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Sudan: Country in Northeast Africa
Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan, is a country in Northeast Africa. It borders the countries of Central African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, South Sudan, and the Red Sea. It has a population of 44.91 million people as of 2021 and occupies 1,886,068 square kilometres, making it Africa's third-largest country by area, and the third-largest by area in the Arab League. It was the largest country by area in Africa and the Arab League until the secession of South Sudan in 2011, since which both titles have been held by Algeria. Its capital is Khartoum and its most populated city is Omdurman.

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Despite deal, Sudanese rally to demand military rulers leave [Video]

Despite deal, Sudanese rally to demand military rulers leave

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Thousands protest in Khartoum against military takeover [Video]

Thousands protest in Khartoum against military takeover

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Thursday at thousands of protesters who rallied against a deal that saw the prime minister reinstated after his ouster in a military coup last month.

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Sudan military coup: More protests planned despite reinstatement of PM [Video]

Sudan military coup: More protests planned despite reinstatement of PM

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Sudan military reinstates Prime Minister Hamdok, but protests continue [Video]

Sudan military reinstates Prime Minister Hamdok, but protests continue

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Sudan military reinstates deposed PM Abdalla Hamdok, a month after coup | Oneindia News [Video]

Sudan military reinstates deposed PM Abdalla Hamdok, a month after coup | Oneindia News

A month after a military coup, the Sudan military reinstated deposed PM Abdalla Hamdok and also signed a deal with him. #SudanCoup #AbdallaHamdok #SudanMilitary

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Sudan PM Hamdok reinstated after coup, protester killed [Video]

Sudan PM Hamdok reinstated after coup, protester killed

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Sudan political transition : Hamdok, Burhan sign political agreement, PM reinstated [Video]

Sudan political transition : Hamdok, Burhan sign political agreement, PM reinstated

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Police in Khartoum use tear gas in protest clashes [Video]

Police in Khartoum use tear gas in protest clashes

Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets of Khartoum on Sunday in protests over the leadership crisis in the country. Footage by the Omdurman Resistance Commitees posted on their Facebook page..

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At least 15 people shot dead in anti-coup protests in Sudan [Video]

At least 15 people shot dead in anti-coup protests in Sudan

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Blinken discusses violence in Sudan and Ethiopia during Kenya visit [Video]

Blinken discusses violence in Sudan and Ethiopia during Kenya visit

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Protesters killed in anti-coup demonstrations in Sudan [Video]

Protesters killed in anti-coup demonstrations in Sudan

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Two protesters shot dead as thousands rally in Sudan anti-coup rally [Video]

Two protesters shot dead as thousands rally in Sudan anti-coup rally

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Thousands demand civilian control in Sudan protest [Video]

Thousands demand civilian control in Sudan protest

Sudanese security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas on Saturday to disperse protesters denouncing the military’s tightening grip on the country, killing at least three and wounding several,..

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Sudan protesters take to streets after military coup | Freedom, Peace, and Justice | OneIndia News [Video]

Sudan protesters take to streets after military coup | Freedom, Peace, and Justice | OneIndia News

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets since the military coup in Sudan. They’re demanding the restoration of the civil government. Security forces have used tear gas on crowds and beat..

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Sudan internet cuts complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup [Video]

Sudan internet cuts complicate civil disobedience campaign against coup

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Sudan: More than 100 protesters detained in latest crackdown [Video]

Sudan: More than 100 protesters detained in latest crackdown

Security forces used tear gas to disperse the protesters and arrested at least 113 people.

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Sudanese protesters to pursue civil disobedience despite military crackdown [Video]

Sudanese protesters to pursue civil disobedience despite military crackdown

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Empty streets in Sudan ahead of planned protest [Video]

Empty streets in Sudan ahead of planned protest

The streets of the Sudanese capital were deserted early on Saturday morning ahead of a planned anti-coup protest.

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'A partnership of blood'- a Sudanese journalist reflects on the coup in Khartoum [Video]

'A partnership of blood'- a Sudanese journalist reflects on the coup in Khartoum

Sudanese journalist Mohanad Hashim says the military coup in Sudan was almost “inevitable.”

