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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 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.

2006-07-29 09:58:56

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

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.

2006-07-22 05:30:00

By Betel Miarom N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby has fired two ministers accused by a government inquiry of embezzling funds, state radio said late on Friday.

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.

2006-07-18 02:31:39

By Ingrid Melander BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World powers will press Sudan on Tuesday to accept a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur to replace an African Union force that has been unable to stem the violence. Sudan is set to reject the move once more.

2006-07-17 19:11:50

By Ingrid Melander BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United Nations and aid agencies will press donors on Tuesday to finance an ill-equipped African Union mission in Darfur for a few more months, while donors and the U.N. itself will urge Sudan to accept an eventual transfer to a more able U.N. mission.

2006-07-17 05:59:00

By Mohammed Abbas KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sharp differences emerged on Monday between Sudan and the international community over the purpose of an upcoming conference world powers say is aimed at pushing for a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur.

2006-07-15 12:08:52

By Stephanie Hancock N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - A human rights group in Chad has accused the government of a wave of arbitrary arrests and political disappearances following a rebel assault three months ago on the capital of the central African oil producer.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.