Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown

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.

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement

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.

Sudan talks enter day two as key issue still unresolved

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.

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers

Sudan's main opposition alliance said on Wednesday it was prepared for direct talks with the country's military rulers over who should head a sovereign council to lead Sudan toward elections.

Sudan's military leaders sign $6mn deal with shady lobbyist

Sudan's military leaders sign $6mn deal with shady lobbyist

A Canadian lobbying firm has signed a $6mn deal to clean up the image of feared Sudanese military leader Hemedti and grant his provisional military council diplomatic recognition and international funding, according to the contract document published by the US.

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan Army, opposition to hold direct talks

Ethiopian mediator urges Sudan Army, opposition to hold direct talks

Ethiopia's mediator in the Sudan crisis on Tuesday urged the Sudanese transitional military council and opposition groups to hold direct talks on Wednesday to agree on remaining unresolved issues.

Mass protests for civilian rule rock Sudan

Mass protests for civilian rule rock Sudan

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied across Sudan on Sunday against the ruling generals as organisers called for a march on the presidential palace in Khartoum, in the biggest mass demonstration since a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

Sudan military issues warning to opposition over planned protest rally

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.

Security forces use tear gas to disperse students in Sudan's Khartoum

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.

Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement

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.

Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders

Sudan army ruler seeks to resume talks with protest leaders

Sudan's army ruler Wednesday 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.

Six months not enough to form S.Sudan unity government: president

Six months not enough to form S.Sudan unity government: president

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said Wednesday that a six-month delay agreed with his rivals for the formation of a unity government was not enough time to resolve outstanding issues.