User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
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'Eyes on Darfur' Site Launched 7.6.2007 Washington Post
Amnesty International mounts online effort to monitor settlements threatened by brutality.
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Sudan's At-Risk Villages Get Help from Satellites 7.6.2007 NPR News
Using a Web site and high-powered satellite cameras, Amnesty International USA plans to track developments in 12 at-risk villages in Sudan by sending up-to-date images to a Web site.
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FEATURE: G-8 Faces Lesson on School Girls in Battle Zones 5.6.2007 Women's eNews
When the world's wealthiest nations meet at the G-8 summit in Germany this week, aid workers plan to remind them that education pledges they made to children--the majority of them girls--are not being met in the world's worst conflict zones.
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Bush Sets Out For G-8 With Updated Global Agenda 3.6.2007 WCCO: National
President Bush is heading to Europe Monday to attend the Group of Eight meeting in Germany. Analysts say he will use the trip to try and present a fresh international agenda focusing on themes including AIDS in Africa and tackling global warming.
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Bush Heading to G-8 Meetings in Europe 2.6.2007 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New penalties against Sudan - check. More dollars to fight AIDS in Africa - check. A respected internationalist to lead the World Bank - check. Friendly words about tackling global warming - check....
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Bush Previews European Trip Initiatives 2.6.2007 Washington Post: Nation
WASHINGTON -- Europeans may bristle over President Bush's Iraq policy, yet he spent the week rolling out initiatives they can more easily embrace _ ones that address global warming, AIDS and the humanitarian crisis in Darfur.
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Darfur Advocacy Group Undergoes a Shake-Up 2.6.2007 NYT: Home Page
Advertisements by the Save Darfur Coalition strained relationships with aid groups working on the ground.
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Advocacy group's publicity campaign on Darfur angers relief organizations 2.6.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Advertisements by the Save Darfur Coalition strained relationships with aid groups working on the ground.
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Darfur Refugees Flee in 125-Mile Trek 2.6.2007 Truthout.com
Hundreds of women and children fled by foot and on donkeys from Darfur to the neighboring Central African Republic after their town was attacked by planes and helicopters. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees was rushing aid to the 1,500 refugees who made the grueling 125-mile journey over 10 days.
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Blair defends foreign interventions 31.5.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
PM defends foreign policy in farewell speech in Africa.
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U.N. Urges HIV Testing for All Patients in Hard-Hit Nations 31.5.2007 Washington Post: World
JOHANNESBURG, May 30 -- U.N. health officials on Wednesday called on nations with severe AIDS epidemics to offer routine, confidential HIV tests to all patients at health-care facilities in hopes of dramatically expanding the number of those who know they have the virus.
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Rainfall records could warn of war 30.5.2007 New Scientist: Being Human
Links between global change and armed strife may offer a new way of predicting regions on the edge of conflict
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Sudan Sanctions: Too Little, Too Late? 30.5.2007 NPR News
President Bush is calling the killings in the Darfur region of Sudan "genocide" but some question whether the Bush administration is doing all it can to support peace in the region. Author John Prendergast, an Africa policy expert with the International Crisis Group, explains why.
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Mixed Message 30.5.2007 Washington Post: Editorials
PRESIDENT BUSH'S announcement yesterday of new sanctions against Sudan because of the continuing genocide in Darfur was well justified and -- after more than a month's delay to allow for fruitless diplomacy -- overdue. It was also out of sync with the disturbing position of China, whose cooperation is essential to bringing sufficient pressure to bear on the Sudanese regime.
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Bush Tightens Fiscal Penalties Against Sudan 29.5.2007 NYT: Home Page
President Bush announced today that he is imposing stiff economic sanctions against Sudan and that he will press the U.N. for additional action to end the violence in Darfur.
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U.S. Stiffens Sanctions on Sudan over Darfur 29.5.2007 NPR News
President Bush stiffened economic sanctions against Sudan Tuesday in a bid to end the bloody conflict in the African nation's western Darfur region. "I promise this, the United States will not avert our eyes from a crisis that challenges the conscience of the world," the president said.
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Blair embarks on farewell trip 29.5.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
PM sets off on last major foreign excursion before he steps down next month
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Bush to tighten fiscal penalties against Sudan 29.5.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
President George W. Bush will also press the UN for additional actions to end the violence in Darfur, officials said.
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Bush Looks To Intensify Pressure On Sudan 29.5.2007 Washington Post: Nation
President Bush has decided to implement a plan to pressure Sudan's government into cooperating with international efforts to halt the violence in its troubled Darfur region, where his administration said almost three years ago that genocide was taking place.
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Bush to Tighten Fiscal Penalties Against Sudan 29.5.2007 NY Times: World
President Bush will also press the United Nations for additional actions to end the violence in Darfur, two senior administration officials said.
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