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March 6 , 2008

Russia proposing choppers for Darfur force  06/03-2008 11:06  (Reuters)
UNITED NATIONS, March 5 (Reuters) - Russia is proposing to supply some of the helicopters the United Nations has been urgently seeking to back up the U.N./African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur, Moscow's U.N. ambassador said on Wednesday.

Traumatized Darfur refugees seek safety in Chad  06/03-2008 09:50  (Washington Post)
BIRAK, Chad (Reuters) - The sun-blasted desert between this small Chadian border town and Sudan's Darfur is scattered with stunted trees and thorny shrubs.

Sudan Reimposes Censorship on Newspapers  06/03-2008 09:16  (The New York Times)
Filed at 8:52 a.m. ET KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese authorities have reimposed daily censorship of newspapers after they published reports accusing the government of backing Chadian rebels, journalists and a security official said on Thursday.

Japan considers debt relief for Sudan: official  06/03-2008 04:32  (Yahoo! News Australia)
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan is considering offering debt relief to Sudan as an incentive for Khartoum to take action to end the Darfur conflict and support a fragile north-south peace deal, an official said Thursday.

US Pushes for Deployment of Darfur Force  06/03-2008 03:48  (Washington Post)
UNITED NATIONS -- The United States has called for a new initiative to get a 26,000-strong peacekeeping force on the ground in Darfur, where the 5-year conflict has escalated and malnutrition is rising.

Sudan: French Peacekeeper's Body Found  05/03-2008 15:55  (Los Angeles Times)
PARIS The Sudanese military confirmed Wednesday that it had found the body of a French soldier killed on the border with Chad and was turning it over to French authorities.

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