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Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan;...

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech

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Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; “xenophobia” and citizenship ...
2019-07-03 21:30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
2019-06-12 23:45

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
2019-05-21 16:15

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secur...
2019-07-17 23:30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola now an international Public Health Emergency, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared an international Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s ...
2019-08-04 01:30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
2019-05-21 19:15

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
2019-06-04 11:30

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold elections within nine months....
2019-06-04 09:30

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
2019-06-04 04:30

Sudan's military scraps deal with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) said on Tuesday it canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to disperse...
2019-06-04 04:30

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
2019-06-04 07:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in focus This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an e...
2019-06-04 00:30

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on universal education dream; the UN list of essential medicines updated; life-threatening floods in Rohingya ...
2019-07-09 22:15

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession....
2019-07-09 13:30

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political upheaval in neighboring Sudan is in part to blame. The signing of a peace deal in September helped ...
2019-05-29 21:45

Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Top news on Friday included: a call for respect for human rights in Sudan’s protests; the 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda; five years since the Chibok girls were abducted in Nigeria; the UN chief condemning a deadly terro...
2019-05-21 19:15

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustaina...
2019-06-01 02:45

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
2019-05-31 19:30

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said...
2019-07-04 02:30

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that the measures won’t help promote peace...
2019-05-30 20:45

South Sudan jails economist over interviews with foreign media JUBA — A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped. The case of ...
2019-06-11 21:45

South Sudan jails prominent economist over media interviews A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped....
2019-06-11 14:30

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Peter Biar Ajak and five other men were sentenced. They were accused of inciting an uprising in the cou...
2019-06-11 14:30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
2019-05-21 14:38

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for the new nation, with its faltering peace process and stagnant economy....
2019-06-14 22:15

'Before I was kidnapped I had friends': the girl soldiers of South Sudan | Samuel Okiror A reintegration programme has helped 360 girls leave armed groups in Yambio county but for many the trauma of sexual violence persistsLate one night in April 2015, 13-year-old Patricia* and her sister, who was 11, were kidnapped from their beds by re...
2019-08-20 13:00

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nation, including by offering free medical services, encompassing SDG 3’s target on health coverage....
2019-05-21 15:00

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
2019-05-21 20:15

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya camps; and Bachelet calls for “time and space” in ...
2019-07-06 08:15

Peace dividend palpable in South Sudan, but ‘grassroots’ are moving faster than elites, says Shearer The peace dividend from last year’s ceasefire in South Sudan is palpable, but political elites need to follow the example set by local communities on the ground if lasting progress is to be achieved, said the top UN official in the country on Tuesday...
2019-06-27 20:30

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....
2019-07-18 05:01

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries. WATCH NOW....
2019-07-18 16:30

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been estimated that more than 100 people have been killed ...
2019-06-21 03:45

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
2019-08-19 17:30

| What does Sudan's constitutional declaration say? Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration....
2019-08-06 14:45

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
2019-06-05 12:30

Opinion: Sudan must not become another Egypt The conflict between Sudan's ruling military council and protesters is worsening, with reports of deaths and injuries in Khartoum. After months of peaceful protest, demonstrators now deserve Europe's full support....
2019-06-03 23:45

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
2019-06-11 01:45

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
2019-07-05 11:30

Sudan plots path towards democracy Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the military have signed a constitutional declaration. The two sides are aiming to put the country on a course toward democratization, but the path will prove challenging....
2019-08-06 04:30

Calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
2019-06-09 17:15

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians are debating if rejected asylum seekers can still be deported there....
2019-06-17 13:30

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
2019-06-04 01:30

The Fight to Save Sudan from the Counterrevolution Revolutions are hard to launch and harder to sustain. That’s the legacy of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi, the man elected Egypt’s President following the Arab Spring demonstrations that ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak. After...
2019-06-20 13:15

Sudan's opposition observes first day of strike Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups held the first day of a strike on Tuesday as tensions mounted with the country's military rulers over the transition to democracy....
2019-05-28 16:30

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
2019-06-14 17:45

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
2019-06-03 23:45

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
2019-06-04 02:30

| Sudan's Bashir 'got $90m from Saudi royals' Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
2019-08-20 13:00

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur region of Sudan earlier this week....
2019-06-14 05:30

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
2019-06-10 10:15

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
2019-06-04 11:30

US wants 'credible' probe into Sudan crackdown The top United States diplomat to Africa says there needs to be an "independent and credible" investigation into the Sudanese military's violent dispersal of a protest camp in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-15 13:45

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan's state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country's envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau....
2019-06-01 20:45

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule in a country that has been embroiled in a deadly political standoff since April’s ouster of longtim...
2019-07-05 12:15

Sudan military acknowledges violations in sit-in dispersal Sudan's ruling military has acknowledged that security forces committed violations when they moved in to disperse a protest sit-in camp outside the military headquarters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-14 15:30

| 4 dead in Sudan a week after bloody crackdown One week after dozens died in a crackdown on Sudanese protesters demanding civilian rule, four people were killed as security forces moved to quell a civil disobedience campaign launched Sunday....
2019-06-10 21:30

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army's headquarters in Khartoum....
2019-06-10 01:30

Sudan protesters announce new protests in mid-July Sudan's main opposition coalition on Monday announced plans to step up protests this month to pressure the military council to hand over power to civilians, and blamed the council for the death of nine people during Sunday's demonstrations....
2019-07-02 01:30

U.N. chief condemns violence against civilians in Sudan U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemns violence and reports of excessive use of force by Sudanese security personnel on civilians, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:30

| UN freezes decrease of Sudan peace mission The UN Security Council has agreed on a four-month pause in the decrease of a peacekeeping mission from Sudan's Darfur region as leaders in Khartoum press on with difficult talks on a political transition....
2019-06-27 21:00

