Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Tag Archives: Sudan

Sudanese security forces kill six in clashes with protesters

KHARTOUM: Members of the Sudanese security forces have shot and killed six people, including an army officer, in overnight clashes with protesters behind the uprising that drove Omar al-Bashir from power last month, a medical union said. The killings took place after nightfall on Monday, when protests in Sudan usually ...

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Sudan military issues protest warning

KHARTOUM: Sudan’s military government has told protesters to take down their road blocks in the capital, Khartoum. Demonstrators have been manning barricades leading to the military HQ, which has been the focus of the protests that helped lead to the ousting of President Omar al-Bashir. On Sunday, protest leaders said ...

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Sudan’s military removes President Omar al-Bashir

KHARTOUM: Sudan’s armed forces have overthrown and arrested President Omar al-Bashir after months of protests against his nearly 30-year rule. In a statement, General Awad Ibn Auf said Bashir was taken to a “safe place” after the “toppling of the regime” and also announced the formation of a military-led transitional ...

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Eight killed in Sudan bread price protests

  KHARTOUM-AFP: Eight demonstrators were killed in eastern Sudan on Thursday, officials said, during clashes with riot police on the second day of protests over the rising price of bread. A government decision to raise the price of bread this week from one Sudanese pound to three (from about two ...

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