Omar al-Bashir

In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

In Russia, Sudan`s Bashir asks Putin for `protection` from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has urged Russia to protect his country from the US.

Nov 23, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

Three dead after Sudan clashes over Bashir visit to south Darfur: UN

Bashir travelled to Darfur to show progress before a US decision in October on lifting sanctions in return for Sudan meeting conditions, including resolving conflicts and improving humanitarian efforts on the ground. 

Sep 22, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Donald Trump

Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Donald Trump

Washington had shunned al-Bashir, who has been Sudan's leader since 1989, and is wanted by the ICC on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Sudan's Darfur region.

May 19, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir to attend Saudi summit, no word on Donald Trump meeting: Minister

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will attend a gathering in Saudi Arabia on Saturday but has received no indication whether he will meet U.S. President Donald Trump there, Sudan`s foreign minister said on Wednesday.

May 17, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

Sudan`s first Prime Minister since 1989 coup takes oath

A former army general and top aide to President Omar al-Bashir was sworn in Thursday as Sudan`s first prime minister since the post was scrapped in a 1989 Islamist-backed coup.

Mar 02, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
United Nation seeks to raise $952 million aid for Sudan

United Nation seeks to raise $952 million aid for Sudan

The United Nations Tuesday launched a global appeal for $952 million to fund Sudan's humanitarian needs in 2016, most of it to help people affected by the deadly conflict in Darfur.

Jul 12, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Bashir declares ceasefire in Blue Nile, South Kordofan

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared a four-month ceasefire in two states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan, where recent fighting between troops and rebels has left scores of casualties, the army has said.

Jun 18, 2016, 03:50 AM IST

Sudan arrests three opposition figures: Party

Sudanese security agents arrested three opposition figures in Khartoum today, their party said, despite efforts by the government to persuade opponents to join national dialogue talks.

Oct 29, 2015, 01:35 AM IST

Sudan`s Bashir says Darfur, Kordofan conflicts to end in 2016

 President Omar al-Bashir said Friday that conflicts roiling Sudan`s Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile regions would end in 2016, the day after he offered rebels a two-month ceasefire to join a national dialogue.

Aug 22, 2015, 02:57 AM IST

Sudan offers guarantees for rebels to attend Khartoum talks

 Sudan`s government said Monday it is ready to offer rebels battling its forces legal guarantees to allow them to attend talks in Khartoum aimed at addressing the country`s multiple crises.

Aug 03, 2015, 20:14 PM IST
S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency

S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency

South Africa announced Thursday that it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government`s refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.

Jun 25, 2015, 15:09 PM IST

S Africa threatens to quit ICC over Bashir

South Africa threatened today to withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government's refusal to detain Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.

Jun 24, 2015, 01:07 AM IST

South Africa denies it hatched plan to protect Sudan`s Bashir

South Africa`s government on Monday denied secretly plotting a safe exit from the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, despite an international arrest warrant on war crimes charges.

Jun 22, 2015, 18:02 PM IST
South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`

South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`

The South African government secretly plotted to ensure safe passage out of the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir despite an international warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Jun 21, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

Desmond Tutu bemoans Bashir entry into South Africa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Tuesday that some of the most powerful nations` refusal to comply with the International Criminal Court had created an environment for South Africa to allow Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir into, and out of, the country. 

Jun 16, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Court gives South Africa seven days to explain why it let Bashir go

 The South African government has a week to explain to judges why it defied a court order barring the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country.

Jun 16, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

Sudanese president's whereabouts unknown

 As a judge here prepared to rule on Monday on whether South African authorities must arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for "crimes against humanity", confusion prevailed about his whereabouts.

Jun 15, 2015, 18:21 PM IST

Bashir to leave South Africa Monday despite court case: Sudan official

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will leave South Africa on Monday, an official in his delegation said, as a Pretoria judge was due to hear an application for his arrest.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:37 PM IST
Sudan says all `normal`, President Omar al-Bashir to return after AU summit

Sudan says all `normal`, President Omar al-Bashir to return after AU summit

Sudan insisted President Omar al-Bashir`s visit to Johannesburg for a summit was proceeding normally and he would return after its main meeting, despite a court order Sunday banning him from leavin

Jun 14, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

South Africa court bars indicted Sudan leader from leaving

Sudan insisted President Omar al-Bashir's visit to Johannesburg for a summit was proceeding normally and he would return after its main meeting, despite a court order on Sunday banning him from leaving South Africa.

Jun 14, 2015, 22:06 PM IST