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World Jan 19U.S. diplomats meet with pro-democracy activists in Sudan
Two senior U.S. diplomats are in Sudan to try and help find a way out of the ongoing crisis in the African country triggered by an October military coup.
World Jan 17Sudanese forces open fire on anti-coup protesters, killing 7
The military takeover has scuttled hopes of a peaceful transition to democracy in Sudan, more than two years after a popular uprising forced the removal of longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir in April 2019.
World Jan 13Sudan’s anti-coup protests violently dispersed with 2 people killed
Authorities and a medical group say a senior police officer and a protester were killed in the Sudanese capital as thousands took to the streets on Thursday against a coup that has plunged the country into grinding deadlock.
Science Jan 04Anti-coup protests in Sudan continue as prime minister resigns
Sudanese have flooded the streets in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities in anti-coup protests as the country plunges further into turmoil following the prime minister's resignation earlier this week.
World Jan 02Sudan’s PM announces resignation amid political deadlock
Sudan's prime minister says he has resigned amid a political deadlock following a military coup that derailed the country's fragile transition. Abdalla Hamdok has announced his resignation in a speech on Sunday. The October military takeover upended a fragile planned…
World Dec 25Sudanese rally in new anti-coup protests amid tight security
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum on Saturday as demonstrators once again took to the streets in the country’s capital and elsewhere to denounce the October military coup.
World Nov 13Sudanese rally against army tightening grip on power; 5 dead
Sudanese security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas on Saturday to disperse protesters denouncing the military’s tightening grip on the country, killing at least five and wounding several, activists said.
World Oct 31UN chief to Sudan army: Reverse coup, take heed of protests
Antonio Guterres said the generals should “take heed” of Saturday’s protests. “Time to go back to the legitimate constitutional arrangements,” he said in a tweet.
World Oct 28Sudan military leader fires 6 diplomats who criticized coup
A Sudanese military official says Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan has fired at least six ambassadors, including the country's envoys to the U.S., the European Union and France. Also fired were the Sudanese ambassadors to the U.N. mission in Geneva, Qatar, and…
World Oct 25AP explainer: How months of tensions led to Sudan’s coup
The military coup in Sudan threatens to wreck the country's fragile transition to democracy, more than two years after a popular uprising forced the removal of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir.