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Trying Sudanese President Poses Unique Challenges  17/07-2008 10:46  (NPR News)

China boosts peacekeepers in Darfur  17/07-2008 04:47  (Yahoo News USA)
KHARTOUM (AFP) - Extra Chinese engineers were en route for Sudan's war-torn western region of Darfur on Thursday, set to boost the number of UN-led peacekeeping troops to more than 8,000, a spokeswoman said.

Prosecuting Genocide  17/07-2008 01:22  (The New York Times)
Many aid workers and diplomats suffered a panic attack when the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court sought an arrest warrant this week for the president of Sudan, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, for committing genocide.

Warrant for Sudanese Is Talk of Security Council  16/07-2008 23:30  (The New York Times)
UNITED NATIONS Russia and China voiced concerns on Wednesday about the pursuit of Sudan’s president by international prosecutors, raising the possibility that the United Nations Security Council could intervene to forestall the prosecution, diplomats said.

Another peacekeeper shot and killed in Darfur as UN debates extending the peace mission  16/07-2008 19:22  (Los Angeles Times)
UNITED NATIONS (AP) _ Gunmen in Darfur shot and killed another United Nations-African Union peacekeeper Wednesday, just as the U.N. Security Council voted to condemn the killing of seven Darfur peacekeepers a week ago as a possible war crime.

Sudan's Bashir could escape war crimes indictment  16/07-2008 19:14  (Washington Post)
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's president, accused of masterminding genocide in Darfur, might escape war crimes charges if he brings to justice two men suspected of mass killings, Western envoys said on Wednesday.

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