President Omar al-Bashir annulled the position of prime minister in 1989.
Only seven countries of the 15-member UN Security Council voted for the measure.
President Kiir says the national dialogue initiative aims to "save the country from disintegration."
South Sudan is "on the brink of an all-out ethnic civil war," says the head of a team of UN human rights investigators.
About 300 men and women demonstrated along a main street in the city of Omdurman near the capital, Khartoum.
2 Nepalese and a Sudanese national working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees have been abducted in Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region.
The Kenyan Foreign Ministry says the country will "withdraw, immediately" its forces from South Sudan.
A UN report has accused UNMISS forces of failing to protect civilians during an outbreak of violence in Juba in July.
The US has extended sanctions against Sudan for one more year, claiming the country’s policies are still a threat to America’s national security.
The peaceful protest turned violent after police used tear gas against the demonstrators.
The UN refugee agency says the number of registered refugees from South Sudan increased from 27,250 at the end of August to 53,974 at the end of September.
Doctors in more than 350 government hospitals will take part in the strike.
Amnesty International says Sudanese government forces used chemical weapons against civilians in Darfur.
South Sudan’s former vice president Riek Machar has called for war against the government in Juba.
"The number of South Sudanese refugees registered by Sudanese authorities is 400,000," a Sundanese minister says.
South Sudan agrees to the deployment of more UN peacekeepers following a Security Council meeting.
South Sudan’s rebel leader and former first vice president, Riek Machar, is discharged from hospital in Khartoum.
The United Nations says it faces a funding shortfall of over USD 700 million for Sudan's 2016 humanitarian needs.
Flooding claims the lives of at least 100 people in Sudan in two weeks.
South Sudan rejects Washington’s proposal for the UN Security Council to send additional peacekeeping troops to the African country.
South Sudan's president sacks six opposition ministers.
An influential South Sudanese minister and opposition figure has resigned.
The UN says over 37,000 people fleeing the conflict in South Sudan have entered Uganda over the last three weeks.
US President Barack Obama is sending 47 troops to war-ravaged South Sudan, citing protection of the US embassy.
South Sudan’s president grants amnesty to ex-rebels backing his deputy Riek Machar who recently fought government troop.
The UN says 36,000 people have been displaced by violence in South Sudan's capital.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir orders a unilateral ceasefire after days of fierce fighting claimed hundreds of lives in Juba.
Renewed heavy fighting erupts between South Sudanese government forces and rebels in the capital Juba.
Sudan summons the head of the UN peacekeeping force in Darfur over the extension of the mission's mandate.
Sudan expels a senior UN humanitarian affairs official after accusing him of filing “false reports” on the conflict-ridden Darfur region.
Assailants kill eight people from a Sudanese ethnic minority group in a mosque in Darfur region.
Sudan stresses its 'sovereign rights' over two contested border areas near the Red Sea.
Some 30 ministers are sworn in as South Sudan forms a transitional unity government to end a two-year deadly conflict.
South Sudan’s rebel leader Machar is sworn in as first vice president shortly after he returned to Juba.
Darfur votes against reunification of its five states into one entity.
South Sudan’s government and rebels reach a deal to facilitate the return of former rebel leader Riek Machar into the capital to serve in a unity government.
Sudan asks neighboring Egypt to discuss two contested border areas near the Red Sea.
A new report says Israeli companies are running gold and uranium mines in Sudan’s South Kordofan State for smuggling purposes.
Sudanese people in the Darfur region cast their ballots in a referendum on their political future.
A referendum will be held in Sudan’s conflict-ridden Darfur region on Monday on whether to unify its five states into one, amid a recent surge of clashes there.
South Sudanese rebel leader Machar is due in Juba later this month to form government of national unity.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says he will step down in 2020 and will no more run for office.
HRW says Sudanese security forces use sexual violence and intimidation to silence female rights campaigners.
