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June 6 , 2008

Sudan's president meets with UN delegation  06/06-2008 06:26  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Sudan's president told the U.N. Security Council that a dispute between the northern government and former southern rebels over an oil-rich border region could be settled next week, and he called for fresh peace talks on Darfur.

World court prosecutor says Darfur a 'crime scene'  06/06-2008 00:22  (Los Angeles Times)
UNITED NATIONS Sudan's actions in Darfur have helped turn the region into 'a crime scene,' the chief U.N. prosecutor charged Thursday, expanding on a scathing report this week that directly linked the government to a feared militia blamed for much of the killing.

Security Council Members Push to Condemn Sudan  05/06-2008 23:41  (The New York Times)
UNITED NATIONS The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court presented a grim portrait of conditions in the Darfur region of Sudan to the Security Council on Thursday, as a majority of Council members pushed for what would be the first statement in three years condemning the Sudanese government.

UN Security Council gets firsthand look at Darfur  05/06-2008 14:14  (Washington Post)
EL FASHER, Sudan -- The U.N. Security Council got a firsthand look Thursday at the worsening conflict in Darfur, which has killed some 300,000 people and forced 2.

Sudan: Room for outrage  05/06-2008 11:03  (Florida Times-Union)
When U.S. presidential candidates John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama recently issued a joint statement pledging their commitment toward ending the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan, activists hailed it as a historic moment.

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