The Latest: Sudan protesters say 40 killed since dispersal Sudanese protest organizers say the killings of two more people increases the death toll to 40 since the bloody dispersal of a sit-in in the capital Khartoum...
2019-06-04 22:30

Seven killed as protesters return to streets of Sudan Seven people have been killed and more than 180 wounded across Sudan as protesters returned to the streets to call for the ruling military council to hand power to the people....
2019-07-01 08:45

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
2019-06-14 15:30

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-03 11:30

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
2019-06-05 10:45

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committee close to demonstrators said....
2019-06-03 13:30

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
2019-05-21 19:30

How Sudan Is Moving on After Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April didn’t usher in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him was accused of some of the worst-e...
2019-07-05 21:45

US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown The top U.S. diplomat to Africa says there must be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month...
2019-06-15 22:15

Timeline: Key dates in Sudan's political upheaval Opposition leaders said on Thursday they had resolved major sticking points in talks with Sudan's military rulers, bringing them closer to a deal on forming a new transitional government after the ousting of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
2019-08-01 16:00

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges, while 41 former officials from his government are being investigated for suspected graft, the chief prosecutor said on Saturday....
2019-06-16 06:30

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in resolving their standoff since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-07 20:01

Sudan hospital traumatized by bloody crackdown After the victims of a deadly crackdown on a protest camp started pouring into a Khartoum hospital, many previous patients there begged to leave in terror, overwhelming doctors....
2019-06-07 20:01

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations that has killed more than 100 people since Monday...
2019-06-07 22:45

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear back together with no anesthetic....
2019-06-05 17:30

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
2019-06-09 14:30

ICC prosecutor: Sudan authorities should hand over ex-leader The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged Sudan's transitional authorities on Wednesday to hand over or prosecute ousted President Omar al-Bashir and four others for alleged war crimes in Darfur....
2019-06-20 00:15

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes broug...
2019-06-06 13:45

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
2019-07-17 14:45

A timeline of key events in Sudan's unfinished revolution Sudan's security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan's strongman, Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of rule — and then stayed in the streets to keep up pressur...
2019-06-04 02:15

| Sudan talks enter day two as key issue still unresolved Talks between Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders, held after weeks of standoff following a deadly crackdown on protesters, enter a second day Thursday with the key issue of forming a new governing body still unresolved....
2019-07-04 19:45

Sudan detains nine soldiers after protesters killed Sudan's military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the country's most powerful paramilitary group, have been dismissed and detained in connection with the killing of protesters this week....
2019-08-02 21:15

Sudan military leader says perpetrators of crackdown ID’d The deputy chief of Sudan’s ruling military council said Thursday the military has identified the perpetrators of the violent dispersal of a pro-democracy sit-in earlier this month...
2019-06-20 21:15

| Sudan 'civil disobedience' campaign enters day two A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead....
2019-06-11 01:45

| Sudan: Five months of anti-government protests The sit-in protest outside army headquarters in the Sudanese capital, dispersed on Monday, began in April and stayed put even after president Omar al-Bashir's ouster....
2019-06-04 02:15

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
2019-05-28 13:45

Sudan’s army says AU-Ethiopia deal paves way for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling generals say they have accepted a joint proposal from the African Union and Ethiopia to work toward a transitional government. Lt. Gen. Shams Eddin Kabashi, a spokesman for the military council, said late F...
2019-06-29 13:15

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
2019-06-08 15:00

| Five protesters killed as mass demos rock Sudan Five Sudanese demonstrators were killed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets to demand civilian rule in the first mass rally since a bloody crackdown on protesters -- a show of people power despite heavy troop deployments by the ruling gen...
2019-07-01 02:00

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor's office in a corruption probe....
2019-06-16 19:45

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
2019-06-04 08:30

Sudan Military and Protesters Violently Clash in the Capital Sudanese security forces stormed a monthslong sit-in of civilian protesters in the capital Khartoum, signaling a breakdown in negotiations between the military junta and protest leaders over who should rule the country after the April ouster of longt...
2019-06-03 11:30

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
2019-06-11 15:15

Sudan's protesters launch general strike after crackdown Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan's capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council....
2019-06-09 15:45

Sudan's military leaders accused of ordering massacre BBC investigation includes testimony from soldiers who attacked peaceful protestersThe massacre of peaceful protesters in Sudan last month was ordered by the country’s top military rulers, according to an investigation by BBC Africa Eye.The documenta...
2019-07-12 17:30

Sudan's Bashir charged with corruption, in first appearance since April Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown and detained in April....
2019-06-16 20:30

Sudan protesters meeting with envoy moved to Sunday Sudan’s protest leaders say a meeting with an Ethiopian envoy over proposals to resume negotiations with the ruling military council has been rescheduled for Sunday...
2019-06-22 22:15

Protesters shot, killed as Sudan police try to disperse sit-in Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-03 13:15

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Marches against Sudan's ruling generals are taking place in the capital city and across the country. Organizers said security services had stormed their offices without warning ahead of the Sunday's demonstrations....
2019-06-30 18:15

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
2019-06-11 06:45

| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule....
2019-08-16 14:15

| Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn....
2019-05-31 17:15

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike and other civil disobedience...
2019-06-10 20:30

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
2019-07-02 00:15

Sudan protesters cancel marches in wake of agreement Sudan’s pro-democracy movement revised its protest schedule for the next week, after it reached a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
2019-07-07 03:00

Sudan’s Bashir appears in public for first time since ouster Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe...
2019-06-16 19:30

Islamists in Sudan rally in support of Islamic rule Thousands of Islamists in Sudan long allied with ousted president Omar al-Bashir's regime are rallying to support military-backed Islamic rule in the face of alleged attempts by protesters to abolish it....
2019-05-24 21:45

