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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Briton released in Sudan


May 31st, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 30 (IANS) A British humanitarian worker kidnapped in Sudan about three months ago has been released, the UN African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said.UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari ... Read more...

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Three peacekeepers killed in Sudan’s Darfur


October 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 11 (IANS) Three peacekeepers of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were killed and six others were injured in an attack by an unidentified armed group ... Read more...

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Heavy rain collapses buildings in Darfur, killing 20 soldiers


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
EL GENEINA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Twenty Sudanese soldiers were killed on Tuesday when two buildings collapsed as a result of a heavy rain in West Darfur state, officials said on Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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One thousand ex-combatants to lay down arms in West Darfur


April 18th, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by BNO News
DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- More than 1,000 former fighters in the Darfur conflict have pledged to surrender their weapons and begin the process of reintegration into civilian life, the African Union/United Nations ... Read more...

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CARE International worker killed in South Darfur


January 9th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by BNO News
GRAIDA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Sudanese national working with a humanitarian organization was killed during an apparent robbery in South Darfur on Friday, the African Union/United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) ... Read more...

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U.S. Senator John Kerry visits Sudan ahead of south’s referendum


January 8th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
EL FASHER, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senator John Kerry on Friday led a delegation to North Darfur as part of a visit to the African nation ahead of Sunday's referendum in ... Read more...

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Russians kidnapped in Darfur as American released: UN


August 31st, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Khartoum, Aug 30 (DPA) Three Russian aircrew members have been kidnapped in Sudan's restive Darfur province as an American woman held for months was released, the United Nations said Monday. Earlier reports said ... Read more...

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Al Arabiya: Jordanian U.N. peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur released


August 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- Arabic-language television station Al Arabiya on Tuesday reported that two Jordanian United Nations - African Union peacekeepers have been freed after being abducted in South Darfur ... Read more...

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British government ’strongly condemns’ the kidnapping of two peacekeepers in Darfur


August 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- The British government on Tuesday 'strongly condemned' the kidnapping of two Jordanian United Nations-African Union peacekeepers in South Darfur last weekend.The police advisors with the African ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeping force in Darfur denies hijacking of Russian helicopter


July 28th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by BNO News
DARFUR, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) – Kemal Saiki, a spokesman of the United Nations-African Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), said on Tuesday that the recent reports of a helicopter captured by rebels in Darfur ... Read more...

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Four UN peacekeepers still unaccounted for in Darfur


April 16th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations said Thursday that four South African peacekeepers that went missing on Sunday are still unaccounted for.The peacekeepers have been working with the joint African ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeping official says there is hope for Darfur


February 12th, 2010 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – A senior United Nations peacekeeping official on Thursday said there are grounds for hope in the Darfur conflict.Assistant-Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions in the ... Read more...

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Over 60 killed, hundreds displaced in Darfur violence


May 26th, 2009 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 26 (Xinhua) At least 20 Sudanese soldiers and 43 insurgents have been killed in fighting in the restive Darfur region, as rebels fought a pitched battle with the security forces ... Read more...

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Concerns over Darfur escalation after war crime charges


July 16th, 2008 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By Michael Logan Nairobi/Khartoum, July 16 (DPA) The official levelling of war crimes charges against Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir has been welcomed in many quarters, but fears remain that the decision ... Read more...

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Six UN peacekeepers killed in Darfur


July 9th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi/Khartoum, July 9 (DPA) Six members of the joint UN and African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) have been killed in an attack, reports said Wednesday. Four Rwandan soldiers and two ... Read more...

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US condemns attack by rebels near Khartoum


May 11th, 2008 - 7:32 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 11 (DPA) The US Saturday condemned an attack by Sudanese rebels near Khartoum and warned the aggression threatened efforts by the international community to resolve the country's conflicts. Sean McCormack, ... Read more...

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Clooney donates $5.6m to fund U.N. helicopters in Sudan


April 7th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 07 (ANI): American actor George Clooney recently donated 5.6 million dollars to the United Nations peacekeeping force in war-torn Sudan, to enable the team to buy a fleet of ... Read more...

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Sudanese forces breached human rights laws: UN


March 20th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, March 20 (DPA) The UN condemned Thursday attacks on villages by the Sudanese armed forces and militia in the West Darfur region of Sudan earlier this year as a violation of ... Read more...

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UN chief hails signing of agreement with Sudan


February 15th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua United Nations, Feb 15 (Xinhua) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the signing of the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) between the UN-African Union and the government of Sudan. "The signing of this ... Read more...

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