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Civilian Prime Minister mooted for Sudan

Sudan protesters demand ‘immediate’ civilian rule Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese protesters on Sunday demanded the country’s military rulers “immediately” hand power over to a civilian government that should then bring ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to justice. Thousands remained encamped outside Khartoum’s army headquarters to keep up pressure on …

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Sudan intelligence chief resigns as purge begins

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | The head of Sudan’s feared National Intelligence and Security Service, Salih Ghosh, has resigned from his post, the country’s new military rulers said on Saturday. “The chief of the transitional military council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, has accepted the resignation of… the chief of NISS,” the …

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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: three decades under Bashir

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Here are key dates in Sudan since Omar al-Bashir seized power three decades ago, after he was ousted on Thursday by the military following months of protests against his iron-fisted rule. – 1989: coup – In June 1989 army brigadier Bashir and a group of …

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Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir in key dates

  Paris, France | AFP |  Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, ousted by the army Thursday after months of anti-government protests, ruled with an iron fist since seizing power in a 1989 coup. Here are key dates in his life and career. – January 1, 1944: Bashir is born to a …

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