Sudan 'blocking US aid workers'
The United States has accused Sudan of deliberately preventing American relief workers from visiting the troubled western Darfur region. A spokesman said that after intense pressure, 11 aid workers had been given three-day permits to visit Darfur. But he said the permits were rendered useless because three days’ notice was required before travelling. Some one million people have fled Darfur, where pro-government militias are accused of “ethnic cleansing.” Full Story