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Sudan murals commemorate protest 'martyrs'

Khartoum - Sudanese protester Walid Abdelrahim was shot dead last month in Khartoum but for his mother he is still alive -- thanks to a colourful mural of his smiling face on a wall of their home.

Hundreds of Sudan students rally for killed protesters

Khartoum - Hundreds of Sudanese university students chanting "civilian rule, civilian rule" rallied in downtown Khartoum on Tuesday seeking justice for fellow pupils killed in months of political unrest.

Battle for change far from over for women in new Sudan

Khartoum - She may have spent 40 days in jail for demonstrating against president Omar al-Bashir who has since been toppled but activist Amani Osmane says the battle for women's rights in Sudan is far from over.

Friday talks with Sudan army rulers postponed: protest leaders

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders told AFP Friday talks with the country's army rulers have been postponed, just days after the two sides signed a power sharing deal."The talks have been postponed," said prominent protest leader Omar al-Digeir.

Thousands converge on Sudan square for 'martyrs' rally

Khartoum - Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged Thursday on a prominent square in Khartoum in a march to honour comrades killed in the months-long protest movement that has rocked the country.

Thousands converge on Sudan square for 'martyrs' rally

Khartoum - Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged Thursday on a prominent square in Khartoum in a march through the capital to honour comrades killed in the months-long protest movement that has rocked the country.

Sudan political turmoil drives fears of economic collapse

Khartoum - Sales have tumbled at Hashem Abul Fadel's shopping centres in Sudan, where he and fellow business owners fear that months of political turmoil could bring on a full-scale economic collapse.

Sudan protesters, army rulers ink power sharing deal

Khartoum - Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday inked a deal that aims to install a civilian administration, a key demand of demonstrators since president Omar al-Bashir was deposed in a coup three months ago.

Sudan protesters, army rulers ink power sharing deal: AFP

Khartoum - Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday inked a power sharing deal, paving the way for a civilian administration, a key demand of demonstrators since president Omar al-Bashir was deposed in April.

Sudan protesters reject 'absolute immunity' for generals

Khartoum - Sudan's key protest group is opposed to giving the military "absolute immunity" against prosecution for violence against demonstrators, a spokesman said, as the two sides held talks on a power sharing deal.

Shock and anger as videos of brutal Sudan raid belatedly go viral

Khartoum - Days after a blackout on mobile internet services ended, Sudanese are shocked by the content of online videos and photographs that appear to document last month's deadly raid on demonstrators.

Sudan's desert nomads untouched by Bashir's downfall

Sheikh Habibullah - Not far from Sudan's capital Khartoum, the epicentre of an uprising that toppled autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, dozens of camel traders are oblivious to the country's biggest political upheaval in decades."What protests?

Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case

Palermo - An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he claimed it was a case of mistaken identity.

Eritrean cleared of being trafficking kingpin in mistaken identity case

Palermo - An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he claimed it was a case of mistaken identity.

Images of since-'erased' Sudanese protest art shown in London

London - Sudanese anti-government protesters painted blistering images of defiance -- raised fists and rallying cries -- on the walls at their recent weeks-long sit-in demonstration in Khartoum that ended in a bloody crackdown.

Sudanese celebrate as protesters reach deal with generals

Khartoum - Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday, chanting "civilian rule" after protest leaders struck a deal with the ruling generals on a new governing body.

Sudan generals, protesters reach agreement on new ruling body: mediators

Khartoum - Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached an agreement on the disputed issue of a new governing body Friday, mediators said, in breakthrough talks aimed at ending the country's months-long political crisis.

Sudan generals, protesters in landmark deal on new governing body

Khartoum - Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday to celebrate a landmark deal between protest leaders and the country's ruling generals aimed at turning the page on months of political unrest.

Sudan protesters, generals resume talks over civilian rule

Khartoum - Sudan's protest leaders and ruling generals resumed talks Wednesday over forming a new governing body, the first such negotiations since a deadly crackdown on demonstrators last month.

Sudan protesters agree to direct talks with ruling generals

Khartoum - Sudan's protest leaders Wednesday agreed to hold direct talks with the ruling generals after African Union and Ethiopian mediators urged the two sides to resume stalled negotiations about a new governing body.

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement on Monday a day after they organised mass protests against the ruling generals that rocked the country.

Sudan protesters, generals trade blame for bloodshed at rally

Khartoum - Sudan's protest leaders and ruling generals traded blame Monday for deadly new violence as three blood-stained bodies were found a day after the first mass rallies since a crackdown on demonstrators.

Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution'

Khartoum - "Just fall, just fall," Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters in downtown Khartoum.

Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest

Khartoum - Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators.

Sudan general warns against 'vandalism' ahead of mass protest

Khartoum - A top Sudanese general warned Saturday that he will not tolerate any vandalism at a planned mass protest, even as army rulers insisted they would hand over power to a civilian administration.

Sudan generals say AU, Ethiopian plan basis for talks with protesters

Khartoum - Sudan's ruling generals said Friday that a new, joint proposal drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union could be a base to resume negotiations with protesters on forming a transitional administration.

UN freezes drawdown of Sudan peace mission

New York - The UN Security Council on Thursday agreed on a four-month pause in the drawdown of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition.

Sudan protesters accept Ethiopia proposal for political transition

Khartoum - Sudanese protest leaders on Saturday said they accepted the creation of a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan as proposed by an Ethiopian envoy.

Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement

Khartoum - As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates.

International court calls for Sudan's Bashir to face justice

New York - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday demanded that deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir stand trial for the mass killings perpetrated in Darfur.
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George Clooney discusses about the situation in Sudan with President Barack Obama at the White House in October 2010.
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Residents near Aweil, Sudan, flooded out in this IRIN Photo release.
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Internally displaced camps in Darfur.
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Two northern white rhinos grazing in Ol Pejeta.
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The flag of the new Republic of South Sudan.
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A refugee camp in Sudan's Darfur province.
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A map of southern Sudan showing the region wishing to secede from the north.
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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir sits at U.N.
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Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir
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