Fighting rages in Sudan as death toll passes 100

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Explosions rocked the Sudanese capital Khartoum Monday as fighting between the army and paramilitary forces led by rival generals raged for a third day with the death toll surpassing 100.

Japan to evacuate its citizens from Sudan

TOKYO, Japan - Japan is preparing to evacuate its countrymen from Sudan, the government said Wednesday, the first nation to publicly announce plans to pull its citizens from the conflict-hit country.4

Filipinos in Sudan seek rescue, repatriation amid fighting between local troops

An official of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Thursday about receiving calls from Filipinos in Sudan who are requesting rescue and repatriation from the African nation amid the ongoing clashes between its two forces.

Sudan deaths mount as army chief rules out talks

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Thursday for a ceasefire in Sudan, as fighting between two rival generals showed no signs of abating ahead of festivities marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Over 400 killed, 3,500 hurt in Sudan fighting: WHO

GENEVA, Switzerland- More than 400 people have been killed and over 3,500 others hurt in the fighting in Sudan, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Marcos: Gov't preparing contingencies to ensure safety of 300 Pinoys in Sudan

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. assured the public that the government was doing everything to ensure the safety of 300 Filipinos trapped in the clashes in Sudan.

Rescue operations to extract foreigners from Sudan

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Battles raging in Sudan have sparked multiple evacuation operations to rescue foreign citizens or embassy staff by road, air and sea.

3 Filipinos rescued from Sudan amid clashes, more to follow — DFA

Three Filipinos have already been evacuated from Sudan and over a hundred will follow after internal clashes among its troops erupted, an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday, April 24.

Mass exodus of foreigners as fighting rages in Sudan

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Multiple nations pushed on Monday with frantic evacuations of their citizens from chaos-torn Sudan, where fighting raged for a 10th day between forces loyal to two rival generals.

Blinken: Sudan rivals agree to 72-hour ceasefire

KHARTOUM, Sudan – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Sudan's warring generals had agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire starting Tuesday, after 10 days of urban combat killed hundreds, wounded thousands and sparked a mass exodus of foreigners.

Gatchalian urges DFA, DMW to expedite repatriation of Filipinos in Sudan  ​

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged Filipinos in Sudan to heed the call of the Departments of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Migrant Workers (DMW) to contact the embassy in Cairo, Egypt so they can be included in the Philippines' repatriation efforts amid the heightened hostilities in the African nation.

Marcos bares PH gov't efforts to get Pinoys out of Sudan amid 72-hour ceasefire

The government will try to bring Filipinos to safety out of Sudan during the 72-hour ceasefire observance in the war-torn country, President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said.

PH starts evacuation of Filipinos in Sudan

The Philippine government has started the evacuation of Filipinos stranded in Sudan amid clashes between its military and paramilitary forces.

PH scrambles to evacuate Filipinos in Sudan

Some Filipinos in Sudan are taking their fate into their own hands by fleeing the African nation by themselves amid deadly fighting between its military and paramilitary forces.

Filipino diplomats heading to evacuate Filipinos in Sudan unhurt in car accident

Two Philippine diplomats figured in a car accident while on the way to assist in the evacuation of Filipinos in Sudan amid deadly fighting between its military and paramilitary forces.

Fears mount for Sudan ceasefire as former regime members escape

KHARTOUM, Sudan - A wanted Sudanese war crimes suspect has confirmed that he and other members of the Islamist regime ousted in 2019 have escaped from prison during recent fighting, raising new fears for a fragile ceasefire that has enabled foreigners to flee. 

Evacuate Pinoys from Sudan ASAP, solon tells DFA, DMW

We need to evacuate our fellow Filipinos before the country completely submerges into conflict.

Bus rental for Sudan evacuation shoots up to $30K each --- DFA

Rental price of evacuation buses in Sudan has gone up for as much as P1.5 million or 30,000 US dollars each just to get out from the deadly conflict Filipinos who want to seek refuge in nearby Egypt.

Filipino evacuees fleeing Sudan fear for safety

Fear gripped a group of Filipinos as they travelled from the Sudanese capital to the north, where the Egyptian border is reached after a 15-hour ride.

Renewed air strikes hit Khartoum as clock ticks down on Sudan truce

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- The Sudanese army pounded paramilitaries in the capital Khartoum with air strikes Thursday while deadly fighting flared in Darfur as the clock ticked down on a fragile US-brokered ceasefire now in its final full day.

Heavy air strikes in Khartoum as Sudan truce extended

KHARTOUM, Sudan – Sudanese fighter jets pounded paramilitaries in Khartoum on Thursday while deadly fighting and looting flared in Darfur, as the army and a rival force agreed to extend an existing ceasefire even as battles raged.

Pro-OFW solon thankful of PH gov't efforts in conflict-torn Sudan

As of April 26, 2023, 456 Filipinos have already evacuated Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.

496 Filipinos in Sudan evacuated — DFA

More than half of the 700 registered Filipinos in strife-torn Sudan have been evacuated by the Philippine government during the 72-hour ceasefire there.

UN 'deeply alarmed' at Sudan prison breaks, impunity

GENEVA, Switzerland - The United Nations voiced alarm Friday at the prison breaks amid the violence raging in Sudan that have seen Sudanese war crimes suspects escape, and deepening impunity.

DSWD to assist Filipinos arriving from Sudan

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Saturday, April 29, that it is ready to assist eight Filipinos returning from conflict-torn Sudan.