Al-Bashir Opponents Now Denounce Military Government

After 30 years in power, Omar al-Bashir is no longer president of Sudan. But on Friday, a day after he was ousted, tens of thousands of people remained in the streets of the capital and other cities, denouncing the army’s …

A Timeline of Key Events in Rule of Sudan’s al-Bashir

After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by the military on Thursday, following nearly four months of protests against his rule. The army has also taken over the country for the next two years …

Carlos Ghosn’s wife returns to Japan for questioning by prosecutors

The wife of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has returned to Japan where she is to be questioned by prosecutors about her husband’s alleged financial misconduct, the couple’s lawyer said Wednesday.

Carole Ghosn left Japan last week after fresh accusations …

Violence in Libya Could Give IS Renewed Opportunities

As conflict continues to escalate between the forces of Gen. Khalifa Haftar and the United Nations-recognized government in the capital of Tripoli, experts warn Islamic State militants could take advantage of the security vacuum and resurface on the battlefields of …

Sudan Police Ordered Not to Shoot Protesters

Protesters in Khartoum are continuing to demand the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir, staging a sit-in Tuesday outside army headquarters, where heavy gunfire was heard. Reported attempts by government security forces to break up the crowds led to the intervention …

Pointing to Deepening Inequality, Speakers Discuss Ways of Ensuring Globalization’s Benefits Empower, Improve Young People’s Lives, as Annual Youth Forum Begins

The Economic and Social Council opened its eighth annual Youth Forum today under the theme Empowered, Included and Equal, with youth delegates and Governments alike sharing ideas for ensuring that the benefits of a globalized world � from technological advancement …

African Billionaire Rebuts Idea of Migration Flood in Europe

The migration of Africans to Europe and North America should be viewed as a positive phenomenon, not a threat, Sudan-born billionaire Mo Ibrahim said Sunday.

Experts said at a weekend conference hosted by Ibrahim’s foundation in Abidjan, Ivory Coast that …