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Sudan anti-coup protests defy fierce military crackdown [Video]

Sudan anti-coup protests defy fierce military crackdown

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Sudan arrests 3 coup critics, fires 6 diplomats as pressure mounts on military [Video]

Sudan arrests 3 coup critics, fires 6 diplomats as pressure mounts on military

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Sudanese army faces widening opposition to takeover [Video]

Sudanese army faces widening opposition to takeover

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Sudan military coup: Critics, protesters arrested as forces tighten repression [Video]

Sudan military coup: Critics, protesters arrested as forces tighten repression

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Sudan security moves to break up protests, PM held under guard [Video]

Sudan security moves to break up protests, PM held under guard

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UN Security Council holds emergency meeting over Sudan military coup [Video]

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting over Sudan military coup

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'Going backwards': Three killed as security forces open fire during anti-coup protest in Sudan

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Sudan prime minister and wife at home "under heavy security" after military coup - as ministers reject takeover

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Sudan's prime minister Abdalla Hamdock and his wife are at home "under heavy security" after the military seized control in a violent coup.
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At least seven people have been killed and 140 injured after Sudan's military seized power, a health ministry official has said.
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Five Sudanese officials detained in apparent coup attempt - reports

At least five senior Sudanese government officials have been detained by military forces in an apparent coup attempt, according to reports.
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Sudan general dissolves government in military coup

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Sudan's top general has declared a state of emergency and dissolved the country's transitional government - as the prime minister's office said a "complete coup" was under way.
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J&K's Mawya Sudan 12th woman to get into IAF's fighter stream

Flying officer Mawya Sudan, who hails from Lamberi village in Rajouri district of J&K, has become the 12th woman to be commissioned into the fighter stream of IAF. Commissioned at the combined..
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Sudan bans travellers from India, imposes virus curbs

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Asylum seeker stabs French immigration official to death

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A Sudanese refugee has stabbed a French immigration official to death after being told his asylum request had been rejected, authorities have said.
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India welcomes removal of Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

India on Monday welcomed the removal of Sudan from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism as well as the normalisation of relations between the African nation and Israel.
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India's food aid arrives in Sudan as part of New Delhi's outreach amid COVID

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Sudan extends lockdown in Khartoum state to June 29

Sudan has extended a lockdown in the state of Khartoum to June 29 as it tries to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, its Security and Defence Council said on Wednesday.
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Sudan finds mass grave of conscripts killed during Bashir's rule

Sudan's public prosecutor on Monday announced the discovery of a mass grave east of Khartoum suspected to contain the remains of students killed in 1998 who tried escaping military service from a..
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Sudan announces discovery of mass grave of students killed under Bashir

Sudan's public prosecutor said Monday a mass grave has been discovered east of the capital Khartoum, allegedly containing students killed in 1998 who tried escaping military service.
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Sudan war crimes charges are untrue, suspect says

A Sudanese war crimes suspect said on Monday that charges mentioned on his arrest warrant are untrue, during an initial appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
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Sudan war crimes suspect says charges against him are 'untrue'

A Sudanese war crimes suspect said on Monday that charges mentioned on his arrest warrant are "untrue" during an initial appearance at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
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Sudan to introduce direct cash payments to its neediest citizens

Sudan will begin rolling out an experimental programme of direct cash transfers to its neediest citizens next week as it tries to wean the country off costly subsidies.
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Sudan extends airport closures by another two weeks due to coronavirus

Sudan will keep its airports closed to international and internal scheduled commercial flights for another two weeks until June 28, a spokesman for the country's civil aviation authority told Reuters..
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Sudan committee seizes Bashir's bank account, closes FX bureaus

A Sudanese anti-corruption committee said on Tuesday it had confiscated a bank account belonging to ousted President Omar al-Bashir and closed five foreign exchange bureaus used to fund his regime.
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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume talks on Blue Nile dam

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia on Tuesday resumed talks on the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam after the failure of a U.S-led mediation effort earlier this year, a Sudanese official said.
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Sudan calls for renewed talks on Blue Nile dam

Sudan has called for the resumption of talks with Egypt and Ethiopia on the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam after the failure of a U.S-led mediation effort earlier this year.
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Sudan's PM promises justice on anniversary of sit-in killings

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok pledged justice on Wednesday for scores of pro-democracy protesters killed a year ago when security forces broke up a sit-in outside the defence ministry.
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Sudan summons Ethiopian envoy over suspected cross-border attack

Sudan summoned the Ethiopian Chargé d'Affaires on Saturday over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian militias that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, it said in a..
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Sudan army officer dies, soldiers hurt in attack by Ethiopian militia: SUNA

A Sudanese military officer was killed and several soldiers wounded on Thursday in an attack by Ethiopian militias on the Sudanese side of the border with Ethiopia, the official SUNA news agency said.
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Sudan says three jailed members of ousted Bashir regime have coronavirus

