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Abyei Residents Continue Vote on Joining Sudan, South Sudan

Some residents in the disputed Abyei region are voting for a second day on whether to join Sudan or South Sudan, both of which claim the territory. The three-day referendum, which began Sunday, is not sanctioned by either country's government. Only members of the South Sudan-allied Ngok Dinka ethnic group are participating in the exercise. Nomads from the Sudan-allied Misseriya tribe say they will not recognize the results, which are expected on October 31. A referendum on Abyei was ...

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