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South Sudan, Rebels Begin Direct Talks – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSouth Sudan’s warring parties began peace talks in Ethiopia on Sunday, even as government troops thwarted rebel advances on the country’s capital. Government and rebel negotiators are holding direct talks on a monitored…

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S Sudan general killed in fighting – BBC News

BBC NewsA South Sudan army general has been killed in an ambush as government forces advance on the rebel-held town of Bor. In Ethiopia, meanwhile, efforts to get the warring parties in South Sudan to…

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South Sudan’s Peace Talks Delayed – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaDirect talks between South Sudan’s warring factions have been delayed amid concerns that the world’s newest nation is sliding toward civil war. Officials in Ethiopia say the face-to-face peace talks that were expected…

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South Sudan rivals to begin peace talks – BBC News

BBC NewsTalks between South Sudan’s government and rebels are due to start in the near future in Ethiopia, say observers. However there has been no immediate halt to hostilities, with reports that heavy fighting is…


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