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Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period

Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished.

Post-election crisis: UN sues for peace in Benin Republic

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has sued for peaceful resolution of the ongoing post-election crisis in the Republic of Benin, Nigeria’s next-door neighbour.
The head of Venezuela's feared secret police has turned his back on disputed President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.

One dead, 46 injured in Venezuela May Day clashes

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The head of Venezuela's feared secret police has turned his back on disputed President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.

Head of Venezuela’s secret police abandons President Maduro

The head of Venezuela’s feared secret police Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera has turned his back on the country’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.

Curfew: Troops take over Gombe metropolis

The Nigerian Army has deployed troops to Gombe metropolis to enforce the curfew imposed by the State government to stop the violence that erupted on Saturday.
Thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite rallied in Algiers for a 10th Friday.

Algeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests

Algerian protesters vowed on Friday to keep up the pressure on the regime left behind by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, staging a tenth consecutive weekly mass rally after a string of people close to the toppled president were sacked or arrested over alleged graft.
Sudanese protesters from the city of Atbara, sitting atop a train, arrive at the Bahari station in Khartoum on April 23, 2019. – The passengers, who had travelled from the town of Atbara where the first protest against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted on December 19, chanted “freedom, peace, justice”. Many protesters perched on the roof of the train, waving Sudanese flags as it chugged through north Khartoum’s Bahari railway station before winding its way to the protest site, an AFP photographer said. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Sudan protesters vow more action in demand for civilian government

Sudanese protest leaders raised the pressure on the country’s army rulers on Wednesday, threatening a general strike and calling for a million-strong march to demand a civilian government.
Five people were killed on Monday after a building collapsed in Algiers’ old medina, officials in the North African country said.

Five killed after building collapses in central Algiers

Five people were killed on Monday after a building collapsed in Algiers’ old medina, officials in the North African country said.
Sudan protesters want the military council to be dissolved and power handed to a transitional civilian government [Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah-Reuters]

Sudan protesters tell Saudi Arabia, UAE to ‘please keep their money’

Sudanese protesters have called on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to "keep their money" a day after Riyadh and Abu Dhabi offered to send Khartoum $3bn aid.

Ousted former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup.
Sudanese demonstrators gather near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 15, 2019. – Sudanese protest organisers called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days. (Photo by AHMED MUSTAFA / AFP)

Sudan protesters move to protect Khartoum sit-in

Sudanese protesters moved to block an attempt on Monday to break up a sit-in outside the Defense Ministry, where demonstrators have been pushing for a quick transition to civilian rule after President Omar al-Bashir was ousted, a Reuters witness said.
The United States has unsealed an indictment against Julian Assange, accusing the WikiLeaks founder of conspiring to steal secret government files.

Julian Assange’s ex-neighbours breathe a sigh of relief

Outside the Ecuadoran embassy in London, the police and the demonstrators have disappeared: and for the local community, at last after seven years, the Julian Assange circus has left town.
Algerian protesters gathered for the first Friday protests since the announcement of presidential elections to succeed ousted leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika fearing a ploy by the ruling system to stay in power.

Algeria protests keep up pressure on regime

Algerian protesters gathered for the first Friday protests since the announcement of presidential elections to succeed ousted leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika fearing a ploy by the ruling system to stay in power.
Sudanese protesters gather for a second day outside the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 7, 2019. – Sudanese police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters who rallied outside the army headquarters for a second day urging the military to back them in demanding President Omar al-Bashir resign. (Photo by – / AFP)

Fears of clashes in Sudan as protesters defy military curfew

Large crowds have remained on the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, ignoring a night-time curfew declared by the country's new military council.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir brought down by people he ruled with iron fist

Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising by the very people he ruled with an iron fist for 30 years.
A Sudanese protester holds a placard during a demonstration in front of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 9, 2019. The writing on the placard reads in Arabic / “We have chosen death, hey dancer”, referring to the president. – Thousands of Sudanese protesters massed for a fourth day outside army headquarters in Khartoum today, defying a new bid by security forces to disperse them with tear gas as intervening soldiers fired in the air, witnesses said. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Sudan awaits army announcement

Sudanese crowds demanding the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir flooded to the army headquarters on Thursday chanting "the regime has fallen," as they awaited an "important announcement" from the military.

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir steps down

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial minister said on Thursday.
A Sudanese protester shows bullet cartridges as others gather in front of security forces during a demonstration in the area of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum. AFP-Getty

Sudanese army says it will make ‘important announcement’

The Sudanese army is expected to make "an important announcement", state media said on Thuraday, after months of protests against longtime President Omar al-Bashir.

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