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World 14 Jul 2019 | 5:27 AM

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Tens of thousands demonstrated in cities across Sudan on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces killed dozens when they stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum.

World 11 Jul 2019 | 5:19 PM

Beaten and abused, Sudan's women bear scars of fight for freedom

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - After six years abroad, Khadija Saleh returned to Sudan in March to join protesters in the streets demanding change.

World 10 Jul 2019 | 7:02 PM

Media watchdog visited Saudi Arabia seeking journalists' release, amid Khashoggi uproar

RIYADH (Reuters) - Global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said on Wednesday it had visited Saudi Arabia to seek freedom for 30 jailed journalists amid sustained Western criticism of Riyadh following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

World 05 Jul 2019 | 11:55 PM

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step towards ending decades of dictatorship.

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 01 Jul 2019 | 1:41 AM

Senior military official says snipers shooting civilians and soldiers in Khartoum

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A senior member of Sudan's military leadership said unknown snipers shot at least five civilians and three paramilitary soldiers on Sunday as tens of thousands marched in the capital demanding a return to civilian rule.

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 11 Jun 2019 | 7:30 PM

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience campaign called by the opposition to push military rulers to hand over power to civilians.

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 10 Jun 2019 | 9:45 PM

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday.