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Former Indonesian President Suharto died after battling heart, lung and kidney problems for more than 20 days in the Djakartan hospital. Char Bushard reports from the Indonesian capital. The 86 years old former dictator was admitted to the hospital in critical condition on January 4th , his doctor said he suffered multiple organ failure and slipped into a coma Sunday before passing away. Major /, the police chief for the district where the hospital is located announced the news. He says Indonesia's second president Haji Mohammad Suharto passed away at about 10 mins after 1:00pm local time. Fomer president Suharto's 32-year rule sown economic growth and stablity for Indonesia but wide spread human rights abuse and corruption as well.He stepped down in 1998 during the Asian economic crisis and mass protests demanding his resignation. Char Bushard for VOA news, Djakarta.

Former UN chief Kofi Annan met today with Kenya's Opposition Party leader , /, hours after more ethnic violence in the / Valley left at least 17 people dead. Mr.Annan said after visiting the / region Saturday, that President /'s disputed election had resulted in growth in systematic human rights abuses. Scores of people had been killed in the region since fighting broke out there Thursday. The tribal fighters are attacking each other with bows and arrows and machetes. Some victims have been burned to death, a few interruptted after last month's presidential election, / president / try against Mr./'s / tribe. And the /, / the death / across Kenya is at least 750.

A new study of the African Union's operation says the organization is plagued by waste corruption, weak leadership and unhealthy culture. African Union leaders asks for the study last July and named a high level panel to conduct it . The copy of the panel's report obtained by VOA is scathingly critical of the AU's top leadership. It describes the relationship between AU comission chairman / and other comissioners as 'disfunctional'. The panel found serious flaws in the operation of serevral AU bodies, and said the management of financial resources need a complete overhaul.

Senator Barack Obama won the South Carolina democratic primary by a wide margin over his closest rival senator Hilary Clinton. Former senator John Adwards soonwas born in the State came in third. Be with Greg Flecks' reports on the latest in the US president show contest. Obama began his quest for the presidency last year as a candidate who could transcend race but by wining the eyes of casuses in the midwest in state that has a very small black population. He convince many blacks around the country that he was the first African-American with a real chance set wining the presidency. At that point, his supporters among blacks in south Carolina serged. But analysts say it will be critical for him to emphasis his appeal across racial boundaries as he enters in the important 'Super Tuesday' conest on February 5th in which 22 states will hold primaries in casuses. Analysts also note that Hilary Clinton remains formidable candidate in those contests and is likely to fight hard for every vote. Her appeal to womens is especially strong, she's the first female presidential candidate with the real chance of becoming president. Greg Flecks, VOA news, Columbia ,South Carolina.

Israelite Prime Minister / and Palestinian President / are met to discuss the crisis on the border between the Gaza strip and Egypt. Ahead today's meeting Palestinian official said Mr./ would ask Israel to allow Palestinian Authority Forces do the deploy to the border. But it is not clear if this loyal to Mr./ would be able to take control the area now held by rival / fighters. The / fighters blew up security fences along Egypt's border Wednesday to allow hundreds of thousands Palestinians to buy food and other supplies. Israel had sealed its borders with Gaza in nearly 2 weeks ago to protest rocket attacks on Israel / militants.

Palestinian security forces say they had renewed their efforts to recapture a key road tunnel in the country's northwest frontier province from militants, fighting in the / that regenerant the town of /. And it's third day today as Palestinian troops back by helicopter gunships targeted / now control the / in the hill surrounding it .I'm Sunsan Yankee, more new on the in...more news on the internet at VOA news.com.
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