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Saudi navy officials help civilians onboard their ship to be evacuated from Sudan.

REUTERS/Mohammed Benmansour

No truce in Sudan

Fierce fighting between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces resumed on Sunday in Sudan, with the two warring parties accusing each other of violating a fragile ceasefire. The truce was again extended for another 72 hours, but don't keep your hopes up.

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Fleeing Sudanese seek refuge in Chad.


Sudan at risk of biological hazard

As if things weren’t bad enough in Sudan, there’s now growing fear of a biological catastrophe after one of two warring military factions took control of Khartoum’s National Public Laboratory.

The World Health Organization warned Wednesday of a “high risk of biological hazard” at the lab, which stores pathogens like measles and cholera and other hazardous materials.

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Satellite image shows smoke and an overview of Khartoum International Airport in Sudan.

Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

What We’re Watching: Sudan on the brink, unwanted Ukrainian grain

Army-militia turf war turns bloody in Sudan

Over the weekend, Sudan's slow and bloody transition to democracy was turned on its head by fierce fighting in Khartoum, the capital, and elsewhere between the army and the Rapid Support Forces, a paramilitary group. By Monday, almost 100 civilians had been killed along with unknown numbers from the two warring sides in three days of intense battles.

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