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By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has summoned the Eritrean ambassador to ask why Eritrea is playing host to a Darfur rebel alliance that attacked a town, the Sudanese foreign minister said on Wednesday.
Shoals of jackfish and snapper emerge from the gloom of the scuttled, rusting warship as visitors snorkel past.
ASMARA (Reuters) - Sudan's government and eastern rebels signed a pact to cease hostilities and agreed a framework for future talks on Monday to end a long-simmering insurgency in the remote but economically important region.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Rebels from Sudan's east will open their first talks with the Khartoum government on Tuesday in neighboring Eritrea, hoping to resolve the simmering conflict in the gold-rich area, officials said.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia heaped blame on its neighbor Eritrea on Thursday for an impasse over their disputed border which has provoked the United Nations into trimming its peacekeeping force there by nearly a third.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Sudan's government and eastern rebels will hold talks in Asmara next month to try to end a simmering insurgency in the remote but economically important region, Eritrean officials said.
By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States pressed the Security Council on Monday to scale back the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea by the end of the month after the Horn of Africa neighbors failed to make progress last week in meeting council demands.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has released three members of the east's main political party, a key opposition demand before peace talks can be held in neighboring Eritrea to end the simmering revolt, a party official said on Monday.
By Andrew Cawthorne WAJID, Somalia (Reuters) - Only 20 percent of an emergency $426 million appeal to prevent a catastrophe for millions of people in the drought-hit Horn of Africa has been raised, a senior U.N. official said on Monday. Kjell Magne Bondevik, the U.N.
By Ed Harris ASMARA, Eritrea (Reuters) - Tending graves knee-deep in dry grass and purple flowers, Eritrea's last native Jew clutches memories of a forgotten community.
The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.
The Savannah Monitor, varanus exanthematicus, is a lizard which habitat extends from Senegal as far as Eritrea and northern Zaire. The majority of lizard skin used in the leather trade is derived from this species. This is a robust creature, with powerful limbs used for digging. It grows to lengths in excess of 4 to 5 feet and in some instances can cause deep lacerations with its claws and tail, although these are usually unintentional traits. Its diet is wide-ranging, including giant...