By Jack Jeffery & Samy Magdy | Associated Press (free)
Fighters from Sudan’s rival factions battled around the main military installation in central Khartoum and other parts of the country’s capital Thursday, threatening to unravel the latest attempt at a cease-fire as foreign governments looked for ways to extract their citizens trapped in the conflict.
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President Biden on Thursday will pledge $500 million over five years to fight deforestation in Brazil, a White House official said, in a move that would make the United States one of the largest donors to the global Amazon Fund.