South Sudan's Historic Moment

South Sudan's historic moment

For librarian, referendum on independence completes a hope that 'some day like this would come.'

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  • Supreme Court hears historic argument on marriage laws
    The Supreme Court began hearing a historic one-hour oral argument on marriage Tuesday which could lead to any one of a wide array of possible decisions -- from essentially leaving in place the traditional marriage laws now on the books in most states to proclaiming same-sex marriage a fundamental right under the United States Constitution. More
  • Video: How to Build a Nation From Scratch
    Two filmmakers present a 12-step program for establishing the world’s newest country: South Sudan. More
  • South Sudan Expels U.N. Rights Officer
    South Sudan, which gained independence from Sudan last year, objected to a United Nations report raising allegations of atrocities by South Sudan’s army. More
  • Scotland to vote in 2014 on leaving the United Kingdom
    Scottish voters will be able to vote in a referendum in 2014 on the question of whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom. The terms of the referendum were reached Monday in a deal between British Prime Minister David Cameron and Alex Salmond, the first minister of Scotland, the BBC reports. More
  • U.S. orders embassy staff to leave Tunis, Khartoum
    The United States ordered non-essential staff to leave its embassies in Tunisia and Sudan on Saturday after both diplomatic posts were attacked and Khartoum rejected a U.S. request to send a platoon of Marines to bolster security at its mission there. More
  • Trump Says Sudan to Be Removed From Terrorism List
    President Donald Trump says Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that would open the door for the African country to get the international loans and aid that ...
    10/20/2020 - 5:46 am | View Link
  • Trump gives green light for removing Sudan’s terrorism designation
    The U.S. president Donald Trump sent Sudanese cheering after announcing on Monday his intention to remove Sudan from the list of states that sponsor terrorism after being stuck in this blacklist for ...
    10/19/2020 - 4:10 pm | View Link
  • Juba agreement for peace in Sudan is a treasure
    What has been achieved from the finally signed Sudanese peace agreement in Juba is a treasure, because its price was the loss of innocent civilian lives and the irreparable destruction of livelihood ...
    10/7/2020 - 5:15 am | View Link
  • After Sudan's peace deal, the hard task begins of gathering the guns
    Sudan is celebrating a landmark agreement to end decades of war, but the first step to turn promises on paper into peace is also one of the most explosive -- disarmament. Collecting weapons in a ...
    10/6/2020 - 10:42 pm | View Link
  • Sudan and main rebel groups formalise peace deal
    Sudan’s power-sharing government and several rebel groups on Saturday formalised a peace agreement aimed at resolving decades of conflict which left millions displaced and hundreds of thousands dead.
    10/4/2020 - 4:41 am | View Link
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