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Sudan crisis: Military and Opp agree 3-yr transition

Sudan crisis: Military and Opp agree 3-yr transition

Khartoum, May 15 (UNI) Sudan's military leaders have announced an agreement with the opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to a civilian administration.

The Transitional Military Council (TMC) said the alliance would have two-thirds of the seats on a legislative council, according to a BBC News report on Wednesday.

However, the two sides are yet to agree on a sovereign council - the top tier of power, where both want a majority.

Sudan has been ruled by the military council since last month's toppling of President Omar al-Bashir.

Protests that led to his downfall have continued, with a huge sit-in outside the military headquarters to demand full civilian government.

Hours before the latest deal was announced, at least five protesters and a member of the security forces died in clashes in the capital, Khartoum.

At a joint news conference on Monday night, Lt Gen Yasser al-Atta had said a final agreement on power sharing would be signed with the opposition alliance - the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF) - within 24 hours. That would include the forming of a sovereign council which will rule the country until elections.

"We vow to our people that the agreement will be completed fully within 24 hours in a way that meets the people's aspirations," he said.

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Mexico violence: Ten killed in Michoacán gang shootout

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23 May 2019 | 8:05 PM

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Modi's victory 'good news' for Delhi-Moscow ties: Ambassador Varma

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23 May 2019 | 8:03 PM

Moscow, May 23 (UNI) Indian Ambassador to Russia Bala Venkatesh Varma on Thursday termed the election victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "good news" for New Delhi-Moscow relations, which are now likely to strengthen under the new government.

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Bangladesh ready to welcome new Indian govt :FM

Bangladesh ready to welcome new Indian govt :FM

23 May 2019 | 7:37 PM

Dhaka, May 23 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday said Bangladesh is ready to welcome the new Indian government.

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India-B'desh ties will scale newer heights, says Sheikh Hasina in a message to PM Modi

India-B'desh ties will scale newer heights, says Sheikh Hasina in a message to PM Modi

23 May 2019 | 7:27 PM

NEW DELHI, May 23 (UNI) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his party’s sweeping victory in the Lok Sabha elections, expressing hope that India-Bangladesh relations will be further consolidated and scale newer heights.

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Kenyan governor arrested by anti-corruption unit

Kenyan governor arrested by anti-corruption unit

23 May 2019 | 6:59 PM

Nairobi, May 23 (UNI) Officers from Kenya's anti-corruption agency have arrested the governor of central Kiambu county, Ferdinand Waititu, local media reports say.

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