South Sudan ends occupation Border clashes between Sudan and South Sudan escalated last week with waves of air strikes hitting the South, and Juba seizing the Heglig oil hub ... it would withdraw only after Khartoum removed its troops from the neighbouring contested region of Abyei. 04/20/2012 - 2:45 pm | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan (AP) – Sudan said Friday its forces drove South Sudanese troops from a contested oil town ... withdraw its forces. "In parallel, we're also calling on the government of Sudan, as we have regularly, to halt their own cross ... 04/20/2012 - 6:14 am | View Link
South Sudan Announces Heglig Withdrawal South Sudan has said it will withdraw troops from an oil-rich area it seized last week that is also claimed by Sudan, easing tensions with ... up its claims to Heglig or other contested areas along the oil-rich border that has yet to be defined following ... 04/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
UPDATE 3-Sudan's Bashir vows to "liberate" South Sudan South Sudan seized the contested oil-producing Heglig region last week ... Russia, a permanent U.N. Security Council member, called on South Sudan to withdraw immediately to defuse "an explosive situation" in Heglig. Sudan said it had repulsed ... 04/17/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
North-South Sudan Agree on Demilitarized Zone Along Border North and south Sudan have agreed to set up a joint security mechanism to manage tensions along their disputed frontier once the country splits into two in July. The deal establishes a demilitarized zone to be jointly monitored under international supervision. 05/29/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Tens of thousands of people who watched pornography on a U. S.-based website have had their names and addresses mistakenly released by a court and are now being ordered to pay fines, a lawyer said Friday.
ROME (Reuters) - The election of Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi as the new leader of Italy's center-left Democratic Party (PD), the biggest in the ruling coalition, has boosted support for the bloc by six percentage points nationally, a poll showed on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U. S. guided missile cruiser operating in international waters in the South China Sea was forced to take evasive action last week to avoid a collision with a Chinese navy ship maneuvering nearby, the U. S. Pacific Fleet said in a statement on Friday.