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Demonstrations over subsidies cuts. Many people die in the clashes.
National Congress Party threatens split to reach out to secularists and leftists.
President Bashir drops Ali Osman Taha from the cabinet
International Criminal Court halts investigations into war crimes in Darfur for lack of support
President Bashir is re-elected for another five-year term and wins
Protests prompted price hikes for basic goods
Government disperses protests, arrests opposition politicians, bans media coverage
killing of Non-Arabs begins
Sudan army attempts to end the rebel uprising in the western region of Darfur
Hundreds of thousands of refugees flee to the neighboring country of Chad.
Army officers and opposition politicians, as well as Islamist leader, Hassan al-Turabi, are detained over an alleged coup plot.
The US secretary of state, Collin Powell, describes the killings as genocide
Sudan government and southern rebels sign a peace deal
UN Security Council authorizes sanctions against those who violate ceasefire in Darfur
UN Security Council votes to refer those accused of war crimes in Darfur to International Criminal Court.
National Democratic Alliance is allowed in a power-sharing administration
President Bashir frees Islamist leader Hassan al-Turabi.
Former southern rebel leader John Garang is sworn in as vice-president
The new constitution gives a large amount of independance to the south.
the Sudan Liberation Movement signs a peace accord which two smaller groups reject
UN Security Council authorizes a 26,000-strong force for Darfur
Sudan says it will co-operate with the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur
Darfur rebel group mounts a raid on Omdurman. Sudan accuses Chad of involvement and breaks off diplomatic relations
Fighting breaks out between north and south Abyei
An arrest warrant for President Bashir on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur is issued.
a deal is made on independence due in South Sudan by 2011
A peace accord with the government, prompting President Bashir to declare the Darfur war over is signed. Lack of specifics and continuing clashes with smaller rebel groups endanger the deal.
International Criminal Court issues a second arrest warrant for President al-Bashir on charges of genocide.
South Sudan gains independence, but some border areas remain in dispute
Darfur rebel leader, Khalil Ibrahim, is killed
Sudan and South Sudan resume pumping oil
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