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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.


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