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Sudan protesters vow to press on after talks suspended

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |┬áSudanese protesters voiced regret Thursday at an army decision to suspend crucial talks on installing civilian rule but vowed to press on with a sit-in despite being targeted in fresh violence. Army generals and protest leaders had been expected to come to an agreement on Wednesday …

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Sudan army suspends crucial talks with protesters

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |┬áSudan’s military rulers on Wednesday suspended crucial talks with protesters on installing civilian rule, insisting that negotiations will resume only after demonstrators remove roadblocks put up in parts of Khartoum, protest leaders said. The suspension came after at least eight people were reported wounded by gunshots …

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Month after Bashir ouster, Sudan far from civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |┬áOne month after ousting veteran president Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s military rulers show no sign of handing power to a civilian administration and talks with protest leaders remain deadlocked. Thousands of protesters remain encamped outside army headquarters in central Khartoum, vowing to force the generals to cede …

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Sudan opposition leader says Bashir ouster ‘not military coup’

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |┬áA top opposition leader called Saturday for Sudan to join the International Criminal Court which has indicted its ousted president Omar al-Bashir, as protesters and the military met to discuss civilian rule. Sadiq al-Mahdi, a former prime minister and head of the opposition National Umma Party …

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Fear of army action as Sudan protesters toughen stand

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |┬áSudanese protesters Tuesday hardened their demand that the military men in power quickly step down and make way for civilian rule, refusing to budge from their sit-in outside army headquarters. The country’s new military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, in another apparent concession to the protesters, …

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