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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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