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South Sudan applies for UN membership

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 12,2011  
 Process towards UN membership gets under way for new nation of South Sudan

President Salva Kiir of the Republic of South Sudan shows a copy of the interim constitution of his new nation

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Sudan:UN Security Council votes to withdraw peacekeeping force in Sudan

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 12,2011
UNITED NATIONS, July 11 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council Monday unanimously adopted a resolution to withdraw the UN peacekeeping force in Read more…

UN News:On eve of independence, UN creates new mission to assist South Sudan

Friday, July 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 8,2011

Festivities underway in Juba as South Sudan prepares for its independence on 9 July 2011

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Sudan: UN panel tours polling centres in South’s independence referendum

Monday, January 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 10,2011.

The independence referendum in South Sudan, which could split Africa’s largest country in two and produce the United Nations’ 193rd Member State, has got off to a good start with officials successfully handling a large initial turnout, the head of the UN Read more…

Q&A: Is south Sudan ready for independence?

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Jan,2010.

JUBA, Sudan (Reuters) – The people of southern Sudan will hold a referendum beginning January 9 on whether to secede from the north and declare independence, and most analysts believe the south will secede. Read more…