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South Sudan set for referendum
Euphoria grips the region, as local residents gear up to vote for unity or separation.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2011 23:42 GMT
Deadly clashes ahead of Sudan vote
At least 7 people feared dead in unrest involving south Sudan security forces in the run-up to referendum on secession.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2011 21:50 GMT
Sudan row over Abyei escalates
North-south tensions rise as Khartoum says referendum on disputed oil-rich region may be delayed.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2010 11:43 GMT
Abyei vote in Sudan 'to be delayed'
Senior official in Khartoum says vote over whether contested oil-rich region will join the south cannot be held on time.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2010 15:35 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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