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SUDAN – Darfur accord signed

The Sudanese government and a Darfur group, the Liberation and Justice Movement, yesterday signed a peace accord in the Qatari capital Doha. Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir and leaders of Chad, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Eritrea and Qatar attended the signing of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur, an accord which follows talks sponsored by

AZERBAIJAN – Baku to respond on Russia’s proposals on Karabakh settlement


Azerbaijan will respond on Russia's proposals on Nagorny Karabakh settlement after it studies it, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister lmar Mammadyarov said. On Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, hand over Russia's proposals on the Nagorno Karabakh settlement to both the Azerbaijani and the Armenian sides. http://en.rian.ru/world/20110709/165105318.html

SYRIA – Half a Million Syrians Protest in Hama

Nearly half a million anti-government protesters filled the streets of the volatile Syrian city of Hama Friday. Two senior foreign envoys visited in a show of solidarity. Rights activists say Syrian security forces were tempered by the outside presence in Hama but were attacking people in other cities. Their chanting echoed across the city. Hundreds