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2010-09-29 11:47:00

Ruth Messinger: White House's Investment in Sudan Diplomacy is a Crucial Step towards Lasting Peace NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Jewish World Service president Ruth W. Messinger today issued the following statement commending President Obama for his recent leadership in addressing the serious and complicated situation in Sudan: "President Obama has demonstrated true statesmanship in attending the recent ministerial-level meeting at the United Nations where he...

2006-02-22 13:00:24

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The world is fast running out of patience with slow negotiators of a Darfur peace deal and the government of Sudan needs to do more to fulfil its promises, a senior British minister said on Wednesday. The United States calls the rape, killing and looting in Darfur genocide, a charge the Sudan government rejects. But the conflict, entering its fourth year, has killed tens of thousands and forced more than 2 million to flee their homes to camps....

2005-07-21 03:15:06

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice demanded an apology from Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir after U.S. officials and journalists were manhandled at a meeting on Thursday. "It makes me very angry to be sitting with their president and have this happen," Rice told reporters on her plane before leaving Khartoum for Darfur. Earlier, she told reporters she wanted an apology. Sudanese officials shoved U.S. journalists away from the Bashir meeting and slammed the...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.