UN chief asks al-Bashir's help to free hostages

    UNITED NATIONS – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Sudan's president to seek help in freeing two members of the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur who have been held hostage for more than 100 days, the U.N. said Monday. U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky said it was...
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    The Darfur conflict: 2.7 million displaced

    March 5th, 2009 in Breaking News, Displaced Civilians The Darfur conflict: 2.7 million displaced Reuters AlertNet - GRAPHIC: The Darfur conflict. The expulsion of more than 10 international aid agencies after an International Criminal Court decision to indict Sudan’s president for alleged war...