From Reuters: “Warring parties in Sudan’s Darfur agreed on Thursday to revive stalled peace talks, after the U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged firm action to end a conflict he described as near hell on earth…. Annan urged the U.N. Security Council to take immediate steps to stop the Darfur war, which has killed at least 70,000 people and displaced 2 million.”

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