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Omar al-Bashir brutalised Sudan – how his 30-year legacy is playing...

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Since independence in 1956 the Sudanese have lived through 35 coups, attempted coups and coup plots – more than any other African country. When...

Sudan security forces fire tear gas at march against military rule

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Sudanese security forces fired tear gas as tens of thousands of protesters gathered in central Khartoum on Tuesday to oppose military rule following a...

Sit-in calling for Sudanese government dissolution grows into thousands

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A sit-in calling on the military to dissolve Sudan’s government grew into the thousands on Monday as the country grappled with what its civilian...

Sudan military-civilian tensions reach low point in wake of coup attempt

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Tensions between Sudan's military and civilian politicians reached a low point on Sunday in the wake of last week's attempted coup with senior officials...

Sudanese police fire tear gas to disperse hundreds gathered across the...

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Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people in demonstrations across the capital Khartoum on Wednesday, as crowds gathered to put...

US has begun process of removing Sudan from state terrorism list,...

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The Trump administration has begun the process of removing Sudan from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism while also working to get...

ICC prosecutor says Bashir and other suspects must face justice over...

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Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and other suspects wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes and genocide in Darfur must face...

ICC delegation to visit Sudan to discuss case against Bashir

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An International Criminal Court delegation is to visit Sudan to discuss the cases of ousted president Omar al-Bashir and other former officials, the government...

Sudan to discuss removal from US terrorism list in UAE

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Sudanese officials will discuss the removal of their country from a US list of state sponsors of terror with US officials during a visit...

ISS: Sudan, a coup laboratory

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Sudan offers a laboratory for students of the coup. It has had 15 attempts, five of them successful – more than any other country...

Some 120 said to be killed or wounded in attack in...

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More than 60 people were reported killed and nearly 60 others wounded during an armed attack in a village in Sudan’s restive Darfur region...

Bashir trial for 1989 coup adjourned as crowds jostle outside court

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Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir appeared in court Tuesday at the opening of his trial for leading the military coup that brought him to...

Sudan’s army launches legal action against ‘insulting’ activists

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Sudan’s army has started legal action against activists and journalists who have “insulted” the military, it said in a statement on Saturday. The army ruled...

ISS: There’s much work to be done in Sudan

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As General Awad Ibn Ouf declared the removal of President Omar al-Bashir from office on 11 April, the streets of Khartoum burst into celebration....

Sudan announces state of emergency in Kassala, North Kurdufan

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Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has announced a 6-month state of emergency in the states of Kassala and North Kurdufan, government news agency...

ISS: The real problem behind South Africa’s refusal to arrest al-Bashir

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Last week the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled that South Africa erred in its decision not to arrest Sudanese...

War crimes court to rule on South Africa’s failure to arrest...

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Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) will rule on Thursday on whether South Africa violated ICC rules by failing to arrest...

ISS: Clutching at straws – SA’s reasons for not arresting al-Bashir

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In the first public hearing of its kind, the South African government explained to the International Criminal Court (ICC) why it failed...

South Africa defends decision to ignore ICC’s Bashir arrest warrant

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South Africa told the International Criminal Court on Friday that it believed it was under no obligation to arrest Sudanese President Omar...

Sudan’s Bashir urges rebels to resume talks, only one notable group...

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir formally reopened talks with rebel and opposition groups on Saturday but only one significant opposition party showed...

South African court rejects government bid to appeal Bashir ruling

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A South African court on Wednesday rejected the state's bid to appeal a ruling that authorities had erred in letting Sudan's President...

SA studying ICC order on Pres Bashir

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The South African government is still studying the order from the International Criminal Court (ICC) requesting it to explain why it did...

SA studying ICC order on Pres Bashir

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The South African government is still studying the order from the International Criminal Court (ICC) requesting it to explain why it did...

Sudan’s Bashir to visit China despite international arrest warrant

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is expected to travel to China on Monday for a four-day visit, the foreign ministry said, defying...

Sudan’s Bashir appoints new defence minister

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Sudan appointed a new defence minister on Sunday, the state news agency and a presidential source said, three days after President Omar...

Sudan’s Bashir offers rebels two-month ceasefire, sets date for dialogue

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Thursday proposed a two-month ceasefire with rebels fighting to overthrow his government and set a date...

South African president defends failure to arrest Sudan’s Bashir

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South African President Jacob Zuma defended the decision to let Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir evade an arrest warrant and leave the...

South Africa cabinet says to review its ICC membership

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South Africa's government will review its membership of the International Criminal Court over a dispute about Pretoria's failure to arrest Sudanese President...

ANC leader says ICC is dangerous, S.Africa should withdraw

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The International Criminal Court is "dangerous" and South Africa should withdraw from it, a leader of the ruling African National Congress said...

ISS: What does Pretoria stand to gain from welcoming Bashir?

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Whether South Africa really had to make the stark choice this week between honouring its international and domestic legal obligations on the...

In Bashir fiasco, Pretoria makes clear Africa comes first

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From the moment Omar al-Bashir touched down in South Africa, Pretoria had a choice: arrest the Sudanese president for alleged war crimes...

Sudan’s Bashir leaves South Africa, defying Pretoria court

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has left South Africa, a Sudan minister said on Monday, defying a Pretoria court order for him to...

South Africa court bars indicted Sudan leader from leaving

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A South African judge barred Sudan's indicted president from leaving the country on Sunday, in a deepening rift between Africa and the...

Sudan’s Bashir says wants dialogue with West as new term starts

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Sudan is open to dialogue with Western nations, President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Tuesday in an unusually conciliatory message from a...

Sudanese President Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir extended his quarter-century in power with landslide election victories for himself and his ruling party, according to...

Sudan votes in elections boycotted by opposition groups

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Sudanese begin voting on Monday in an election boycotted by the main opposition parties which looks set to extend President Omar Hassan...

Sudan’s Bashir strengthens regional ties ahead of elections

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After more than a quarter of a century in power, Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir looks as strong as ever ahead of...

Sudan says not scared of global court, dismisses U.N. move

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Sudan said on Thursday it was not scared of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and dismissed the tribunal's move to report it...

Sudanese political and armed opposition agree to a unified front

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A spectrum of Sudanese political and armed opposition groups put aside differences to sign a unity agreement Wednesday night that they hope...

Attacker kills two soldiers guarding Sudan’s presidential palace

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An attacker with a knife killed two soldiers guarding a gate at Sudan's presidential palace before other troops shot him dead on...

ICC prosecutor slams UN council over inaction on Sudan’s Darfur

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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court slammed the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday for failing to take action against Sudan's government...

Antonov interested in establishing maintenance facility in Sudan

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Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov has expressed interest in establishing a maintenance facility in Sudan that would serve the country as well as...

Sudan student dies after police fire tear gas on protest

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A Sudanese student died on Tuesday after police fired tear gas at Khartoum University protesters who have links to the Darfur region,...

Sudanese police fire tear gas at protest over Darfur violence

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Sudanese police used tear gas and batons against students protesting in Khartoum against government policies in the restive region of Darfur on...

China urges South Sudan ceasefire

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China, the biggest investor in South Sudan's oil industry, has called for an immediate ceasefire in the world's newest state, as rebel...

Sudan, South Sudan seek to mend ties to keep oil flowing

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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan said on Tuesday they were happy with work to rebuild southern oil exports through a...

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