Sudan coup leader steps down, after a day.

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The head of Sudan’s military council has stood down, a day after leading a coup that toppled long-time leader Omar al-Bashir, amid a wave of protests.

Defence Minister: Awad Ibn Auf announced his decision on State TV.
He named as his successor: Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan.

This latest development comes, after protesters refused to leave the streets, saying the coup leaders were too close to Mr Bashir who was ousted.
Meanwhile, the army has said, it will stay in power for two years which will be followed by elections.

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