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Sudan Referendum

South Sudan: A Nation Is Born

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 09.11.2011 | Religion
Catholic Relief Services

A powerful connection between Catholics in the U.S. and the people of Sudan was fostered by Sudanese bishops who courageously traveled to the U.S. in recent years, pleading their country's case.

The Referendum for Northern Sudan's Self-Determination?

Mohamed El Dahshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohamed El Dahshan

If the international community intends to assist the people of Sudan -- all of it -- then it should assist its economic, political and social growth, not leave it in the hands of an authoritarian regime.

The Referendum in Sudan (AUDIO)

Kimberly Abbott | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kimberly Abbott

Several outstanding issues may raise tensions on either side of the world's newest border unless the North and South leaderships negotiate a working compromise.

South Sudan Begins Registration For Freedom Vote

AP | MAGGIE FICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MELUT, Sudan — Voter registration began in Southern Sudan on Monday in preparation for a January independence referendum that could see Africa's...

Specter of Past African Genocides Haunts U.S. in Sudan

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Lauria

U.S. incentives to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir seem to have backed him off from the threat of renewed war and mass killings in the south, at least for now.

The Youngest Nations In The World: South Sudan Could Join Today

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With a vote for secession all but certain in the upcoming referendum, South Sudan finds itself the subject of international interest and speculation a...

Americans: Support Today's Referendum - and Democracy - in South Sudan

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

Today, Sunday January 9th, the people of Southern Sudan will have the chance to vote for independence. Americans of all persuasions should support the...

Sudan. Through Clooney's Eyes.

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

WASHINGTON (AP) - A group founded by American actor George Clooney said Tuesday it has teamed up with Google, a U.N. agency and anti-genocide organiza...

250 Miles to Walk for Freedom in Sudan

Matt Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Matt Kohn

Sudan Freedom Walk 2010, a 22-day march from New York to the Congress, is a statement that whether united or separate, the Northern and Southern Sudanese do not want war.