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2006-01-27 07:51:26

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Friday that 14 of the 183 Sudanese detained in Egypt deserve refugee status, but urged authorities not to deport any of the jailed group due to instability in their homeland.

2006-01-24 08:57:01

By Opheera McDoom and Nick Tattersall KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The African Union on Tuesday chose Congo Republic as a compromise to chair the organization after opposition to Sudan because of fears its human rights record could hurt the continent's credibility.

2006-01-24 08:10:00

By Stephanie Hancock N'DJAMENA, Chad (Reuters) - Young men in Chad are being rounded up, given guns and used as little more than human shields as the army battles a growing rebel threat near its eastern border, rights groups and students say.

2006-01-24 04:54:55

By Opheera McDoom and Nick Tattersall KHARTOUM (Reuters) - An African summit on Tuesday picked Congo Republic to head the African Union after strong opposition to Sudan taking over the leadership because of fears its human rights record could hurt African credibility abroad.

2006-01-24 02:42:34

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A special African Union panel will propose on Tuesday Congo Republic should become next head of the 53-nation organization instead of Sudan after critics said a Sudanese presidency would damage the AU's reputation.

2006-01-23 12:44:00

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Five African states will propose who should be the next head of the 53-nation African Union and present their choice to a summit to end a stalemate over Sudan's bid for the post, an AU official said on Monday.

2006-01-23 07:53:56

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Five African leaders have asked Sudan to withdraw its bid to head the African Union because the appointment could sink Darfur peace talks and dent the group's credibility, an AU official and delegates said on Monday.

2006-01-23 03:20:26

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Five African leaders have asked Sudan to withdraw its bid to head the African Union because, if named, it could sink the Darfur peace talks and dent the group's credibility, an AU official said on Monday.

2006-01-22 13:23:54

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan toned down its campaign to head the African Union on Sunday after some member nations appeared reluctant to back a bid that could hurt Africa's image and scupper talks to end fighting in Darfur in west Sudan.

2006-01-14 12:35:11

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan said on Saturday it believed it was entitled to take the chair of the African Union after a summit it is hosting this month, but acknowledged its prospects were unclear.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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