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Two dead as Sudan military attempts to disperse sit-in

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | At least two people were killed Monday as Sudan’s military council tried to break up a sit-in outside Khartoum’s army headquarters, a doctors’ committee said as gunfire was heard from the protest site. “Two peaceful protesters were killed by live bullets fired at the orders of …

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Sudan agents prevent arrest of former spy chief

  Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Sudanese prosecutors said Tuesday that security agents guarding the house of former spy chief Salah Ghosh had prevented them from arresting him, despite a warrant issued by anti-graft authorities. Ghosh had resigned as chief of the country’s feared National Intelligence and Security Service soon …

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US urges immediate resumption of Sudan talks

Washington, United States | AFP |  Major international powers during talks Friday in Washington urged Sudan’s military rulers and protesters to resume stalled negotiations immediately, the United States said. Representatives from the UN, African Union and European powers “called for an immediate resumption of talks” between the two sides, tweeted …

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Sudan army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period

  Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished. The protest movement is demanding a civilian-led transition following 30 years of …

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SUDAN: Bashir to be charged, five protesters shot dead

Six shot dead as Sudan sees breakthrough in civil rule talks Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Five Sudanese protesters and an army major were shot dead Monday in the capital, hours after protest leaders and the ruling generals reached a breakthrough agreement on transitional authorities to run the country. The …

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Month after Bashir ouster, Sudan far from civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | One 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 can avoid past mistakes

By drawing lessons from its history it can ensure negotiation of settlements of the country’s broader conflicts AFRICA ANALYSIS | WILLOW BERRIDGE | A military coup d’etat in Sudan has ended Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule. This is the sixth coup the country’s military have led since independence in 1956. The …

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