Journalists have had a tough time getting into the southern Sudanese town of Abyei since troops from northern Sudan seized the area earlier this month. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Rebecca Hamilton who recounts the harrowing tales of refugees.
An oil-rich area on the border between northern and southern Sudan is adding to already tense relations that exist between the Sudanese government and southern leaders. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Rebecca Hamilton.
A referendum on independence for Southern Sudan is scheduled for January. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with correspondent Rebecca Hamilton in Khartoum. She says preparations for the vote are behind schedule, and a delay could trigger war.