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
2019-06-02 00:45

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
2019-06-11 21:30

U.S. not ready to remove Sudan from sponsors of terrorism list The United States still needs to resolve longstanding issues with Sudan before it can consider removing it from its list of state sponsors of terrorism, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 19:00

Sudan’s protesters launch general strike after crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Shops are closed and streets are empty across Sudan’s capital on the first day of a general strike called for by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanese Professionals Associa...
2019-06-09 11:45

Why Sudan’s Pain Endures After a Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April hasn’t ushered in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him is accused of some of the worst-...
2019-06-10 21:30

The Latest: Analyst hopeful on Ethiopian mediation in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:20 p.m. An analyst on Africa says he believes Ethiopia’s reformist prime minister stands a “much better chance” than anyone else in bringing the two si...
2019-06-07 12:30

| Sudan's Bashir to appear in court on graft charge - prosecutor Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir will appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and possessing foreign currency, says the country's acting prosecutor general....
2019-06-15 22:15

| Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir's ouster Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers and protesters on the transition to civilian rule remain deadlocked....
2019-05-24 05:15

Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some officers had been arrested over the deadly dispersal of protesters at a sit-in in Khartoum earlier this month....
2019-06-14 03:00

Sudan military wants to cede power quickly: general Sudan's military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir's overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 19:45

U.S. calls for ‘independent and credible’ investigation into Sudan crackdown Tibor Nagy said the deadly crackdown "constituted a 180 degree turn in the way events were going with murder, rape, pillaging, by members of the Security Forces."...
2019-06-15 16:45

The Latest: Protesters say 2 killed Tuesday in Sudan clashes KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers say two people have been killed in clashes between proteste...
2019-06-04 20:15

Sudan protesters threaten military with civil disobedience KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protesters are threatening a civil disobedience campaign if the ruling military refuses to hand over power to civilians. The threat comes after a two-day strike meant to pressure the military showed no tangible ef...
2019-05-30 11:45

Sudan's Bashir appears in public for first time since being ousted Ex-president is taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corruption prosecutorSudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown, as he was taken out of prison to the office of the anti-corr...
2019-06-16 19:15

Sudan protesters: Roadmap for civilian rule accepted KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military rulers. Ahmed Rabie, a spokesman for the Sudanese...
2019-06-23 18:30

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-30 13:30

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
2019-06-05 19:45

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling generals, as calls mount for restraint to prevent a new military crackdown on demonstrators.The plann...
2019-06-30 13:45

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilia...
2019-06-10 11:00

In Sudan, protesters log victory but military still calls the shots The Sudanese military and civilian opposition have agreed on democratic elections in three years' time. Meanwhile, they're supposed to share power in a council. But will they? And can they without more violence?...
2019-07-07 01:00

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
2019-06-23 18:45

| Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience on July 14 Sudanese protest leaders called for a one-day nationwide "civil disobedience" campaign on July 14, in an announcement a day after they organised mass protests against the ruling generals that rocked the country....
2019-07-02 12:30

Seven killed in Sudan protests: state news agency At least seven people were killed and 181 were wounded during a day of protests across Sudan, state news agency (SUNA) said late on Sunday, citing a Health Ministry official....
2019-07-01 00:30

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-08 04:30

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
2019-08-03 16:30

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
2019-06-06 19:45

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese activist says at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule. Nazim Sirraj told The Associated Press on Monday that three bod...
2019-07-01 11:45

The Latest: Russia opposes any foreign intervention in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A top Russian diplomat says Moscow opposes “any foreign intervention” in Sudan, where more than a hundred protesters have died in a military crackdow...
2019-06-06 13:45

Sudan protesters say 40 bodies pulled from Nile in capital Organizers of pro-democracy protests say 40 bodies have been pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in camp outside the military’s headquarters to 108...
2019-06-06 01:15

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
2019-06-05 08:15

UAE senior official supports investigation of "massacre" in Sudan The United Arab Emirates is concerned about the "massacre" in Sudan and supports calls for an investigation, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Friday....
2019-06-07 20:01

Sudan’s army warns of violence during planned rallies Sudan’s ruling military council is warning protest leaders of “destruction or damage” ahead of planned mass rallies over the weekend calling for civilian rule over two months after the military ouster of autocratic president Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-29 16:45

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
2019-06-10 11:45

What’s Happening in Sudan? A Guide to the Revolution and Continuing Conflict Although mass protests and Sudan’s military joined to force a longtime dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, out of power, talks between civilian leaders and generals have collapsed....
2019-06-05 05:30

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is joining an international push to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-12 23:45

Tens of Thousands Protest Military Rule in Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. T...
2019-06-30 19:45

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force a transition of power. Monday marks a week since the ruling military council's forces killed more than 100 protesters....
2019-06-10 13:15

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
2019-06-06 02:15

Four killed in renewed Sudan protests, opposition medics say At least four protesters were killed and many injured by gunfire in the Sudanese city of Omdurman on Thursday, opposition medics said, as hundreds of thousands took to the streets to pile pressure on the country's military rulers....
2019-08-02 01:15

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
2019-06-03 22:15

Sudan protesters resume talks with army over transition A Sudanese protest leader says the pro-democracy movement has resumed talks with the ruling military council over a transfer of power to civilian rule...
2019-07-03 23:00

Sudan protesters take over square where Bashir challenged uprising Sudanese demonstrators on Thursday rolled out a banner honoring fallen protesters over a square where ousted president Omar al-Bashir held a large rally in his final months in power, a symbolic move that left some in tears....
2019-07-18 18:45

The Latest: Sudan protesters increase death toll to 108 Sudanese protest organizers are reporting seven more deaths in the country’s political turmoil, raising the death toll to 108 since security forces attacked a sit-in outside military headquarters in Khartoum at the beginning of the week...
2019-06-06 01:15

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it will push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed....
2019-05-28 01:30

