PROTESTS HAVE BECOME NATIONAL THREAT: MILITARY

At least one protester has been killed and 11 others wounded at the sit-in outside Sudan’s army headquarters. This comes two days after the military rulers termed the protest in Khartoum a threat to National stability. Shots were fired near the demonstration in Khartoum protesting Military rule in the country. U-N Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has […]

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NEGOTIATIONS FAIL TO PRODUCE A BREAKTHROUGH IN SUDAN

The ruling military council and an alliance of protest leaders have held overnight talks, over a future transitional government. After negotiations in Khartoum lasting six-hours, the ruling military said the talks are making progress and will continue. The two sides have been unable to reach a breakthrough on the makeup of a future government body. […]

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15 KILLED IN GUN BATTLE BETWEEN TROOPS, SUSPECTED TERRORISTS : SRI LANKA

15 people have been killed in a gun battle between Sri Lankan troops and suspected terrorists near the eastern town of Batticaloa. Military spokesman Sumith Atapattu said that six children were among those killed in the overnight battle. He said that a child caught in the crossfire was admitted to hospital. Atapattu said that three […]

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AFRICAN LEADERS GIVE SUDAN’S MILITARY 3 MONTHS FOR REFORMS

African leaders have given Sudan’s ruling military council a three months to implement democratic reforms. This was agreed at a summit hosted by Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo. Speaking at the summit, Sisi said that the meeting has agreed on installing comprehensive democratic system in Sudan. Last week, African Union had set a 15-day […]

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AFRICAN UNION GIVES 15-DAY DEADLINE FOR CIVIL RULE IN SUDAN

The African Union has threatened to revoke Sudan’s membership unless civil rule is established. The union has given Sudan a 15-days deadline for complete transfer of power to a civilian government. The union said that it rejects the military’s plan to lead the transition for two years. The US has also said that it will […]

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SUDANESE PROTESTERS DEMAND TRANSITIONAL MILITARY COUNCIL DISSOLUTION

Sudanese Protesters have demanded the dissolution of the Transitional Military Council. The demonstrators have called for a new interim civilian ruling council to be formed. Demonstrators have rejected any role of the military in the government. Despite the 30-year rule of President Omar Al Bashir brought to an end, the Sudanese protesters continue their demonstrations. […]

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TALIBAN ATTACK KILLS THREE US TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN

At least three US troops and a military contractor have been killed in a Taliban attack near Bagram Air Base in northern Afghanistan. The NATO-led Resolute Support mission has said that three other US troops were also wounded in the attack. Spokesman for US Forces in Afghanistan, Colonel David Butler, said that a car bomb […]

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US CONGRESS VOTES TO END US SUPPORT FOR YEMEN WAR

The US House of Representatives has approved a resolution to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The Democratic-led House voted two-forty-seven to one-seventy-five in favor of ending US’s military and logistics support for the Yemen’s government coalition in the war. This comes two weeks after the US senate passed this resolution where Republican […]

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INTRA-AFGHAN DIALOGUE SHOULD BE COMPREHENSIVE AND INCLUSIVE: US

US Special Envoy Zalimay Khalilzad has said the intra-Afghan dialogue for political settlement should be comprehensive and inclusive. Meeting with Afghan leaders in Kabul, Zalimay Khalilzad said that the peace talks must include representatives from the Afghan government, women and civil society. Khalilzad discussed with Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah international community’s role in an […]

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