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Thousands of Sudanese protest against UN force

AFRICA: Shouting “Down, Down USA,” thousands of Sudanese protested in Khartoum on Wednesday against any deployment of U.N. troops in the western Darfur region. “Get out all foreigners, we don’t want you here,” shouted 21-year-old student Zeinab Kheir el-Sir. “Darfur will be the grave of the conquerors,” said banners carried by the demonstrators. African Union foreign ministers are due to decide on Friday whether to ask the United Nations to take control of their 7,000-strong mission monitoring a shaky ceasefire in Darfur. U.N. officials have sought NATO and EU support to bolster the AU force, which lacks funds and equipment, triggering alarm in Sudan which opposes intervention by non-African troops. Full Story

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