Video: Security improves in Darfur

UN military commander says war has lessened to low intensity conflict.

    It is a conflict that has claimed an estimated 300,000 lives in six years, and forced up to three million people to flee their homes.

    But, according to the UN's outgoing military commander in Sudan, the war in Darfur could be over.

    He has described the situation as no longer a war, but rather a low-intensity conflict with major battles now few and far between.

    However, with the root causes of the conflict unresolved and in the absence of a solid peace treaty, the situation remains unpredictable.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Vall reports from Darfur.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.