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Violence rages in Sudan-South Sudan conflict

Fighting continues along the border of Sudan and South Sudan this week. President Salva Kiir of South Sudan said the latest attacks amounted to a declaration of war after more bombs were dropped on his country. The conflict stems from South Sudan temporarily taking control of the oil-rich border town Heglig, which Sudan claims as its own. Tension between the two countries over control of oil resources and where the border lies has been ongoing since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in July of last year as a result of a 2005 peace treaty that ended decades of war.
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South Sudan president accuses Sudan of declaring war

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

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South Sudan leader says Khartoum has 'declared war'

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

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South Sudan leader says Sudan has 'declared war' as two nations clash

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

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