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May 21 , 2008

BREAKING NEWS: Sudan president says will not honor ceasefire in Darfur  21/05-2008 11:02  (Sudan Tribune)
The Sudanese president Omar Hassan Al-Bashir announced today that his government is no longer bound by ceasefire with the Darfur rebel groups.

LeBron James Breaks Silence on Darfur  21/05-2008 11:01  (ABC News)
When LeBron James walked into our makeshift studio at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C., we had no idea what the Cleveland Cavaliers' superstar forward was going to say. We had asked for the interview for our "Outside the Lines" story on NBA athletes and political activism, specifically to see if he'd address why he declined to sign then-teammate Ira Newble's letter a year ago condemning China for its role in the genocide in Darfur.

Renewed Sudan violence raises fears of return to civil war  21/05-2008 07:56  (Yahoo! Canada)
A flare-up this week in an oil-rich flashpoint in central Sudan is jeopardizing a shaky 2005 peace accord between north and south. That's raising concerns of a return to all-out civil war, even as conflict in the western region of Darfur rages on.

Sudanese soldiers battle former southern rebels  20/05-2008 13:07  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Sudanese soldiers battled former southern rebels Tuesday in the oil-rich region of Abyei despite a five-day cease-fire, U.N. and Sudanese officials said.

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