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Sudan detects 5 more cases of monkeypox amid concerns

Sep. 20, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan on Tuesday announced five more cases of the monkeypox virus, bringing the tally up to seven patients. The Health Ministry said in a statement the new cases were detected in the capital of Khartoum and the provinces of West Darfur, North Darfur, and Kassala. The...

ICC prosecutor: UN should help deliver justice in Darfur

Aug. 23, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court urged the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to accelerate action to help deliver justice for thousands of people in Sudan’s western Darfur region, which was wracked by bloodshed in 2003. Karim Khan said...

Doctors group: Sudan forces kill at least 1 during protests

Jul. 26, 2022 15:20 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces killed at least one person while violently dispersed anti-coup protesters Tuesday in the capital of Khartoum and other cities, a medical group said. The Sudan Doctors Committee, which is part of the pro-democracy movement, said the protester...

Sudan's doctors: 11 wounded in crackdown on anti-coup sit-in

Jul. 05, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces descended on an anti-coup sit-in to try and disperse protesters in the capital of Khartoum, wounding at least 11 people, a medical group said Tuesday. The crackdown came shortly after Sudan's military ruler promised to step down once a civilian government is...

Thousands rally in Sudan day after 9 killed during protests

Jul. 01, 2022 14:00 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands took to the streets Friday in Sudan's capital, a day after nine people were killed in demonstrations against the country's ruling generals. The United States and others in the international community condemned the violence in this East African nation, which...

Sudan doctors: 8 people killed in mass rallies against coup

Jun. 30, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese security forces shot eight people to death during anti-coup protests Thursday, a medical group said as thousands marched to denounce the country’s military rulers and demand an immediate transfer of power to civilians. The Sudan’s Doctors Committee said...

African Union urges calm in Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute

Jun. 29, 2022 08:18 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The African Union says it is deeply concerned by “the escalating military tension” between Ethiopia and Sudan after seven Sudanese soldiers and a civilian were killed in a border dispute. The statement Wednesday by the chairman of the continent-wide...

Ethiopia kills 7 Sudanese soldiers, civilian in border area

Jun. 27, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Ethiopia killed seven Sudanese soldiers and a civilian in a border area in the latest sign of deteriorating ties between the east African nations. A Sudanese military statement late Sunday described the killings as a “cowardly act” and said Khartoum would...