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Sudan protesters hail landmark deal with generals

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday to celebrate a landmark deal between protest leaders and the country’s ruling generals aimed at turning the page on months of political unrest. The power-sharing deal, reached in the early hours after two days …

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GEN BURHAN: I am ready to hand power to the Sudan people

Sudan protest leaders suspend talks with army rulers Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Protest leaders on Sunday said they suspended talks with Sudan’s military council as they urged people to intensify their protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum and in other towns. “We will continue the sit-in and we are suspending …

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‘It will fall again,’ chant Sudan protesters

  Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Crowds of Sudanese protesters chanting “it will fall again, it will fall again” flocked to the army headquarters Friday where thousands prepared to hunker down for another night defying an army curfew, witnesses said. Dressed in white traditional clothes, men and women, headed to …

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Sudan joy turns to anger for ‘hoodwinked’ protesters

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Jubilation in Khartoum that Sudan’s era of iron-fisted rule by Omar al-Bashir was ending Thursday quickly soured when protesters realised the old regime had no plans to go. “Change will not happen with Bashir’s entire regime hoodwinking Sudanese civilians through a military coup,” tweeted Alaa …

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Sudan protesters defy curfew

Thousands rally outside Sudan army HQ as curfew begins: witnesses Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Thousands of Sudanese protesters rallied outside army headquarters late Thursday, witnesses said, despite a night-time curfew imposed by the military after it ousted president Omar al-Bashir following months of demonstrations. Protesters were chanting their slogan …

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Sudan army topples Bashir

Bashir detained as army announces coup Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was ousted by the army on Thursday, brought down by months of anti-government protests against his three decades of iron-fisted rule. “I announce as minister of defence the toppling of the regime and detaining its …

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SUDAN: New troops movement, army to make statement

Sudan army to make an ‘important statement soon’: state media Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  The Sudanese army was Thursday planning to make “an important announcement”, state media said, after weeks of protests against longtime leader President Omar al-Bashir. “The Sudanese army will issue an important statement soon. Wait for it,” …

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What next for Sudan’s Bashir?

Paris, France | AFP |  As thousands of protesters in Khartoum demand President Omar al-Bashir resignation, demonstrators have called for the Sudanese military to back them. So far the army has not intervened, but agents of the powerful National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) and riot police have cracked down …

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