Topic: Southern Sudan
The South Sudan referendum scheduled for January could be delayed because important issues between South Sudan and the Sudanese government remain unresolved.
09/24/2010 05:12 pm
President Obama hasn’t had much time lately for anything other than the economy, jobs, and maybe a little worrying about the midterm elections. But he’ll focus a good chunk of this week on foreign affairs when he decamps Washington for the United Nations in New York, spending the better part of three days – from Wednesday afternoon to Friday evening – on many of the bigger issues on his international plate. Here are five things Mr. Obama will do while in New York.
09/20/2010 08:26 pm
President Obama’s meeting with Sudanese leaders this week will set the stage for whether this US administration is seen as a credible arbiter between rivals in the north and south of Sudan.
09/19/2010 05:31 pm
Negotiations are progressing slowly on an upcoming referendum to determine if South Sudan will become a independent nation, with little progress over how to share the region's oil wealth.
09/14/2010 12:23 pm
Much is riding on the South Sudan independence referendum scheduled for January 2011. The outcome of vote could spark a new conflict. Journalist Maggie Fick visits a contentious southern district to watch preparations.
09/08/2010 09:38 am
If a referendum on South Sudan's independence ends with a vote for secession from Sudan, internal clan rivalries could complicate the transition to independence.
09/03/2010 09:57 am
Thousands gathered today at the grave of Sudan leader John Garang de Mabior, who was killed July 30, 2005, after signing a peace deal between North and South. Would Sudan still be divided if the tenacious rebel was still alive?
07/30/2010 03:35 pm
Fear of war in troubled Sudan is intensifying, and observers are calling on President Obama to act urgently and assertively. What Washington really needs to do is take a deep breath and support the ongoing negotiations.
07/23/2010 10:28 am
Sudan President Omar al-Bashir today flew to Chad on his first visit to a full member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) since his arrest warrant was issued. He left amid a severe crackdown on press freedoms at home.
07/21/2010 03:59 pm
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