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Old War Returns to World's Newest Country

3 killed as Sudan bombs South Sudan

(Newser) - An old war is returning to the world's newest country . Sudanese warplanes bombed two towns across the border in South Sudan today, inching the two countries, former civil war opponents, closer to full-scale war, CNN reports. At least three people were killed. "I can see market stalls burning... More »

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 »

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