Terrorism & Security Sudan sees Egypt-inspired protests in the North, jubilation on referendum in the South
Antigovernment protests in North Sudan led to the death of a university student Sunday while South Sudanese celebrated an overwhelming vote for independence.
01/31/2011 11:17 am
President Obama wanted to focus on job creation. But dramatic unrest in Tunisia, Egypt, and across the Arab world, shaky governments in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Lebanon, and potential major developments in China and North Korea mean Mr. Obama's priorities in 2011 may not be ones of his choosing.
01/31/2011 07:51 am
South Sudan's long-awaited independence referendum produced an overwhelming turnout of 99 percent among voters in the south, one of the poorest and least developed regions on earth.
01/30/2011 02:49 pm
Although some results from South Sudan's referendum still need to be made official, Sudanese and international observers are beginning to look ahead to what comes with independence.
01/27/2011 12:35 pm
South Sudan's government has brought home hundreds of South Sudanese, but it seems unable to meet the needs of the people who arrived before that and are still trying to establish themselves.
01/26/2011 04:20 pm
Many South Sudanese are still skeptical of the chances of real peace, although South Sudan's leader has urged forgiveness for the north for its actions during Sudan's civil war.
01/24/2011 02:33 pm
Members of President Bush’s Africa team have steadily criticized President Obama's administration's approach to Sudan, even as the referendum appears to be unfolding peacefully.
01/24/2011 12:38 pm
At the end of voting in South Sudan's referendum, leader Salva Kiir called on the South Sudanese to forgive northern Sudan for past grievances, just as Nelson Mandela asked black South Africans to do at the end of apartheid.
01/18/2011 11:13 am
Clashes over who controls the disputed border region of Abyei – and its oil – could greatly complicate South Sudan's move toward independence.
01/16/2011 01:39 pm
Lines were long on the peaceful second day of voting in South Sudan's independence referendum. But concerns rose over clashes in the Abyei region, along the north-south border.
01/10/2011 05:44 pm