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Sudan economy in crisis almost year after Bashir ouster

Khartoum - Sudan's economy has sunk into a deep crisis since the overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir almost a year ago, risking collapse and social unrest in a country in transition.

Sudan's post-uprising PM unharmed in assassination bid

Khartoum - Sudan's post-uprising Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok survived unharmed after a bomb and gun attack targeted his convoy Monday on the way to work in the capital Khartoum, officials and state media said.

Sudan women decry slow progress on rights since Bashir's fall

Khartoum - Sudanese women were at the forefront of the protests that toppled autocrat Omar al-Bashir but 11 months on, activists are disappointed at a lack of progress on women's issues."Nothing has been done to meet women's demands," said Zeineb Badreddine.

South Sudanese demand leaders 'show us there is peace'

Malakal - From behind the razor-wire fence that she is too afraid to leave, under armed protection in her own land, Jenty John Musa hears that peace is apparently coming to South Sudan."We just hear on the radio, 'There is peace, there is peace.

Sudan signs deal with families of victims of USS Cole bombing: ministry

Khartoum - Sudan's justice ministry said early Thursday it had signed a deal with the families of the American servicemen killed in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen.

Rights groups urge swift handover of Sudan's Bashir to ICC

Khartoum - Rights groups pushed Wednesday for the swift handover of Sudan's ousted strongman Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court after the country's new authorities pledged to bring him to justice for alleged war crimes in Darfur.

Sudan to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes

Khartoum - Sudan has agreed to hand ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir and others to the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur, a member of Khartoum's ruling body said Tuesday.

Sudan to hand Bashir to ICC for Darfur crimes: top official

Khartoum - Sudan has agreed to hand ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir and others to the International Criminal Court for alleged war crimes in Darfur, a member of Khartoum's ruling body said Tuesday.

Sudan leader says met Israel PM to 'protect national security'

Khartoum - Sudan's leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said Tuesday his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the previous day was driven by his responsibility to protect the country's national security.

Online campaign to save malnourished lions at Sudan park

Khartoum - Online calls grew Sunday to help save five "malnourished and sick" African lions held at a park in Sudan's capital, with some demanding the creatures be shifted to a better habitat.

Five killed as Sudan crushes revolt by security agents

Khartoum - Five people, including two soldiers, were killed as Sudanese troops crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan, officials and medics said Wednesday.

Sudan security agents launch 'rebellion' over payoff plan

Khartoum - Five people were wounded as heavy gunfire broke out in Sudan's capital Tuesday as several agents of a long-feared security agency launched a "rebellion" against a restructuring plan, medics and security officials said.

Sudanese celebrate, demand justice on uprising anniversary

Khartoum - Exuberant crowds took to the streets of Sudan on Thursday to celebrate the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir and to demand justice for slain protesters.

Bakeries bountiful in birthplace of Sudan's bread uprising

Shandi - A year since bread prices tripled overnight, sparking protests in the Sudanese town of Atbara, residents say bakeries are producing more loaves than the town can eat.

Sudan's Bashir gets two years' detention for corruption

Khartoum - Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir was sentenced Saturday to two years' detention in a correctional centre for corruption in the first of several cases against the ousted autocrat.

Sudan's deposed Bashir faces verdict in corruption case

Khartoum - A verdict in the corruption trial of Sudan's deposed president Omar al-Bashir is expected to be delivered on Saturday, months after his ouster in April in the face of unprecedented mass protests.

Bashir's NCP condemns Sudan 'illegal govt' move to scrap party

Khartoum - Ousted president Omar al-Bashir's party on Friday condemned Sudan's new "illegal government" for ordering its closure and the dismantling of his regime that ruled the country for 30 years.

Sudan adopts law to dissolve Bashir party, 'dismantle' regime

Khartoum - Sudan's new authorities on Thursday ordered that the party of ousted autocrat Omar al-Bashir be dissolved and his regime "dismantled", heeding the call of protesters whose campaign led to the leader's overthrow.

Sudan PM orders probe into protesters' killing

Khartoum - Sudan's new prime minister has formed a committee to probe an armed June crackdown on a weeks-long protest camp in Khartoum that killed and wounded hundreds of demonstrators, state media reported.

Sudan drops 8 Darfur rebel death sentences to 'build confidence'

Khartoum - Sudan said Thursday it had annulled death sentences against eight rebels from Darfur, a move aimed at "building confidence" with armed groups as new authorities attempt to bring peace to the war-torn region.
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