Sudan Referendum

Sudan’s al-Bashir warns rebels ahead of secession

Omar al-Bashir has said he would take no part in foreign peace talks after South Sudan secedes from the north at the weekend.

Rebels and rumours as Sudan separation looms

The South Sudanese say things are bad when people stop blaming violence on former civil war enemies in the north and start accusing each other.

Independence vote a ‘new dawn’ for Sudan

Southern Sudan's vote to split from the Arab-dominated north is a "new dawn" for the giant African nation, a top UN envoy said on Wednesday.

Tutu: Sudanese vote an ‘expression of hope’

Desmond Tutu and other members of a group of global statesmen known as The Elders on Tuesday praised South Sudan's landmark independence referendum.

US to recognise South Sudan, delist North

The United States said on Monday it will recognise South Sudan as the world's newest nation as it moved to taking the north off a terrorism blacklist.

South Sudan in landslide vote for independence

South Sudan voted overwhelmingly to declare its independence in final results of a referendum made public on Monday, with a total of 98,83%.

Al-Bashir: We will accept South Sudan’s secession vote

Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Monday he would accept the vote of the south to secede.

South Sudanese vote en masse for secession

Nearly 99% of Southern Sudanese voters chose secession in last month's independence referendum, clearing the way for Sudan to split in two.

Al-Bashir pledges support for independent south

Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Tuesday pledged support for a new southern state as it voted overwhelmingly to split from the north.

South Sudan secures mandate to secede

South Sudan won the majority it needs from a landmark vote to become the world's newest state, preliminary figures showed on Thursday.

South Sudan marches towards statehood

South Sudan has won the majority it needs to become the world's newest state with just 60% of results declared from a vote, preliminary figures show.

Clinton hails ‘significant’ Sudan referendum vote

United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Monday the US hoped Sudan's political parties "seize this moment" after a referendum vote.

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