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April 2 , 2008

S.F. wrangles over Olympic torch appearance  02/04-2008 03:07  (Los Angeles Times)
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Olympic torch relay for the Beijing 2008 Games is set to make its only North American appearance here next week, but this politically charged city is still squabbling over whether to roll out or roll up the red carpet.

Darfur peace talks in 'serious trouble'  01/04-2008 22:27  (LA Times)
U.N.-African Union mediation effort in Sudan reports little progress, raising questions about a new peacekeeping force and an international aid campaign.

US Wants 3,600 New Troops in Darfur Soon  01/04-2008 18:48  (Los Angeles Times)
UNITED NATIONS The United States is urging the United Nations to get 3,600 new troops on the ground in Darfur by June. Ambassador Richard Williamson, the U.

South Africa to boost peacekeeping force in Darfur  01/04-2008 18:05  (Yahoo! Canada)
New ambassador to Khartoum Manelisi Genge said South Africa intends to deploy in the range of 600 to 800 personnel to the region gripped by civil conflict since 2003, boosting its current contingent of more than 500.

Sudan president invited to UN council summit  01/04-2008 17:08  (Reuters)
Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has received an invitation to attend a summit meeting of the U.N. Security Council in New York later this month, Sudan's U.N. envoy said on Tuesday.

Chad Army Repulses Rebel Attack on Town  01/04-2008 15:21  (The New York Times)
Filed at 2:48 p.m. ET N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) -- Rebels attacked a town in eastern Chad on Tuesday but the army repulsed them after a four-hour battle, the prime minister said.

Darfur rebels say Khartoum bombs their areas  01/04-2008 14:52  (Reuters)
Sudanese planes have bombed five areas in the war-torn Darfur region, killing a child and injuring another, Darfur rebels said on Tuesday, although the army denied any involvement.

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