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# Sudan
Egyptian president urges Sudanese to talk as he denies backing coup
Egypt fears that prolonged deadlock would further destabilise its southern neighbour.
# Sudan
Sudan security forces fire tear gas as thousands protest coup
The UN Security Council is to meet on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments in the country.
# Sudan
UN to hold Sudan talks to end crisis after coup
“It is time to end the violence and enter into a constructive process,” UN special envoy Volker Perthes said in a statement.
# Sudan
Sudan's Prime Minister resigns two months after coup
Thousands of demonstrators yesterday faced tear gas, a heavy troop deployment and a telecommunications blackout as they demanded a civilian government.
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# Sudan
Sudan Prime Minister Hamdok reinstated nearly one month after coup
The country’s military and civilian leaders announced this morning that they had reached a deal to reverse the military takeover.
# military takeover
Sudanese prime minister released as protesters face tear gas
The military takeover has been widely denounced.
# military coup
Sudan’s military takes power in coup and arrests prime minister
Two people have reportedly been killed after security forces opened fire on crowds of protesters.
# mhq
Afghanistan and Egypt among five countries to be added to hotel quarantine list
The five countries will go on the list from Tuesday morning.
# Conflict
Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush
Soldiers were deployed in the eastern Al-Fashaqa border region, the site of sporadic clashes.
# Omar al-Bashir
Former president of Sudan jailed for money laundering and corruption
Al-Bashir is wanted on charges of war crimes and genocide in another court.
# migrant crisis
Twelve men found alive and 'in good health' in refrigerated truck in Belgium
The driver called police when he suspected that there were people in his container.
# sudanese nationals
Three men who made their way to Ireland hidden on indie band's truck claim asylum
The band Two Door Cinema Club first made the discovery after the men emerged from the truck’s spare tyre compartment.
Gardaí investigating after three 'stowaways' found on truck in Galway
The three men are being held at Mill Street Garda Station.
# Khartoum
Death toll following crackdown on sit-in protest at Sudanese army base rises to 101
Protesters had gathered to demand a handover to civilian rule in the country.
At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan
Hundreds of people were also injured when a sit-in was forcefully broken up by the military.
# Khartoum
13 killed as sit-in is broken up outside army headquarters in Sudan
There were multiple reports of the military using force to disperse the sit-in in front of army headquarters, where protesters have been camped out for weeks.
# democratic transition
Sudan wants the international community to back its new military rulers
The plea came from its foreign ministry.
# military coup
Sudan's military leader resigns after one day in power; protesters celebrate
In a broadcast on state television, Sudanese citizens were told: “This is not a military coup, but taking the side of the people.”
# Sudan
Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?
The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.
# Omar al-Bashir
Thousands of Sudan protesters have spent days camped outside army headquarters
It is the largest rally since protests erupted following a three-fold increase in bread prices in December.
# Food Shortages
'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence
Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.
# Demonstrations
22 people reportedly killed and several wounded in protests over rising cost of bread in Sudan
A government decision to raise the price of bread has sparked protests around the country.
# Noura Hussein Hammad
Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband
Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.
'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'
A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.
# Famine
Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan
Famine was declared in the new African country on Monday, which has been embroiled in civil conflict for years.
# hotspot
Italy's 'get tough' approach to refugees leading to unlawful expulsions, ill-treatment - report
Amnesty International has released a new report claiming to offer testimonies of abuse and ill-treatment by Italian authorities which “may amount to torture”.
# António Guterres
Introducing the new UN Secretary General - a former prime minister of Portugal
Antonio Guterres has pledged to make the pursuit of peace in a conflict-torn world his “over-arching priority”.
# unburied bodies
Stench of death hangs over South Sudan capital
Those who fled the latest violence described a campaign of wanton destruction.
# taking cover
Three Irish citizens are 'in lockdown' seeking refuge from South Sudan violence
The three are among 260 staff from Concern Worldwide in the country.
# esta
Concerns for Irish citizens as US visa waiver may be abolished
An immigration expert has warned that entering the US could become a lot more difficult.
# Sudan
Lit cigarette blamed for petrol tanker explosion that killed 85 people
The explosion happened in the South Sudanese city of Maridi.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.
In her own words: One woman's escape from ethnic cleansing
“I pray to God I don’t have to go back to Sudan. At the least, I will be arrested. The least, you understand? I could be killed.”
# Behind Bars
Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack
The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.
# Explainer
Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
# Prime Numbers
Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers
Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?
# Sudan
Two Sudanese men died after being detained and flogged 40 times each, says rights group
The men, who were convicted separately, died within days of being flogged at the coastal city of Port Sudan.
# long walk to freedom
Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan arrives safely in the US
Who doesn’t love a happy ending?
# apostasy
Christian woman who was spared death sentence in Sudan arrives in Rome
27-year-old Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag was sentenced to death in May for converting from Islam.
# princess emily
Man founds 'new nation' in Africa so his daughter can be a princess
That’s one devoted dad.