South Sudan

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Will America fund South Sudan war? – Independent

IndependentA Sudanese man carries a bed past South Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) national army soldiers patrolling the town of Bentiu, on Jan.12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINA. IGAD tight-fisted as parliament sends Museveni…

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Is the US powerless in South Sudan? – BBC News

BBC NewsIn a church in Alexandra, Virginia, just across the river from Washington DC, the congregation sing a solemn, gentle hymn in Dinka, one of the languages of South Sudan. There are more upbeat songs…

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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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South Sudan general killed in ambush – BBC News

BBC NewsA South Sudanese army general has been killed in fighting outside the rebel-held town of Bor. A BBC correspondent with government troops said a convoy advancing on Bor came under heavy fire in an…

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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 ceasefire talks begin in Addis Ababa – BBC News

BBC NewsTalks on ending the conflict in South Sudan have officially opened in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Teams representing President Salva Kiir’s government and the rebels supporting sacked Deputy President Riek Machar are due…

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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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South Sudan forces battle “White Army” – Reuters

ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan’s army fought on Sunday with “White Army” ethnic militia, accusing rebels of mobilizing the force despite its offer of a truce to end the conflict in the new country. Two…


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