27 Dead in Sudan Protests; Bashir Cancels UN Trip

Medical officials in Sudan say at least 27 people have died in four days of protests against the government’s decision to cut fuel subsidies.

The suspension has caused a sharp rise in fuel prices, a development that has angered civilians and prompted some to call for the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir.

Late Wednesday, Sudan said Mr. Bashir has canceled a planned appearance in New York at the U.N. General Assembly.

Meanwhile, Sudanese authorities have deployed security forces around …