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January 28 , 2008

Sudan in fresh bid to chair AU  28/01-2008 09:27  (Mail & Guardian Online)
Sudan will seek to head the African Union during the continental body's upcoming summit at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, a Sudanese official said. Sudan's two previous bids for the AU's rotating presidency have been unsuccessful due to reservations over Khartoum's rights record in the western region of...

Sudan and Chad fail to defuse border tensions  27/01-2008 13:34  (Yahoo! Asia News)
Photo: Reuters Click to enlarge TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Sudan and Chad failed to defuse tensions along their long, porous border on Sunday, despite a meeting of African leaders in the Libyan capital that also made no progress towards ending the crisis in Darfur.

Militia kill 21 in West Darfur-residents, rebels  27/01-2008 11:13  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Armed militias backed by Sudan's government killed 21 people in an attack on a village in West Darfur, anti-Khartoum Sudanese rebels said on Sunday.

Sudan summons U.S. envoy over Darfur comments  27/01-2008 04:34  (Washington Post)
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Unkept Promises in Darfur  27/01-2008 00:40  (The New York Times)
The new United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur is not off to an encouraging start. The five-year-long genocide has already killed some 200,000 people and driven two and a half million more from their homes.

EU to launch Chad peacekeeping force Monday: diplomats  25/01-2008 19:07  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 What's this BRUSSELS (AFP) - The European Union will next week launch a peacekeeping force for Chad and the Central African Republic, diplomats and officials said Friday.

UN: Darfur Force Improving, Needs Help  25/01-2008 19:05  (Yahoo! Singapore News)
By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU,Associated Press Writer AP - 45 minutes ago EL FASHER, Sudan - Darfur's peacekeeping force has resumed some patrols and returned to refugee camps since the U.

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