Sunday, March 12, 2006

Darfur's turn for the worse

The African Union votes Friday on whether to let the UN take command of its military forces in Darfur.

By Dan Morrison | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor

NYALA, SUDAN – The situation in Sudan's Darfur region, already considered to be the world's most complex humanitarian emergency, is expected to worsen this year before it gets any better.
Troubles are mounting on many fronts. Attacks on non-Arab villagers by Arab militias continue. Aid workers say their stores of grain and other essentials for the region's 2.8 million people who rely on food aid are nearly depleted. The conflict has spread into neighboring Chad. The full story >>>

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