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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.

2006-08-08 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.

2006-08-07 16:26:03

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A second round of east Sudan peace talks opened late on Monday in what promises to be a long road to resolving a lingering low-level revolt in the economically important region of the country.

2006-08-07 09:52:43

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Former Darfur rebel leader Minni Arcua Minnawi was sworn in as special assistant to the president on Monday in a closed-door ceremony, which some hope will mark the real start of implementation of a May peace deal.


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