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Sudan Bashir plotting President Omar al-bashir

Sudan finds mass grave believed to have bodies of officers executed by Bash...

07 July, 2020 9:00 am 9:00 am

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan has found a mass grave that most likely contains remains of 28 army officers executed in 1990 for plotting an attempted coup against the former President Omar al-Bashir, the public prosecutor office said late. The officers were executed in mysterious circumstances after a quick military trial one year after Bashir himself … Read More

Thousands, Sudanese, rally, faster, reform, Bashir, ouster

Thousands of Sudanese rally for faster reform after Bashir ouster

06 June, 2020 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Tens of thousands demonstrated on Tuesday in Sudanese cities despite a coronavirus lockdown to demand greater civilian rule in the transition towards democracy after the ouster of veteran strongman Omar al-Bashir last year. Waving Sudanese flags, protesters gathered in Khartoum and its twin cities Khartoum North and Omdurman after the government closed … Read More

Sudan, Bashir, sentenced, two years, detention, corruption

Former Sudan president Bashir sentenced to two years in detention for corru...

12 December, 2019 7:40 pm 7:40 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A Sudanese court on Saturday convicted former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges and sentenced him to two years of detention in a reform facility, the first ruling against the ex-leader ousted by mass unrest. The presiding judge said Bashir, 75, who was deposed by the military in April following months of … Read More

Sudan, military, council, promises, civilian, government, Bashir, toppled

Sudan’s military council promises civilian government after Bashir to...

04 April, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s ruling military council on Friday promised a new civilian government, a day after the armed forces overthrew President Omar al-Bashir, but mistrustful protest leaders immediately rejected the gesture. The council, which is now running Sudan under Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf, said it expected a pre-election transition to last two years … Read More

Sudan’s Bashir steps down, consultations under way to form council to...

04 April, 2019 1:38 pm 1:38 pm

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and consultations are under way to form a transitional council to run the country, government sources and a provincial minister said on Thursday. The minister of production and economic resources in North Darfur, Adel Mahjoub Hussein, told the Dubai-based al-Hadath TV that “there are consultations … Read More

Hearing of Nawaz’s Alazizia, Flagship cases adjourned till August 1

07 July, 2018 11:26 am 11:26 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Accountability Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of Al-Azizia Steel Mills and Flagship investments references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif till August 1. Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the references. During the hearing, the court inquired into the presence of Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Haris. His colleague then informed the court … Read More

Haris objects to hearing of remaining two references against Nawaz

07 July, 2018 12:38 pm 12:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Khawaja Haris on Monday objected to the judge’s hearing of the remaining two references against Nawaz in the Accountability Court. During the hearing of Al-Azizia reference today, Judge Mohammad Bashir remarked that the Supreme Court’s latest deadline of July 10 to conclude the cases is … Read More