World Apr 09

In southern Sudan, vote to secede looms

ABYEI, Sudan | Residents of southern Sudan, an area that is already semi-autonomous, will vote in January on whether to separate from the north. But many issues -- from how to distribute oil wealth to even where the border would…

ABYEI, Sudan | Villagers in the contested area of Abyei, along the north-south border that spans Sudan, express their concerns about security and economic conditions in the slowly rebuilding town and their hopes for the future.