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Darfur in the News

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May 12 , 2008

Sudan cuts ties with Chad after rebel attack  12/05-2008 11:13  (Reuters)
Sudan cut diplomatic relations with Chad on Sunday after an attack on Khartoum by Darfur rebels which it said was supported by Chadian President Idriss Deby.

Sudan police arrest opposition leader  12/05-2008 05:29  (LA Times)
He and five others are detained, apparently in response to a failed raid on the capital by Darfur rebels.

Opinion An up-close view of brutality in Darfur  12/05-2008 05:11  (Yahoo News USA)
Northampton, Mass. - The brutality of the Khartoum regime's military actions in the Darfur region of western Sudan continually forces a question that seems to have no morally intelligible answer: Is there no act of civilian destruction so cruel, so savage, that the international community will finally...

Darfur rebel leader vows more attacks on Khartoum  12/05-2008 04:33  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Darfur rebel leader Khalil Ibrahim said on Monday he would launch more attacks on Sudan's capital Khartoum until the government fell.

Saving the World in Study Hall  10/05-2008 23:27  (The New York Times)
Teenagers are supposed to be sullen and self-absorbed, but Rachel S. Rosenfeld never got the memo. Nicholas D. Kristof Rachel is a high school junior in Harrison, N.

Darfur rebels battle Sudan forces near capital  10/05-2008 19:18  (LA Times)
The incursion to the outskirts of Khartoum is not viewed as a serious threat to the regime. But the rebels efforts could encourage other anti-government groups.

U.S. Urges Restraint After Sudan Violence  10/05-2008 16:39  (The New York Times)
Filed at 3:55 p.m. ET CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - The Bush administration said on Saturday it was "very concerned" about the outbreak of violence in Sudan between Darfur rebels and government troops and urged both sides to exercise restraint.

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