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South Sudan Vote

South Sudan: New Country, New Beginnings

David Weiss | Posted 09.18.2011 | World
David Weiss

The key to stability and peace is economic development. A prosperous, stable people are less likely to go to war with their neighbors.

The Journey Begins in South Sudan

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 09.09.2011 | World
Catholic Relief Services

Less than a week after the United States celebrated its Independence Day for the 235th time, another nation was born, beginning its journey into history. That would be the Republic of South Sudan.

South Sudan On Track To Become World's Newest Nation

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and MAGGIE FICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UBA, Sudan (AP) -- The mud-hut town of Juba has earned a promotion to world capital later this year. Only Southern Sudan needs far more than its own c...

'Overwhelming' Vote For Secession Seen In Early South Sudan Results

AP | MAGGIE FICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JUBA, Sudan — Southern Sudan's president on Sunday offered a prayer of forgiveness for northern Sudan and the killings that occurred during a tw...

Southern Sudan Vote Reaches Crucial Tipping Point

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JUBA, Sudan — More than 60 percent of registered voters already have cast ballots in an independence referendum, crossing the threshold needed f...