Sudanese Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf. Photo: EPA-EFE

Sudan’s interim leader Awad Ibn Auf, security chief quit as protesters keep up pressure

  • Ibn Auf had only been sworn in as chief of the council on Thursday, soon after long-time President Omar al-Bashir was deposed
Topic |   Africa

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Sudanese Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Pope Francis kneels to kiss the feet of South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit, centre, and South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar, right, in the Vatican. Photo: AFP

Pope Francis kisses feet of South Sudan’s warring leaders in bold bid for peace

  • Unprecedented act of humbleness came at end of retreat in the Vatican
Topic |   Pope Francis

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Pope Francis kneels to kiss the feet of South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit, centre, and South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar, right, in the Vatican. Photo: AFP
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