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S.Sudan Talks Fail to End Impasse over State Boundaries

The latest round of peace talks between South Sudan's two rival leaders has failed to strike a deal on the vital issue of internal boundaries, mediators said on Friday.

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Two Soldiers Killed as Sudan Crushes Revolt by Security Agents

Sudan said Wednesday that two soldiers were killed as government forces crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan.

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Sudan Sentences to Death 27 Agents Who Tortured Protester to Death

A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 intelligence agents to death for torturing and killing a protester a year ago, an AFP correspondent said.

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Sudan, Rebels, Agree Plan to End Conflict in Darfur

The Sudanese government and nine rebel groups on Saturday signed an agreement on a roadmap towards ending the bloody conflict in the Darfur region.

The deal outlines different issues the parties will need to negotiate during the latest round of talks in Juba.

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Families of Sudan Protest 'Martyrs' Await Justice

Sudan has celebrated one year since the start of peaceful protests that ended a dictatorship, but families of the slain "martyrs of the revolution" are still waiting for justice.

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Sudan Marks Anniversary of Uprising that Ousted Bashir

A year after demonstrations broke out in Sudan over soaring bread prices, celebrations are planned across the country on Thursday to mark the uprising that brought down veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir.

In the central town of Atbara, the cradle of the revolt, hundreds of people are expected to arrive by train from Khartoum to stay for a week of festivities.

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South Sudan Rivals Agree to Form Unity Government by Deadline

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar agreed Tuesday to form a unity government by a February deadline, as they face international censure over faltering peace talks.

The rivals signed a truce in September 2018 but have failed to respect a cornerstone of that agreement -- that they form a power-sharing government and lay their differences to rest.

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Ex-Sudan Strongman al-Bashir Gets 2 Years for Corruption

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a rehabilitation facility.

That's the first verdict in a series of legal proceedings against al-Bashir, who is also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide linked to the Darfur conflict in the 2000s.

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2019: A Look Back at a Year of Turmoil

The year 2019 saw an explosion of demonstrations across the world as people demanded an overhaul of entrenched political systems and action on climate change.

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Bashir's NCP Condemns Sudan 'Illegal Govt.' Move to Scrap Party

Ousted president Omar al-Bashir's party on Friday condemned Sudan's new "illegal government" for ordering its closure and the dismantling of his regime that ruled the country for 30 years.

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