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February 11 , 2008

Chad demands removal of Darfur refugees  11/02-2008 09:39  (Mercury News)
PST N'DJAMENA, Chad—Chad's prime minister demanded Monday that the international community remove refugees who have fled to Chad from Sudan's Darfur region, warning that Chadian authorities would otherwise do it themselves.

EU plans resumption of Chad force  11/02-2008 05:40  (BBC News World Edition)
The EU is hoping to resume deployment of its peacekeeping mission to Chad in the next few days, after a delay caused by fighting in the capital, N'Djamena.

Activist escapes rebel attack in Chad  11/02-2008 03:27  (LA Times)
Just as Gabriel Stauring of Redondo Beach-based Stop Genocide Now was preparing to return home from the Central African nation, gunfire erupts.

Gen's Bashir's genocide in Darfur  11/02-2008 02:14  (The Washington Times)
This is the second of two columns on U.N. failure in Darfur and how to end the genocide. President Bush has been deeply concerned about the atrocities in Darfur, but in his final State of the Union address, there was only one line: "The United States opposes genocide in Sudan.

Attacks Pushing Darfur Refugees Into Chad  11/02-2008 01:02  (The New York Times)
DAKAR, Senegal Thousands of refugees fleeing attacks by Arab militias and Sudanese Army bombs in the ravaged western region of Darfur have flooded into neighboring Chad, the United Nations said Sunday, and many more may be on their way as Sudan strikes back at a rebel offensive in the area.

Thousands Flee Darfur After Air Strikes  11/02-2008 00:30  (The Wall Street Journal - World News)
GENEVA -- Up to 12,000 refugees fled Sudan's Darfur region to neighboring Chad over the weekend following air strikes by the Sudanese military and thousands more may be coming, the U.

Families say at least 27 killed in Darfur attack  09/02-2008 18:48  (Yahoo Finance)
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least 27 people were killed in government attacks on three West Darfur villages, their families said on Saturday, as they called for an end to raids which were leaving their homes in flames.

Sudan and Darfur peacekeepers agree rules of operation  09/02-2008 16:08  (Yahoo! Asia News)
Photo: AFP KHARTOUM (AFP) - Sudan and the African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission for Darfur signed an agreement on Saturday determining how the joint force will operate, capping weeks of drawn-out negotiations.

Sudan Arrests 2 in US Diplomat Killing  09/02-2008 15:33  (Yahoo! Asia News)
Sudanese security forces arrested two suspects in the murder of a U.S. diplomat Saturday, the official state news agency announced. John Granville, an official for the U.

Bush Signing Statement on Sudan Divestment Law Still Controversial  08/02-2008 22:54  (Voice of America)
Robinson report - Download (MP3) Robinson report - Listen (MP3) Some U.S. Lawmakers, and experts testifying to a congressional panel say President Bush may have undermined a law he signed last year designed to encourage divestment from Sudan.

U.N. Officials Tell of Impasse in Darfur Peacekeeping Task  08/02-2008 21:54  (The New York Times)
UNITED NATIONS Two senior United Nations officials on Friday gave the Security Council a grim account of the situation complicating international efforts to protect civilians in Darfur, the Sudanese region where 200,000 have died and 2.

U.N. says Darfur conflict spinning out of control  08/02-2008 20:27  (Yahoo! Asia News)
Photo: Reuters Click to enlarge UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two top United Nations officials warned on Friday the situation in Sudan's western Darfur region was spinning out of control toward full-scale war.

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