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User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Intl Efforts :: Diplomacy
Last updated: May 03 2018 07:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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When dealing with Darfur atrocities, money talks 8.8.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local Opinion
. Steny Hoyer and Rep. Barbara Lee After the genocide in Rwanda, many of us swore that never again would we stand by idly and permit genocide to take place on our watch
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Countdown to Beijing 8.8.2007 Washington Post: Op-Eds
One year from today, Beijing will host the opening ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics. For two weeks we will be treated to athletic performances that animate dreams and inspire the world, set against the backdrop of one of the world's most ancient and celebrated civilizations. That, at least, is the way Beijing would like to sell the Games. For better or worse, they will mark a critical crossroads in China's development as a responsible global player.
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EU says Arusha meet promotes peace in Darfur 7.8.2007 New Kerala: World News
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Key Darfur rebel chief boycotts peace talks 6.8.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Peace talks aimed at uniting the myriad rebel groups fighting the Sudanese government in Darfur - where 200,000 have died - seemed to be becoming irrelevant when a key rebel leader said he would not be attending.
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Key Darfur rebel chief boycotts peace talks 5.8.2007 The Guardian -- World Latest
Peace talks aimed at uniting rebel groups becoming irrelevant as key rebel leader said he would not be attending.
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Progress on Darfur? 4.8.2007 Washington Post: Editorials
THE UNITED Nations is crawling toward action to staunch the killing in Darfur. On Tuesday, the Security Council finally authorized a joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force of 26,000 troops and police to deploy in the France-sized region -- 11 months after first adopting the idea. Yesterday, U.N. mediators met with a dozen of the Darfur rebel groups to try to establish a common agenda for peace negotiations with the central government. Meanwhile, France is organizing a separate police force that will deploy in Chad and the Central African Republic in an attempt to limit the spillover of fighting into those countries.
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Darfur rebel factions gather for talks 3.8.2007 Reuters Global Coverage
ARUSHA, Tanzania (Reuters) - Darfur rebel factions began arriving in Tanzania on Friday for U.N.-AU sponsored negotiations aimed at reconciling their differences ahead of peace talks with the Sudanese ...
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UN Approves Peacekeepers for Darfur 2.8.2007 Truthout.com
John Sullivan of The New York Times reports, "The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously yesterday to authorize the deployment of up to 26,000 peacekeepers to try to stop the violence in Darfur, in western Sudan, where some 200,000 people have been killed in four years of conflict."
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UN approves 26,000-strong peacekeeping force for Darfur 1.8.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
If deployed fully, the force will be the largest peacekeeping operation in the world.
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Green light for UN-African troops deployment in Darfur 1.8.2007 New Kerala: World News
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UN to agree action in Darfur 31.7.2007 Financial Times US
The United Nations Security Council appeared poised to agree to a 26,000-strong joint UN-African force for Darfur, as Gordon Brown, hailed the creation of the world's largest peacekeeping operation
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Pierre Haski | Fleeing Darfur to Die in Sinai 27.7.2007 Truthout.com
Rue89's Pierre Haski sees the Darfur refugees shot by the Egyptians as they attempted to enter Israel as a symbol of much that is wrong with the world today, while Jeffery Sachs, writing for Pakistan's The Daily Times, argues that without development there can be no peace.
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US calls Darfur rebels to attend peace talks without preconditions 24.7.2007 New Kerala: World News
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Playing the blame game in Africa 23.7.2007 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
China's political influence in Darfur should not be overvalued.
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Underground Lakebed Sparks Hope for Darfur 21.7.2007 NPR News
Satellite mapping has uncovered in Darfur a buried lakebed the size of Massachusetts. Scientists think its water may have seeped into a reservoir underneath it. If that's the case, it could help ease fighting in one of the driest places on Earth.
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Darfur peace meeting set for Libya this month 6.7.2007 Boston Globe: Latest
The United Nations and the African Union plan a meeting in Libya this month on how to advance peace talks among rebel groups in violent Darfur where 2.5 million people are homeless, U.N. officials said on Thursday.
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Working together To Save DarfurThe European Union and International Community Must Coordinate Their Efforts To Stop The Carnage. 21.6.2007 Common Dreams: Views
Earlier this month, we participated in a discussion on Darfur in the European Parliament, having been invited to offer suggestions of concrete actions that the European Council and European Union could take to alleviate the misery endured by the people of Darfur. We very much appreciated the passionate concern expressed in the room and believe [...]
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A Climate Culprit In Darfur 16.6.2007 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Just over a week ago, leaders of the world's industrialized nations met in Heiligendamm, Germany, for their annual summit. Our modest goal: to win a breakthrough on climate change. And we got it -- an agreement to cut greenhouse gases by 50 percent before 2050. Especially gratifying for me is that the methods will be negotiated via the United Nations, better ensuring that our efforts will be mutually reinforcing.
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Sudan Relents on Peacekeepers in Darfur 13.6.2007 NYT: Home Page
Sudan set conditions for the deployment, insisting that a majority of the soldiers be African, which may hamper efforts to raise the force to full strength.
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Future of war will go with the flow / Water promises to be flash point 10.6.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Hussein Mohammed Ali Tayat sighs heavily as he sips thick black coffee from his demitasse cup. "I lost a large portion of my banana crop -- millions of shekels -- to drought last year. I have 17 family members to support, and the situation is getting worse... ...
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