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World 05 Jun 2019 | 9:09 PM

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anaesthetic.

Nation 04 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

‘Black year’ for newsmen

Press freedom advocate Reporters Without Borders has described 2003 as a 'black year' for journalists worldwide, with 42 reporters killed and more than 120 others still imprisoned.

World 10 Jun 2019 | 10:58 PM

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signalled another Arab uprising was facing the end.

World 24 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.S., Russia slide in world press freedom survey

PARIS (Reuters) - Restrictions on civil liberties due to the

World 01 Jul 2019 | 7:19 PM

Sudan must unite armed forces during political crisis - opposition leader

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan must at all costs avoid tensions between a powerful paramilitary unit that controls Khartoum and the regular army or risk more instability following a military coup in April, leading opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi said.

World 05 Aug 2021 | 9:04 PM

Six Sudan paramilitary officers sentenced to death for killings of student protesters

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese court said on Thursday it had sentenced to death six officers in the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces for the 2019 killing of six students who were protesting at economic hardship as civilians negotiated power-sharing with the military.

World 13 Jun 2019 | 8:47 PM

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week.

World 06 Jun 2019 | 7:22 PM

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April.

World 30 May 2019 | 6:43 PM

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force.