2001 X games in Philadelphia
PHI2001081707 - 17 AUGUST 2001 - PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: Omar Hassan practices for the men's vertical skateboard competition at the First Union Center on August 17, 2001. mk/ja/Jon Adams UPI
A Sudanese opposition leader, Hassan Abdullah al-Turabi, said that Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir will run in the next election.
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The International Criminal Court prosecutor said he will seek genocide charges against Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for atrocities in Darfur.
The Bush administration's criticism of Sudan is at odds with private meetings with Sudanese officials, dividing experts on the effectiveness of U.S. policy.
Stepped-up violence along Sudan's north-south border between government and fighters from the south forced more than 100,000 people to flee, officials said.
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U.S. President George Bush announced economic sanctions against Sudan and said he wants the United Nations to take further steps to end violence in Darfur.
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