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2006-03-08 08:36:13

By Opheera McDoom and Jilan Sherif KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Shouting "Down, Down USA," thousands of Sudanese protested in Khartoum on Wednesday against any deployment of U.N. troops in the western Darfur region.

2006-03-08 06:40:02

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Shouting "Down, Down USA," thousands of Sudanese protested in Khartoum on Wednesday against any deployment of U.N. troops to the western Darfur region. "Get out all foreigners, we don't want you here," shouted 21-year-old student Zeinab Kheir el-Sir.

2006-03-08 05:52:06

By Ingrid Melander BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Western powers on Wednesday sought to persuade Sudan to agree to a weak African Union peacekeeping force being turned into a more robust U.N. mission to stop killing in the Darfur region, an EU official said.

2006-03-07 18:50:21

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African nations, including Sudan itself, must do more to end the crisis in Sudan's Darfur region, said a top U.S. official before leaving on Tuesday for talks to push African and European leaders to act faster.

2006-02-28 17:32:11

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The African Union appears to have second thoughts about handing over its mission in Sudan's Darfur region to U.N. command after heavy lobbying by Khartoum, the top U.N. official in Sudan said on Tuesday.

2006-02-23 20:20:54

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has found no support in the U.N. Security Council for a resolution before the end of this month on a future U.N. force in Sudan's Darfur region, U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said on Thursday.

2006-02-22 17:13:42

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's interior and defense ministers and its national intelligence chief are among 17 people the U.N. Security Council should punish for blocking peace in Darfur, according to a secret list compiled for the council by U.N. experts.

2006-02-22 14:02:24

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan rejects U.S.-backed efforts to have U.N. peacekeeping troops take over from African Union troops in the country's troubled Darfur region, Foreign Minister Lam Akol said on Wednesday.

2006-02-22 09:45:08

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Peace talks for Sudan's Darfur region are in their final stretch, but worsening security on the ground could hinder the implementation of any deal, the European Union's special representative to Sudan said on Wednesday.

2006-02-20 18:45:28

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said on Monday that Secretary-General Kofi Annan should be pushing U.N. officials harder in planning a force in Sudan's Darfur region rather than just lobbying the United States for contributions.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.