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2008-07-11 21:00:10

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Embassy of Republic of Sudan, Information office, +1- 202-338-8565, +1-202-667-2406 WASHINGTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Criminal Courts prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo recently addressed the United Nations where he urged the Security Council to exert pressure on the Government of Sudan to extradite two individuals who the court has charged with crimes against humanity, accusing them of orchestrating violence in Darfur by arming and...

2008-07-11 18:00:05

Text of report by state-owned Sudanese TV on 11 July [Presenter] Sudan's permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Abd-al-Mahmud Abd-al-Halim, has condemned the suspicious maneuvers of the chief prosecutor of the ICC, [Luis Moreno Ocampo], describing them as a political scheme aimed at aborting the peace process in Darfur.

2008-07-10 15:00:16

Text of report in English by Paris-based Sudanese newspaper Sudan Tribune website on 8 July The leader of a Darfur rebel group announced that he will be making his first visit to the United States this week.

2008-07-10 12:00:22

By New York Times News Service DAKAR, Senegal -- Seven international peacekeepers were killed and 22 wounded in a brazen day ambush by heavily armed men in trucks and on horseback in the Sudanese province of Darfur, U.N. officials said Wednesday.

2008-07-10 09:00:27

By MOHAMED OSMAN By Mohamed Osman and Maggie Michael The Associated Press KHARTOUM, Sudan About 200 gunmen on horseback and in SUVs launched a brazen attack on international peacekeepers in Darfur, killing seven in the deadliest strike against the under-equipped and understaffed mission since it deployed, the United Nations said Wednesday.

2008-07-09 21:00:10

Seven peacekeepers were killed and 22 more were wounded in a militia attack in Sudan's Darfur region Wednesday, U.N. officials said. Seven of the wounded soldiers were listed in critical condition, the United Nations said in a news release. The attack began about 2:45 p.m.

2008-07-09 15:00:11

One peacekeeper was killed and 19 others were wounded in a militia attack in Sudan's Darfur region Wednesday, say U.N. officials. Six other members of the international peacekeeping patrol are missing, Shereen El Zorba, a spokeswoman for the U.N. African Union Mission in Darfur told CNN.

2008-07-05 15:00:19

LEWISTON - An exhibit titled "6,000 miles" and comprised solely of artwork by Tahir Saleh, an accomplished artist originally from the Sudan who now resides in Lewiston, will open at L/A Arts Community Gallery Wednesday, July 9. An artist reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 11.

2008-06-30 12:02:34

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, June 30 Kyodo - Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda expressed Japan's readiness Monday to send Self-Defence Forces personnel to Sudan to participate in UN peacekeeping operations there.

2008-06-27 06:02:41

By Edna Gundersen TARZANA, Calif. -- While kids his age elsewhere in the world engaged in skirmishes on baseball fields and Game Boy screens, Emmanuel Jal was wielding an AK-47 as a child soldier in Sudan's civil war. "My childhood was destructive," says Jal, 28.


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Nile Lechwe, Kobus megaceros
2012-09-10 17:01:29

The Nile lechwe (Kobus megaceros), a species of antelope, is also known as Mrs Gray's lechwe, the waterbuck, or the wasserbock. It can be found in Ethiopia and Sudan, where it prefers a habitat within grasslands, steppes, wetlands, coastal areas, or swamplands with water reaching a depth between 3.9 and 16 inches. Leopold Fitzinger first described this antelope in 1855. The Nile lechwe varies in size depending on sex, with males typically reaching a weight of up to 260 pounds and females...

2012-06-14 11:34:58

Symbol: RASU8 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae – Palm family Genus   Raphia P. Beauv. –...

2012-06-18 03:59:53

Symbol: DAGE Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: DactylocteniumgerminatumHack. distribution:USA(MD) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons...

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2008-10-18 12:31:16

The Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis) is a member of the shrike family. This is an African species. It is found from southeastern Sudan and southern Ethiopia to northeastern Tanzania. Its habitat is dry open thornbush and acacia and other dry open woodland. The Taita Fiscal is 8.25 inches in length and is fairly unique. It has white underparts and a black crown, hind neck and wings. The back is gray, the rump is white, and there is a characteristic white V-shape on the back. The tail is...

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2008-10-18 12:24:29

The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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