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Latest Second Chadian Civil War Stories

2006-07-12 19:06:40

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Rape, killing and looting are increasing as tribal tensions escalate in Sudan's troubled Darfur province, the United Nations' top envoy to the country said on Wednesday, despite a peace deal he had helped broker. U.N.

2006-07-03 08:47:35

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A new alliance of Darfur rebel commanders and political parties have attacked a town on the road to the capital Khartoum, declaring a 27-month-old truce dead, rebels and officials said on Monday.

2006-07-01 08:37:47

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has ordered Chadian military personnel working with African Union truce monitors in its western Darfur region to leave, the AU said on Saturday.

2006-06-27 19:25:48

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations should immediately beef up the African Union force in Darfur with communications, transport and other help in preparation for its own operation, the head of U.N. peacekeeping said on Tuesday.

2006-06-23 07:41:51

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - In a rebel camp along the barren, windswept border between Sudan and Chad, dozens of trucks packed with dreadlocked fighters manning heavy machine guns are lined up.

2006-06-22 13:58:09

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Thursday he hoped Sudan would soon accept U.N. peacekeepers in Darfur and called Khartoum's continuing refusal "incomprehensible." Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Tuesday that U.N.

2006-06-22 09:07:43

By Richard Waddington GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Thursday that he hoped Sudan would soon accept U.N.

2006-06-14 17:47:17

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.

2006-06-10 23:24:26

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.

2006-06-09 19:23:27

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.