In Pictures South Sudan: new nation, new conflict
Sudan and South Sudan's leaders met this weekend to begin addressing disputes that have spurred violence in the tense border region.
10/11/2011 04:38 pm
South Sudan accuses Sudan of supporting the brutal Lord's Resistance Army in order to sow instability.
10/11/2011 03:34 pm
Despite the United Nations' insistence, the Sudanese Army is refusing to pull out of Abyei until Ethiopian peacekeeping forces are fully deployed.
07/26/2011 02:32 pm
Now that northern Sudan and South Sudan are divided by an international boundary, it's harder for embattled Nubans to flee south and harder for help to reach them.
07/21/2011 03:39 pm
Sudan may have split into two new countries, but the violent disagreements continue. New talks must include more women. Their exclusion from these negotiations is a cause of instability, not its cure.
07/18/2011 03:41 pm
Western- and UN-backed aid organizations have lined up to support the fledgling Republic of South Sudan, but the challenges facing the nation 'would tax even the most developed of countries.'
07/12/2011 01:20 pm
Joy and reverence rippled through the crowds during South Sudan's independence ceremony on Saturday.
07/10/2011 10:54 am
South Sudan burst into song, dance, and exultation as people ushered in July 9. Today, South Sudan officially becomes the world's newest nation after decades of armed liberation struggle.
07/09/2011 09:41 am
As its independence draws near, South Sudan has yet to agree how to divide oil revenues with its northern neighbor, which has the infrastructure to export the oil the south needs to sell to survive.
07/08/2011 12:20 pm
As the Republic of South Sudan prepares to declare independence Saturday, internal ethnic and political divisions threaten the nation's long-term viability.
07/06/2011 05:58 pm