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Global Politics

South Sudan: Africa's next nation?

The nation of Sudan could soon be split in two. A referendum is to determine the status of the South of the country. Polls show that most southerners want to secede. Sean Carberry is a reporter with PRI's America Abroad. He's in Malakal in southern Sudan.

Global Politics

Sudan and the West

Sudan's support for the the South Sudanese independence referendum has won the country praise from western nations. But the country has long been considered a pariah state. From Khartoum, Matthew Brunwasser reports on relations between Sudan and the West.

Conflict & Justice

Rising oil prices

Anchor Lisa Mullins has an update on the effects of rising oil prices are being felt around the globe, as today fishermen clashed with police in Brussels, and in India there were lines at gas stations as people lined up to fill their tanks in advance of a ten percent rise in prices set to take effect at midnight.