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Sudan's Bashir appears before prosecutor

Khartoum - Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office.

Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown

Khartoum - A top Sudanese general vowed Sunday to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded.

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.

China, Russia reject calls for freeze on UN pullout from Sudan

New York - China and Russia on Friday rejected calls from European and African countries to freeze the planned shutdown of a peacekeeping mission to Sudan's Darfur region.

US demands 'independent, credible' probe into Sudan crackdown

Nairobi - A US envoy for Africa on Friday called for an "independent and credible" investigation into last week's crackdown on protesters in Sudan that left dozens of dead.

Sudan opposition chief, US demand probe on protest crackdown

Omdurman - Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council rejected such a probe.

UN seeks to verify reports of gang-rape by Sudan militias

New York - The United Nations raised concerns on Thursday over reports that Sudan's militias and Rapid Support Forces gang-raped women protesters and medical personnel during a crackdown on demonstrators.

US envoy pushes for 'peaceful' Sudan solution

Khartoum - A US special envoy was set to meet Sudan's top military ruler Thursday to push for a "peaceful" solution to the standoff between protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official

Washington - The US State Department nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule.

Amnesty, HRW warn UN against Sudan pullout

Nicosia - Amnesty and Human Rights Watch have warned UN peacekeepers against withdrawing from Sudan at a time when the Janjaweed militia is not only keeping up war crimes in Darfur but also taking its "despicable brutality" to Khartoum.

Shops reopen as Sudan generals, protesters agree to talk

Khartoum - Shops began to reopen in Sudan's capital on Wednesday after demonstrators called off a nationwide civil disobedience campaign and agreed to new talks, though many residents remained indoors following last week's deadly crackdown.

Some shops open but residents wary as Sudan strike ends

Khartoum - Shops began to reopen in Sudan's capital on Wednesday but many residents stayed indoors after demonstrators called off a nationwide civil disobedience campaign that had brought Khartoum to a standstill.

UN Security Council strongly condemns Sudan violence

New York - The UN Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned recent violence in Sudan and called on Khartoum's military rulers and protest movement to work toward a solution to the crisis.

Clooney urges action on Sudan generals' assets

Washington - Hollywood star and activist George Clooney on Tuesday urged the international community to go after illicit money from Sudan, voicing hope that financial pressure would change the calculus for generals who violently put down pro-democracy protests.

Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends: mediator

Khartoum - Protest leaders have agreed to end a campaign of civil disobedience launched after a deadly crackdown on demonstrators and to resume talks with Sudan's ruling generals, an Ethiopian mediator said Tuesday.

Businesses remain shut on day three of Sudan strike

Khartoum - Shops and businesses remained shut and residents stayed indoors in the Sudanese capital Tuesday as a nationwide civil disobedience campaign aimed at pressuring the military rulers entered a third day.

Senior US envoy to urge dialogue on Sudan visit

Washington - The top US diplomat for Africa will head to Sudan to encourage talks between Sudan's military rulers and protesters whom security forces violently put down, the State Department said Monday.

US envoy heads to Sudan to call for halt to attacks on civilians

Khartoum - A top US diplomat will head to Sudan this week to urge an end to a bloody crackdown on protesters, Washington said Monday, as a nationwide civil disobedience campaign challenged the African country's ruling military council.

4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown

Khartoum - One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday.

Sudan police fire tear gas as civil disobedience campaign begins

Khartoum - Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

Sudan protest group calls nationwide 'civil disobedience'

Khartoum - A key protest group on Saturday announced a nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign it said would run until Sudan's ruling generals transfer power to a civilian government.

Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM

Khartoum - Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides said Saturday.

Ethiopia PM urges democratic transition in Sudan after deadly crackdown

Khartoum - Ethiopia's prime minister Friday called for a "quick" democratic transition in Sudan as he met the country's ruling generals and protest leaders, days after a deadly crackdown killed dozens of demonstrators in the capital.

Khartoum residents in 'state of terror' after bloody crackdown

Khartoum - Heavily armed paramilitaries roamed the Sudanese capital Thursday, forcing fearful residents to hide indoors after a crackdown on protesters that authorities admitted had left dozens dead and prompted the African Union to suspend Khartoum.

Sudan health ministry says 'no more than 46' dead in crackdown

Khartoum - Sudan's health ministry has said "no more than 46" people died in a crackdown on Khartoum protesters, far fewer than the 108 dead reported by doctors close to the demonstrators.

Sudan protesters reject talks after 108 killed in crackdown

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday turned down an offer by the ruling military council for talks and demanded justice for a crackdown that doctors said has left 108 people dead.

Sudan protesters reject talks after 108 killed in crackdown

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday turned down an offer by the ruling military council for talks and demanded justice for a crackdown that doctors said has left 108 people dead.

Sudan protesters reject talks after 101 killed in crackdown

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday turned down an offer by the ruling military council for talks and demanded justice for a crackdown that doctors said has left 101 people dead.

China, Russia block UN action on Sudan

New York - China, backed by Russia, blocked a bid at the UN Security Council on Tuesday to condemn the killing of civilians in Sudan and issue a pressing call from world powers for an immediate halt to the violence, diplomats said.
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Internally displaced camps in Darfur.
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The flag of the new Republic of South Sudan.
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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir sits at U.N.
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Northern white rhinos checking out their surroundings.
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Sudan, the last Male Northern White Rhino On Earth Is Constantly Protected From Poachers.
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A NATO Hungarian Army T-72 tank similar to the 100 reported to be on the way to Sudan.
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