Sudan general: Military will exit politics after 2023 polls

In this photo provided by the Sudan Transitional Sovereign Council, Sudan's top general Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan speaks during a ceremony to reinstate Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, who was deposed in a military takeover in October, in Khartoum, Sudan, Nov 21, 2021. (SUDAN TRANSITIONAL SOVEREIGN COUNCIL VIA AP) KHARTOUM – Sudan's...

Thousands protest against deal between Sudan PM, military

In this photo provided by the Sudan Transitional Sovereign Council, Sudan's top general Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, center left, and Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hold documents during a ceremony to reinstate Hamdok, who was deposed in a military takeover last month, in Khartoum, Sudan, Nov 21, 2021. (SUDAN TRANSITIONAL SOVEREIGN COUNCIL...

Global community calls for dialogue after arrest of Sudan PM

Protesters use fires to block the streets to condemn a takeover by military officials in Khartoum, Sudan, Oct 25, 2021. ASHRAF IDRIS / AP) KHARTOUM – International organizations and regional alliances have voiced their concerns over Sudan's situation and called for political dialogue after the country's transitional government was dissolved...

State of emergency declared in Sudan after PM’s arrest

In this file photo taken on Sept 21, 2021, Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok chairs a cabinet meeting in the capital Khartoum. (PHOTO / AFP) KHARTOUM – Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Monday declared a state of emergency across the country, and dissolved the transitional sovereign...

3 crew members dead as Russian military plane crashes

In this March 30. 2019 photo, Russian military transport plane Ilyushin Il-112V conducts its first flight in Voronezh, Russia. (PHOTO PROVIDED BY ILYUSHIN AVIATION COMPLEX) MOSCOW - The only flight prototype of Russia's new Il-112V light military transport aircraft crashed in the Moscow region on Tuesday, killing all three crew...

Report: US military spending remains high despite pandemic

People pass by US National flags in Washington, DC on Jan 9, 2021. (ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP) STOCKHOLM - The United States continues to increase its military spending despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in a report on Monday. Military spending by the United...

Biden open to talks with Congress on war powers

US military vehicles drive on a road after US forces pulled out of their Tal Tamr base in Northern Syrian on October 20, 2019 (PHOTO / SOULEIMAN / AFP) WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden believes that authorizations for the use of military force that have been used to justify...