Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 5:55 PM
Critical, unresolved quarrels over issues such as oil and borders have led the two Sudans to the brink of war. A U.N. Security Council resolution gives the nations until Friday to stop fighting — or face possible sanctions. Then, they have two weeks to begin negotiating a way out of their disputes.
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