Thursday 5 August 2004 KHARTOUM/NAIROBI, Aug 05, 2004 (dpa) — Sudanese authorities will start disarming militias in the conflict-ridden Darfur region next week, an official said Thursday.
"The disarmament will be carried out both on a voluntary basis and (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 Al-Turabi
KHARTOUM/NAIROBI, Aug 05, 2004 (dpa) — Hassan al-Turabi has many epithets, including "chief ideologue on global Islamism", "spiritual leader", and "respected intellectual".
The man who exercises power behind the scenes in (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 5, 2004 (Al-Sahafah newspaper) — The spokesman of African Union [AU] yesterday announced that AU may increase the number of its forces to be deployed in Darfur to 2000 from 300.
The Sudanese government denied to have (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 UNITED NATIONS, Aug 5, 2004 (AP) — A former Sudanese foreign minister who is now a U.N. envoy urged the United States and other countries to support the African Union’s beefed-up peacekeeping mission in western Darfur without intervening (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 5 (AFP) — Khartoum is to start next week disarming the Arab militias accused of a reign of terror in the western Sudanese region of Darfur as demanded by the UN Security Council, a police chief said.
On the diplomatic (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 WASHINGTON, Aug 5, 2004 (AFP) — US Secretary of State Colin Powell, in commentary published Thursday in The Wall Street Journal [see previous document "Darfur"], urged Sudan to "take decisive steps to end the violence in Darfur," (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 ADDIS ABABA, Aug 05, 2004 (Ethiopia) — Prof Mesfin Woldemariam [renowned human rights activist] has issued a statement on the government’s decision and preparations to give some part of Himora [northwestern Ethiopia] and its environs to (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 KHARTOUM, Aug 04, 2004 (Xinhua) — Sudan will try to comply with a UN Security Council resolution on the crisis in its western Darfur region, Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail said here Wednesday.
The Sudanese government is determined (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 NORTH DARFUR, Sudan, Aug 4 (AFP) — The students, farmers and former soldiers who make up the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebel force battling government-backed militias in the Darfur region say they fight for all Sudanese (...)
Thursday 5 August 2004 ADDIS ABABA, Aug 04, 2004 (Ethiop) — The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) government has started fighting in Akobo, Gambela region, western Ethiopia bordering Sudan.
It was established that the fighting, which (...)
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