October 7, 2007
All the headlines
Darfur town where troops killed "burned down" - UN
KHARTOUM, Oct 7 (Reuters) - A Darfur town has been burned to the ground, days after 10 African Union troops were killed there in an armed attack, a joint United Nations/African Union mission said on Sunday.
'We need security'
KHARTOUM, Oct 6 (Mail & Guardian) - Nelson Mandela's group of “elders” warned of signs of deep and growing division in Sudan as they ended their first official mission to the country, a visit marred by violence and confrontations with security forces. “We heard the tale of two countries,” Archbishop Desmond Tutu told reporters at a press conference at the close of the trip.
Mediators at Darfur talks need patience
KHARTOUM, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Mediators at Darfur peace talks will need patience and negotiators need to be more representative of the people of Sudan's remote west, a group of elder statesmen said on Wednesday after visiting the region.
Sudan criticises U.S. and EU after Darfur attack
KHARTOUM, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Sudan criticised the United States and European Union on Tuesday for failing to impose sanctions on Darfur rebel groups believed to be behind the deadliest attack on African Union troops in the war-torn region.
Posted by aheavens at October 7, 2007 5:32 PM