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2006-08-22 19:29:27

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Children are still being abducted, killed, raped and pressed into warfare as soldiers by armed groups in Sudan -- including the country's army -- despite peace deals in the south and west, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.

2006-08-21 17:31:21

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A key U.N. Security Council member said on Monday he was puzzled by an Arab League request for an indefinite delay in a planned council meeting on the crisis in Darfur. Ghanaian U.N.

2006-08-20 13:42:51

CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab governments on Sunday asked the U.N. Security Council to postpone a meeting on Darfur and give the Sudanese government more time to explain its plan to restore order in the troubled region.

2006-08-18 17:02:58

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Pressure mounted on the Sudanese government on Friday to allow a U.N. peacekeeping force to replace the 7,000-strong African troops in Darfur, and both U.N. and U.S. officials warned of increasing violence.

2006-08-18 16:37:42

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sudan's plan to send 10,500 new government troops to its Darfur region would violate a peace deal and is just a bid by Khartoum to stop the deployment of U.N. peacekeepers, a rights watchdog said on Friday.

2006-08-17 12:25:52

By Matthew Verrinder UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain and the United States on Thursday introduced a U.N. Security Council resolution to send some 17,000 U.N. peacekeepers to the Darfur region of Sudan, despite opposition from the Khartoum government.

2006-08-09 15:08:17

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration voiced concern on Wednesday over increasing violence in Sudan's Darfur region and sought to counter criticism at home that Washington was not doing enough to stop the carnage.

2006-08-08 15:48:13

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - July was the most dangerous month for humanitarian workers in Sudan's Darfur region and afforded the worst access to those in need since the conflict began 3-1/2 years ago, aid agencies said on Tuesday.

2006-08-08 04:06:27

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - July was the most dangerous month for humanitarian workers in Sudan's Darfur region and afforded the worst access to those in need since the conflict began 3-1/2 years ago, aid agencies said on Tuesday.

2006-08-07 17:32:12

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rising violence in Sudan's Darfur region has killed more aid workers in July than over the previous two years, seriously jeopardizing relief assistance, U.N. humanitarian officials said on Monday.


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