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Sudan Declares South 'Enemy'

North shells border city taken by South

(Newser) - Violence is coursing through Sudan once more, after South Sudanese troops took over an oil-rich border town last week. Sudan reportedly killed five civilians in air attacks on the disputed town of Heglig yesterday; today it began shelling the area, a spokesman for the South tells the AP . Sudan has... More »

Sudanese Hijackers Surrender

All passengers freed, 2 men arrested

(Newser) - The hijackers of a Sudanese flight from Darfur surrendered to authorities in Libya today after releasing all 95 passengers. The two men gave no motive, but asked for refugee status in France, Reuters reports. The pilot said the suspects are from the Sudanese Liberation Movement, a charge the group's leader... More »

Hijackers Free 87 Hostages in Libya

Continue to hold crew after commandeering jetliner in Sudan

(Newser) - Hijackers began releasing the 87 passengers today at a remote desert airfield in southern Libya, reports the AP, a day after they took control of a Sudanese 737 jetliner as it took off from Darfur. The hijackers continued to hold eight crewmembers. Sudan officials called the hijacking an "irresponsible... More »

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