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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. Wearing traditional white robes and turban, he was driven to the prosecutor`s office in Khartoum, Reuters witnesses said.

Jun 16, 2019, 21:31 PM IST

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir forced to step down after mass protests

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was deposed by the army on Thursday and consultations were under way to form a transitional council to run the country, drawing a line under three decades of autocratic power that included allegations of genocide.

Apr 11, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Sudan's Bashir steps down, government sources say

Tens of thousands of Sudanese took to the streets in the centre of Khartoum in jubilation, dancing and chanting anti-Bashir slogans.

Apr 11, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Two more die as anti-government protests rock Sudanese cities

A 24-year-old man died in Omdurman and the second victim, the son  of a well-known footballer, had been at a protest at a private iniversity in Khartoum.

Jan 25, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

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

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

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

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`

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