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2006-06-13 13:17:53

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.

2006-06-12 03:53:25

Corrects spelling of Cypriot minister's name to Iacovou in paragraph 6. LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers faced a showdown with new member Cyprus on Monday over Turkey's bid to join the bloc, with Nicosia threatening to block the talks even before they start in earnest.

2006-06-12 04:01:26

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers faced a showdown with new member Cyprus on Monday over Turkey's bid to join the bloc, with Nicosia threatening to block the talks even before they start in earnest.

2006-06-12 03:20:14

By Paul Taylor LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers faced a showdown with new member Cyprus on Monday over Turkey's bid to join the bloc, with Nicosia threatening to block the talks even before they start in earnest.

2006-03-01 06:20:11

By Opheera McDoom MALAKAL, Sudan (Reuters) - Sitting idle at empty desks in gloomy offices without telephones, faxes or electricity, one wonders how south Sudan's new government employees can function. The truth is, observers say, they really don't.

2006-02-15 08:12:58

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Cholera has been confirmed in two southern Sudanese cities in a rapidly spreading outbreak that has claimed 27 lives, U.N. officials said on Wednesday.

2006-02-06 11:28:18

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Some seven people were killed in southern Sudan in clashes between renegade armed militias and the south Sudan army, despite a 2005 peace deal to end Africa's longest civil war there, officials said on Monday.

2005-12-29 01:06:08

LHOKSEUMAWE, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia's military pulled the last of its troop reinforcements from Aceh province on Thursday, fulfilling one of the major conditions of a landmark peace agreement with separatist rebels.

2005-12-21 05:05:18

By Tarmizy Harva BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - The last of hundreds of weapons handed in by former separatist rebels in Indonesia's Aceh were destroyed on Wednesday, fulfilling one of the most important conditions of a landmark peace agreement.

2005-11-22 02:19:28

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Former rebels in Indonesia's Aceh province successfully ended the third round of a weapons handover on Tuesday after struggling to surrender enough arms that met the criteria of international peace monitors.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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