Women chant slogans during a rally outside the army headquarters in Khartoum on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
The UAE said on Wednesday it supported an “orderly” transition in Sudan where military leaders who toppled veteran president Omar Al Bashir are locked in a standoff with protesters demanding civilian rule.
A committee of Sudanese protest leaders and army rulers on Monday resumed talks on forming a joint civilian-military council that would replace the existing ruling military body, an AFP correspondent reported.
Sudan’s military leader vowed on Sunday the army was committed to handing power to the people, as a protesters’ deadline for unveiling a rival civilian council loomed.
Staff at the Lithuanian airport in Vilnius came up with a sharp idea to remind travellers that safety comes first: a Christmas tree made of confiscated knives and toy guns.
"Both sides have decided to defer the visit to a mutually convenient date in the near future," Indian foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said in a statement.
Tebboune, 74, took 58.15 per cent of the vote, trouncing his four fellow contenders, commission chairman Mohamed Charfi announced.