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By Noel King KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ruled out letting U.N. troops into the Darfur region, saying he would not permit such a deployment as long as he was in power, the state news agency said on Tuesday.
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 Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor said on Wednesday he expects to file a series of charges of atrocities against civilians in Sudan's Darfur region but gave no timetable.
By Andrew Quinn PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African President Thabo Mbeki will visit Sudan on June 20, hoping to press Khartoum to approve a U.N. takeover of an African Union peacekeeping operation there, a senior government official said on Tuesday.
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.
By Evelyn Leopold CAMP GOUROUKOUN, Chad (Reuters) - Mohammed Ibrahim, 18, waited patiently in the boiling sun to show United Nations Security Council ambassadors the welts burned into his back and head by Sudan's marauding Janjaweed Arab militiamen.
By Evelyn Leopold EL FASHER, Sudan (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council heard strong opposition on Friday to a robust United Nations force in Darfur and was told a recent peace pact had stoked violence within squalid camps for homeless war victims.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan formed a special court in Darfur to undermine an International Criminal Court probe into alleged war crimes and had not demonstrated any genuine will to try those accused of atrocities, a rights group said on Friday.
Corrects date in first paragraph to June 6 from June 7.
By Opheera McDoom DEBBIS, Sudan (Reuters) - Commanders of a Sudan Liberation Army faction said followers of rival Darfur rebel leader Minni Arcua Minnawi attacked their base and kidnapped fighters who refused to back a peace plan for the region.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.