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Sudan

Population: 40.53 mn.
GDP: $117.49 bn.
Debt: $21.75 bn.

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Cutting a deal on a knife-edge

From armed clashes to roundtable talks to threats of a walk-out, the transition jolts from crisis to crisis

Veering from armed clashes to roundtable talks, the negotiations between the ruling generals and civilian activists remain fraught, with hundreds of thousands of protesters camped ...

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A military-Islamist complex

To rescue the economy, the new government will have to free it from the grip of the generals, the spies and corrupt politicians

Just as the spiralling price of bread was the trigger for the four months of nationwide protests that led to the toppling of President Omer Hassan el Beshir on 10 April, the politi...


A battle against the clock

Talks between the generals and the opposition about the shape of the transition are floundering

At the heart of the contest is the fight for control of the interim regime: whether ultimate power should rest with the military or the proposed civilian council. The Forces for Fr...


The revolution rumbles on

Oppositionists keep up the pressure, pushing Omer el Beshir's quarrelling successors into early concessions

The millions of Sudanese activists taking on one of the world's most ruthless regimes, forcing two of its leaders from power in a couple of days, say they have started a revolution...

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El Beshir mulls the endgame

A state of emergency, appointing military governors and disowning his political allies has done nothing to halt demands for the President's exit

As demonstrators across the country win growing support in their call for his exit, President Omer el Beshir's choices are diminishing quickly and regional developments are moving ...

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Pushing Beshir towards the exit

As protesters keep up the pressure, diplomats are mulling an immunity from prosecution deal for Omer el Beshir to persuade him to quit

After over two months of demonstrations across the country and over 50 civilians killed by security forces, the resilience of the opposition is persuading some foreign governments ...


The people's spring against Beshir

Long-standing opposition groups and former regime allies are demanding the President's exit in the biggest protests since he seized power 30 years ago

Three weeks of opposition demonstrations across the country have left President Omer Hassan el Beshir much weakened, and vulnerable to machinations in the National Congress Party r...


Offensives and reshuffles

A new cabinet is appointed in the midst of an economic meltdown as the army plans to wipe out the rebels in Darfur

The proposal by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the United Nations head of Peacekeeping Operations, on 11 June to halve the UN-African Union peacekeeping force to 4,050 soldiers over the next...


Diplomats down, spies up

A veteran spy chief returns and the foreign minister is pushed out as President El Beshir tries to prolong his tenure

The sacking of Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour on 18 April after he complained in parliament that diplomats hadn't been paid for seven months points to the depth of the economic ...


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