DARFUR.jpg “A ceasefire and political talks must take place in Sudan’s Darfur region before an international military force there could guarantee security, the head of U.N. peacekeeping said on Tuesday.

Jean-Marie Guehenno said the international community must demand assurances an African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur would be effective before it offered funding and equipment.” More

Plus: Darfur is in ‘free fall’

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