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99 pct of Abyei's Dinka vote to join South Sudan

Residents hang from a bus, one holding a South Sudanese flag, in Abyei on October 30, 2013 after an unofficial referendumResidents of contested region Abyei chose overwhelmingly to join South Sudan in an unofficial referendum, election officials said Thursday, amid warnings the poll could inflame tensions in the volatile region. Only one of the two ethnic groups living in the area voted in the poll, which is not recognised by either Khartoum or Juba and which the African Union has warned is a "threat to peace".