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2006-05-23 13:03:31

By Opheera McDoom and Jeremy Lovell KHARTOUM/LONDON (Reuters) - The Sudanese government must agree to let a U.N. peacekeeping force into Darfur within weeks to make sure a peace agreement is applied, African Union commission chief Alpha Konare said on Tuesday.

2006-05-23 11:48:53

By Opheera McDoom and Jeremy Lovell KHARTOUM/LONDON (Reuters) - The Sudanese government must agree to let a U.N. peacekeeping force into Darfur within weeks to make sure a peace agreement is applied, African Union commission chief Alpha Konare said on Tuesday.

2006-05-22 17:02:47

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Senior United Nations diplomats seek to persuade Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's government on Tuesday to accept a U.N. peacekeeping force in the western Darfur region.

2006-05-22 07:17:05

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan on Monday denied Darfur rebel reports that its troops had attacked their camps, breaking a ceasefire and a peace deal signed this month to end the conflict which has killed tens of thousands.

2006-05-21 11:39:47

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Darfur rebels who signed a peace deal with Khartoum in early May said on Sunday the government has already breached the agreement by attacking their areas in North Darfur.

2006-05-20 13:23:12

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Dozens were killed in a major attack by government-backed militias on Shearia town in Sudan's Darfur region, the latest in a wave of raids since a peace deal was signed earlier this month, rebels said on Saturday.

2006-05-15 06:00:35

By Betel Miarom N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's opposition on Monday rejected election results which handed President Idriss Deby a third five-year term in the central African oil producer, saying far fewer people had turned out to vote than claimed.

2006-05-15 05:08:56

LONDON (Reuters) - Rich nations must provide immediate funding for the African Union mission in Darfur to ensure the success of a peace deal to end three years of war in western Sudan, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Monday.

2006-05-14 17:39:12

By Betel Miarom N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby won the May 3 presidential elections with 77.5 percent of the vote, the electoral commission announced on Sunday, handing him a third five-year term in the central African oil producer.

2006-05-14 03:55:24

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - A rebel leader from Sudan's Darfur region has rebuffed the latest proposals from African Union (AU) mediators for him to join a peace deal despite intense pressure by diplomats desperate to gain wider support for the accord.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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