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Abyei Residents Vote on Sudan-South Sudan Choice

A tribe residing in a disputed border region claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan held a unilateral vote Sunday to decide which country to join. The three-day vote in the oil-rich Abyei region was not sanctioned by either government, and it was unclear early Monday whether the outcome would be accepted by either side. Neither country has been able to decide who should vote in the Abyei referendum, a standoff that has delayed the vote for months. The Khartoum government has demanded the ...

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