Monday 9 August 2004 CAIRO, Aug 9 (AFP) — Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail Monday strongly disputed UN figures on the number of dead in Sudan’s war-torn western region of Darfur, saying they were up to 10 times too high.
Ismail told a news (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 ISLAMABAD, Aug 9 (AFP) — Sudan has given assurances that it is making efforts to comply with a UN Security Council resolution to rein in its Janjaweed militia blamed for atrocities in Darfur, Pakistan said Monday.
Foreign ministry (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 By Andrew Quinn
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Food and medicine is starting to reach victims of Sudan’s Darfur crisis, but the need is so great and getting it there so difficult, that much more aid is needed, Sudan’s Red Crescent (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 KHARTOUM/NAIROBI, Aug 09, 2004 (dpa) — The Sudanese government has said it will adhere to a joint Sudan-U.N. plan for ending the crisis in the western Darfur region, Sudanese media reported Monday.
The plan, which includes setting up (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 CAIRO, Aug 9, 2004 (MENA) — The unanimously adopted resolution by Arab foreign ministers on Darfur crisis sets an example of regional and international coordination and cooperation between regional organizations and the UN.
Monday 9 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 9, 2004 (Sudanese Media Centre) — The president of the republic, Staff Lt-Gen Umar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir, has said there exist substantial differences between the Darfur crisis and the southern problem, pointing out that (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 CAIRO, Aug 9, 2004 (AP) — The Sudanese government will take part in peace talks on violence in its western region of Darfur to be held in Nigeria later this month, Sudan ’s foreign minister said Monday.
"We welcome and will participate (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 9, 2004 (AFP) — Sudan’s government has approved an action plan drawn up by Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail and UN envoy Jan Pronk for restoring peace in Darfur, state-run media reported Monday.
Omdurman radio said the (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 ADDIS ABABA, Aug 8, 2004 (The New York Times) — The Sudanese government and two rebel groups fighting in western Sudan have agreed to peace talks in Abuja, Nigeria, on Aug. 23, the African Union said Sunday.
A spokesman for the African (...)
Monday 9 August 2004 KIGALI, Aug 9, 2004 (Xinhua) — Rwandan troops are going to leave for Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region this week to intervene and rescue the needy there, a state-run paper reported here Monday.
"We are irritated because people are dying (...)
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