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July 7, 2023

Bush to Attend Opening Ceremony in Beijing  07/07-2008 10:40  (The New York Times)
The White House said Thursday that President Bush would attend the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics next month, a decision fraught with international political symbolism that quickly drew criticism from advocates for human rights.

Asylum-seekers are sent back to Darfur  07/07-2008 03:38  (The Independent)
The ban on deporting asylum-seekers back to Darfur has been lifted by the Government despite warnings of widespread murder and torture of dissidents in the Sudanese region.

Lopez Lomong's long journey will continue in Beijing  07/07-2008 01:39  (Los Angeles Times)
EUGENE. Ore. -- When Lopez Lomong finished speaking with a group of reporters after qualifying Friday for the final in the 1,500 meters, he said, 'Happy Fourth of July.

Peacekeepers in Darfur Hobbled by Need: U.N.-African Union Force Short of Funds, Soldiers, Equipment  05/07-2008 20:54  (Washington Post)
Peacekeepers in Darfur Hobbled by Need: U.N.-African Union Force Short of Funds, Soldiers, Equipment EL FASHER, Sudan -- Nearly a year after its creation, a joint U.

In Darfur, Traditions Revived  05/07-2008 08:26  (Washington Post)
EL DAIEN, Sudan In the heart of Arab Darfur recently, a who's who of tribal leaders lounged under tents in the sand -- sheiks and sultans, umdas and elders, intellectuals, businessmen and spiritual gurus.

Sudan's Former Foes Begin Abyei Withdrawal  04/07-2008 12:03  (The New York Times)
Filed at 10:13 a.m. ET JUBA, Sudan (Reuters) - Sudan's north and south armies have begun to withdraw their forces from the disputed oil-rich region of Abyei, officials said on Friday, after missing an end-June deadline agreed to by the former foes.

Sudan puts leading Darfur rebel on trial  03/07-2008 16:03  (Yahoo! Canada)
What's this KHARTOUM (AFP) - A top member of the Darfur rebel group that staged an unprecedented attack on Khartoum was in court on Thursday for the first time as Sudan stepped up trials of suspects arrested after the strike.

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