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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.

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.

C.Africa government inks peace deal with militias

Khartoum - The government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups on Tuesday inked a new peace accord seeking to end years of fighting that have left thousands of people dead.

C.Africa govt inks peace deal with 14 armed groups

Khartoum - The government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups inked a new peace accord on Tuesday to end years of fighting that has left thousands of people dead.

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.

US warns Sudan to free protesters, probe deaths

Washington - The United States on Wednesday urged Sudan to release activists detained in a wave of protests and to allow peaceful expression, warning that better ties with Washington were on the line.

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'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 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.

Mourners protest after deaths in Sudan demos

Khartoum - Hundreds of mourners leaving the funeral of a protester launched one of several spontaneous anti-government rallies in Sudan on Friday, as police said "only two" people had died in violence the day before.

Mourners rally after Sudanese protester's funeral: witnesses

Khartoum - Hundreds of mourners launched a spontaneous anti-government demonstration Friday as they returned from the funeral of a protester killed in a rally a day earlier in Sudan's capital, 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 at UN hears calls to respect demonstrators' rights

New York - Sudan faced calls from Western powers at the UN Security Council on Thursday to respect the rights of anti-government demonstrators and investigate violence that has left at least 24 dead.

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.

Doctor and child killed in Sudan protests as police break up march

Khartoum - A doctor and a child were killed Thursday during protests in Sudan's capital, organisers of the anti-government demonstrations said, as police dispersed a crowd of hundreds marching towards the presidential palace.

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 police tear gas anti-government protest in Kassala: witnesses

Khartoum - Sudanese police Wednesday fired tear gas at crowds of anti-government protesters in Kassala, witnesses said, in the first such demonstration held in the eastern town bordering Eritrea.

Regional powers stick with Bashir as Sudan protests mount

Khartoum - As angry protests pile pressure on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to step down, key powers are standing by his regime to ensure stability in a strife-torn region, analysts say.

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.
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