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Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document

Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council signed a document early Wednesday that outlines a power-sharing deal, but the two sides are still at work on a more contentious …


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 12:15 p.m.

AU envoy: Sudan military, protesters to sign political deal

A transition agreement between Sudan’s ruling military council and a pro-democracy coalition was scheduled to be signed Saturday, a top African Union diplomat said, just hours after the military claimed …


Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal

Sudan’s ruling military acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week.


Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis

Ethiopia’s prime minister met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders on Friday in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations that has killed more than 100 …


Sudanese vow to keep up protests after crackdown

Sudan’s pro-democracy movement vowed Thursday to press its campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice, as security forces …


UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 3:52 p.m.

Sudan protest organizers say 40 bodies pulled from Nile

At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of …


Sudanese forces clamp down in capital, clash with protesters

Pro-democracy protesters defied Sudan’s military rulers Tuesday, carrying out scattered demonstrations around the capital of Khartoum as security forces – including one of the most feared military units – fanned …


Security agents attack Sudanese sit-ins, 5 killed in clashes

Sudanese protesters said Tuesday that security agents loyal to ousted President Omar al-Bashir attacked their sit-ins overnight, setting off clashes that killed five people, including an army officer, and heightened …


Sudanese hold mass rally amid standoff with generals

Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of …


Thousands protest in Sudan capital, demand civilian rule

Tens of thousands of protesters converged on the main sit-in in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Thursday to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of …


Sudan’s protesters optimistic after weekend talks with army

The Sudanese protest movement on Monday welcomed the “positive steps” taken by the ruling military council, which held talks with opposition leaders over the weekend and released some political prisoners.


Leader of Sudan coup on US sanction list for Darfur genocide

Sudan’s defense minister, who led the overthrow Thursday of autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, has had his assets blocked by the U.S. Treasury since 2007 for supporting and managing militias accused …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:26 a.m.

Sudan’s military overthrows president following months of popular protests

Sudan’s defense minister said Thursday that President Omar al-Bashir had been taken into military custody, effectively announcing a military coup to end his 30-year rule.


Sudanese activists: 14 more killed in clashes with police

Sudanese security forces tried again to break up an anti-government sit-in outside military headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, killing at least 14 people Tuesday, activists behind the demonstration said.


Sudan cows figure in convoluted Spokane custody case

For some of the best legal minds in Washington state, a complicated Spokane divorce that spanned two continents and a bloody civil war came down to this: 15 cows. The …