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Country in Northeast Africa

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Sudan: Country in Northeast Africa
Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa. It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea to the east, Ethiopia to the southeast, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to the northwest. It has a population of 39 million people and occupies a total area of 1,886,068 square kilometres, making it the third-largest country in Africa. Sudan's predominant religion is Islam, and its official languages are Arabic and English. The capital is Khartoum, located at the confluence of the Blue and White Nile. Since 2011, Sudan is the scene of ongoing military conflict in its regions South Kordofan and Blue Nile.

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Sudanese security forces use violence to disperse student protest

Sudanese security forces used violence to break up a protest in Khartoum on Monday by dozens of students demanding that the military council which ousted former president Omar al-Bashir hands over..
Reuters - Published

Sudan must end repression and let monitors in, says U.N. rights boss

Sudanese authorities must let in human rights monitors, end repression of protesters and restore the internet connection, U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Sudan

Sudan's military rejects Ethiopia's transition proposal [Video]Sudan's military rejects Ethiopia's transition proposal

The military voices reservations over the plan for transition to civilian rule and instead seeks joint AU-Ethiopia plan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:14Published

Sudan protesters accept Ethiopia plan for political transition [Video]Sudan protesters accept Ethiopia plan for political transition

Ruling military generals and protest leaders have been wrangling over the makeup of a transitional government.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

Sudan protests: Military council wants talks to resume [Video]Sudan protests: Military council wants talks to resume

Sudan's military council has called for unconditional talks with protest leaders.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Desperate journeys: Migrants repatriated after 3 weeks stranded off Tunisia [Video]Desperate journeys: Migrants repatriated after 3 weeks stranded off Tunisia

Most of the migrants are from Bangladesh, and others come from Sudan and Libya, among other countries.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:15Published

Sudan expats protest in London against military leaders [Video]Sudan expats protest in London against military leaders

Hundreds of Sudanese expatriates have protested in London, calling for Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council to stand aside.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:56Published

Sudan's ex-president Bashir charged with corruption, appearing in public for first time since coup [Video]Sudan's ex-president Bashir charged with corruption, appearing in public for first time since coup

Sudan's ex-president Bashir charged with corruption, appearing in public for first time since coup

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:19Published

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting [Video]Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting

Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offenses on Sunday as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April. Pascale Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Sudan civilians say military has lost their trust after violence [Video]Sudan civilians say military has lost their trust after violence

The army insists on having a bigger say in a transitional council, a condition rejected by civilian leaders.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:54Published

Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster [Video]Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ouster

Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offenses on Sunday as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April. Pascale Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir to be referred to trial [Video]Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir to be referred to trial

Sudan's chief prosecutor has given the former president one week to appeal the charges.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:52Published

Sudan army, protesters to resume talks on transitional council [Video]Sudan army, protesters to resume talks on transitional council

Ethiopian envoy says protest movement agrees to suspend disobedience campaign and TMC will free political prisoners.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published

Sudan opposition members 'deported' on 2nd day of general strike [Video]Sudan opposition members 'deported' on 2nd day of general strike

Deputy head of Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North rebel group says he and colleagues were forcibly sent to Juba.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:09Published

Why is Sudan still mired in political chaos? | Euronews answers [Video]Why is Sudan still mired in political chaos? | Euronews answers

Efforts to bring democracy to Sudan suffered a major blow this week after a military raid in a pro-democracy camp in Khartoum.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:25Published

At least three killed as Sudan civil disobedience takes off [Video]At least three killed as Sudan civil disobedience takes off

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Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 08:28Published

Sudan civil disobedience campaign starts [Video]Sudan civil disobedience campaign starts

Protests will continue until military transfers power to civilian government, organisers say.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Sudan arrests opposition leaders after Ethiopia mediation effort [Video]Sudan arrests opposition leaders after Ethiopia mediation effort

Protest leaders Mohamed Esmat and Ismail Jalab arrested shortly after meeting mediator, Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:19Published

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed begins mediation talks in Sudan [Video]Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed begins mediation talks in Sudan

Move comes after AU suspends Sudan's membership following killing of dozens of protesters by Rapid Support Forces.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters [Video]African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters

The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan days after the military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 08:23Published

40 Bodies Dumped In River Nile As Sudanese Forces Kill Pro-Democracy Protesters [Video]40 Bodies Dumped In River Nile As Sudanese Forces Kill Pro-Democracy Protesters

The death toll from Monday's attack on the sit-in of Sudan's pro-democracy protesters has risen to 100. The Central Committee of Sudan Doctors say the death toll jumped from 60 to 100 when 40 bodies..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Sudan violence: 40 bodies pulled from Nile [Video]Sudan violence: 40 bodies pulled from Nile

The bodies are believed to have been dumped there on the day of the crackdown by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

Dozens Dead After Sudan Military Opens Fire At Protesters [Video]Dozens Dead After Sudan Military Opens Fire At Protesters

Business Insider reports Sudan's ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power on Monday. Dozens of protesters were killed in a furious volley of gunfire. A doctor's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Sudan protesters reject military election plan after crackdown [Video]Sudan protesters reject military election plan after crackdown

Heavy security presence and gunfire in Khartoum as protesters reject military plan to hold elections in nine months.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

Sudan's military junta calls for elections in 9 months [Video]Sudan's military junta calls for elections in 9 months

Protesters say they do not trust the junta and call for an immediate transfer of power to civilian rule.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:01Published

Sudan's military calls for snap elections within nine months [Video]Sudan's military calls for snap elections within nine months

Sudan's Transitional Military Council said on Tuesday it had canceled all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for snap elections following deadly violence in the capital..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

 

U.N. rights boss says Sudan must halt repression, allow monitors access

Sudanese authorities must grant human rights monitors access to the country and end "repression" against protesters and the shutdown of the Internet, U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet said on..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified: Sudan military council

Sudan's military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union need to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals

Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President..
Reuters - Published

Sudan's military council dismisses public prosecutor, appoints replacement: sources

Sudan's military council on Thursday dismissed public prosecutor Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed Mahmoud and appointed Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah to succeed him, prosecution sources told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Sudan military council head says it's ready to negotiate with opposition

The head of Sudan's ruling military council said on Wednesday it was ready to meet an opposition alliance to negotiate the country's transition toward democracy, after talks collapsed following the..
Reuters - Published

How some Instagram accounts are exploiting the Sudan crisis

As the political crisis in Sudan worsens, global humanitarian organizations have turned to social media to raise both awareness and money. It turns out, some of those accounts are actually fake. In her..
CBS News - Published

Italian prosecutor demands jail term for alleged trafficking kingpin

Italian prosecutors demanded on Monday a 14-year prison term for an alleged people-smuggling kingpin extradited from Sudan in 2016, dismissing suggestions they had caught the wrong man.
Reuters - Published

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NYTimes.com - Published

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.
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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.
Reuters - Published

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