Prologis , the world’s largest warehouse owner, plans to double its Asia holdings while scaling back growth in North America and Europe after completing the biggest merger of U.S. real estate investment trusts.
One civilian was killed when two northern Sudanese antonov planes bombed a Southern Sudanese village in oil-rich Unity state on the border with northern Sudan, Gideon Gatpan, Unity state information minister, said today by phone from Bentiu, the state capital.
Almost 99 percent of Southern Sudanese who cast ballots in a Jan. 9-15 referendum on independence voted for the oil-rich region to secede from Sudan, Xinhua reported, citing the commission that organized the plebiscite.
The World Food Programme said it will resume food aid to about 240,000 people in the Southern Sudan states of Lakes and Jonglei, a month after government troops confiscated a food shipment to Lakes and a WFP driver was killed in Jonglei.
Voting in the January referendum on independence in southern Sudan can go ahead without delay now that a U.K. company started printing ballot papers, said Anne Itto, deputy secretary general of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement.
Southern Sudan ’s ruling party said more than 60 percent of the registered voters have probably cast ballots in the oil-producing region’s referendum on independence, passing the threshold needed for a valid result.