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May 20 , 2008

Fighting in disputed Sudan town  20/05-2008 05:30  (BBC)
Heavy fighting has resumed in Sudan's oil-rich town of Abyei between the army and southern ex-rebels.UN officials say the clashes started a day after they began supplying relief aid to some 50,000 people who were displaced after last week's clashes.

Darfur Advocacy Groups Press Washington to Implement Sanctions  20/05-2008 04:51  (VOA News)
Genocide Intervention Network's Sam Bell - Download (MP3) The Bush administration's budget office has drawn a reproach from a coalition of American advocacy groups for overlooking a May deadline on implementing sanctions against Sudan over the genocide in Darfur.

AU chief: Darfur peace talks likely to go on  19/05-2008 12:24  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM, Sudan -- The recent rebel assault near Sudan's capital was not a permanent setback for Darfur peace talks nor relations between Sudan and neighboring Chad, the head of the African Union said.

EUFOR troops fight heat, water rations  19/05-2008 05:14  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 The EU force, EUFOR, began in March its year-long UN mandate to protect refugees from western Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region as well as people displaced by rebel insurgency in Chad and the northern Central African Republic.

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