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Supporters of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir shout slogans as they gather during a rally for him in the Green Square in the capital Khartoum on January 9, 2019. (Photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY - AFP)

Call for protests across Sudan as organisers pile on pressure

A Sudanese group that has spearheaded anti-government demonstrations since last month called Friday for nationwide protests next week to pile pressure on the government of President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan says protest death toll rises to 22

Anti-government protests that have rocked Sudan have left 22 people dead, authorities said on Thursday, after three demonstrators died hours after thousands cheered for President Omar al-Bashir at a rival rally in Khartoum.

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters

Sudanese riot police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Khartoum's twin city Omdurman on Wednesday, witnesses said, after hundreds rallied in the capital in support of President Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan opposition calls for more protests against President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan's largest opposition groups are calling for a fresh wave of protests against longtime autocrat President Omar al-Bashir, with a series of demonstrations starting this week.
Thousands rallied in the capital Khartoum and other cities for a tenth day on Friday [Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah-Reuters-File]

Sudan opposition leader arrested hours after new protests

Sudanese security forces have arrested a top opposition leader following a crackdown on new anti-government demonstrations held in several cities on Friday.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN calls on Sudan to investigate protest deaths

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on authorities in Sudan to investigate deaths during violent protests in Khartoum and other cities.

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters

Sudanese police fired tear gas on hundreds of worshippers who staged a demonstration after Friday prayers outside a mosque in Omdurman, as opposition groups urged for more anti-government protests.

US, others express concern about violence in Sudan

The United States, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by "credible reports" that Sudan's security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar Bashir step down.
Fresh protests against bread price hikes rattled Sudan Sunday, as riot police deployed around the capital Khartoum five days into demonstrations that have claimed at least eight lives.

Sudan soccer fans clash with police, call on Bashir to leave

Fans at a soccer match in Sudan's capital chanted slogans demanding President Omar Bashir step down and later clashed with police in the Khartoum suburb of Omdurman, according to activists and video clips posted online.
Fresh protests against bread price hikes rattled Sudan Sunday, as riot police deployed around the capital Khartoum five days into demonstrations that have claimed at least eight lives.

Fresh protests against hikes in price of bread rattle Sudan

Fresh protests against bread price hikes rattled Sudan Sunday, as riot police deployed around the capital Khartoum five days into demonstrations that have claimed at least eight lives.

Fresh protests in Sudan after deadly bread clashes

Fresh protests over the rising cost of bread broke out in Sudan on Friday, witnesses said, as troops deployed after two days of deadly clashes that left eight protesters dead.
Mi-8 Helicopter

At least 5 officials dead in Sudan helicopter crash

Helicopter crashes after hitting communications tower in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board
President Vladimir Putin of Russia will meet his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir before Sunday’s FIFA World Cup final in Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmirty Peskov said Friday.

Kremlin: Vladimir Putin to meet Sudan’s Omar Al-Bashir before FIFA World Cup final

President Vladimir Putin of Russia will meet his Sudanese counterpart Omar al-Bashir before Sunday’s FIFA World Cup final in Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmirty Peskov said Friday.

Al Hilal hit Akwa United 2-0 in Omdurman

Al Hilal will take a 2-0 lead going into a return leg match of the CAF Confederation Cup playoffs at Akwa United.

Didier Drogba club spring CAF Champions League surprise

Williamsville Athletic Club, whose board members include Ivory Coast football legend Didier Drogba, became the first surprise winners of the 2018 CAF Champions League on Tuesday.

Sudan frees AFP, Reuters reporters detained covering protests

Sudan on Monday freed Agence France-Presse's reporter in Khartoum, Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, and a Reuters journalist who were arrested last week while covering protests.

Sudan police fire tear gas as protesters march against price rises

About 200 protesters marched Wednesday in the Sudanese capital's twin city of Omdurman against rising food prices, with anti-riot police firing tear gas to disperse the rally.

US official calls on Sudan to stop ‘church demolitions’

A top US official on Friday called on Sudan to stop demolitions of "mosques and churches" as alleged by campaign groups, insisting that Washington will push for human rights and religious freedom in the country.

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