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May 27 , 2008

Sudan president pledges serious peace dialogue  27/05-2008 05:13  (Yahoo! Canada)
0 What's this SEOUL (AFP) - Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir said Tuesday that his country would return to peace, dismissing allegations that it is on the brink of war.

Bush Straddles His Hard Line in Engaging Sudan  26/05-2008 23:29  (Washington Post)
Sometime in the next few weeks, a special envoy of President Bush plans to meet with Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, whose government sheltered Osama bin Laden and pursued a scorched-earth policy in southern Sudan that resulted in more than 2 million deaths.

Darfur rebels threaten Khartoum as peace hopes fade  26/05-2008 13:41  (Washington Post)
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Darfur rebel group threatened on Monday to launch new attacks on Khartoum and central Sudan, amid fears that the region's peace process was unraveling.

New Civil War Feared in Sudan  26/05-2008 13:14  (Washington Post)
ABYEI, Sudan -- This contested town along Sudan's volatile north-south border has been obliterated. In recent days its mud houses and thatched-roof markets, its schools, hospitals, offices and shops have been shot, shelled and burned to the ground, and late last week Sudanese government soldiers in green...

Where Olympians Can Make a Difference in Darfur  25/05-2008 23:12  (Washington Post)
I'd actually imagined what it would be like, which is terrible. You're never supposed to plan on winning. But there I was, the gold medalist in the 500-meter speed skating event at the 2006 winter Olympics in Turin.

Sudan Politicians Accuse Government Of Torture  25/05-2008 10:38  (The New York Times)
Filed at 10:11 a.m. ET KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Southern Sudanese leaders, human rights activists and political groups joined forces on Sunday to accuse Sudan's government of torturing suspects and making "arbitrary" arrests in a crackdown following a rebel attack on Khartoum.

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