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Chad army helicopter fires rockets into Sudan border area: military  16/05-2008 09:19  (Yahoo News USA)
PARIS (AFP) - A Chad army helicopter fired rockets Friday in an area close to Sudan's Darfur border racked by tension over rebel activity and refugee flows, a French military source told AFP.

UN refugee agency curbs activities in eastern Chad  16/05-2008 04:32  (Reuters South Africa)
[-] Text [+] GENEVA, May 16 (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday it had reduced its activities and staff movements in volatile eastern Chad due to worsening violence.

AU chief urges Chad and Sudan presidents to calm tensions  16/05-2008 00:37  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 AU Commission chief Ping met President Idriss Deby in the Chadian capital and was to later hold discussions with Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir in neighbouring Khartoum.

Clashes lead UN to pull its civilian staff from Sudan oil area  16/05-2008 00:37  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 KHARTOUM, Sudan - The United Nations said Thursday it had evacuated 250 civilian staff from the town of Abyei following three days of clashes in the oil-rich region between Sudan's army and former southern rebels.

Thousands flee north-south clashes in Sudan oil town  15/05-2008 10:44  (Washington Post)
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.

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