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’...
2019-05-31 06:30

Amnesty warns war crimes continuing in Sudan's Darfur Amnesty International says Sudanese security forces are continuing to commit "war crimes and other serious human rights violations" in the Darfur region....
2019-06-11 14:00

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
2019-07-05 12:15

Sudan protesters, military form new transitional council Sudan has formed a transitional council that will govern the country for three years, with elections to follow. Many Sudanese welcome a new era after months of unrest, but how serious is the military about democracy?...
2019-08-21 00:00

Amnesty warns war crimes continuing in Sudan’s Darfur CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese security forces are continuing to commit “war crimes and other serious human rights violations” in the Darfur region. The warning comes as a political crisis is rocking Sudan, where the mil...
2019-06-11 14:30

"Got $90 Million From Saudi Royals", Admits Ex-Sudan President Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's corruption trial....
2019-08-19 22:30

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
2019-06-15 07:15

Sudan's military rulers say coup attempt thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that several officers had attempted a coup in an effort to undermine an agreement between the military and the opposition to share power for three years ahead of elections....
2019-07-11 23:45

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
2019-06-12 09:45

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in central Darfur region of Sudan The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Sudan's central Darfur region earlier this week....
2019-06-13 15:45

EU calls for calm in Sudan, urges democratic transition The European Union on Monday called on Sudan's military leaders to allow people to protest peacefully and urged a speedy transfer of power to civilians....
2019-06-03 13:45

Sudan: Army raids opposition offices ahead of protests Protest organizers said security services stormed their offices without warning and forced them to call off a press conference. Nationwide marches would still go ahead on Sunday, however, they announced....
2019-06-30 07:30

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
2019-07-18 01:30

| WATCH: Sudan protesters flood capital to defend 'revolution' 'Just fall, just fall,' Hadia chanted, her voice cutting through the din as a convoy of paramilitaries rolled past a mass of flag-waving protesters in downtown Khartoum....
2019-07-01 18:00

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
2019-05-31 05:30

Sudan protesters begin 2-day strike to press ruling military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders have launched a two-day general strike to press the ruling military to hand over power to a civilian-led authority. Wajdi Saleh, a negotiator for the protesters, says they resorted to holding the s...
2019-05-28 13:30

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
2019-07-01 06:45

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
2019-06-18 08:45

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravely concerned” UN human rights office (OHCHR) to propose the “rapid deployment” of a monitoring team t...
2019-06-07 18:30

| 'What protests?': Sudan's desert nomads untouched by Bashir's downfall Not far from Sudan's capital Khartoum, the epicentre of an uprising that toppled autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir, dozens of camel traders are oblivious to the country's biggest political upheaval in decades....
2019-07-14 23:00

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
2019-06-12 16:30

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
2019-07-05 09:00

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
2019-06-13 12:15

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country's new military rulers to give up power....
2019-06-06 17:15

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
2019-08-03 15:15

Sudan’s Protesters Reject Military Plan a Day After Bloody Crackdown The movement’s leaders rejected a military plan to hold elections within nine months and instead vowed a civil disobedience campaign to force the military from power....
2019-06-05 05:30

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
2019-06-09 04:45

Sudan military admits abuses committed in Khartoum attack Several officers arrested over protest camp crackdown in which more than 100 killedMilitary rulers in Sudan have admitted that security forces committed abuses when they attacked a protest camp in Khartoum earlier this week.A spokesman for the transi...
2019-06-14 15:30

Khartoum's Equestrian Club struggles amid Sudan upheaval For decades the Equestrian and Racing Club has given upper-crust Sudanese the chance to learn horse riding and watch horse racing in a shady compound set apart from the surrounding urban bustle of......
2019-08-10 02:30

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-14 15:30

| US condemns attacks on Sudan protesters, seeks resumed talks Washington called on Sudan's military rulers to "desist from violence" and urged talks with protesters to resume, after doctors said 108 people had been killed in a crackdown....
2019-06-06 15:45

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the prot...
2019-06-05 14:00

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
2019-06-19 03:45

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum Security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of students demonstrating against the ruling military council at a financial academy in the heart of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Thursday, a Reuters witness said....
2019-06-27 20:45

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 09:15

Killing of Student Protesters in Sudan Sets Off New Unrest, and Worry Four teenagers and an adult were killed in one of the deadliest episodes in months of unrest. The killings threaten talks to form a new civilian government....
2019-07-31 18:15

Sudan’s Military Calls for Election After Violent Crackdown on Protesters At least 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Khartoum on June 3 when the Sudanese military raided a peaceful sit-in calling for democratic reform. Troops shot into the crowd with live ammunition, set tents alight and beat fleeing protesters...
2019-06-06 12:45

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
2019-05-31 18:15

Sudan rebel group says leaders deported after talks collapse Sudan's ruling military has deported three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, the movement said on Monday....
2019-06-10 19:15

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize power-sharing months after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-07-14 04:30

| Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded....
2019-06-17 12:15

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of thseir main sit-in. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, ...
2019-06-08 18:15

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan....
2019-05-26 23:30

The Latest: African Union official condemns Sudan violence KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the Sudanese military’s moves against a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local) 2:50 p.m. The chairman of the African Union Commission is strongly condemning the violence in Sudan and urges the ...
2019-06-03 15:45

Sudan military and opposition move closer in transition talks Opposition leaders said on Thursday they had resolved major sticking points in talks with Sudan's military rulers, bringing them closer to a deal on forming a new transitional government after the ousting of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
2019-08-01 16:00

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
2019-06-03 15:30

Clashes among security forces kill vendor in Sudan capital A gunfight among security forces erupted in the capital Wednesday, killing a female street vendor by mistake, a Sudanese medical union said, as protesters resumed their two-day general strike...
2019-05-29 22:30

