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Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mursi dies after collapsing in court

4:22am BST

CAIRO Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died on Monday from a heart attack after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities and a medical source said. | Video

With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike

21 May 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir.

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal

18 May 2019

KHARTOUM The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats on Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week.

Sudan opposition decries army's suspension of talks, sees growing anger

16 May 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's opposition alliance said on Thursday the ruling military council's 72-hour suspension of talks with protesters was a "regrettable" setback to efforts to forge a new democratic era following the overthrow of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir. | Video

Sudanese forces clear protesters with gunfire; talks suspended for 72 hours

16 May 2019

KHARTOUM At least nine people were wounded on Wednesday when Sudanese forces used live ammunition to clear demonstrators from central Khartoum, a protest group said, and talks on forming a body to lead Sudan to democracy have been suspended for 72 hours.

Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal

15 May 2019

* Military council and opposition agree to three year transition

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push

15 May 2019

KHARTOUM Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers on Tuesday for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. | Video

Clashes in Sudan's capital after deal on transitional power structure

14 May 2019

KHARTOUM Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for the country's transition following the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir last month. | Video

Sudanese protesters dig in at sit-in site during Muslim fasting month

10 May 2019

KHARTOUM For Kwanja Edward, stirring a massive pot of porridge on a roadside in central Khartoum to feed protesters camping outside Sudan's Defence Ministry is the best place to be during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Sudan's protest coalition calls for civil disobedience campaign

08 May 2019

KHARTOUM Sudanese protest and opposition leaders on Wednesday called for a campaign of civil disobedience in response to what one of them described as the military's "disappointing" answer to their proposals for an interim government.

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