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Sudan’s military council sacks foreign ministry undersecretary

KHARTOUM, Sudan’s Transitional Military Council announced Thursday that Undersecretary of Sudanese Foreign Ministry Badr-Eddin Abdalla Mohamed Ahmed has been relieved from his post.

Quoting a statement by the military council, Xinhua reported that Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, …

Uganda Dangles Asylum for Sudan’s Deposed Bashir

KAMPALA, UGANDA Uganda says it will consider giving asylum to Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir, who was deposed by his country’s military last week.

“If President Omar Bashir applies for asylum in Uganda, that is …

Explainer: What’s Next for Sudan After Bashir’s Fall?

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir has been ousted after three decades in power following months of mass protests. The military has announced a transitional period of up to two years followed by elections, but demonstrators are …

Explainer: What’s Next for Sudan After Bashir’s Fall?

KHARTOUM/CAIRO Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir has been ousted after three decades in power following months of mass protests. The military has announced a transitional period of up to two years followed by elections, but demonstrators are …

Factbox: Leading Sudanese Security Figures

KHARTOUM Officers who ousted President Omar al-Bashir from three decades in power have announced that a military council will run Sudan for a transitional period lasting up to two years, followed by elections.

But the …

Italy, France Spar Over Escalating Conflict in Libya

TRIPOLI/ROME France and Italy wrangled on Thursday over how best to tackle renewed conflict in Libya as a bid by eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar to seize Tripoli stalled in the face of strong resistance …

Italy, France Spar Over Escalating Conflict in Libya

TRIPOLI/ROME France and Italy wrangled on Thursday over how best to tackle renewed conflict in Libya as a bid by eastern forces under Khalifa Haftar to seize Tripoli stalled in the face of strong resistance …

Fight for Tripoli Escalates as UN Prepares to Meet

Fighting between rival Libyan governments for control of Tripoli worsened Wednesday as the United Nations Security Council gets ready to meet on the crisis.

General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army has set up an administration …

One Man’s Quest to Find the Dead After Devastating Cyclone

MAGARU, MOZAMBIQUE He was haunted by the thought of a small child’s skull, unburied and lost in the debris of a cyclone that had claimed hundreds of lives.

Stephen Fonseca stood in a field of …