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2006-07-26 09:24:32

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has left a 'tiny' window open for negotiation on accepting U.N. troops in its violent Darfur region, the top U.N. envoy in Khartoum said on Wednesday. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has refused international demands for a U.N.

2006-07-26 09:04:42

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has left a 'tiny' window open for negotiation on accepting U.N. troops in its violent Darfur region, the top U.N. envoy in Khartoum said on Wednesday. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has refused international demands for a U.N.

2006-07-21 06:35:27

GENEVA (Reuters) - International aid operations in refugee camps in the Zalinge area of Sudan's Darfur region have been suspended after three water workers were killed by a mob, the United Nations' refugee agency said on Friday.

2006-07-20 12:33:51

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush called on Sudan on Thursday to allow a United Nations peacekeeping presence to help stem the violence in Darfur.

2006-07-12 00:22:50

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rebels in Darfur are fighting each other with the Sudanese military apparently supporting one faction, sometimes with aircraft disguised as relief planes, a senior U.N. official said.

2006-07-02 14:53:22

By Barry Moody and Daniel Flynn BANJUL (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan failed on Sunday to persuade Sudanese leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir to allow a U.N. force into Darfur, but said he still expected it to be deployed eventually.

2006-07-01 15:23:25

By Barry Moody BANJUL (Reuters) - A two-day Africa summit opened in Gambia on Saturday with a call for urgent action to deal with conflicts in Somalia and Sudan's Darfur region, but there seemed scant change of a breakthrough on either issue.

2006-06-30 19:11:17

By Barry Moody BANJUL (Reuters) - The rise to power of Islamists in Somalia and Sudan's Darfur crisis top the agenda at a summit of Africa's leaders in Gambia this weekend, but there seems little chance of much progress on either issue.

2006-06-27 19:25:48

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations should immediately beef up the African Union force in Darfur with communications, transport and other help in preparation for its own operation, the head of U.N. peacekeeping said on Tuesday.

2006-06-25 02:55:19

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has suspended the work of a U.N. mission in its violent Darfur region after accusing the world body of transporting a rebel leader who opposes a recent peace deal, a Sudanese official said on Sunday.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.