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February 27 , 2008

Boiling Over  27/02-2008 11:44  (The New Republic)
A terrible consequence of the Darfur Peace Agreement, signed in May 2006 and resulting chiefly in dividing the anti-Khartoum rebel movement, is that it has allowed too many influential people to speak euphemistically about the crisis that's taking place in western Sudan and eastern Chad.

China gestures  27/02-2008 11:33  (Washington Times)
On Sunday, China's envoy to Darfur, Liu Guijin, urged greater cooperation on the part of Sudanese officials, who have refused to allow more than half of a 26,000-member, U.N.-sanctioned peacekeeping force into the region.

Balkan Ghosts  27/02-2008 11:31  (The New Republic)
Nine years later, and 2,000 miles to the south, another group--the people of Darfur--are waiting (still!) for the West to come to their rescue. During the four-plus years since the Sudanese regime unleashed a genocide in its country's western corner, the violence has ebbed and flowed.

Darfur Advocates Urged Not to Quit 5 Years On  27/02-2008 11:30  (Christian Post)
It's a dark anniversary Tuesday for Darfurians, who entered their sixth year of deadly conflict amid a recent upsurge of violence.

Session shows nation's pain  27/02-2008 11:28  (Cincinnati Enquirer)
The gruesome image of a charred body included in a video presentation about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of western Sudan reminded Ibrahim Hamid of the fate of his home village.

Chad holds secret talks with rebels  27/02-2008 01:43  (Yahoo News USA)
UNITED NATIONS - Chad's foreign minister said Tuesday the government is holding secret discussions with rebel groups who support peace and national reconciliation following a coup attempt earlier this month.

Dark anniversary for Darfur  26/02-2008 19:15  (Xtra News)
KHARTOUM (AFP) - The deadly conflict in Darfur entered its sixth year on Tuesday with no solution in sight as Khartoum continued to resist the full deployment of a peacekeeping force amid a fresh wave of bombings.

Bush's Legacy to Darfur  26/02-2008 14:25  (Washington Post)
Andrew Natsios' illustrates in stark terms much of what has been wrong with U.S. policy since the Darfur genocide began to unfold in 2003. He unwittingly highlights three crucial ingredients of U.

Austrian Peacekeepers Head to Chad  26/02-2008 14:05  (The New York Times)
Filed at 1:48 p.m. ET VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- A contingent of about 50 Austrian troops headed to Chad early Tuesday to take part in a European Union peacekeeping mission, the Defense Ministry said.

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