack unfolded on Wednesday across Westminster Bridge in the shadow of Big Ben, a towering landmark that draws tourists by the millions and stands over Britain's Houses of Parliament -- the very image of London.
Vice Media journalist Ben Makuch on Wednesday lost his appeal of a lower court decision ordering him to produce documents related to his 2014 stories about accused terrorist Farah Shirdon.
Electronic surveillance of foreign citizens may have incidentally monitored aides of President Trump
Mauritania's lawmakers vow to put through a referendum that will see the Senate abolished
Prosecutors are looking into how the rescue vessels are funded following questions over the amount of money being spent.
The department to seek a hold of Maryland court's preliminary injunction pending appeal
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives votes Thursday on a key plank of Trump's legislative agenda -- his plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, his predecessor's crowning domestic policy achievement.
The proposed budget limits new spending to Can$5.7 billion (US$4.3 billion) over six years -- about 10 times less than the Liberals' inaugural budget last year.
Tillerson, ex-CEO of ExxonMobil, says he was persuaded by his wife to enter Trump administration as America's top diplomat
Martin Kobler makes assertion amid continued reports of grievous rights violations across troubled nation
Police officer stabbed to death, attacker shot dead by police with a woman dead after dozens plowed down by car on nearby bridge
McCain said he met recently with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the two spoke about the Kurdish issue.
Interior Minister Marco Minniti praised the police team that tracked Santo Vottari down to a building which had no fewer than four concealed bunkers in it.
Found guilty last year of bribery, the verdict and sentence are the first of their kind in the history of the ICC.