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April 17 , 2008

World Food Program: Darfur Aid To Be Halved Due To Banditry  17/04-2008 07:49  (
KHARTOUM, Sudan 'Attacks on the WFP food pipeline are an attack on the most vulnerable people in Darfur,' WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran 'We call on all parties to protect the access to food,' she said.

US, Britain outline steps to boost African peacekeeping  17/04-2008 05:30  (Yahoo! UK and Ireland)
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - The United States and Britain on Wednesday outlined steps to make African peacekeeping missions more effective, in talks on security ties between the UN and the African Union.

Incentive in Sudan Talks: Normalized Ties With U.S.  16/04-2008 21:50  (The New York Times)
WASHINGTON The Bush administration could remove Sudan from an American list of state supporters of terrorism and normalize relations if the Sudanese government agreed, among other steps, to allow Thai and Nepalese peacekeepers in its Darfur region, says a document outlining the American negotiating...

UN's Ban "Extremely Disappointed" Over Darfur  16/04-2008 17:12  (The New York Times)
Filed at 4:13 p.m. ET UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed extreme disappointment in a report made public on Wednesday at a lack of progress in resolving the conflict in Darfur, blaming both sides for showing no political will.

IOC Faces Pressure Over Darfur  16/04-2008 13:43  (Wall Street Journal Template)
BEIJING -- The activist group Dream for Darfur is trying to step up pressure on the International Olympic Committee ahead of the Beijing Games, criticizing the sports organization for failing to speak out on the violence in Darfur.

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