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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's Bashir charged with illegal use of foreign funds

Khartoum - Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir was charged in court Saturday with illegal acquisition and use of foreign funds, offences that could land him behind bars for more than a decade.

Sudan's Bashir got $90 mn from Saudi, investigator tells court

Khartoum - Sudan's deposed military ruler Omar al-Bashir has admitted to receiving $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a Khartoum court on Monday.

Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer

Khartoum - The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court Wednesday for the first session.

Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge: prosecutor

Khartoum - Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the country's acting prosecutor general announced Saturday.

Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on corruption charge: prosecutor

Khartoum - Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, the country's acting prosecutor general told reporters on Saturday.

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.

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.

Sudan's Bashir hands powers as party chief to deputy

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has handed his powers as chief of the country's ruling party to his newly appointed deputy, the party said late Thursday, weeks into protests against Bashir's rule.

Sudan's Bashir stands firm in face of protests

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, has declared a nationwide state of emergency as he bids to stay in power despite weeks of anti-regime protest.

Under-fire Bashir vows peace push for Sudan war zones

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has faced weeks of protests against his three-decade rule, pledged to promote peace in the country's war zones in an address to paramilitary units on Wednesday.

Sudan's Bashir extends ceasefire in two war zones

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday extended ceasefires in two conflict-hit states, official media reported, where protest leaders are pushing for anti-government rallies.

Indonesia reviewing early release for Bali bombing-linked cleric

Jakarta - Plans to free a radical cleric linked to the deadly Bali bombings are under review, Indonesia has said, after the surprise decision drew sharp criticism.

Sudan's Bashir says security forces not killing protesters

Khartoum - President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday rejected accusations by rights groups that Sudanese security forces have killed protesters during a month of demonstrations against his rule.

Sudan's Bashir stands firm even as protests mount

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, has rejected calls to step down in the face of mounting anti-regime demonstrations that have challenged his iron-fisted three-decade rule.

Sudan's Bashir defiant as pressure of protests mounts

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, remains defiant in the face of anti-regime demonstrations that have challenged his decades old iron-fisted rule.

Three dead after Sudan protest as crowds cheer Bashir at rival rally

Khartoum - Three protesters died after police broke up an anti-government demonstration in Sudan, police said Thursday, as thousands chanted support for President Omar al-Bashir at a rival rally in Khartoum.

Bashir backers stage Sudan rally as rival demo planned

Khartoum - Crowds gathered Wednesday in Sudan's capital in a show of support for the embattled regime of President Omar al-Bashir following several weeks of deadly anti-government protests.

Bashir appoints new PM as cabinet sacked

Khartoum - Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir Sunday sacked the country's 31-member cabinet and appointed a new prime minister who will form a smaller government to tackle a growing economic crisis in the African country.

Sudan ruling party chooses Bashir as candidate for 2020

Khartoum - Sudan's ruling party has chosen President Omar al-Bashir to stand for re-election in 2020, state media reported Friday, even though the constitution allows only two five-year terms.

Bashir rejects Amnesty 'lies' about Darfur chemical attacks

Khartoum - President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday accused Amnesty International of spreading "lies" that Sudanese government forces had used chemical weapons against civilians in war-torn Darfur.

S. Africa must explain failure to arrest Bashir: Warcrimes court

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court is asking South Africa to explain its failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in June, despite an international arrest warrant on genocide and war crimes charges.

S. Africa may quit ICC over Bashir row: presidency

Johanesburg - South Africa said Thursday it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over Pretoria's refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.

S.Africa ministers 'plotted to protect Sudan's Bashir'

Johanesburg - The South African government secretly plotted to ensure safe passage out of the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir despite an international warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Op-Ed: Iran, Hamas Leaders Rush To Sudan To Defend Genocidal Omar Bashir

Today's Third Reich, aka the un-Islamic Republic of Iran, and its blood-soaked proxy Hamas have delegations in Sudan showing their full support of genocide master Omar Bashir. Considering their own sympathies toward genocide, is anyone really surprised?

Canadian Pilots complain of laser attacks

Canadian pilots have filed complaints to the Ministry of Transport, claiming they have been flashed in the eyes with bright lights presumably coming from lasers. Luckily, none of the incidents have hurt the pilots’ eyes or disrupted any flights.
 

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NSW RSL State President  Mr Don Rowe OAM and NSW Governor Marie Bashir.
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