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Sudan crisis: Opposition rejects offer of talks amid bloody crackdown

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A Sudanese protester stands on a barricade in Khartoum on Wednesday Sudanese opposition activists have rejected an offer of talks from the country’s military council, saying it cannot be trusted amid a violent crackdown on protesters. Doctors linked to the opposition on Wednesday said at least 100 people had been …

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Caf Champions League: Esperance ordered to return medals and face Wydad Casablanca again

Wyad players protested to the referee, insisting VAR be used Esperance have been ordered to return the African Champions League trophy and to replay the second leg of the final. The Tunisian side led 1-0 in Saturday’s second leg but Moroccan opponents Wydad Casablanca left the pitch after an equaliser they scored was disallowed. Wydad …

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Actor Jussie Smollett not returning to ‘Empire,’ TV creator says

FILE PHOTO: Actor Jussie Smollett leaves court after charges against him were dropped by state prosecutors in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Jussie Smollett will not be returning to U.S. television series “Empire”, the show’s creator says, marking the first public confirmation that the actor has been …

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Caster Semenya: IAAF wants ‘swift reversal’ of Swiss court’s suspension of testosterone rules

Caster Semenya has won the Olympic 800m title twice and the world title three times The IAAF says it will seek a “swift reversal” of the decision that allows Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking testosterone-reducing medication. On Monday, Switzerland’s federal supreme court temporarily suspended a new IAAF ruling that would …

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Hemeti: The warlord who may control Sudan’s future

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hemeti (in military clothes) is sworn in as deputy of Sudan’s Transitional Military Council Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagolo is the vice-president of Sudan’s ruling military junta and, at present, probably the most powerful man in Sudan. He has the potential to shape the future of a broken country, but as …

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Egypt police killed in Sinai checkpoint attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption Egyptian security forces have been targeted repeatedly by jihadist militants in northern Sinai At least eight Egyptian police officers have been killed in a militant attack on a checkpoint in the restive northern Sinai peninsula, officials say. Five militants were also killed in the ensuing exchange of fire, the interior …

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