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'Stand-off' over Sudan's oil

Over the past decades Sudan has been the scene of some of the worst horrors on the African continent. There is a real worry that war may return, with tensions growing with South Sudan, which became an independent country last year.

Ahead of a meeting of the countries's presidents, Dr Sara Pantuliano, of the Overseas Development Institute, who has worked on Sudan for 20 years, gives her analysis of the current situation.

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