Topic: Southern Sudan
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
On Saturday, after decades of civil war and almost two centuries of rule by outsiders, South Sudan will finally become an independent state. Here's a look at the road the fledgling nation has traveled to get to where it is today.
07/08/2011 10:16 am
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
In Pictures South Sudan: new nation, new conflict
The soon-to-be separate countries will remain interdependent after South Sudan's July 9 independence because of intertwined economies and security concerns.
07/05/2011 02:14 pm
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South Sudan claims the North is using rebels to sow chaos ahead of its official secession on July 9.
06/29/2011 03:24 pm
Northern Sudan signed a peace deal with forces allied to South Sudan on Tuesday. The agreement builds off of earlier peace-making efforts, including trips to Indonesia's war-torn Aceh Province and Kenya to study ways to resolve entrenched conflict.
06/29/2011 12:13 pm
While there are flaws with the idea of providing air defense capabilities to South Sudan, it may be the best option for protecting civilians, writes guest blogger David Sullivan from the ENOUGH advocacy group.
06/21/2011 02:23 pm
Firsthand accounts and the ethnic makeup of people displaced by violence in Sudan's border region indicate civilians may have been the target of attacks by northern forces.
06/16/2011 03:00 pm