The number of dead resulting from the crisis in Sudan's western Darfur region since March has topped 70,000, the United Nation's chief health official said Friday.
Clashes between the Sudanese army and rebel forces in the western Darfur region continued Monday, despite a new U.N. resolution threatening oil sanctions if the Sudanese government does not stop the mass violence in the region.
One of the two rebel groups in Sudan's Darfur region reported Wednesday that peace negotiations with the government had collapsed.
Secretary of State Colin Powell on Thursday declared the situation in the Darfur region of Sudan "genocide," calling the killing of black Africans in the Arab-led nation, "a coordinated effort, not just random violence."…
A Sudanese official attending peace talks with opposition rebel leaders in Abuja Monday rejected a proposal by members of the African Union to deploy troops to the Darfur region of Sudan to help protect civilians and disarm rebels.
As the United Nations tries to negotiate a political peace with the Sudanese government to end violence in the Darfur region of Sudan, international relief agencies are battling to contain an already critical humanitarian emergency.
Secretary of State Colin Powell arrived in Sudan Tuesday, hoping to pressure the Khartoum government to assist the delivery of aid to the war-torn Darfur region where U.S. officials worry 1 million people may die this year.
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