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Global Politics

Arabs in Sudan's South

The people of Southern Sudan are expected to vote for independence from the northern part of the African country in the referendum currently under way. As Matthew Brunwasser reports, some Arabs who live in the south are concerned for their future.

Global Politics

The impact of oil in Sudan

From the South Sudanese capital Juba, Matthew Brunwasser reports on the role of oil in Sudan's recent history. Now the south may take the majority of wells if the referendum currently under way results in an independent South 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.

Global Politics

Sudan opposition under pressure

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Matthew Brunwasser in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, about the arrest of a leading opposition figure in Sudan, and what that says about Sudan's government and it's treatment of those who disagree with it.

Arts, Culture & Media

Sudan breakup

Northern Sudan is all but resigned to the impeding independence of Southern Sudan. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Khartoum, where some northerners are sad to see the south go � while others say good riddance.

Lifestyle & Belief

Jimmy Carter's global fight against Guinea worm takes him to South Sudan

A global campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease is tantalizingly close to success. The parasitic infection, caused by a worm that can grow three feet long before it emerges from a patient’s body, now affects just a few thousand people per year. Almost all of the remaining cases are in Southern Sudan. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who has helped lead the campaign, went there in February. The World’s David Baron was there too.