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2006-05-04 12:08:37

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - The Sudanese government and rebels from the Darfur region were locked in last-ditch negotiations for a peace deal on Thursday, under intense pressure from U.S. diplomats anxious to see them agree to end a three-year war.

2006-05-04 10:20:19

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - The Sudanese government and rebels from the Darfur region face a third deadline to make peace on Thursday with uncertainty surrounding U.S. attempts to wrangle a few last-ditch concessions from both sides.

2006-05-04 08:21:52

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - The Sudanese government and rebels from the Darfur region face a third deadline to make peace on Thursday with uncertainty surrounding U.S. attempts to wrangle a few last-ditch concessions from both sides.

2006-05-03 06:02:43

By Pascal Fletcher NDJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby led his supporters to vote on Wednesday in an election expected to extend his 16-year rule, but many people heeded an opposition call to boycott the polls overshadowed by rebel violence.

2006-05-03 06:41:39

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - Senior figures from across Africa headed for peace talks on Sudan's devastated Darfur region on Wednesday to try to persuade rebel factions to give ground after a second deadline passed without an agreement.

2006-05-03 04:23:15

By Pascal Fletcher NDJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad's President Idriss Deby led his supporters to vote on Wednesday in a one-sided election expected to keep him in power, brushing aside an opposition boycott and a rebel threat of violence to disrupt the polls.

2006-05-03 02:40:22

By Pascal Fletcher NDJAMENA (Reuters) - Voters in Chad trickled to the polls on Wednesday in a one-sided election expected to keep President Idriss Deby in power, despite an opposition boycott and a rebel threat of violence.

2006-05-02 17:54:03

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - Peace talks on Sudan's Darfur region would continue on Wednesday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick said, as a deadline for reaching an agreement slipped for a second time.

2006-05-02 17:34:24

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - Peace talks on Sudan's Darfur region would continue on Wednesday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick said, extending the deadline for reaching an agreement for a second time.

2006-05-02 16:31:32

By Estelle Shirbon ABUJA (Reuters) - A senior U.S. official said he would continue negotiations on a peace plan for Sudan's Darfur region on Wednesday, indicating a Tuesday deadline for an agreement would slip. "I will be here tomorrow (Wednesday), beyond that I don't know," U.S.


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'.