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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.

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.

Ibn Ouf, regime insider turned new Sudan ruler

Apo - Sudanese General Awad Ibn Ouf, who led the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir and has emerged as the country's new ruler, is already under US sanctions for his alleged role in the brutal Darfur conflict.

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.

Amnesty calls for Sudan's Bashir to be handed to ICC

London - Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir should be handed over to the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International said after the army overthrew his three-decade iron rule on Thursday.

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.

Sudan protesters defiant after aborted bids to clear army HQ sit-in

Khartoum - Thousands of defiant Sudanese protesters remained camped outside army headquarters for a fourth day Tuesday, after security forces abandoned two separate attempts to disperse them when soldiers fired in the air, witnesses said.

Thousands protest outside Sudan army HQ in face of tear gas: witnesses

Khartoum - Thousands of Sudanese protesters braved tear gas Monday to keep demonstrating for a third day outside army headquarters as they urged the military to back calls for President Omar al-Bashir to quit, witnesses said.

Thousands of Sudanese press on with rally outside army HQ

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at thousands of protesters who rallied outside the army headquarters for a second day urging the military to back them in demanding President Omar al-Bashir resign.

Sudan protesters rally outside army HQ for 2nd day: witnesses

Khartoum - Thousands of Sudanese held a second day of protests Sunday outside the army's headquarters in Khartoum and in the vicinity chanting slogans against President Omar al-Bashir's government, witnesses said.

One dead as Sudan protesters rally outside army HQ for first time

Khartoum - One Sudanese protester died as thousands of demonstrators marched in Khartoum Saturday, many reaching the army headquarters for the first time since the deadly protests against President Omar al-Bashir erupted in December.

Sudan protesters rally outside army HQ for first time

Khartoum - Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators marched in Khartoum Saturday, many reaching the army headquarters for the first time since deadly protests against President Omar al-Bashir erupted last year, witnesses said.

Sudan opposition leader calls on Bashir to drop emergency rule, resign

Khartoum - Sudan's top opposition leader on Friday urged President Omar al-Bashir to end a state of emergency and resign, calling for widespread rallies the next day against Bashir's 30-year rule.

Bashir's ruling party postpones Sudan convention

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's party decided Saturday to indefinitely postpone its general convention which was to elect a new chief after the veteran leader handed the party's leadership to his deputy.

Sudan frees editor as football fans launch protest

Khartoum - Sudanese security agents on Friday released a prominent editor who had been detained for weeks for criticising a state of emergency, as scores of protesters including football fans held anti-government rallies, witnesses said.

Police fire tear gas at Sudan protesters defying ban: witnesses

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas at protesters defying a nationwide state of emergency on Thursday, with demonstrations in the capital Khartoum and elsewhere, witnesses said.

Sudan emergency court sentences 3 protesters to jail: lawyer

Khartoum - A Sudanese court on Wednesday sentenced three protesters, including two female university students, to six months in jail for taking part in a banned demonstration earlier in the day, their lawyer said.

Sudan parliament cuts state of emergency to six months

Khartoum - Sudan's parliament on Monday approved a nationwide state of emergency of six months instead of one year as ordered by President Omar al-Bashir to quell protests against his iron-fisted rule.

Sudan opposition leader jailed for protest

Khartoum - A Sudanese emergency court Sunday sentenced an opposition leader to a week in jail, as police detained several people intent on marching on parliament to protest a state of emergency.

Nervous France treads warily as protests grow in Algeria

Paris - Sat at a cafe terrace in northern Paris, 32-year-old Samira wonders why France, the self-proclaimed land of human rights, has seemed so feeble in its response to the protests against 82-year-old Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Sudan opposition leader held in protest crackdown freed: party

Khartoum - Sudanese authorities have released a senior opposition leader who had been detained since December in connection with demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir's rule, his party said on Tuesday.

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.

Dozen journalists arrested at Algiers censorship protest

Alger - Algerian police arrested a dozen journalists participating in a rally Thursday against alleged censorship of coverage of protests against a fifth term for veteran President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, an AFP correspondent reported.

Sudan slams Western powers for rebuking state of emergency

Khartoum - Sudan on Wednesday hit back at Western powers for calling President Omar al-Bashir's decision to impose a nationwide state of emergency a "return to military rule" in the African country.

Western powers rebuke Sudan over 'return to military rule'

Khartoum - Western powers including the US rebuked Sudan on Tuesday for its "return to military rule", after President Omar al-Bashir imposed a state of emergency and appointed army officers to top government posts.

Sudan's Bashir bans unauthorised rallies

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday banned unauthorised rallies as he announced a slew of new measures to end demonstrations that have rocked his rule for weeks.

Khartoum protesters rally against Sudan emergency

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas Monday at hundreds protesting in the capital Khartoum against a state of emergency imposed by President Omar al-Bashir to end rallies against his rule, witnesses said.
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