Sudan

Global Scan

The conflict over Ukraine now reaches into space

Russia has announced it will stop selling rocket engines to the US, as the tit-for-tit sanctions over Ukraine increase. That will hurt America's ability to loft satellites into orbit and support the International Space Station. Elsewhere, Nigerian vigilante groups form to fight against Boko Haram and a religious ritual in Indonesia involves anonymous sex, in today's Global Scan.

Sudanese war crime suspects still free

It's been a year since the International Criminal Court named its first two Sudanese suspects as war criminals for their actions against citizens of Darfur, a region of Sudan, yet to date there has been no trial and the suspects remain free,

Global Politics

Sudan concerned over Obama stance

People in Sudan have mixed feelings about an Obama presidency. There's pride that a man of African descent has reached the White House. But as Heba Aly reports from Khartoum, there's also concern about the president-elect's aggressive talk about Darfur.

Global Politics

Sudan and the West

Sudan's support for the the South Sudanese independence referendum has won the country praise from western nations. But the country has long been considered a pariah state. From Khartoum, Matthew Brunwasser reports on relations between Sudan and the West.