The umbrella protest movement Alliance for Freedom and Change has snubbed the ruling Transitional Military Council's invitation to talks after at least 60 people were killed in a crackdown against a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum.
Sudan’s ruling military council has scrapped all agreements with protest leaders and called for snap elections, following a spike in tensions and a deadly crackdown against a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the use of excessive force by Sudan's security forces against protesters and urged an independent investigation into killings resulting from the violence.
Algeria’s constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country’s transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago.
Copper’s price slide due to the escalating US-China trade dispute suggests a deteriorating fundamental picture, but bubbling away in the background are supply side problems that are likely to lead to a tighter market.