Sudan's Burhan declares state of emergency, dissolves government

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Sudan's Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan addresses delegates after signing a declaration of principles between Sudanese Transitional government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North, in Juba, South Sudan March 28, 2021. REUTERS/Jok Solomun/File Photo

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CAIRO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Sudan's ruling council head Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced on Monday a state of emergency across the country and the dissolution of the transitional sovereign council and the government.

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Reporting by Aidan Lewis and Nafisa Eltahir; writing by Maher Chmaytelli; editing by Andrew Cawthorne

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