It's revealed that Islamic Courts leader has holding talks with Ethiopia but Sheikh Sharif denied talking to the Ethiopians. Eritrea won't be happy with this news, they last thing they want is for the Islamic Courts to be friendly with Ethiopia.
Darfur factions meeting in Tanzania to have a common ground before meeting the Sudanese government. These talks are hosted by the African Union and the United Nations. One of the factions absent from these talks is the "Sudan Liberation Movement". Many of these rebel leaders care little for the people of Darfur, they're eying government jobs in Khartoum instead.
New Turkish parliament is sworn in, and for the first time in more than two decades Kurdish representatives sit next to Turkish nationalists.
In an interesting revelation, the US army lost 190,000 weapons in Iraq, and still blaming Iran for arming Shia militias.