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Sudan activists: 3rd protester dies from gunshot wound

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese activists say a protester who suffered a gunshot wound during clashes with police has died, raising to three the death toll from the violence in the capital Khartoum. They say the protester died in hospital early on Friday, a day after thousands of demonstrators demanding that the country’s longtime ruler Omar […]
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Sudanese professional groups call for rallies across country

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese professional and opposition groups called for protests in 12 cities including the capital Khartoum on Thursday, with hundreds marching toward the presidential palace to deliver a written request that President Omar al-Bashir step down. The protests are part of a wave of discontent over a failing economy that has transformed into […]
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Hundreds join demonstration in poor district of Sudan's capital

Hundreds of protesters turned out to demonstrate against President Omar al-Bashir's rule in a densely populated neighborhood of the Sudanese capital Khartoum late on Tuesday before being dispersed by security forces, witnesses said. The protesters in the working class area of Kalakla in south Khartoum chanted slogans including "Freedom, peace, justice and revolution are the people's choice", before security forces fired tear gas and chased demonstrators down sidestreets. Near daily demonstrati...
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Protesters in Sudan’s capital head for rally point station

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters marched again in and around Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Sunday, the fourth week of unrest that began over skyrocketing prices and a failing economy but which now calls for the ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir. Images circulated by activists online showed marches taking place in Khartoum and its […]
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Sudan’s chief prosecutor says 24 killed in ongoing unrest

CAIRO (AP) — The Sudanese government says more than three weeks of anti-government protests has left 24 people dead. That’s a casualty toll higher by five from the previous tally announced by authorities. The General Prosecutor on Saturday said nine of those killed were in Gadaref, a province southeast of Khartoum close to the Ethiopian […]
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Security forces fire tear gas as more protests hit Sudanese cities

Security forces fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who marched after noon prayers in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Friday to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down from 30 years in power. Anti-government protests first flared last month and have posed the most serious challenge yet to Bashir, a former army general who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in the Darfur region. In previous weeks, demonstrations have begun only after sundown and th...
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Hundreds protest in Sudan, tear gas used to disperse them

CAIRO (AP) — Protests calling for the resignation of Sudan’s autocratic President Omar al-Bashir are ongoing in and around the capital Khartoum, with activists circulating videos showing hundreds marching at, at least, half a dozen sites. Eyewitnesses said that police fired tear gas at demonstrators and automatic rifles in the air to break up the […]
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Best things to see and do in Sudan

Because it’s been plagued by two civil wars (1955-1972 and 1983-2005) and the ongoing violence taking place in the Darfur region, many people think the whole of Sudan is dangerous; however, the northeastern region of the country is very peaceful. With a rich cultural heritage, twice as many pyramids as Egypt, and warm, welcoming locals, Sudan is worth checking out. Since very few visitors venture into the country and the government is not promoting its amazing assets, it’s a great destination...
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Sudan activists: 2 protesters killed in clashes with police

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese activists say two protesters have been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators calling on longtime President Omar al-Bashir to step down. The activists said on Thursday the two were killed the previous day in Khartoum’s twin city of Omdurman, where hundreds tried to march on parliament to submit a note […]
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Three Sudanese killed in Omdurman protests: SUNA

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Three Sudanese protesters were killed during demonstrations in the city of Omdurman on Wednesday, the state news agency SUNA said. The city "witnessed riots and illegal gatherings" that were dispersed by tear gas, SUNA said. (Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz and Ali Abdelaty; Editing by Nick Macfie)
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Sudan’s president rejects protesters’ calls to step down

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s president is rejecting calls to step down and says he is ready to hand over the power but only through elections. The remarks by Omar al-Bashir come after three weeks of anti-government protests demanding al-Bashir go. He told several thousands of supporters in the capital, Khartoum, on Wednesday that “there is […]
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Sudanese flood Khartoum streets, demanding president go

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands have taken to the streets in the Sudanese capital to call for President Omar al-Bashir to step down. It’s the latest in nearly three weeks of demonstrations against the rule of the longtime autocrat. Protesters gathered at five points in Khartoum before they began to march on al-Bashir’s Nile-side palace in […]
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Sudan unions call for 2nd march on Bashir’s palace

CAIRO (AP) — An umbrella of independent professional unions is calling on people to march on the presidential palace in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, to demand that autocratic President Omar Bashir step down. It’s the second time that the umbrella, which enjoys the support of opposition parties, has called for the march. On Christmas Day, thousands […]
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Dozens have been killed by the regime. But Sudan’s protesters march on

What began as a response to rising food prices has become a full-blown revolt against Omar al-Bashir’s ruleMarching at night, the demonstrators raised their hands in the air. “Peaceful, peaceful,” they chanted. Their slogan has become a familiar refrain in Sudan over the past 10 days as the vast north-east African nation that for 25 years has been ruled by the same man, President Omar al-Bashir, is rocked by protests.What started this month as a demonstration against the tripling of the price of...
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Sudanese security forces use tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas and stun grenades at anti-government protesters in Khartoum and other cities on Friday, the tenth day of demonstrations sparked by an economic crisis. Residents say police have used tear gas and sometimes live ammunition against demonstrators. Protesters have repeatedly targeted and burned the offices of President Omar al-Bashir's party and called for an end to his 29-year rule.
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Sudan: 19 dead as violent protests continue for 10th day

