Monday, September 25, 2006

CNN Alerts: Darfur, North Korea, Asia

Darfur, Sudan

Activists around the world focus on Darfur.
09/17/06 10:11 AM, EDT
Peace activists around the world staged a day of action on Sunday to highlight the "forgotten war" in Darfur where tens of thousands of people have been killed and more than 2 million left homeless.

Protesters around world plead: Intervene in Darfur.
09/17/06 05:32 PM, EDT
Tens of thousands of demonstrators in cities around the world on Sunday demanded action to stop the killing in Darfur, Sudan.

AU peacekeepers to stay in Sudan through end of year.
09/20/06 05:06 PM, EDT
The African Union announced Wednesday it will extend the mandate of peacekeeping forces in Darfur through the end of the year, ensuring that international troops will remain in the war-torn Sudanese province for now.

The insider's guide to Darfur.
09/22/06 05:29 AM, EDT
(CNN) U.N. Security Council members are due to meet on Friday to discuss bolstering the peacekeeping effort in Darfur, after the African Union announced it would leave its 7,000 troops in the region until at least the end of the year. Here's all you need to know about the crisis in western Sudan.

North Korea

Japan imposes N Korea sanctions.
09/19/06 01:34 AM, EDT
Japan's Cabinet approved a new set of financial sanctions against North Korea on Tuesday in response to the communist nation's missile tests in July, the government's top spokesman said.

Abe frontrunner in Japan poll.
09/19/06 09:53 PM, EDT
The favorite to become Japan's next prime minister headed into Wednesday's vote for the leadership of the ruling party all but guaranteed of victory and the chance to press ahead with his nationalist agenda.

Abe taps Japan pro-growth veteran.
09/24/06 11:57 PM, EDT
Japan's prime minister-in-waiting, Shinzo Abe, picked a pro-growth party heavyweight and a hardliner on China to fill key ruling party posts, media said on Monday, in the first clues to the line-up in his administration.

Category: Darfur, Sudan, North Korea and Japan.