Sudan’s main opposition leader Hassan Abd Allah al-Turabi has died at the age of 84.
South Sudan opposition forces are to be deployed to the capital as of March 1.
Medical charity, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), says fighting has left at least 18 civilians dead, including two of its employees, in South Sudan.
At least five civilians are killed during gun battles at a UN base sheltering civilians in South Sudan:
A series of violent clashes in Sudan's western region of Darfur has forced some 34,000 people to flee their homes.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir makes the first moves to share power with the rebels in the country.
Rebels in Sudan attack an army garrison in a restive southern state, with conflicting reports on the number of fatalities.
Nearly two million children under five in Sudan suffer from malnutrition every year, UNICEF says.
The ICC accuses Sudan of non-cooperation in relation to surrendering a rebel leader wanted by the tribunal.
South Sudan's parliament changes the Constitution to boost presidential powers.
The UN says the deadly conflict in Sudan’s western region of Darfur has resulted in the displacement of more than 160,000 people since January.
South Sudan and rebels agree on key steps in the peace deal signed on August 26.
At least 41 people have been killed in a Russian-built cargo plane crash-landing in South Sudan.
South Sudan’s rebels release 13 UN hostages after a week of captivity.
Rebels in South Sudan abduct 12 UN contractors operating a barge carrying fuel, weapons and equipment for international peacekeepers.
A report has uncovered evidence of forced cannibalism, blood drinking, rape and dismemberment in South Sudan.
Over 30,000 people in South Sudan's war-zone regions face death by starvation, says the UN.
Fifty two soldiers and rebels have been killed in recent fighting in South Sudan’s troubled state of Unity.
The death toll from the massive explosion of an oil tanker in South Sudan increases to 182.
At least 100 people are killed in South Sudan after an oil tanker veers off the road and explodes.
Sudan summons the British ambassador for portraying the country's foreign debts and the Darfur region "in a negative way.”
Gunmen shoot dead two Sudanese government staff in an attack on a WHO vehicle in Darfur.
Sudanese security agents arrest four opposition politicians in Khartoum.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is traveling to China to attend an event commemorating the end of World War II.
The South Sudanese rebels accuse the army of violating the recent truce in the African country.
The South Sudanese government accuses rival forces of violating the truce.
The United Nations Security Council warns South Sudan of sanctions if the peace deal is not implemented.
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has finally signed a peace deal with rebels to end months of deadly civil war in the youngest African country.
Sudan’s president says conflicts in the African country will end in 2016.
South Sudan's government and rebels sign a peace agreement, hours before the end of a deadline threatening international sanctions.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is set to attend scheduled peace talks with rival groups in Ethiopia.
South Sudan's government says it will continue talks aimed at ending war with rebels in the country.
Human Rights Watch says South Sudanese soldiers carried out deliberate attacks against civilians.
Fresh clashes between rival tribes in the South Darfur region of western Sudan have claimed the lives of at least 100 people.
South Sudan's government is set to investigate claims by the UN that its troops raped then burnt girls alive.
Government forces and rebels in South Sudan are battling with each other over a key town.
Twelve British, American and Canadian students have reportedly traveled from Khartoum to Turkey to join the ISIL in Syria.
UNICEF says children in South Sudan have been subjected to horrific crimes, including rape.
A court in South Africa gives the government a week to explain why it let Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir depart the country despite his arrest order.
Some 250,000 children face starvation in South Sudan, UN says.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrives home from South Africa, despite a court ordering his arrest.
A Sudanese minister says President Omar al-Bashir will return home after the African Union Summit in Johannesburg.
A court in South Africa bars Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) urges South Africa to arrest Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, who is in Johannesburg.
The UN says 14,000 South Sudanese have fled violence to Sudan in two weeks.
Violence in Sudan has displaced 200,000 people so far this year, the UN has announced.
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir forms a new government.
The UN says unknown gunmen have kidnapped 14 Eritrean asylum seekers in eastern Sudan.