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Sudan’s Bashir charged with corruption, in first appearance since April

KHARTOUM - 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 and detained in April.

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Spotlight on Sudan’s Defiant Uprising In ‘Patriot Act’

Hasan Minhaj mocks the military junta that ousted a dictator by hijacking pro-democracy protests in Sudan.

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Sudan's Bashir appears before prosecutor

Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was

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

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for

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As Sudan Faces Political Upheaval & A Food Crisis, Here’s How To Help

Sudan has been in a state of crisis since early April, when civilians opposing dictator and war criminal Omar al-Bashir finally ousted him from the government. Al-Bashir’s regime, though, was quickly replaced with violent military control, which has left hundreds of peaceful protesters injured, raped, and murdered, reports the Guardian. And now, according to a food security report issued on Friday, South Sudan is facing another crisis: namely, record numbers of starvation. The World Food Programme (WFP) reported about 7 million people are facing food shortages, with more than 20,000 dangerously near famine. This is predicted to continue worsening as the country prepares for its rainiest season; by the end of July, over 1.8 million South Sudanese people will find themselves in a state of emergency, with 5 million in crisis.

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As Sudan Faces Political Upheaval & A Food Crisis, Here’s How To Help

Sudan has been in a state of crisis since early April, when civilians opposing dictator and war criminal Omar al-Bashir finally ousted him from the government. Al-Bashir’s regime, though, was quickly replaced with violent military control, which has left hundreds of peaceful protesters injured, raped, and murdered, reports the Guardian. And now, according to a food security report issued on Friday, South Sudan is facing another crisis: namely, record numbers of starvation. The World Food Programme (WFP) reported about 7 million people are facing food shortages, with more than 20,000 dangerously near famine. This is predicted to continue worsening as the country prepares for its rainiest season; by the end of July, over 1.8 million South Sudanese people will find themselves in a state of emergency, with 5 million in crisis.

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Ousted Sudan president to be referred for trial soon - prosecutor

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted president Omar al-Bashir will be referred for trial soon after

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Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible - U.S. official

By Aidan Lewis CAIRO (Reuters) - Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition

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UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur

United Nations, Jun 15 (UNI) The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backof worsening violence and insecurity across the country.

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China, Russia reject calls for freeze on UN pullout from Sudan

China and Russia on Friday rejected calls from European and African countries to freeze the planned shutdown of a peacekeeping

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Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible - U.S. official

By Aidan Lewis CAIRO (Reuters) - Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and

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US demands 'independent, credible' probe into Sudan crackdown

A US envoy for Africa on Friday called for an "independent and credible" investigation into last week's crackdown on protesters

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Find Out Why Your Social Media is Turning Blue for Sudan?  

Thousands of users are turning there social media profile picture blue .

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Can Eritreans' social media campaign topple leader of 'Africa's North Korea'?

A social media movement is drawing attention to the closed regime in Eritrea and is gaining momentum.

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Iran, Sudan, vaccines, White House, moon landing: 5 things to know for June 14

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

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Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted

By Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some

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UN seeks to verify reports of gang-rape by Sudan militias

The United Nations raised concerns on Thursday over reports that Sudan's militias and Rapid Support Forces gang-raped women protesters and medical personnel during a crackdown on demonstrators.

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Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted

By Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that

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Social media does 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.

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U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning

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UN seeks to verify reports of gang-rape by Sudan militias

The United Nations raised concerns on Thursday over reports that Sudan's militias and Rapid Support Forces gang-raped women protesters and

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Sudan's military rulers meet U.S. diplomats, Bashir charged with corruption

By Khalid Abdelaziz KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The head of Sudan's ruling military council held talks on Thursday with the senior

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Sudan's public prosecutors charge Bashir with corruption

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's state prosecutor's office said on Thursday jailed former president Omar al-Bashir had been charged with corruption

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Sudan crisis: How it began, where it's headed

From the Sudan uprising to protests against Omar al-Bashir to now, here's what you need to know.

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Alert Level 2 raised over Sudan; travel to this country restricted

Alert Level 2 is now hoisted over Sudan following weeks of civil unrest, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Thursday as it advised all Filipinos not to travel to the said country at this time.

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