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2006-08-07 17:17:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. business group filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday aimed at striking down sanctions the state of Illinois has imposed on Sudan in response to ongoing violence in Darfur.

2006-08-07 14:59:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. business group filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday aimed at striking down sanctions that the state of Illinois has imposed on Sudan in response to ongoing violence in Darfur.

2006-07-31 19:04:28

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan proposed on Monday a large and highly mobile peacekeeping force for Sudan's Darfur region, numbering up to 24,000 troops and international police officers.

2006-07-29 02:30:15

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese government forces and allied militias attacked bases of a new rebel alliance in Darfur despite a cease-fire in the violent west, officials and rebels said on Saturday.

2006-07-26 09:24:32

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has left a 'tiny' window open for negotiation on accepting U.N. troops in its violent Darfur region, the top U.N. envoy in Khartoum said on Wednesday. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has refused international demands for a U.N.

2006-07-26 09:04:42

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has left a 'tiny' window open for negotiation on accepting U.N. troops in its violent Darfur region, the top U.N. envoy in Khartoum said on Wednesday. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has refused international demands for a U.N.

2006-07-25 06:07:59

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Darfur rebel leader was in Washington on Tuesday to meet President Bush, who is trying to convince Khartoum to accept U.N. peacekeepers to quell the increasing violence in Sudan's remote west.

2006-07-21 06:35:27

GENEVA (Reuters) - International aid operations in refugee camps in the Zalinge area of Sudan's Darfur region have been suspended after three water workers were killed by a mob, the United Nations' refugee agency said on Friday.

2006-07-18 05:34:54

By Ingrid Melander BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World powers pressed Sudan on Tuesday to accept a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur to replace an ill-equipped African Union force that has been unable to stem the violence that Washington calls genocide.

2006-07-18 03:56:34

By Ingrid Melander BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World powers pressed Sudan on Tuesday to accept a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur to replace an ill-equipped African Union force that has been unable to stem the violence that Washington calls genocide.


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