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March 24 , 2008

Sudanese army criticizes UN report on Darfur attacks  24/03-2008 11:21  (Associated Press)
The Sudanese army on Saturday criticized as biased a recent U.N. report that accused it of looting towns and raping girls and women during attacks it carried out in West Darfur with the help of Arab militias.

FBI looks at Chinese role in Darfur site hack  24/03-2008 10:55  (Washington Post)
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into a possible China connection in the hack of a nonprofit group created to draw attention to the ongoing genocide in western Sudan's Darfur region.

Peacekeeping in Darfur Hits More Obstacles  23/03-2008 23:25  (The New York Times)
ABU SUROUJ, Sudan As Darfur smolders in the aftermath of a new government offensive, a long-sought peacekeeping force, expected to be the world’s largest, is in danger of failing even as it begins its mission because of bureaucratic delays, stonewalling by Sudan’s government and reluctance from troop...

Former Sudanese FM survives assassination attempt: report  23/03-2008 11:25  (Agence France Presse)
Former Sudanese foreign minister and controversial southern politician Lam Akol has survived an assassination attempt that killed three of his assistants, local media reported on Sunday.

Interpreter of Maladies  23/03-2008 02:47  (Washington Post)
By Daoud Hari. As told to Dennis Michael Burke and Megan M. McKenna The Translator, by Daoud Hari, a native Darfurian, may be the biggest small book of this year, or any year.

Dropping the Torch  23/03-2008 01:28  (The New York Times)
San Francisco THERE’S only one stop in North America on the Olympic torch’s 95,000-mile trip from Athens to Beijing, and that’s here. On April 9, standing side by side with sports fans along the parade route, there will be thousands of protesters who hope to bring attention to China’s complicity in the...

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