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Sudan unrest enters second month with protests in Omdurman

Jan 20 2019

KHARTOUM Sudanese security forces fired tear gas on Sunday at several hundred protesters and chased them down side streets, a Reuters witness said, as anti-government protests entered their second month.

Protester's funeral new flashpoint in Sudan's spreading unrest

Jan 18 2019

KHARTOUM Sudanese police clashed with mourners at the funeral of a 60-year-old man who died on Friday from a gunshot wound as escalating protests against veteran President Omar al-Bashir entered a fifth week.

Sudan protesters, police clash as anti-Bashir unrest spreads

Jan 17 2019

KHARTOUM Stone-throwing Sudanese demonstrators battled security forces in Khartoum on Thursday, witnesses said, and a child and a doctor were reported killed at the start of a fifth week of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule.

Explainer: Protesters in Sudan want end to Bashir's 30-year rule

Jan 15 2019

KHARTOUM Weeks of protests pose one of the most serious challenges to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule just as his party prepares to change the constitution to allow him to seek another term.

Security forces fire tear gas as more protests hit Sudanese cities

Jan 11 2019

KHARTOUM Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators who marched after noon prayers in the capital Khartoum on Friday as protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year-old rule widened.

Bashir vows to stay in power as Sudan protests rage on

Jan 09 2019

KHARTOUM Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir vowed to a rally of thousands of supporters in the capital Khartoum that he would stay in power despite weeks of demonstrations against his 30 year rule.

RPT-Sudan unrest disrupts Bashir's push for vital financial support

Jan 04 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO, Jan 4 Short of time to save his sinking economy, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir boarded a Russian jet on Dec. 17 and became the first Arab leader to visit Damascus since 2011, renewing what has been seen as a push for the financial help he needs to survive.

Sudan unrest disrupts Bashir's push for vital financial support

Jan 03 2019

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Short of time to save his sinking economy, Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir boarded a Russian jet on Dec. 17 and became the first Arab leader to visit Damascus since 2011, renewing what has been seen as a push for the financial help he needs to survive.

Sudanese opposition leaders detained as protests continue

Dec 22 2018

KHARTOUM Sudanese authorities arrested 14 leaders of an opposition coalition on Saturday, a spokesman for the grouping said, as anti-government protests driven by an economic crisis continued for a fourth day in several cities.

At least one dead as price protests enter third day in Sudan

Dec 21 2018

KHARTOUM At least one protester was killed in the northern Sudanese city of Atbara on Friday, the security chief said, as people took to the streets across the country for a third day against price rises and corruption.

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