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Among the loads of news regarding Tripoli, Gaddafi's fate and the future of Libya pouring these days from international networks websites, yesterday afternoon a piece of news regarding Sudan broke in. During an unexpected visit to Kadugli, Southern Kordofan State's capital, president Bashir announced a unilateral ceasefire in the region. As Reuters reports, the president's offer consists of:
* two-week ceasefire
* at the end of that period, an "assessment on the ground"
* no permit to any foreign aid organisation to enter the state: all the aid will be channelled through Sudan's Red Crescent.