Protesters fill streets to demand civilian-led government in Sudan The first major protests since a vast sit-in was violently dispersed on June 3 rocked Khartoum. Protesters have been demanding a civilian-led government since a transitional military council stepped into former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir’s place...
2019-06-30 23:30

Sudan military and protesters sign power-sharing accord General hails signing as ‘historical moment in Sudan’ after weeks of stalled talksMilitary rulers in Sudan have signed a deal with protesters to share power with civilian leaders until elections are held in around three years.The agreement comes afte...
2019-07-17 11:15

| Internet on mobile services restored in Sudan, MTN subscribers confirm Mobile internet services were restored across Sudan Tuesday following a court order, weeks after the ruling generals imposed a blockade in the wake of a brutal crackdown on protesters....
2019-07-10 14:00

| Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement's latest updates....
2019-06-22 16:45

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, at least seven killed Huge crowds marched on Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, and the authorities said at least seven people were killed and scores injured in protests nationwide....
2019-07-01 00:30

Two Sudan rebel leaders arrested after meeting Ethiopia PM: sources Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is trying to mediate in a crisis threatening a transition to democracy....
2019-06-08 13:45

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
2019-05-25 17:15

Sudan just got a step closer to full democracy. Big obstacles remain After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power-sharing agreement in the capital, Khartoum....
2019-08-19 21:30

| 'Wrong, outrageous': World reacts as Sudan forces attack sit-in A deadly military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, has prompted global concern with the US calling the assault "wrong" and the AU urging an immediate investigation into the reported deaths of more than a dozen people....
2019-06-03 22:30

Ex-Sudan president Omar al-Bashir in court on corruption charges High-profile trial could lead to years in prison for deposed rulerOmar al-Bashir, the former president of Sudan, has appeared in court for the first day of a high-profile corruption trial that could result in the deposed autocratic ruler being jailed...
2019-08-19 12:30

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, seeking to revive a push for civilian rule in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir more than two months ago....
2019-06-20 20:30

Sudan factions initial pact ushering in transitional government Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition coalition initialed a constitutional declaration on Sunday, paving the way to the formation of a transitional government following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
2019-08-04 14:00

| Sudan rebel chief Arman, in Juba, says deported by Khartoum A Sudanese rebel chief said Monday he was deported from Khartoum to South Sudan with two comrades hours after authorities claimed to have released the three men from detention....
2019-06-11 10:45

Sudan protest leader says to step up civil disobedience after 'coup' A leader of Sudan's protest movement on Monday called the storming by security forces of a protest camp in central Khartoum a "coup" against the uprising that led to the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-03 10:15

UAE diplomat says Sudan turning page on Muslim Brotherhood rule The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood....
2019-08-04 14:00

Sudan Factions Sign Agreement Paving Way for Civilian Rule Military leaders and pro-democracy protesters initialed a constitutional declaration aimed at ending months of bloodshed after the ouster of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir....
2019-08-04 19:15

Sudan's former dictator Bashir faces corruption charges on top of war crimes Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir went to court Monday for the start of his trial on corruption charges for allegedly possessing foreign currency and receiving illegal gifts....
2019-08-19 18:30

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum, killing dozens....
2019-07-13 20:00

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential sto...
2019-06-03 18:45

| Grief-struck families of Sudan's revolution seek justice Amidst mounds of sand capped by handwritten signs naming the dead, Khadom embraces the tomb of her son, one of the more than 200 killed in Sudan's months-long turmoil....
2019-07-10 14:00

Civil disobedience campaign empties streets of Sudan's capital A civil disobedience campaign to demand civilian rule left the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum largely deserted on Sunday, while police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Khartoum North, witnesses said....
2019-06-09 14:30

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
2019-07-12 20:15

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
2019-05-24 23:45

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country's protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week....
2019-06-07 10:15

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April....
2019-06-16 18:45

| Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session....
2019-08-01 07:45

| Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule says it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union....
2019-06-28 21:15

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
2019-06-07 00:45

Sudan troops besiege protest camp, two reported killed KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, witnesses and protest organizers said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke rose from the area. Protest organizers said at least two...
2019-06-03 08:30

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
2019-06-06 18:15

Sudan's opposition agree power-sharing deal with military Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups agreed provisionally on Friday to share power for three years, bringing thousands onto the streets to hail a first step toward ending decades of dictatorship....
2019-07-05 23:45

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Violence, whether it’s natural or manmade, can create chaos that makes counting difficult. And we rarely ...
2019-06-16 08:30

Sudan detains nine soldiers after El-Obeid killings: council spokesman Sudan's military council spokesman said on Friday that nine soldiers from the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) have been dismissed and detained in connection with recent violence in the cities of Omdurman and El-Obeid....
2019-08-02 10:30

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
2019-06-07 06:30

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule. An Associated Pre...
2019-06-03 07:30

| Sudan talks cancelled as teenagers' killing triggers outrage Sudanese protest leaders cancelled planned talks with the country's ruling generals as hundreds of schoolchildren demonstrated in Khartoum against the shooting dead of five pupils at a rally....
2019-08-01 01:45

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
2019-08-01 01:45

Sudan Troops Besiege Protest Camp, 5 Reported Killed Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke rose from the area....
2019-06-03 10:00

In hotbed of Sudan's uprising, activists torn over transition deal The Khartoum district of Burri was a fulcrum of the uprising against Sudan's former leader Omar al-Bashir and the generals who replaced him, its residents beaten and killed as they rallied for freedom and justice....
2019-07-10 16:45

Sudan activists: 4 shot dead amid marches against violence At least four Sudanese demonstrators shot dead by live ammunition amid mass marches in the capital and elsewhere across the country denouncing state violence against pro-democracy protesters...
2019-08-02 01:15

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience campaign called by the opposition to push military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
2019-06-11 14:30