At least three jailed senior members of the toppled regime of former Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir have the coronavirus, the country's public prosecution service said on Wednesday.
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U.S. reaches consensus with Sudan on 'contours' of future claims deal

The United States and Sudan have reached a common understanding on the "contours" of a future bilateral claims agreement linked to the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania,..
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U.S. Supreme Court heaps more damages on Sudan in embassy bombing cases

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Sudan airports to remain closed until May 31

Sudan will keep its airports closed for both internal and international commercial passenger flights until May. 31, the state news agency SUNA said on Sunday, extending a shutdown that began in March..
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Three killed and 79 wounded in tribal clashes in eastern Sudan

Clashes between two tribes in Sudan's eastern city of Kassala killed three people and wounded 79 others, the state's acting governor said on Sunday.
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Sudanese corruption committee confiscates Bashir family properties

A Sudanese anti-corruption committee said on Thursday that it will confiscate several large plots of land and residential properties in the capital Khartoum from relatives of ousted President Omar..
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Sudanese coronavirus committee recommends lockdown extension in Khartoum state

Sudan's emergency committee on coronavirus has recommended that a lockdown of the state of Khartoum be extended by 10 days from Sunday to help slow the spread of the deadly COVID-19 disease, sources..
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Sudan appoints first ambassador to U.S. for decades

Sudan has appointed its first ambassador to the United States for almost a quarter of a century, its foreign ministry said on Monday, in a move to normalise relations after decades of antagonism.
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Few ventilators, little cash: Sudan braces for coronavirus test

With just a few hundred ventilators and international aid slow to materialise, Sudan's fledgling government knows it has an uphill battle against a coronavirus pandemic that has brought far richer..
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Sudan imposes lockdown on capital after 10 new coronavirus cases

Sudan will impose a lockdown on the capital Khartoum for three weeks after 10 more cases of the new coronavirus were discovered on Monday, its information minister said.
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Sudan bans inter-city passenger travel in bid to halt coronavirus

Sudan announced on Sunday that it was banning all passenger road transport between cities and deploying emergency laws to ensure compliance with measures aimed at stopping the spread of the new..
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Sudan's health minister says country needs $120 million to fight coronavirus

Sudan urgently needs $120 million to fight the new coronavirus, the country's health minister told Reuters on Saturday, amid a shortage of the equipment to fight the epidemic which has ravaged richer..
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France knife attack suspect charged with terrorism offences, murder

A man who killed two people in a knife attack in southeastern France at the weekend is a refugee from Sudan and has been charged with terrorism offences and murder, the French anti-terrorist..
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Sudan's minister of defense dies of heart attack in south Sudan

Sudan's minister of defense, Lt Gen Jamaleldin Omar, has died of a heart attack in South Sudan, where he was taking part in peace negotiations between the government and armed movements in Juba, a..
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Sudan imposes 10-hour night-time curfew to curb coronavirus spread

Sudan will impose a nationwide curfew every night starting on Tuesday, beginning at 8 pm (1800 GMT) and lasting until 6 am to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, a member of the ruling..
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Sudan orders arrest of former foreign minister over 1989 coup

The Sudanese prosecutor's office on Tuesday ordered the arrest of former foreign minister Ali Karti for his role in the 1989 coup which brought Omar al-Bashir to power.
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Dress codes and dancing: Sudan sees culture thaw after Bashir

In Sudan's capital Khartoum, a hip-hop producer who had his equipment seized during anti-government protests last year is now free to mix tracks in his studio.
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Sudan closes schools and universities for one month over coronavirus

Sudan has ordered the closure of schools and universities for one month from Saturday to stop the spread of coronavirus, a statement from the prime minister's office said.
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Kenya, Ethiopia join expanding list of African states with coronavirus

Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Guinea all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, giving the disease a foothold in 18 countries on the African continent.
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Sudan stops visas and flights for eight countries including Egypt over coronavirus: statement

Sudan stopped visa issuances and flight services to eight countries including neighbor Egypt and Italy over fears of the coronavirus outbreak, a government statement said on Thursday.
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U.S. team in Sudan to probe PM assassination attempt: minister

U.S. investigators arrived in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday to help local authorities investigating an assassination attempt that targeted the Sudanese prime minister earlier this week, a..
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Sudan moves against Bashir loyalists after assassination attempt

Sudan's ruling council said on Tuesday it would step up its drive to remove loyalists of former president Omar al-Bashir, a day after the prime minister of the transitional government escaped an..
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