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World Aug 27UN says 40 migrants feared dead in capsizing off Libya
A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, U.N. officials said, as a support group reported it had gotten a call from…
World Aug 20Sudan’s army and pro-democracy movement form joint ruling body
The new, 11-member body — called the Sovereign Council — is to rule Sudan for a little over three years until elections can be held.
World Aug 17Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with army
Sudan's pro-democracy movement signed a final power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council on Saturday at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum.
World Aug 03Sudanese activists, army finalize power-sharing deal
The African Union envoy to Sudan said Saturday the pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have finalized a power-sharing agreement.
World Jul 17Sudan’s military and pro-democracy protesters sign power-sharing agreement
The signing ceremony held in the capital, Khartoum, marks an important step in the transition to civilian rule following the military overthrow of long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir.
World Jul 13Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters
Tens of thousands of Sudanese flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities Saturday to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in, and a protest leader said a planned a meeting with…
World Jul 08Sudanese says U.S. pressure was key to reaching power-sharing deal
The main breakthrough appears to have happened at a secret meeting involving diplomats from the U.S., Britain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
World Jun 30Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir.
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.