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Demonstrator: Sudanese Government Stepping Up Violent Efforts to Quell Protests

Demonstrator: Sudanese Government Stepping Up Violent Efforts to Quell Protests

Sudan's government is stepping up violent efforts to quell widespread protests in the country, according to a demonstrator interviewed on a VOA program.

Khartoum protester Nour El Din told VOA's South Sudan in Focus on …

Demonstrator: Sudanese Government Stepping Up Violent Efforts to Quell Protests

Demonstrator: Sudanese Government Stepping Up Violent Efforts to Quell Protests

Sudan's government is stepping up violent efforts to quell widespread protests in the country, according to a demonstrator interviewed on a VOA program.

Khartoum protester Nour El Din told VOA's South Sudan in Focus on …

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Bashir Protesters

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Bashir Protesters

Riot police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters in Sudan's capital on Sunday, as demonstrations calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down continued for the third week.

Crowds of protesters gathered in Khartoum …

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Bashir Protesters

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Bashir Protesters

Riot police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters in Sudan's capital on Sunday, as demonstrations calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down continued for the third week.

Crowds of protesters gathered in Khartoum …

Pentagon Denies Scaling Back Operations in Somalia

Pentagon Denies Scaling Back Operations in Somalia

The U.S. Defense Department is denying a media report the U.S. is planning to reduce its operations in Somalia.

Pentagon spokeswoman Navy Commander Candice Tresch told VOA Friday: There have been no recent policy changes …

Pentagon Denies Scaling Back Operations in Somalia

Pentagon Denies Scaling Back Operations in Somalia

The U.S. Defense Department is denying a media report the U.S. is planning to reduce its operations in Somalia.

Pentagon spokeswoman Navy Commander Candice Tresch told VOA Friday: There have been no recent policy changes …

Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests Against Al-Bashir

Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests Against Al-Bashir

CAIRO Sudan's largest opposition groups on Thursday called for a fresh wave of protests to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down, as the longtime ruler made another attempt at staunching popular discontent by promising …

Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests Against Al-Bashir

Sudan’s Opposition Calls for More Protests Against Al-Bashir

CAIRO Sudan's largest opposition groups on Thursday called for a fresh wave of protests to demand that President Omar al-Bashir step down, as the longtime ruler made another attempt at staunching popular discontent by promising …

Algeria Shuts Southern Borders to Syrians Over Security Fears

Algeria Shuts Southern Borders to Syrians Over Security Fears

ALGIERS Algeria has barred all Syrians from entering the country via its southern border with Mali and Niger to keep out members of defeated rebel groups from Syria deemed to pose a security risk, a …

Sudan’s President Orders Investigation Amid Protests

Sudan’s President Orders Investigation Amid Protests

CAIRO Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has ordered an investigation into "recent events" after two weeks of violent protests against his 29-year autocratic rule, as he seeks to placate popular anger over worsening economic conditions.

The …

ZIMBABWE: ECONOMY BACK ON THE RAILS IN FEW MONTHS – ACTING PRESIDENT

ZIMBABWE: ECONOMY BACK ON THE RAILS IN FEW MONTHS – ACTING PRESIDENT

HARARE, ACTING President, Constantino Chiwenga has assured Zimbabweans the country's economy was on the mend adding that the current hardships faced by the majority will soon be a thing of the past.

Speaking at the …

Deaths Mar Bangladesh Election; Turnout Appears Thin

Deaths Mar Bangladesh Election; Turnout Appears Thin

DHAKA, BANGLADESH Clashes between supporters of Bangladesh's ruling party and its opponents killed two people and wounded nearly a dozen Sunday, a government official and police said, as the country voted in a general election …

Deaths Mar Bangladesh Election; Turnout Appears Thin

Deaths Mar Bangladesh Election; Turnout Appears Thin

DHAKA, BANGLADESH Clashes between supporters of Bangladesh's ruling party and its opponents killed two people and wounded nearly a dozen Sunday, a government official and police said, as the country voted in a general election …