Omar Al-Bashir

Sudan to Pull Troops From Oil-Rich Region - Sudan officials said the country would withdraw its army from Abyei, a disputed border region that contains rich oil fields which has been the source of contention with neighboring South Sudan, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. Sudanese officials planned to meet with their South Sudanese counterparts that same day in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for peace talks after the escalation of fighting last month between the two nations.  (Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah)

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