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At least 30 dead as Sudan military rulers break up sit-in

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s military rulers forcefully broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum’s army headquarters on Monday leaving at least 30 dead and hundreds wounded, doctors close to the protesters said, as gunfire rang out and black smoke shrouded the city. Heavily armed members of the paramilitary Rapid …

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Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority

  Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s protest leaders said Monday they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country’s military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country. The news came shortly after the prosecutor general’s office said ousted president Omar al-Bashir had been charged over the killings of protesters …

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Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country’s military rulers of delaying the transfer of power to a civilian administration. Thousands of people remain camped outside the military headquarters in Khartoum nearly four weeks after the …

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Sudan leaders face pressure for transfer to civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters. Thousands remained camped outside the complex in Khartoum overnight after protest leaders …

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