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Sudan says protest campaigners threatening national security

Khartoum - Sudan on Thursday threatened to take legal action against campaigners spearheading nationwide protests against the government of President Omar al-Bashir, accusing them of threatening national security.

Protesters vow to push on with Sudan 'uprising'

Omdurman - Sudanese campaigners spearheading demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule vowed Wednesday to press on with their protests until the regime is overthrown.

Sudan's PM says voice of demonstrators should be 'respected'

Khartoum - Sudan's prime minister said Saturday that an ongoing protest campaign should "be respected," but insisted only an election could decide the government's fate.

Sudan's Bashir: WhatsApp, Facebook don't replace presidents

Khartoum - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday mocked his opponents' use of social media to mobilise protesters against his three-decade rule, saying that Facebook and WhatsApp can't replace presidents.

Sudan army says will not allow state to collapse amid protest

Khartoum - Sudan's army said Wednesday it will not allow the state to collapse amid nationwide protests, as the defence minister warned of a "plot" to trigger insecurity in the African nation.

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.

Sudan police confront rallies as Bashir blames media

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas at protestors in Khartoum and its twin city of Omdurman on Sunday, witnesses said, after organisers called for further demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir's three decades of rule.

Sudan opposition head backs protesters' call for Bashir to go

Khartoum - Sudan's main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Friday called for President Omar al-Bashir to step down, throwing his support behind anti-government demonstrators after weeks of deadly protest.

Sudan opposition head backs protesters' call for Bashir to go

Khartoum - Sudan's main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Friday called for President Omar al-Bashir to step down, throwing his support behind anti-government demonstrators after weeks of deadly protest.

Protester dead as rallies rock Sudan

Khartoum - At least one protester died in an anti-government demonstration on Thursday as thousands of people rallied across Sudan calling on President Omar al-Bashir to resign.

Sudan protesters plan new march on palace in nationwide demos

Khartoum - Sudanese anti-government protesters plan to make a new attempt to march on the presidential palace as they step up pressure on President Omar al-Bashir to resign with nationwide rallies on Thursday.

Police fire tear gas at night-time protests in Sudan capital

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the capital and its twin city of Omdurman Tuesday as demonstrators staged night-time rallies against the government.

Sudan police confront protesters as Bashir rejects accusations

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters who tried to march on parliament Sunday, as President Omar al-Bashir insisted demonstrators who died in anti-government rallies were not killed by security forces.

Sudan police tear gas protesters ahead of parliament march: witnesses

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas on Sunday at protesters ahead of a planned march on parliament in Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum, witnesses said.

Doctor and child killed in Sudan demos: protest organisers

Khartoum - A doctor and a child were killed in protests on Thursday in Sudan's capital Khartoum, a doctors' committee and relatives said.

Sudan reinforces Khartoum ahead of march

Khartoum - Sudanese security forces deployed in numbers in Khartoum on Thursday as demonstrators threatened to march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace to demand his resignation after a month of escalating protests.

Sudan demonstrators up against 'ruthless strategist' in Bashir: expert

Paris - The demonstrations that have rocked Sudan over the past three weeks represent the biggest threat to President Omar al-Bashir's rule since he took power three decades ago.

Sudan police fire tear gas as organisers call nationwide protests

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas at protesters in the capital Khartoum and its twin city Omdurman after midday prayers on Friday as organisers urged nationwide demonstrations over the coming week against President Omar al-Bashir.

Push for more Sudan protests after police block march

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas at demonstrators planning to march on the presidential palace in the capital Khartoum on Monday, prompting organisers to push for further rallies after deadly anti-government protests.

Sudan riot police stop march on presidential palace

Khartoum - Sudanese riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators in the capital Khartoum on Monday, dispersing protesters who had planned to march on the presidential palace following deadly anti-government rallies.

Sudan rebel denies using violence against protesters

Khartoum - A prominent Sudanese rebel chief from war-torn Darfur on Saturday rejected a government charge that his fighters were behind violence during demonstrations and had plans to kill protesters.

Sudan police break up new protests as opposition leader arrested

Khartoum - Sudanese police broke up several protests held after Friday prayers, as security agents arrested a top opposition leader following calls for more demonstrations against a rise in bread prices.

Sudan journalists strike as Egypt offers embattled govt support

Khartoum - Sudanese journalists went on strike Thursday in the wake of deadly protests against bread prices, while opposition groups called for further demonstrations and Egypt offered the government its support.

Sudan journalists strike as more protests urged

Khartoum - A network of Sudanese journalists went on strike Thursday in the wake of deadly protests sparked by a hike in bread prices, while opposition groups called for further rallies.

Jordan's old Amman market feels the pinch amid austerity protests

Apo - Every morning Salama Ali sets up shop in the old market of Jordan's capital Amman, hoping to scratch out a living in one of the Arab world's most expensive cities.

Cold and angry, Gazans challenge Hamas over electricity

Gaza - Crippling shortages of electricity in Gaza and reports of children dying of cold have stoked anger in the Palestinian enclave where there are daily protests against its Hamas leaders.

Polish lawmakers pass law restricting rallies

Varsovia - Poland's conservative populist-dominated parliament has passed a law restricting public meetings which was slammed by the opposition as being anti-democratic, media reports said Wednesday.

California city must pay for police cam videos needed for lawsuit

Oakland - A San Francisco Bay Area city has been ordered to pay for copies of police videos that could show misconduct during Black Lives Matter protests in 2014.

South Africa student demo over university fee hikes: Photo Essay Special

Pretoria - South Africa is being rocked by student protests over high tuition fees and lack of government promises to provide free education, yet the big demonstration at Pretoria's Union Buildings had a carnival atmosphere.

Protesters sound off in San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley

San Francisco - Thousands of Californians returned to the streets of San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley on Saturday in a show of support for larger protests against recent shootings of unarmed black men by police in other states.
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