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Sudan protest leaders to unveil civilian ruling body

Khartoum - Protest leaders Friday announced plans to unveil a civilian body to take over from Sudan's ruling military council as crowds of demonstrators kept up the pressure outside army headquarters and Washington said it will send an envoy to encourage the tran...

Protesters throng Khartoum a week after Bashir ouster

Khartoum - Huge crowds of protesters on Thursday thronged the Sudanese capital Khartoum a week after the army's ouster of president Omar al-Bashir, determined to complete their revolution seeking civilian rule.

One week after Bashir ouster Sudan 'revolution' unfinished

Khartoum - Sudan on Thursday marks one week since the army ousted president Omar al-Bashir after protests against his 30-year rule, but the "revolution" remains unfinished as demonstrators campaign against their new military leaders.

Sudan's Darfur refugees wonder when their turn will come

Geneina - "When we arrived here, there were TV crews and photographers, but now nobody comes," said Abdallah, amazed to see a journalist turn up at his Sudanese refugee camp in Chad.

Sudan's Bashir moved to prison as doctors rally

Khartoum - Sudan's military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as doctors marched through the capital to join a sit-in protest at the army complex.

Sudan's Bashir transferred to prison: family source

Khartoum - Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told AFP on Wednesday.

Fear of army action as Sudan protesters toughen stand

Khartoum - Sudanese protesters have hardened their stand, demanding a transitional military council be scrapped and immediately replaced with civilian rule as Tuesday they refused to end a days-long sit-in outside army headquarters.

Sudan leaders face pressure for transfer to civilian rule

Khartoum - Sudan's military rulers faced pressure from demonstrators and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as activists warned of an attempt to disperse a 10-day-old mass protest outside army headquarters.

Sudan protesters demand 'immediate' civilian rule

Khartoum - Sudanese protesters on Sunday demanded the country's military rulers "immediately" hand power over to a civilian government that should then bring ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to justice.

Sudan protesters present demands to military in talks

Khartoum - Sudanese protest organisers have presented demands to the country's new military rulers, urging the creation of a civilian government, the group spearheading demonstrations said.

'Veteran' soldier Burhan becomes Sudan's new ruler

Khartoum - General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the second officer to be sworn in as Sudan's new military ruler in consecutive days, is a "veteran soldier" largely unknown outside the army.

Sudan intelligence chief resigns: military council

Khartoum - The head of Sudan's feared National Intelligence and Security Service, Salih Ghosh, has resigned from his post, the country's new military rulers said on Saturday.

Khartoum erupts with joy as Bashir successor steps down

Khartoum - Crowds of Sudanese waving flags and chanting "we toppled two presidents in two days" celebrated in the capital late Friday after the country's military council chief stepped down a day after he was sworn in.

Sudan joy turns to anger for 'hoodwinked' protesters

Khartoum - Jubilation in Khartoum that Sudan's era of iron-fisted rule by Omar al-Bashir was ending Thursday quickly soured when protesters realised the old regime had no plans to go.

Sudan's Bashir brought down by people he ruled with iron fist

Khartoum - Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising by the very people he ruled with an iron fist for 30 years.

On the Sahara's edge, the fight to protect children against measles

Geneina - Dinar Tchere is fighting time and the sun, and he fears he may be losing.This morning, the health worker is expected in a remote village of eastern Chad, where he will administer the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to poor children.

Viral 'Nubian queen' rally leader says women key to Sudan protests

Khartoum - A Sudanese woman propelled to internet fame earlier this week after leading powerful protest chants in the capital told AFP Wednesday that women are key to the uprising against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule.

Sudan army to make 'important' announcement after weeks of protests

Khartoum - The Sudanese army was Thursday planning to make "an important announcement", state media said, after weeks of protests against longtime leader President Omar al-Bashir."The Sudanese army will issue an important statement soon.

Sudan protesters rally for fifth day outside army HQ: witnesses

Khartoum - Thousands of Sudanese protesters pressed on with their campaign against President Omar al-Bashir's rule for a fifth day outside the army headquarters in the capital on Wednesday, witnesses said.

Western nations call for Sudan 'transition plan'

Khartoum - The United States, Britain and Norway said Tuesday that Sudanese authorities must now deliver a "credible plan for political transition" as anti-government protests rocked Khartoum.
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