Latest Darfur conflict Stories

2008-07-14 09:00:05

By Lydia Polgreen Thousands of people took the streets of Sudan's tense capital Sunday in a carefully choreographed protest against the expected request for an arrest warrant on war crimes charges for President Omar al-Bashir by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court.

2008-07-12 18:00:11

Diplomats say they fear there could be a violent backlash from word that the president of Sudan might be charged with crimes against humanity.

2008-07-11 21:00:10

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Embassy of Republic of Sudan, Information office, +1- 202-338-8565, +1-202-667-2406 WASHINGTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Criminal Courts prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo recently addressed the United Nations where he urged the Security Council to exert pressure on the Government of Sudan to extradite two individuals who the court has charged with crimes against humanity, accusing them of orchestrating violence in Darfur by arming and...

2008-07-10 15:00:43

AUSTIN, Texas, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirst No More, an Austin-based humanitarian organization, has received a major donation from Weatherford International to expand its relief work in the Darfur region of Sudan.

2008-07-10 15:00:16

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 8 July The leader of a Darfur rebel group announced that he will be making his first visit to the United States this week.

2008-07-10 12:00:22

By New York Times News Service DAKAR, Senegal -- Seven international peacekeepers were killed and 22 wounded in a brazen day ambush by heavily armed men in trucks and on horseback in the Sudanese province of Darfur, U.N. officials said Wednesday.

2008-07-10 09:00:27

By MOHAMED OSMAN By Mohamed Osman and Maggie Michael The Associated Press KHARTOUM, Sudan About 200 gunmen on horseback and in SUVs launched a brazen attack on international peacekeepers in Darfur, killing seven in the deadliest strike against the under-equipped and understaffed mission since it deployed, the United Nations said Wednesday.

2008-07-09 21:00:10

Seven peacekeepers were killed and 22 more were wounded in a militia attack in Sudan's Darfur region Wednesday, U.N. officials said. Seven of the wounded soldiers were listed in critical condition, the United Nations said in a news release. The attack began about 2:45 p.m.

2008-07-09 15:00:11

One peacekeeper was killed and 19 others were wounded in a militia attack in Sudan's Darfur region Wednesday, say U.N. officials. Six other members of the international peacekeeping patrol are missing, Shereen El Zorba, a spokeswoman for the U.N. African Union Mission in Darfur told CNN.

2008-06-19 21:00:27

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Sudha Meiyappan of Manchester Trade Ltd., +1-202-331- 9464, Sudha.meiyappan@gmail.com WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Executive Research Associates and Manchester Trade are holding a Conference of eminent international speakers entitled Darfur and its Impact on Sudan and the Region on June 25, 2008, from 8:00 AM to 5:45 PM at The Madison Hotel in Washington, DC.

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