Sudan

Global Scan

The conflict over Ukraine now reaches into space

Russia has announced it will stop selling rocket engines to the US, as the tit-for-tit sanctions over Ukraine increase. That will hurt America's ability to loft satellites into orbit and support the International Space Station. Elsewhere, Nigerian vigilante groups form to fight against Boko Haram and a religious ritual in Indonesia involves anonymous sex, in today's Global Scan.

Fighting in Chad

Thousands of people are fleeing the fighting in Chad which broke out over the weekend between government troops and rebels, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Smith College professor Eric Reeves

Sudan's president and the genocide

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Sudanese historian, Jok Madut Jok, about Sudan's president Omar al-Bashir; today the prosecutor for the International Criminal Court asked that Bashir be arrested for genocide in Darfur.

Global Politics

Sudan's looming crisis

A long-planned referendum could split Africa's largest nation in two. Some see big trouble ahead for Sudan if the independence vote is mishandled. On Friday President Obama is expected to attend a high level UN meeting on Sudan. Jeb Sharp reports.