It is a plaster that cannot heal the region's perpetual turmoil
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Friday 22 October 2010
China is trying to block a United Nations report which says that more than a dozen types of Chinese bullet have been used against peacekeepers in Darfur. The UN says 300,000 people have died and at least 2.6 million driven from their homes since ethnic tensions erupted in the province of western Sudan in 2003.
Friday 01 October 2010
Saturday 17 July 2010
The Sudanese army said it inflicted a series of defeats on Darfur's most powerful rebel group, killing and capturing hundreds in a series of clashes over the past few days.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
The International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday charged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with three counts of genocide in Darfur – a move that piled further diplomatic pressure on his isolated regime and marked the first time the tribunal had issued genocide charges.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
armed men killed three Rwandan peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur region yesterday in the latest assault on members of the UN/African Union (Unamid) force operating in the area.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Almost 600 people died in rebel and tribal fighting in Sudan's Darfur region in May, the bloodiest month the territory has seen in more than two years, the UN said.
Thursday 03 June 2010
Sunday 30 May 2010
Saturday 15 May 2010
Darfur's strongest rebel group clashed with Sudanese government forces guarding a convoy, sparking a gunfight that killed 57 officers and insurgents, police said.
Monday 03 May 2010
Sudanese security forces opened fire on hundreds of protesters demonstrating against a collapsed investment scheme in the strife-torn Darfur region.
Saturday 10 April 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Sudan's president threatened to expel foreign observers over their recommendations to delay the country's first multiparty elections in decades due in April.
Monday 22 February 2010
Darfur's most powerful rebel group has agreed a truce with the Sudanese government, marking a return to peace talks aimed at ending the Darfur conflict.
Monday 22 February 2010
For the last seven years, Sudan has intermittently been at the centre of world attention for all the worst reasons – as the scene of large-scale ethnic cleansing in the western Darfur region, while an unrelated, but often no less vicious, separatist conflict raged in the South.
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