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Khartoum protesters held, others dispersed

Security forces rounded up about 30 people as they dispersed protesters near Sudan’s presidential palace calling on President Omar al-Bashir to quit, witnesses said. At...

Joint call for Bashir to step down

Sudan’s main opposition groups issued a first joint call for President Omar al-Bashir to step down, appearing together at a news conference for the...

Teargas used in Sudan women’s protest

Sudanese security forces used teargas to break up a crowd of hundreds, mostly young women, demonstrating against the detention of women arrested at previous...

Sudanese teacher died from injuries caused by ‘solid object’

A Sudanese teacher arrested after protests died due to injuries caused by a “solid object”, according to a medical report cited by the head...

Bashir shows signs of softening

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, facing near-daily demonstrations against his government, took a conciliatory tone with protesters on Wednesday, saying they are mostly young with...

Sudan protesters teargassed

Sudanese security forces used tear gas to disperse lawyers pushing for the release of activists detained during recent anti-government protests, witnesses said. The demonstration outside...

Appeal to young Sudanese as protests near seven week mark

Sudan’s defence minister said young people caught up in recent turmoil had “reasonable ambition”, the second apparently conciliatory gesture in three days from a...

Looking for friends, Sudan’s Bashir reopens Eritrea border

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Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, apparently searching for regional friends amid weeks of protests against his 30-year rule, announced on Thursday he was reopening the...

Sudan protests affect Bashir’s home town

Fed up by months of bread queues, price hikes and petrol shortages in Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir’s hometown Shendi, office worker Louay Mohamed Kheir,...

Sudan army will not allow the state to collapse

The Sudanese army issued a statement saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of protests demanding an end to President...

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