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Violence spreads in Sudan's Darfur

By Kalvin Ng

The United States has accused the Sudanese government of supporting mercenaries in the Darfur region, and has urged Khartoum to prevent further violence there. The State Department singled out a militia group called the Rapid Support Forces, believed to be behind recent attacks including violence against civilians and the burning of villages.

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