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June 13 , 2008

Mbeki to hold talks with Sudanese leaders  13/06-2008 09:54  (SABC)
Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Aziz Pahad said President Thabo Mbeki will visit Sudan on June 17 and 18. Mbeki will hold talks with Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir and with former rebel leader and First Vice President Salva Kiir.

EU ministers to warn Sudan but stop short of action  13/06-2008 06:32  (Reuters South Africa)
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU foreign ministers are expected to warn Sudan of possible EU sanctions if it fails to cooperate on war crimes but will stop short of the immediate action demanded by rights activists, diplomats said on Thursday.

China Pressures Sudan Over Darfur  13/06-2008 02:07  (Washington Post)
BEIJING, June 12 -- President Hu Jintao strongly urged Sudan to cooperate in the swift deployment of international peacekeeping forces and to help end humanitarian abuses in the country's embattled Darfur region, the official Communist Party newspaper said Thursday.

UN Security Council urged to get tough in Darfur violations  12/06-2008 20:17  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 What's this ADDIS ABABA (AFP) - The UN Security Council should get tougher in its efforts to resolve the Darfur conflict, mediators said Thursday, warning of a worsening humanitarian and security situation on the ground.

Chad helicopter in 'hard landing' after air attack on rebels: source  12/06-2008 16:55  (Yahoo! Canada)
One of the helicopters that make up Chad's small air force made a 'hard and forced landing' after taking part in a morning attack on rebel positions near the Sudan border, sources told AFP.

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