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Sudan: Germany calls for restraint from ‘all sides’ after coup

Germany is supporting the Sudanese in the hope of free elections and has put the crisis on the UN Security Council's agenda. Berlin insists that ousted President Omar al-Bashir face trial for war crimes in The Hague.

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