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World Jun 23Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule
Sudan’s protest movement accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, a spokesman said on Sunday, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military rulers — who did not immediately commit to the plan.
World Jun 18Egypt’s ousted President Morsi buried after courtroom death
Egypt's first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi, was buried under heavy security early on Tuesday, a day after his dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom, his family and a member of his defense team said.
World Jun 17Ousted president Morsi died in court, Egypt TV says
The state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died.
World Jun 15US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown
The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, and the ruling military council said it would announce…
World Jun 12Sudan protestors end strike and plan to resume talks with army
Security forces have killed over 100 people in the capital and across the country in a sweeping crackdown, according to protest organizers.
World Jun 10Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation of strike
For the second day, shops and businesses were closed in the capital, Khartoum.
World Jun 09General strike launched in Sudan after security crackdown
Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council.
World Jun 08Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army
Pro-democracy protest leaders on Saturday called on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military to hand over power after the deadly break-up of their main sit-in in the capital of Khartoum…
World Jun 04Sudanese forces clash with protesters in the capital
The protest movement comes one day after security forces cleared the demonstrators' main sit-in camp in Khartoum in a bloody crackdown.
World Jun 03Sudan troops attack a protest camp, killing 30
In videos posted online amid the early morning assault, civilians were seen running through streets lined with sit-in tents, heads down, as the sound of gunfire filled the air.