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Observers approve: south Sudan independence vote

Monday, January 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 17,2011.
By Andrew Heavens(Reuters)

KHARTOUM  – International observers gave south Sudan’s independence referendum their seal of approval on Monday and said a vote for secession was now “virtually certain” in their first official judgment on the poll. Read more…

Sudan: First day of south Sudan referendum ends peacefully

Sunday, January 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News 09,2011.

TEHRAN (Dispatches) — The first day of the referendum on self-determination in southern Sudan ended on Sunday, with no problems reported.
Polling stations in 10 states in southern Sudan, as well as polling stations in the north of the country, closed at 1400 GMT, RIA Novosti reported. Read more…

S.Sudan:US Senator praises southern Sudan vote Video

Sunday, January 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 09,2011.

By Euronews
The importance of the independence vote in southern Sudan has been underlined by the appearance of several international figures, among them the influential US Senator John Kerry, former president Jimmy Carter and Hollywood star George Read more…

Six killed in S. Sudan clashes before referendum

Saturday, January 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Saturday, 08 January 2011

(Juba, Reuters) Six people were killed in clashes between rebel militias and south Sudan’s army on Friday and Saturday, the military said, a day before a referendum in which the south is expected to vote for independence. Read more…