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April 7 , 2008

Pro-Khartoum militias loot Darfur town, kill one  07/04-2008 10:59  (Reuters )
Pro-Khartoum "Janjaweed" militias ran riot in Darfur's main town of el-Fasher on Sunday, killing one person, injuring four others and looting shops in the market, former Darfur rebels said.

Senior former Darfur rebel shot dead - rebel group  07/04-2008 10:58  (Reuters)
A senior former Darfur rebel was shot dead in his home in Darfur's main town of el-Fasher, the movement's head said on Sunday, declining to speculate who was behind the killing.

Raucous Protests Greet Olympic Flame  07/04-2008 00:10  (Washington Post)
LONDON -- Demonstrators grabbed at the Olympic torch, blocked its path and tried to snuff out its flame Sunday in raucous protests of China's human rights record that forced a string of last-second changes to a chaotic relay through London.

Sudan census will avoid religion, ethnicity  07/04-2008 00:01  (Los Angeles Times)
KHARTOUM, SUDAN Census-takers will soon fan out across Sudan's vast and famously inhospitable terrain in the first nationwide head count in 25 years. But the checklist of questions won't include two hot issues that lie at the heart of this nation's recent history of conflict: religion and ethnicity.

Genocide by Attrition in Sudan  06/04-2008 00:40  (Washington Post)
Sudan's National Islamic Front regime has begun its sixth year of genocidal counterinsurgency warfare in the vast western region of Darfur, targeting African civilian populations perceived as the primary support for fractious rebel groups.

UN Chief Urges Action on Darfur  04/04-2008 19:40  (Washington Post)
UNITED NATIONS -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored 'alarming levels' of violence in Darfur Friday, saying that the suffering of millions in the Sudanese region may have gotten worse in recent years.

Darfur violence may be worse, despite U.N. efforts  04/04-2008 16:39  (Washington Post)
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San Francisco Readies for Torch Protests  04/04-2008 14:48  (Washington Post)
SAN FRANCISCO -- In this city where protests are as much a part of the landscape as the Golden Gate Bridge, the impending arrival of the Olympic torch is drawing out thousands of activists critical of Beijing, even as many residents celebrate San Francisco's cultural ties to China.

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