Category: Nation & World

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Is Detained in Apparent Coup

Image Protesters blocked a road in the capital, Khartoum, on Monday, to denounce the detentions of members of Sudan’s transitional government by the military.Credit…Ashraf Shazly/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images NAIROBI, Kenya — Military forces detained Sudan’s prime minister and other civilian leaders on Monday in an apparent coup that endangered the country’s fragile transition from…

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok Is Detained in Apparent Coup

Image A man wore Sudan’s flag as a pile of tires burned during a protest in Khartoum, Sudan, last week.Credit…Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters NAIROBI, Kenya — Military forces detained Sudan’s prime minister early on Monday in an apparent coup that endangered the northeast African nation’s fragile transition to democracy from authoritarian rule. The Sudanese Ministry of…

Sudanese Officials Detained by Military Amid Fears of a Coup

Image Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir during his trial in the capital Khartoum last year.Credit…Ashraf Shazly/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Three years ago Sudanese protesters protested against the government of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who had ruled the country for three decades since a 1989 coup. Mr. al-Bashir had led his country through disastrous wars…