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Recent escalation: Mostly Christian and animist South Sudan seceded from mostly Muslim Sudan in 2011, about six years after a peace deal ended more than two decades of war. But the sides never fully agreed where their shared border is, nor did they reach agreement on how to share oil wealth in the border region. In recent months, the sides have drawn closer to a full-scale war.
2003: Sudanese forces attempt genocide against the Fur, Masalit and Zaghawa tribal groups in Darfur. An estimated 300,000 are killed, and 2.5 million become refugees.
1990s: Sudan's government sought to bomb and starve the Nuba, killing as many as 500,000.
1980s: Tension between the central government and the south erupts into civil war.
Newer news items:
- South Sudan: These People Have Already Had Such a Challenging Journey ... - Doctors Without Borders - 03/07/2012
- South Sudan interview: Water remains the biggest concern - Medecins Sans Frontieres - 03/07/2012
- Yida refugee camp swells to 60000 North Sudanese - msnbc.com (blog) - 03/07/2012
- FEATURE-Olympics-South Sudan cheetahs sniff the Olympic scent - Reuters - 02/07/2012
- Paula Bronstein / Getty Images - msnbc.com (blog) - 01/07/2012
Older news items:
- 'Lost Boys' Peril Returns in Sudan - New York Times - 30/06/2012
- Rwanda South Sudan and the 7 African Conflicts every American Should Know ... - PolicyMic - 30/06/2012
- Sudan's Blue Nile Offensive: Is This the Next Darfur? - TIME - 28/06/2012
- South Sudan issues complaint over deportations - Jerusalem Post - 28/06/2012
- ShelterBox goes to South Sudan - Reuters AlertNet - 28/06/2012
Popular news items:
- South Sudan troupe sees new country's struggle in Shakespeare - Los Angeles Times - 17/05/2012 - Read 3882 times
- Tackling Blindness in South Sudan - Care2.com (blog) - 09/11/2012 - Read 3296 times
- With prisons full, South Sudan to introduce mobile courts to clear backlog of ... - Washington Post - 11/10/2012 - Read 3272 times
- NDSU student from South Sudan receives scholarship - In-Forum - 29/09/2012 - Read 2842 times
- Former Lost Boy Gives Back to South Sudan - Care2.com (blog) - 31/05/2012 - Read 2695 times