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Southern Sudan appeals for help as UN officials demand "immediate withdrawal" from disputed border town.
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Southern Sudan appeals for help as UN officials demand "immediate withdrawal" from disputed border town.

May 23rd 2011, 10:46 AM 94 Views 0 Comments

Northern occupation of the town of Abyei threatens to re-ignite Sudan’s civil war. The oil-rich area is strongly contested and there are fears of escalating violence.

North Sudan 'declares war' on South after seizure of contested region
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From TheJournal.ie
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North Sudan 'declares war' on South after seizure of contested region

May 22nd 2011, 10:43 AM 272 Views 0 Comments

The occupation of the border town of Abyei by Northern forces has raised fears of re-igniting the civil war between north and south just months after the South voted to secede from the North in a referendum following two decades of war.