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March 10 , 2008

UN: Hijackings Delaying Darfur Aid  10/03-2008 09:16  (Yahoo! Canada)
UN: Hijackings Delaying Food Supplies for Darfur, Lack of Funds Threatens Air Service ROME (AP) -- A rash of hijackings of trucks transporting food aid to the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur is delaying deliveries at a time when a lack of funding could force a halt to shipments by air, the U.

Shattered Darfur Families Mourn Lost Futures  09/03-2008 10:42  (The New York Times)
Filed at 10:07 a.m. ET GUEREDA, Chad (Reuters) - Three-year-old Hilam screams when medics lift her hospital sheets to examine where shrapnel ripped through her leg during a Sudanese government bombing raid on her Darfur village.

China Steps Up Its Argument Over Darfur: World Leaders' Plans to Attend Olympics Used to Push View of Games as Apolitical  08/03-2008 21:38  (Washington Post)
China Steps Up Its Argument Over Darfur: World Leaders' Plans to Attend Olympics Used to Push View of Games as Apolitical BEIJING, March 7 -- Liu Guijin, China's special envoy for Sudan, was fielding yet another question Friday on Darfur and the Olympics.

China Defends Sudan Policy and Criticizes Olympics Tie-In  08/03-2008 08:52  (New York Times)
BEIJING - China has expressed grave concerns to the Sudanese government about the recent violence in western Darfur and is actively working to resolve delays in establishing an international peacekeeping force, Chinas special envoy to Darfur said Friday.

Olympics near, China bends on Darfur  08/03-2008 00:12  (LA Times)
After years of blocking tougher sanctions against Sudan, Beijing moves to stem criticism that it isn't doing enough to help end the conflict.

Sarkozy Condemns Sudan in Soldier Death  07/03-2008 18:27  (Los Angeles Times)
PARIS French President Nicolas Sarkozy condemned Sudan on Friday, saying it used 'disproportionate force' against a French peacekeeper who was fatally shot by Sudanese troops this week.

China Darfur Envoy Defends Policy  07/03-2008 12:30  (The New York Times)
Filed at 12:08 p.m. ET BEIJING (AP) -- China strenuously defended its close ties to Sudan on Friday, touting its efforts to resolve Darfur's humanitarian crisis in its latest and most vigorous attempt to refute critics trying to link the issue to this summer's Olympic Games.

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