The Security Council voted today

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"The Security Council voted today"

to create a U.N. peacekeeping force in Darfur, despite opposition from the Khartoum government. The force — which wouldn’t be deployed until Sudan agrees — would “replace or absorb an African Union force in Darfur, which has only enough money to exist until its mandate expires on September 30 and has been unable to end the humanitarian crisis.”

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