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By Noel King KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan told visiting South African President Thabo Mbeki on Tuesday that it was out of the question for U.N. troops to deploy in the troubled Darfur region of western Sudan to replace an African Union (AU) force there.
By Evelyn Leopold KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A U.N. Security Council delegation arrived in Sudan for the first time on Monday to try to persuade the Khartoum government that a U.N. peacekeeping operation in Darfur was not tantamount to an invasion.
By C. Bryson Hull and Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The African Union on Friday considered extending its mission in Darfur until the end of the year to break an impasse over the transfer of peacekeeping duties in Sudan's vast west to U.N. troops.
By C. Bryson Hull and Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The African Union met on Friday to decide the future of its peacekeeping mission in Darfur, with international donors pushing for a handover to the United Nations against vehement opposition from Sudan.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese demands could delay an African Union decision to ask the United Nations to take over peacekeeping in Darfur, the European Union said on Thursday.
By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has found no support in the U.N. Security Council for a resolution before the end of this month on a future U.N. force in Sudan's Darfur region, U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said on Thursday.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States wants the Security Council to approve a U.N. peacekeeping force for Sudan's violent Darfur region where fighting, rape and murder persist, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Sunday urged the world to provide more equipment and other support for cash-strapped African forces monitoring a tentative truce in Sudan's violent Darfur region.
By Nick Tattersall KHARTOUM (Reuters) - African nations were split on Saturday over Khartoum's bid to head the African Union, a move which could scuttle peace talks in Sudan's Darfur region and damage Africa's efforts to improve its image abroad.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The United States hopes Sudan will secure a peace deal by the end of the year to end a revolt in Darfur and remove an obstacle to lifting U.S. sanctions, a senior State Department official said on Saturday.
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