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan's capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule....
2019-06-03 11:30

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
2019-06-23 09:15

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a protest camp three weeks ago....
2019-06-30 18:00

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
2019-05-21 15:15

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
2019-06-13 11:00

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
2019-05-30 14:45

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official in the movement said on Monday....
2019-06-10 16:45

| School students shot dead at Sudan rally ahead of talks Four Sudanese school students are among five demonstrators shot dead during a rally against shortages of bread and fuel, a day before protest leaders and ruling generals are set to hold new talks on the country's transition....
2019-08-01 01:45

| Rights group urges Sudan military to ensure safety during rallies An international rights group has demanded Sudan's military rulers guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies and following a deadly military crackdown that has left more than 100 people dead since early June....
2019-06-29 06:45

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
2019-05-29 04:30

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots into the air....
2019-06-30 21:45

Sudan protesters hail 'revolution' after agreeing power-sharing deal Sudan's pro-democracy movement claims to have secured a "revolution" after reaching a power-sharing agreement with the country's ruling military council....
2019-07-05 23:30

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally Sudan's ruling military council said on Saturday that a coalition of protest and opposition groups would bear the responsibility for any loss of life or damage resulting from a protest march planned for Sunday....
2019-06-29 16:30

U.S. welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal as 'important step forward' The United States on Saturday welcomed a provisional agreement forged by Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups to share power for three years as an "important step forward."...
2019-07-06 23:45

U.S. Supreme Court to mull punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people....
2019-06-28 17:15

Saudi Arabia says it is watching Sudan with concern, urges renewed dialogue Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it is watching developments in Sudan with great concern and it supports continued dialogue between the ruling military council and the opposition....
2019-06-05 17:30

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general has announced on state television, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers have been a...
2019-07-12 07:45

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
2019-07-01 10:30

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
2019-06-29 04:45

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
2019-05-26 21:45

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
2019-05-25 20:15

| Sudan protesters reject army election plan after deadly crackdown Sudan's protest movement has called for fresh rallies and rejected the military rulers' election plan after nearly 40 people were killed in what demonstrators called a "bloody massacre" by security forces....
2019-06-05 23:45

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
2019-06-13 06:45

Communication with Sudan main opposition alliance not suspended: council spokesman Sudan's transitional military council TMC said communication with the main opposition alliance had not been suspended and that a joint committee was working towards an agreement, Al Hadath TV reported on Tuesday, citing the council's spokesman....
2019-05-28 22:45

Sudan military chief meets Egypt's Sisi on first trip since ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
2019-05-25 22:30

Sudan's military rulers and opposition reach power-sharing deal Rule will rotate between civilian and military members of governing councilThe military rulers of Sudan have reached a power-sharing deal with opposition members to cover the next three years until elections are held.The new sovereign council agreed ...
2019-07-05 20:45

Sudan's public prosecutor to investigate violence at protest site: SUNA Sudan's public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA said on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:30

| Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders Sudan's army ruler have called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides persists after the bloody dispersal of demonstrators....
2019-06-20 10:45

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people....
2019-07-05 03:15

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”....
2019-06-27 20:30

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named the five people it has chosen as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters....
2019-08-18 16:30

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition sign political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country to democracy following three decades of autocratic rule....
2019-07-17 11:45

Sudan: Military, protest leaders sign historic transition deal Eight months after mass protests erupted, the main opposition coalition and the ruling military council have signed a final deal for a transitional government. If it works, Sudan could return to civilian rule in 3 years....
2019-08-17 16:15

13 dead after Sudan security forces storm protest camp in ‘massacre’ Footage shared on social media and verified by Reuters showed chaotic scenes of people fleeing through streets as sustained bursts of gunfire crackled in the air. People rushed to carry away those who had been hit....
2019-06-03 19:45

Sudan's military and opposition sign first part of power-sharing deal Protesters and the ruling military inked a political declaration to end months of unrest. Both sides clashed over the east African country's future after President Omar al-Bashir was deposed three months ago....
2019-07-17 12:00

Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid standoff with army Sudan's protest leaders are calling for nighttime demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military....
2019-06-17 15:15

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
2019-05-21 23:15

Ex-Sudan leader Bashir appears before prosecutor to face corruption charges Sudan's ousted President Omar al-Bashir was brought before a prosecutor to face corruption charges. It was the first time he has been seen in public since being toppled in an April coup....
2019-06-17 04:45

| WATCH: Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office....
2019-06-16 23:45

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
2019-06-10 00:15

Sudan's main opposition coalition says agreed to mediator draft agreement Sudan's main opposition coalition said on Saturday it had received a draft agreement from the Ethiopian mediator and had agreed to all of its points defining the country's governmental structure for the transitional period....
2019-06-22 22:45

Sudan: gunfire heard as security forces move in on Khartoum protesters Security forces attempt to disperse long-running sit-in outside defence ministrySudanese security forces have used live ammunition in a major operation to disperse a protest camp in central Khartoum, witnesses and Arab television stations reported.A ...
2019-06-03 10:30

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:30

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir seen in public for first time since ouster The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in the capital, Khartoum, since the military removed him from power in April amid mass protests against his 30-year rule.        ...
2019-06-17 15:45

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire. Sudan's military has taken a page out of the global authoritarian playbook and blocked Internet access in the country. The move could deal a significant blow to Sudan's economy and fuel further unrest....
2019-06-22 02:15

Sudan's military rulers and opposition alliance meet for talks in Khartoum Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition alliance met at a Khartoum hotel on Wednesday to restart talks over who should lead Sudan toward elections....
2019-07-03 23:30

Sudan must unite armed forces during political crisis: opposition leader Sudan must at all costs avoid tensions between a powerful paramilitary unit that controls Khartoum and the regular army or risk more instability following a military coup in April, leading opposition figure Sadiq al-Mahdi said....
2019-07-01 13:45

