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2005-12-20 18:12:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States warned that Chadian rebel groups could launch new attacks against their government's forces across the Sudanese border after a clash on Sunday that the African country said killed hundreds.

2005-12-19 16:44:00

By Opheera McDoom EL-GENEINA, Sudan (Reuters) - Chad's army said on Monday its forces had killed about 300 rebels after they launched a failed offensive on a border town in one of the worst attacks in an escalating conflict.

2005-12-19 15:49:18

N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - About 300 rebels were killed and 100 wounded in eastern Chad in fighting on Sunday after rebels launched an attack on a town near the Sudanese border, the Chadian army said, raising the official death toll from 100.

2005-12-19 15:03:49

By Opheera McDoom EL-GENEINA, Sudan (Reuters) - Chadian government forces crossed the border into Sudan after repulsing a rebel attack on a border town and destroyed several rebel bases on Sudanese territory, a minister said on Monday.

2005-12-19 13:03:48

By Opheera McDoom EL-GENEINA, Sudan (Reuters) - Chadian army deserters who launched a failed offensive on a border town have retreated into Sudan's remote west, Sudanese rebels said on Monday.

2005-12-19 11:57:04

EL-GENEINA, Sudan (Reuters) - Arab militias on camels and horses attacked a village in West Darfur on Monday, killing 12 people, rebels and government officials said.

2005-11-22 00:22:12

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan warned that Sudan's Darfur region was descending into complete lawlessness and called on the government and rebels to conclude peace talks by the end of the year.

2005-11-16 12:35:18

By Opheera McDoom OTASH CAMP, Sudan (Reuters) - Adam Youssef fled his Darfur home after an attack by Arab militia, but aid agencies fear they won't have the cash to feed and shelter him as donors tire of funding a crisis entering its third year.

2005-10-25 16:11:47

By Opheera McDoom NYALA, Sudan (Reuters) - Refugees released on Tuesday the last of the aid workers they had taken hostage in Darfur's largest camp, but police continued to detain one of their leaders, a U.N. spokesman said.

2005-10-25 11:25:03

NYALA, Sudan (Reuters) - Refugees took 34 aid workers hostage in Darfur's largest refugee camp on Tuesday, but later released all but five, U.N. officials and sources in the aid community said.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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