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June 5 , 2008

Sudan Bars U.S. Firms From Darfur Contracts  05/06-2008 07:30  (The New York Times)
Filed at 5:38 a.m. ET EL FASHER, Sudan (Reuters) - Sudan said on Thursday it was banning U.S. companies from working with international peacekeepers in Darfur and would not renew a contract held by a unit of U.

UN Security Council to visit Darfur  05/06-2008 02:34  (Los Angeles Times)
KHARTOUM, Sudan The U.N. Security Council wants a firsthand look at the conflict in Darfur that has left some 300,000 people dead, forced 2.5 million to flee their homes and shown no sign of a political solution.

Sudan Officials Implicated in Attacks  05/06-2008 00:50  (Washington Post)
The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has implicated top Sudanese officials in recent attacks, including killings and rapes, against civilians in the Darfur region of western Sudan, and will present their names and evidence against them to the court in July.

Sudan under pressure to arrest Darfur war crime suspects  04/06-2008 22:03  (Yahoo News USA)
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - A coalition of human rights groups on Wednesday appealed for world pressure on Sudan to turn over two suspects sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for war crimes in Darfur.

US praises Chinese actions in Darfur  04/06-2008 11:16  (The New York Times)
Filed at 10:47 a.m. ET WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two senior U.S. officials on Wednesday praised China for increasing pressure on Sudan to change its behavior in Darfur but said Beijing can do much more to stop Khartoum from harming civilians in the Sudanese region.

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