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Rebels Kill African Union Peacekeepers in Darfur

At least 10 African Union soldiers were killed in Darfur over the weekend when about 1,000 rebels from the Sudan Liberation Army, the largest rebel group in Darfur, attacked the peacekeepers' base outside the town of Haskanita. The attack took place during the same weekend that Sudan allowed in a group of international "elders" who include South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former President Jimmy Carter.

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Steve Inskeep
Steve Inskeep is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.
Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Charlayne Hunter-Gault recently left her post as CNN's Johannesburg bureau chief and correspondent, which she had held since 1999, to pursue independent projects. Before joining CNN, she worked from Johannesburg as the chief correspondent in Africa for NPR from 1997 to 1999.
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