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Warring sides sign peace pact for torn South Sudan – The Standard Digital News

The Standard Digital NewsThe Government of South Sudan and rebels led by former Vice-President Riek Machar have pledged to stop fighting. The ceasefire agreement, which was signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday will also see humanitarian corridors opened to provide …Fighting goes on after South Sudan ceasefire: UNStraits TimesSouth Sudan government, rebels sign ceasefirePakistan […]

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South Sudan’s Government Regains Control of Strategic Town – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaSouth Sudan’s government says its forces have recaptured Bor, a strategic town that has changed hands several times since fighting between government and anti-government forces erupted in mid-December. Army spokesman Philip Aguer says SPLA forces …Key South Sudan town of Bor ‘recaptured from rebels’BBC NewsSouth Sudan’s Warring Factions Say Cease-Fire CloseWall Street JournalLuxury […]

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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 to war without a budget.Uganda fights in South Sudan as UN decries atrocitiesThe News InternationalThe drowning of 200 people is […]

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Sudanese refugees in South Sudan are facing disaster, SRRA says – Sudan Tribune

Sudan TribuneJanuary 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The humanitarian wing of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) has called on the international community to rescue Sudanese refugees in South Sudan saying they are facing another disaster.S Sudan atrocity reports mountiAfrica.com500000 displaced by fighting in South Sudan: UNXinhuaUN: War crimes happening in South SudanAljazeera.comFirstpost –MiamiHerald.comall […]

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Experts worried as talks falter amid UN plea to free prisoners – The Standard Digital News

The Standard Digital NewsSOUTH SUDAN: The UN Security Council has urged South Sudan President Salva Kiir to release political prisoners to help bring an end to the bitter conflict there. The 15-nation UN Security Council statement on prisoners was made in the hope of kick …Sudan says it disarmed 54 fighters from SouthAhram OnlineEnvoys in […]

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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 cease-fire as well as the fate of …Gunfire erupts in South Sudan capital as ceasefire talks delayedABC OnlineS. Sudan Ex-VP […]

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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 agree a ceasefire continue. Detailed talks between …South Sudan Government, Rebels Begin Peace TalksWall Street JournalGuns muffle South Sudan peace […]

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First real peace talks for South Sudan begin – Washington Post

Washington PostADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Two warring factions from South Sudan are holding more advanced peace talks for the first time since conflict began roiling the country Dec. 15. The direct talks began in earnest Sunday, putting representatives of President Salva …South Sudan peace talks face delayFinancial TimesSouth Sudan’s Peace Talks Open in EthiopiaVoice of […]

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Rival South Sudan Factions Agree to Direct Cease-Fire Talks (1) – Businessweek

BusinessweekSoldiers from South Sudan’s army patrol the streets of Malakal in South Sudan on Dec. 31, 2013. Conflict broke out Dec. 15 after President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy, Riek Machar, of trying to stage a coup. Photographer: Samir Bol/AFP via Getty …South Sudan’s Peace Talks Open in EthiopiaVoice of AmericaOfficial: Rivals in South […]

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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 to begin negotiations on …IGAD welcomes start of proxy talks between S. Sudan warring parties despite …XinhuaRival South Sudan Factions […]

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South Sudan peace negotiations stall over agenda – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPRETORIA, South Africa — Face-to-face peace talks between warring parties in South Sudan were stalled Saturday, government officials and rebel delegations said, dashing hopes of a swift end to the bloodshed. Representatives of President Salva Kiir’s …Official: Rivals in South Sudan to start face-to-face talksCNNSouth Sudan ceasefire talks openBBC NewsUPDATE 2-South Sudan rivals […]

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Military: South Sudan rebels set eyes on capital – USA TODAY

USA TODAYADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Rebels in South Sudan are forcibly recruiting civilians to march on the national capital, the military said, even as representatives of the warring factions gathered in neighboring Ethiopia for the expected start of peace talks …South Sudan Forces Clash With Rebels as Peace Talks Near StartBusinessweekSouth Sudan ceasefire talks […]

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US Orders Evacuation of Staff From Embassy in South Sudan – New York Times

New York TimesThe United States on Friday ordered a further reduction of American Embassy staff in strife-torn South Sudan and said it would cease to provide consular services for its citizens as of Saturday, apparently reflecting a somber assessment of the country’s …US Embassy says evacuating more staff from South SudanReutersUS sends more embassy personnel […]

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UPDATE 2-South Sudan president declares state of emergency ahead of talks – Reuters

Reuters… slideshows. * Emergency declared in Jonglei, Unity states. * Fighting near the flashpoint town of Bor. * Mediator fears fighting could scupper talks in Ethiopia. * White House says will deny support to those responsible (Recasts with state of emergency).South Sudan Peace Talks to Open in EthiopiaABC NewsSouth Sudan atrocities on the rise, says […]

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South Sudan delegates arrive in Ethiopia for talks – Financial Times

Financial TimesDelegates representing South Sudan’s government and rebels arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Wednesday for talks to try to end nearly three weeks of fighting in the country. But despite both sides agreeing to the negotiations – after pressure …South Sudan’s president declares state of emergencyCNN InternationalSouth Sudan Government, Rebels to Hold […]

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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 continuing. The conflict erupted more than two weeks …Old Rivalries Reignited a Fuse in South SudanNew York TimesSouth Sudan government, […]

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UPDATE 5-South Sudan rebels agree to talks as fighting rages – Reuters

Reuters… slideshows. * Rebel delegation expected in Ethiopia on Tuesday. * Government forces, rebels clash again in Bor. * African Union threatens targeted sanctions. * Conflict risks sucking in South Sudan’s neighbours (Recasts with peace talks). By Carl Odera …Troops battle militia in key S Sudan cityThe AustralianEthiopia: South Sudan Government, Rebels to Hold TalksVoice […]

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Fighting flares in South Sudan flashpoint town, sanctions loom – Reuters

ReutersJUBA (Reuters) – South Sudanese forces battled rebels on the outskirts of the strategically key town of Bor on Tuesday as a deadline set by east African nations for a ceasefire neared. Unrest in the world’s youngest country has killed more than a thousand …South Sudan Rebels, Troops Clash in East as Truce Deadline NearsBusinessweekAnti-government […]