Sudan's security forces fired shots into the air to disperse anti-government protesters in the capital of Khartoum as the northern African country entered its 10th consecutive day of protests.
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Thousands demonstrate in Sudan against Bashir’s rule

CAIRO (AP) — Activists say thousands are demonstrating in a string of neighborhoods of the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, calling for President Omar Bashir to step down. They say hundreds also took to the streets Friday in the railway city of Atbara north of Khartoum and Senar in central Sudan. In Atbara, the protesters chanted […]
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Sudan’s protests point to weaknesses in Bashir’s rule

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s Omar Bashir fended off a march by opponents on his presidential palace in the capital, Khartoum, unleashing his security forces in hopes of putting an end to an Arab Spring-style uprising. But nearly a week of protests has pointed to the weaknesses threatening his 29-year hold on power. Despite the heavy […]
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Sudan cracks down on growing anti-government protests

Anti-government protesters in Sudan faced a violent crackdown Tuesday in the capital of Khartoum, marking the seventh day of demonstrations that have rocked the northern African country.
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Sudan clashes between security forces and anti-Bashir protesters prompt concern

US, UK, Norway and Canada urge Sudan to avoid using live rounds on demonstratorsThe US, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by “credible reports” that Sudan’s security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar al-Bashir step down.In a joint statement issued late on Monday in the capital, Khartoum, the four nations urged all parties to avoid violence or the destruction of property while affirming the right of the Sudanese people to peaceful...
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US, others express concern about violence in Sudan

CAIRO (AP) — The United States, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by “credible reports” that Sudan’s security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar Bashir step down. In a joint statement issued late Monday in Khartoum, the four nations urged all parties to avoid violence or the destruction […]
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Sudan soccer fans clash with police, call on Bashir to leave

CAIRO (AP) — Fans at a soccer match in Sudan’s capital chanted slogans demanding President Omar Bashir step down and later clashed with police in the Khartoum suburb of Omdurman. Video clips posted online show the fans in the stadium chanting “the people want to bring down the regime,” one of the main slogans of […]
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Sudan protests resume for 4th day over prices, shortages

CAIRO (AP) — Protests over worsening economic conditions have resumed for a fourth consecutive day, with hundreds taking to the streets in Sudan’s capital Khartoum and elsewhere in the country. Saturday’s protests came as President Omar Bashir fired the governor of Gadaref, a province in eastern Sudan where six demonstrators died Thursday in clashes with […]
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Trump Administration Sides With Sudan Against USS Cole Survivors In Lawsuit

Notice of the suit was sent to Sudan's U.S. embassy instead of Khartoum. The administration told the Supreme Court that it agrees with Sudan, which is accused of backing the Cole attackers.(Image credit: William Conlon/NPR)
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Rights group warns US against swift normalization with Sudan

CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch is cautioning the United States against lifting its designation of Sudan as a state sponsor of terrorism. The New York-based watchdog says Khartoum continues to violate basic human rights, with security forces regularly attacking civilians and opening fire on peaceful protesters. Thursday’s statement comes after Washington agreed to a […]
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Argument analysis: Court hard to read in Sudan service dispute

The Supreme Court heard oral argument today in a lawsuit alleging that the Republic of Sudan provided support to the al Qaeda terrorists who bombed the USS Cole in 2000, killing 17 sailors and injuring 42 others. The question before the court was not whether Sudan can be held liable; a federal court has already entered a default judgment of over $300 million against it. Instead, the justices are considering a threshold question: whether the plaintiffs in the case – the victims and their families...
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Argument preview: Justices to consider dispute over service of complaint on Sudanese government

It has been over 18 years since the USS Cole was bombed while the ship was refueling in Yemen, killing 17 sailors and injuring 42 more. Next week the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a lawsuit, filed by service members  who were injured that day (and their families), seeking to hold the government of Sudan responsible for providing support to the al Qaeda operatives who carried out the bombing. Sudan denies any role in the bombing, but that’s not the issue before the justices next week...
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Sudan lifts ban on Egyptian imports amid effort to mend ties

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan has lifted a ban on agricultural imports from Egypt, the latest sign of mending relations between Cairo and Khartoum. The announcement by President Omar al-Bashir came during a joint press conference Thursday with Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi who was on a visit to Khartoum. Al-Bashir said: “Our main mission is to […]
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Madagascar secure first ever AFCON appearance

Madagascar have qualified for their first ever Africa Cup of Nations after defeating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in Antananarivo on Tuesday to become the first team to join hosts Cameroon in next year's finals. Victory takes the Barea up to 10 points in Group A after four matches, taking them out of reach of Equatorial Guinea (three points) or pointless Sudan. The Falcons of Jediane will be eliminated on Tuesday unless they defeat Senegal (seven points) in Khartoum. Njiva Rakotoharimalala scored ...
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Two Sudan military planes collide at Khartoum airport

The planes collided as they were landing after training flights, a military spokesman said.
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