In an effort to forge an agreement between the Sudanese government and rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick traveled to the Nigerian capital of Abuja to help facilitate peace talks that continued past the midnight deadline.
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."…
The U.S. Congress on Thursday approved a resolution calling the conflict in which Arab militias in the Darfur region of Sudan have been accused of mass rape, murder and other atrocities against black Africans, genocide.
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