No. 20



Bush Threatens More Pressure On Sudan As Russias Slavneft Plans Oil Operations

US President George W Bush on 4 May threatened to bring further pressure to bear on the Sudanese Government, which he described as "a disaster area for all human rights," to end the long-standing civil war in the southern part of the country. Under pressure from a variety of Republican groups including Christian conservatives, Mr Bush appointed former AID director Andrew Natsios as a...