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2009-03-11 12:27:00

Government Efforts to Abolish Slavery in Sudan Falter WASHINGTON and AWEIL, Sudan, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 267 African Sudanese slaves were freed from captivity in a CSI-sponsored liberation action spanning the end of February and first days of March. All 267 liberated slaves were Southern Sudanese victims of government-sponsored war crimes.

2006-08-19 13:27:23

By Euan Denholm KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Saturday Congo had authorized Uganda forces to attack the base of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army in its north-east if ongoing peace talks between the two sides failed.

2006-07-20 12:33:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush called on Sudan on Thursday to allow a United Nations peacekeeping presence to help stem the violence in Darfur.

2006-04-04 03:39:33

By Opheera McDoom BOR, Sudan (Reuters) - As the hot African sun rose over the banks of the river Nile, 320 southern Sudanese crammed into a boat and chanted verses from the Bible before they set off on their way home after more than a decade in exile.

2005-12-02 08:30:12

By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea and Sudan will start talks next week on opening their common border, closed in 2002 when Khartoum accused Eritrea of supporting Sudanese rebel groups, a senior Sudanese official said on Friday.

2005-11-01 19:34:08

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States urged Sudan's new unity government on Tuesday to do more to implement a peace deal and to stop violence in Darfur as U.S. lawmakers cut back funding for African peacekeepers struggling in Sudan. In meetings with top U.S.

2005-09-22 14:52:48

By Amil Khan KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A rebel faction, which recently captured a town in Sudan's western Darfur region, slammed the country's new coalition government on Thursday saying that only war would bring fair rule.

2005-09-14 06:01:13

By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI (Reuters) - Nine months after war ended in southern Sudan, the world risks neglecting a peace process whose success could be a model for other African hot-spots like Somalia and Congo, a mediator said on Wednesday.

2005-08-27 19:00:40

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's president and first vice president, a former southern rebel, will meet to finalize a new coalition government and could announce it by September 7, an official from the former rebel group said on Saturday.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.