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
2019-06-23 23:30

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
2019-06-15 02:00

Sudan’s generals launch renewed crackdown to defeat general strike Arrests of white-collar workers to discourage protest follow assault by regime’s paramilitariesThe military regime in Sudan has launched a new wave of arrests and violent intimidation in an effort to undermine opposition plans for a widespread campai...
2019-06-09 10:00

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, in a deal that brought thousands of people onto the streets to celebrate....
2019-07-05 16:30

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this ...
2019-06-20 00:45

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
2019-07-01 15:30

Sudan military says it thwarts coup attempt, arrests senior officers Sudan's military said on Wednesday that it had thwarted a coup attempt and arrested an unspecified number of senior officers in connection with a plot to restore the party of ousted President Omar al-Bashir to power....
2019-07-24 22:15

Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a transitional government and violent protests....
2019-07-17 15:00

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule In the first protests since the military crackdown a month ago, tens of thousands of people called for civilian rule. The army forced out long-time autocrat Omar al-Bashir three months ago....
2019-07-01 12:00

EU suspends migration control projects in Sudan amid repression fears The EU has suspended projects targeting illegal migration in Sudan. The move comes amid fears they might have aided security forces responsible for violently repressing peaceful protests in the country, DW has learned....
2019-07-22 23:45

Sudan rebel leader 'deported' as military steps up street patrols Yasir Arman says he was tied up and flown to South Sudan along with other leading rebelsSudanese rebel leader Yasir Arman has said he and two comrades have been forcibly deported from Khartoum, on the second day of a nationwide civil disobedience cam...
2019-06-11 06:45

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
2019-06-09 01:30

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
2019-05-24 07:15

Sudan security forces raid opposition group office ahead of protest Sudanese security forces raided the head office of a leading opposition group on Saturday, a day before huge protests that are planned to demand a transition to civilian rule, witnesses and a spokesman for the group said....
2019-06-30 01:45

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of human rights and director of the Netherlands Institute of Human RightsThe massive demonstrations of rec...
2019-06-18 18:15

Sudan forms 11-member sovereign council, led by Abdel Fattah al-Burhan: TMC spokesman Sudan completed the formation on Tuesday of an 11-member sovereign council which will run the country for a three-year transitional period till elections, a spokesman for the ruling military council told a news conference....
2019-08-20 22:30

Sudan protesters block roads in Khartoum with stones, burning tyres: witness Sudanese protesters blocked roads in several parts of the capital Khartoum with stones and burning tyres, a witness said, after troops tried to disperse a sit-in by force....
2019-06-03 10:15

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan military, opposition to hold direct talks Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis urged the military rulers and the opposition coalition to hold direct talks on Wednesday to strike a deal on handing over power to civilians....
2019-07-02 22:45

Sudan's RSF to report to Armed Forces' General commander: Constitutional Declaration Draft Sudan's Rapid Support Forces (RSF), its most powerful paramilitary group, will report to the General Commander of the armed forces during an incoming period of transitional rule, a draft of a constitutional declaration agreed by Sudanese factions and...
2019-08-03 03:15

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representat...
2019-06-14 00:30

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
2019-06-06 07:45

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
2019-06-23 18:45

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....
2019-06-06 10:30

In Sudan, a Secret Meeting and Public Rage Propelled a Power-Sharing Deal Just a month ago, Sudan’s protest movement appeared crippled. What led the military to suddenly agree to share power? Back-room negotiations, raw street power and a diplomatic shift by Saudi Arabia....
2019-07-06 04:15

| Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides remain high....
2019-06-20 01:15

Restrictions, unmet promises, unbridled violence in Sudan, a ‘recipe for disaster’, says Bachelet After nationwide protests across Sudan on Sunday, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called on Sudanese authorities to lift restrictions on the internet and launch independent investigations into all acts of violence against demonst...
2019-07-03 20:45

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-12 22:15

Sudan military agrees to sharing power, protesters claim victory for their 'revolution' Leaders of Sudan's pro-democracy movement welcomed on Friday the power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council as a victory for their "revolution," raising hopes for an end to the three-month standoff with the generals and deadly violence....
2019-07-05 20:15

Sudan opposition rejects army's offer of talks, death toll hits 101 Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
2019-06-05 22:15

U.S. Supreme Court to hear bid to revive punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people....
2019-06-28 16:15

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
2019-06-04 23:15

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
2019-08-09 00:00

Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum. The post Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum appeared fi...
2019-06-03 07:30

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years....
2019-07-17 15:00

Sudan may follow a perilous Arab Spring playbook: The strongman falls, his allies remain The involvement of notorious military leaders in Sudan’s planned transition to civilian rule recalls recent failures in democratic reform in Arab Spring countries....
2019-07-06 11:30

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in outside the military&#...
2019-06-06 03:00

Sudan military admits security forces committed 'violations' after protests turned deadly Sudan’s longtime genocidal dictator may be gone, but violence and repression continue to wreak havoc across the country as the ruling military council admitted "violations" after more than 100 protesters were killed following a sit-in camp outside th...
2019-06-14 19:30

Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition. The post Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations wit...
2019-06-05 14:00

Sudan opposition rejects military chief's offer of talks as death toll hits 60 Sudan's military rulers offered an unconditional resumption of talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
2019-06-05 17:30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
2019-05-24 00:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendsh...
2019-07-31 18:45

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Switzerland leads on innovation, UNICEF ‘lifelines’ for Yemen, Ebola latest, Liberia peacekeepers Our main stories today: the latest Global Innovation Index ranks Switzerland the world’s most innovative country, the head of the UN Mission in DRC warns of a ‘deadly environment’ for health workers, UNICEF delivers cash for 9 million vulnerable Yeme...
2019-07-24 23:15

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
2019-08-03 22:30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN ...
2019-05-21 16:30

