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2006-08-29 14:52:06

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain and the United States called for a vote on Thursday on a U.N. resolution to allow the United Nations to begin assembling a peacekeeping force for Sudan's Darfur region, despite opposition from the government in Khartoum.

2006-08-29 11:59:02

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - After a two-day wait, top U.S. official Jendayi Frazer met Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Tuesday but failed to achieve her mission to persuade him to accept U.N. troops in the violent Darfur region. Frazer, U.S.

2006-08-29 10:47:23

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's president met with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Jendayi Frazer in the capital Khartoum on Tuesday after failing to secure a meeting with him a day earlier, John Bolton, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said.

2006-08-29 07:16:30

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese Islamist leaders say they will take up arms against United Nations peacekeepers if they deploy to Darfur, and some have warned they will also fight the Khartoum government if it agrees to the force.

2006-08-28 15:15:53

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan ignored U.S. pressure to accept U.N. troops in Darfur, snubbing Washington's top diplomat on Africa on Monday and boycotting a critical U.N. Security Council debate on quelling violence in Sudan's west. U.S.

2006-08-28 05:31:15

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan ignored U.S. pressure to accept U.N. troops in Darfur, sidelining Washington's top diplomat on Africa on Monday ahead of a critical U.N. Security Council debate on taming Sudan's violent western region. U.S.

2006-08-27 19:20:03

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan is engaged in a military build-up in its remote Darfur region despite a May peace deal, threatening to create a new human rights catastrophe unless U.N. troops are deployed soon, rights groups Amnesty said on Monday.

2006-08-26 16:07:48

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - An American journalist appeared in court in Darfur on Saturday on charges of espionage and entering the country illegally, his lawyers and other sources said.

2006-08-26 14:36:13

Makes clear in second paragraph that Salopek is a writer and not a photographer. KHARTOUM (Reuters) - An American journalist appeared in court in Darfur on Saturday on charges of espionage and entering the country illegally, his lawyers and other sources said.

2006-08-26 10:54:12

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - An American journalist appeared in court in Darfur on Saturday on charges of espionage and entering the country illegally, his lawyers and other sources said.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.