In an attempt to help end the bloodshed in Darfur, President Bush announced new U.S. sanctions Tuesday that targeted the oil industry and Sudanese individuals involved in the region's violence. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte provides details.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush said Wednesday the United States would seek to tighten economic sanctions and impose new ones on the Sudanese government if it does not take firm steps to end the fighting in Darfur.
The fighting in Darfur in western Sudan has spread to neighboring Chad, where the United Nations says hundreds have been killed and villages burned. Independent Television News reports on the tension between the two countries.
The genocide in Sudan's Darfur region was named the worst human rights abuse of 2006, according to a U.S. government report released Tuesday. Jan Eliasson, who has served as the U.N. envoy to Darfur since December, discusses the crisis.
The United States urged African nations Thursday to offer troops for a joint U.N.-African Union force in Darfur as nongovernmental groups have threatened to leave because of escalating violence. Andrew Natsios, the U.S. envoy to Darfur, discusses the ongoing crisis.
By PBS NewsHour
Fifteen U.N. agencies warned Wednesday that their relief operations in the volatile Darfur region of Sudan may collapse unless the government and rebel groups end the violence there.
The United States has launched airstrikes against suspected al-Qaida forces in southern Somalia, the first acknowledged American military action inside the country since 1994. Two regional experts assess the U.S. operation and targets.
Photographs of Darfur are being projected on the exterior walls of the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., in an attempt to spotlight the plight of people in that region of Sudan.
In the first in a series of conversations about what can be done about the Darfur crisis, Susan Rice, the assistant secretary of state for Africa under President Clinton, argues for international military forces to pressure the Sudanese government to…
An estimated 30 people died in the Darfur region of Sudan over the weekend when armed men on horseback and on camels attacked a village 30 miles north of West Darfur's capital El Geneina, an African Union official told Reuters.
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