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
2019-05-21 22:30

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
2019-06-14 16:15

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human ...
2019-06-08 07:00

Boris Johnson's Big Tech tax risks souring his friendship with Trump When France imposed a new digital services tax on Silicon Valley’s biggest companies, President Trump responded in kind, threatening a tariff on the country's wines....
2019-08-01 15:15

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
2019-05-21 15:00

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agreed earlier in the day on a power-sharing accord....
2019-08-19 23:00

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact ...
2019-06-12 00:01

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
2019-05-21 15:00

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
2019-06-29 00:30

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest. The post African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participat...
2019-06-06 13:45

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces indifference to victims of Syrian airstrikes; World Food Programme doubles supplies to those affected...
2019-07-31 18:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in th...
2019-05-21 19:30

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
2019-06-07 04:45

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
2019-05-21 15:00

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nations chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
2019-06-03 20:15

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spread to the eastern province....
2019-08-20 13:00

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
2019-06-14 06:15

Tech-savvy Estonia sets example of online voting as EU elections begin Internet voting — or i-voting —has been available since 2005 in the nation that gave the world Skype, and the percentage of voters using the internet to cast ballots has increased with each election, reaching 44 per cent of voters in a national elect...
2019-05-21 14:45

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence...
2019-08-15 00:15

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak....
2019-08-16 14:45

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said....
2019-08-16 18:15

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
2019-06-13 09:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Ra...
2019-08-14 20:45

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding ...
2019-06-20 23:30

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei products, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
2019-05-23 03:00

U.S. urges South Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks: Chosun Ilbo The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm's goods....
2019-05-23 08:15

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, climate crisis to have ‘extensive’ effect on human settlement...
2019-08-02 23:30

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
2019-06-03 20:30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Diplomacy for Peace Day, #VaccinesWork, the cost of war on Afghans, tech and well-being Top news for Wednesday includes: the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace, the launch of World Immunization Week, civilians continuing to bear the brunt of ongoing violence in Afghanistan, the need for more regulati...
2019-05-21 22:15

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested....
2019-07-12 02:15

UAE says it will stand with Sudan in 'good times and bad times': official on Twitter The United Arab Emirates congratulated Sudan after its military council and opposition reached a power-sharing deal and said it would stand with Khartoum in "good times and bad times", Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said....
2019-07-05 11:15

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essent...
2019-07-12 02:00

South Korean Daily Says That Kim Jong-un Executed and Purged Top Nuclear Negotiators The report comes amid speculation that the North’s leader is changing tack after his summit meeting with President Trump failed to lift punishing sanctions....
2019-05-31 04:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sa...
2019-06-27 19:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Ra...
2019-08-14 01:45

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
2019-07-16 23:45

Monday’s Daily Brief: the future of food and digital tech, labour justice in focus, denuclearization, and Kosovo This Monday, top stories includes: a new report on risks and opportunities of digital technology; social justice for all at the centenary UN labour conference; updates on Iran’s and North Korea’s nuclear programmes; tackling today’s problems with foo...
2019-06-11 01:30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and ...
2019-05-21 19:15

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tuesday, kicking off the annual High-level Political...
2019-07-09 20:30

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Syrian detainees, Zimbabwe hunger crisis, Kabul attack, Mexico disappearances, new tech to feed the world Wednesday’s top stories: Syrian detainees “failed by Security Council”; Zimbabwe experiencing “worst-ever hunger crisis”; deadly Kabul attack; Mexico “responsible for enforced disappearances”; indigenous languages at risk; and how innovation should b...
2019-08-07 22:45

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
2019-08-01 02:30

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Thursday....
2019-07-19 03:00

'Fridays for Future': What next? Will young people protesting around the world to demand action on the climate crisis be the vanguard of a new movement to tackle overconsumption and our throw-away society? One expert is optimistic....
2019-06-22 00:30

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to resolve a dispute stemming from their wartime past....
2019-08-20 10:00

Sainz: McLaren had one of its "best Fridays" of 2019 in Canada Carlos Sainz Jr said McLaren 'experimented' with its car as it enjoyed one of its "best Fridays" of the 2019 Formula 1 season with fourth in Canadian Grand Prix practice...
2019-06-08 00:45

Japan allows first shipment of high-tech materials to South Korea under new restrictions Japan has allowed the first shipment of a sensitive material used in high-tech manufacturing to South Korea under a set of tightened export controls that have triggered a diplomatic and economic dispute....
2019-08-08 12:15

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threatened to disrupt global supplies of memory chips and smartphones....
2019-07-04 14:00

Japan Said to Have Allowed More Exports of High-Tech Material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, ahead of talks this......
2019-08-20 10:30

After a year of strikes can Fridays For Future maintain momentum? One year after Greta Thunberg conducted a lone vigil outside the Swedish parliament, the school climate strikes she inspired have become a global movement. But is there a fear that protest fatigue might be setting in?...
2019-08-21 00:00

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
2019-07-01 15:30

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, ahead of talks this week to resolve the dispute....
2019-08-20 06:30

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday...
2019-07-01 01:30

Lota Love Fridays: TPD officer Monica Rose Nance TUCSON – This week, Tucson Police Department officer Monica Rose Nance was nominated and selected as the person who deserves a “lota love’. She and ten guests were able to dine in for free at Blake’s Lotaburger. For more information about Nance, watc...
2019-07-06 06:30

Germany: Aachen hosts 'Fridays for Future' climate rally Thousands of students have protested in the German city to urge immediate action on climate change. Police have vowed to prevent other activists from blocking access to one of Germany's largest open coal mines nearby....
2019-06-21 16:15

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
2019-06-28 20:45

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
2019-07-01 04:45

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
2019-06-07 22:45

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
2019-07-17 17:45

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
2019-05-23 22:30