Mr. al-Bashir’s ouster follows months of street protests. The defense minister said the Constitution had been suspended, and the military was in charge.
Sudanese defense minister has announced the military has overthrown and arrested President Omar al-Bashir and has taken charge of the country for the next two years following nearly four months of protests against his rule. Awad Mohammed Ibn Ouf appeared on state TV, in military fatigues, following an earlier announcement of an “important statement” coming…
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