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A New Wave Of Mass Crimes In Sudan?

The New Republic | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

As the July 9 date for the secession of South Sudan approaches, something very ugly is happening in Sudan. Northern Sudan has initiated a series of vi...

South Sudan Reminds Us What It Takes to Become a New Nation

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

Recently created countries remind us that there are no special requirements in terms of physical size, population or economic strength in order to become an independent country.

George Clooney's Satellite Project Shows Troops Near Sudan Border

GlobalPost | Andrew Meldrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON -- The Sudan army has deployed troops, light armor and artillery along the volatile Abyei border area between North and South Sudan, according ...

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...

World's Newest Nation Could Be Created Tomorrow

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Whether or not south Sudan will secede from the north remains to be seen, but as these photos attest, the country's preparations for what will undoubt...