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Police fire tear gas at demo over Sudan price hike

2016-11-30 11:53

Anti-riot police have fired tear gas at about 300 Sudanese protesters demonstrating against a government decision to cut fuel subsidies.

Dealing with Trump will be 'easier', says Sudan's Bashir

2016-11-29 20:13

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has said that he believes it will be easier to deal with US President-elect Donald Trump than with other American leaders who "talk" about democracy, human rights and transparency.

3 UN workers abducted in Darfur - Sudan official

2016-11-28 16:01

Armed men have abducted three UN refugee agency staffers, including two foreigners, from Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region, a local government official says.

Strike over fuel subsidies quietens Khartoum streets

2016-11-28 06:03

Several public transport buses have stayed off the streets in Khartoum and many shops have remained shut in a mixed response to opposition calls for a nationwide strike against fuel subsidy cuts.

Sudan rebels pledge to end use of child soldiers

2016-11-24 06:05

A prominent Sudanese rebel group has signed a deal with the United Nations to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers in its ranks.

Sudan security agents seize newspapers

2016-11-06 20:00

Sudanese security agents have seized all copies of three newspapers, a journalists' association,says ,just days after they covered a fuel price hike in reports seen as critical of the government.

Sudan arrests opposition leader over fuel price speech

2016-11-05 09:34

Sudanese security agents have arrested a senior opposition politician for giving a speech that criticised a government decision to raise fuel prices, his party said.

WATCH: Bashir will never appear before ICC, says foreign minister

2016-10-31 06:10

Sudanese foreign minister has said that President Omar al-Bashir will never appear before the ICC "because Sudan did not ratify the Rome Treaty".

Sudan's Bashir to appoint PM for first time since coup

2016-10-27 06:00

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is to appoint a prime minister, reinstating a post abolished after he came to power in a 1989 Islamist-backed coup, officials say.

Bashir rejects Amnesty 'lies' about Darfur chemical attacks

2016-10-23 20:04

President Omar al-Bashir has accused Amnesty International of spreading "lies" that Sudanese government forces had used chemical weapons against civilians in war-torn Darfur.

 

Sudan bans 3 more dailies reporting on general strike

2016-11-30 06:19

Sudanese authorities have banned three more newspapers, seizing all copies ahead of distribution as a general strike against fuel subsidy cuts and price hikes continued for the third day.

Sudan bans 3 more dailies reporting on general strike

2016-11-29 16:03

Sudanese authorities have banned three more independent newspapers and seized all copies ahead of distribution as a general strike against fuel subsidy cuts and price hikes continued for the third day

Sudan orders TV channel to switch off - owner

2016-11-28 08:44

Sudan has ordered a private television channel to stop broadcasting after accusing it of operating without a licence, the network's owner says.

Sudan arrests four leftist opposition leaders

2016-11-24 08:11

Sudanese security agents have arrested four prominent leftist opposition figures, their alliance says, as authorities press a bid to crush protests sparked by fuel price hikes.

Sudan lauds Russia's snub of ICC

2016-11-17 18:04

Sudan has welcomed Russia's snub of the International Criminal Court, which seeks the arrest of President Omar al-Bashir on war crimes charges related to atrocities committed in Darfur.

Sudan arrests more opposition activists over fuel prices

2016-11-06 18:00

Sudanese security agents have arrested several opposition politicians over the past two days to prevent any likely protests against Khartoum's decision to hike fuel prices, their parties have said.

Sudan hikes fuel prices amid foreign currency shortage

2016-11-04 12:33

Sudan has hiked prices of petrol and diesel by about 30% as months of fuel shortages caused by a foreign currency shortage have put pressure on the country's already sanctions-hit economy.

Kenyatta in Sudan as African decisions loom on ICC

2016-10-30 07:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun a two-day visit to Sudan, just days after Khartoum issued a call to all African countries to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

WATCH: AU Commission has no standing in ICC, says Dlamini-Zuma

2016-10-26 14:18

Chairperson of the AU Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has said that the AU "has no standing in the ICC" and therefore, it is "purely" the decision of African countries to join or to withdraw from the Hague-based tribunal.

Sudan rebels suspend peace talks after chemical attack claims

2016-10-23 09:00

A prominent Sudanese rebel group has said it is suspending peace talks with Khartoum after a rights group accused government forces of using chemical weapons against civilians in war-torn Darfur.

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