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AU suspends membership of unrest-hit Sudan

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The African Union (AU) on Wednesday announced it has suspended the membership of unrest-hit Sudan. In a press statement, the peace and security council of the AU, said Sudan’s membership has been suspended due to Monday’s “unconstitutional change of government”, which it said was an affront …

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U.S. suspends economic aid to Sudan

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States on Monday suspended 700 million U.S. dollars in economic aid to Sudan after the country’s military forces arrested civilian leaders and officials. “The United States condemns the actions taken overnight by Sudanese military forces,” State Department spokesperson Ned Price said during a press …

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Military puts Sudan PM under house arrest

  Khartoum, Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok is under house arrest by military forces reportedly attempting a coup on the transition government in the capital Khartoum. Hamdok has reportedly called on the people to “occupy the streets to defend their revolution.” Other reports indicate civilians …

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Sudan’s PM vows not to allow coup against revolution achievements

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Friday voiced the transitional government’s commitment to not allow any coup against what has been achieved in the December Revolution. Hamdok made the remarks in a speech broadcast by Sudan’s official TV. The Sudanese army ousted former President Omar al-Bashir …

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Sudan arrests leader of foiled coup attempt

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan’s Security and Defense Council on Tuesday announced the arrest of Major General Abdul-Baqi Hassan Osman, the leader of the foiled coup attempt. The council added that 22 other military officers of different ranks and a number of non-commissioned officers and soldiers were also arrested. The …

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