President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan steps down

The Sudanese army announced on Thursday the formation of a transitional council after the resignation of Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir, Al-Arabiya TV has reported. The transitional council will be headed by Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf, the First Vice President and Defense Minister of Sudan, the army was reported as saying. The Sudanese Professionals Association, which has spearheaded the protests, said they will only accept the handover of power to a civilian transitional government. The Sudanese opposition party said they reject any changes that don’t meet the demands of the public, also…

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