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February 19 , 2008

Bush Says Darfur Crisis Needs to End  19/02-2008 07:16  (New York Times)
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Speaking on soil once stained with the blood of Rwanda's genocide, President Bush called Tuesday on all nations to step up efforts to end ''once and for all'' the ethnic slaughter still continuing in Sudan's western Darfur region.

One Olympic Victory  18/02-2008 23:54  (Wall Street Journal Template)
Almost a year ago on these pages we questioned Steven Spielberg's position as an artistic director of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. We highlighted China's role as business partner, diplomatic protector and underwriter of Sudan's campaign of ethnic destruction in Darfur.

Protecting Darfur's Women From Rape  18/02-2008 14:59  (Yahoo! Singapore News)
By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU,Associated Press Writer AP - 53 minutes ago KALMA, Sudan - U.N. peacekeepers in armored vehicles and pickup trucks whizzed into this refugee camp.

EU Must Seek Chad Ceasefire to Avert Crisis: Oxfam  18/02-2008 03:38  (The New York Times)
Filed at 1:28 a.m. ET DAKAR (Reuters) - European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday must increase diplomatic pressure for a ceasefire in Chad to prevent a major humanitarian crisis, British charity Oxfam said.

Thousands Of Villagers Flee After Darfur Offensive  18/02-2008 03:38  (The New York Times)
Filed at 2:10 a.m. ET KONDOBE, Sudan (Reuters) - Three elderly Darfuri men hack away at a pile of logs, struggling to build a new home in Kondobe town more than a week after they fled their village to escape government attacks and militia looting.

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