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UN: Situation in Sudan's Darfur 'Radically' Better

The U.N. peacekeeping chief said Monday the situation in Sudan's troubled Darfur region "has changed radically for the better"and the United Nations and the African Union are recommending new sharp cuts in their joint security force.   Jean-Pierre Lacroix told the Security Council the joint mission is finalizing a yearlong process that saw 11 joint sites close and a shift toward peacekeeping in the mountainous Jebel Marra area where intermittent clashes continue while...

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