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Sudanese president orders probe of recent protests

Jan 01, 2019 - Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) - Sudan's president has ordered an investigation into "recent events" in the country, a reference to two weeks of violent protests against his 29-year rule, the state news agency reported as Omar al-Bashir seeks to placate popular anger over his autocratic rule and economic policies.

According to the report late Monday, al-Bashir tasked Justice Minister Mohammed Ahmed Salem with leading the probe committee, but gave no details on what exactly it would investigate.

The deve...