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August 4 , 2008

Track Squad Tries to Unite a Divided Country By JOSHUA ROBINSON  01/01-1970 00:00  (New York Times)
Sudanese track athletes at Khartoumâ s half-built stadium. The crane that towers over the half-built stadium in Khartoum rarely does any lifting. Most of the time, it is still, casting long shadows that stretch and turn in the heat, reaching across the pockmarked track, the piles of rubble and the swirling..

Beshir vows Sudan elections on time  01/01-1970 00:00  (Agence France-Presse)
Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir on Sunday stepped up his diplomatic campaign to avert a possible international arrest warrant over crimes in Darfur by vowing that elections would go ahead on time.

Darfur rebels unhappy at U.N. show of concern on ICC  01/01-1970 00:00  (Yahoo Finance)
By Opheera McDoom Darfur rebels on Friday criticised a U.N. Security Council resolution linking a U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force to African concerns at a move to indict Sudan's president for war crimes.

"Today" Show Moves To Beijing, Will Report On Darfur, Human Rights  01/01-1970 00:00  (The Huffington Post)
Monday morning, the Today show begins broadcasting from Beijing where NBC's morning show will be for the duration of the Olympic Games.

MSF in Sudan pulls staff after robberies (AAP)  01/01-1970 00:00  (Yahoo! News Australia)
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