EU approves new military HQ
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The European Union approves plans for a military headquarters to coordinate the bloc's overseas security operations, according to EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini.
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Sudan's military reinstated Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday and promised to release all political detainees after weeks of deadly unrest triggered by a coup, though large crowds took to the streets to reject any deal involving the army.
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Sudanese security forces have shot dead at least 14 anti-coup protesters and wounded dozens more, in the bloodiest day since the military seized power on 25 October. The fatalities in Khartoum on Wednesday raised to 38 the death toll from unrest since the military seized power, a pro-democracy doctors' union said.
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Several protesters are killed in a crackdown on huge Sudanese protests against the military. The military took over the country in October and dozens have died in demonstrations demanding the return of civilian rule.
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