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Thousands flee north-south Sudan clashes in Abyei  15/05-2008 07:57  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 ABYEI, Sudan (Reuters) - Thousands of civilians fled clashes between Sudan's former north-south civil war foes in the oil-rich central town of Abyei on Thursday, local officials said.

Sudan closes paper for publishing military details  15/05-2008 07:21  (Yahoo Finance)
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese security forces have closed a newspaper indefinitely for publishing sensitive military information that might be linked to a rebel attack on Khartoum at the weekend, its managing editor said on Thursday.

Striving to Make a Difference in Darfur, the World: County Students Becoming Activists  15/05-2008 07:10  (Washington Post)
Striving to Make a Difference in Darfur, the World: County Students Becoming Activists When Northwest High School senior Maria Sebastian and her friends became aware last year of the ongoing genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan, they decided they had to do something.

The Way Forward on Darfur  15/05-2008 00:08  (The Wall Street Journal)
Next month the United States will assume the presidency of the U.N. Security Council, and not a moment too soon. The Bush administration will have perhaps its final opportunity to address the Darfur genocide, preserving its legacy as an architect of the imperiled U.

Top UN official warns of increasing Darfur violence  14/05-2008 21:52  (International Herald Tribune)
UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. peacekeeping chief warned Wednesday of an alarming increase in violence in Darfur that has spread to the Sudanese capital and could escalate further.

Ellison, Carson urge US to take action in Darfur  14/05-2008 17:41  (The New York Times)
Filed at 5:30 p.m. ET WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress' two Muslim members urged the U.S. government on Wednesday to lead efforts to end the violence in Sudan's Darfur region, where more than 200,000 people have died and 2.

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