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New Kerala
Over 7,000 face starvation in South Sudan Approximately 7,600 displaced families in South Sudan face starvation after h
Over 7,000 face starvation in South Sudan
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
Approximately 7,600 displaced families in South Sudan face starvation after humanitarian assistance ran out last May. "Individuals affected by the conflict subsist on leaves to stay alive in the Melut... Read more
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The New Age
Obama heaps pressure on warring South Sudan leadersUS President Barack Obama renewed pressure on South Sudan's warring leaders Tue
Obama heaps pressure on warring South Sudan leaders
The New Age / Posted 16 hours ago
US President Barack Obama renewed pressure on South Sudan's warring leaders Tuesday, insisting they must accept an August peace deadline or face being sidelined. Obama said President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar had "squandered" goodwill... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama vs. Dictatorship, CorruptionI had expected President Obama to say some tough things to Africa's rulers at t
Obama vs. Dictatorship, Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
I had expected President Obama to say some tough things to Africa's rulers at the African Union in Addis Ababa last week but I expected him to make the criticisms discreetly, by inference rather than directly. He didn't. Speaking as the "son of an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Country to Unveil Own Plan to End ConflictJuba — South Sudan's government is due to unveil its own peace plan in the Ethi
Country to Unveil Own Plan to End Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Juba — South Sudan's government is due to unveil its own peace plan in the Ethiopian capital Addis Abbaba, just days after the government refused to sign a regional plan to end the conflict, Al Jazeera has learned. Ateny Wek Ateny, South Sudan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Half South Sudan's 800 000 Displaced Children Not in School – ReportAlmost half of 800 000 children driven from their homes by South Sudan's civil
Half South Sudan's 800 000 Displaced Children Not in School – Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Almost half of 800 000 children driven from their homes by South Sudan's civil conflict are not attending school, a group of humanitarian organisations said on Tuesday. The East African nation has been in civil conflict since a power struggle... Read more
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Aljazeera
South Sudan to unveil own plan to end conflictJuba, South Sudan - South Sudan's government is due to unveil its own peace pla
South Sudan to unveil own plan to end conflict
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
Juba, South Sudan - South Sudan's government is due to unveil its own peace plan in the Ethiopian capital Addis Abbaba, just days after the government refused to sign a regional plan to end the conflict, Al Jazeera has learned. Ateny Wek Ateny,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Back Peace Agreement or Face Action, U.S. Tells Kiir and MacharIf South Sudan's belligerents ignore the latest deadline for a peace deal -- ju
Back Peace Agreement or Face Action, U.S. Tells Kiir and Machar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
If South Sudan's belligerents ignore the latest deadline for a peace deal -- just as they have done with numerous earlier deadlines -- East African nations and the US may be forced to make good on repeated threats to punish those most responsible for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The sad unravelingThe spectacle of failure in South Sudan is saddening. A nation that was brought
The sad unraveling
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The spectacle of failure in South Sudan is saddening. A nation that was brought to independence with the enthusiastic support of the United States, ending a long civil war, is now being torn apart by its own leaders. Millions in South Sudan are... Read more
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The New Age
Emotional scenes as South Sudan gains Olympic statusWith an Olympic flag draped around his neck, the official from South Sudan coul
Emotional scenes as South Sudan gains Olympic status
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
With an Olympic flag draped around his neck, the official from South Sudan couldn’t contain his emotion. Moments after his war-torn country was officially recognized by the IOC on Sunday, Tong Chor Malke Deran wiped tears from his eyes and later... Read more
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Washington Post
Emotional scenes as South Sudan gains Olympic statusSouth Sudan Secretary General of the Olympic Committee Tong Chor Malek Deran sp
Emotional scenes as South Sudan gains Olympic status
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
South Sudan Secretary General of the Olympic Committee Tong Chor Malek Deran speaks at a press conference at the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. South Sudan received official... Read more
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New Kerala
Violent tribal clashes in South Sudan Scores of young people and government soldiers were killed in violent clashes
Violent tribal clashes in South Sudan
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Scores of young people and government soldiers were killed in violent clashes between armed tribal groups in South Sudan, said a minister. The casualties took place in Yambio, capital of western Equatoria... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Must Have Peace At LastBefore he left Ethiopia after an East African tour early this week, United Stat
South Sudan Must Have Peace At Last
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Before he left Ethiopia after an East African tour early this week, United States President Barack Obama met President Museveni of Uganda, Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia's prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn, among other leaders, in Addis Ababa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama Seeks August Deadline for End to South Sudan WarBy A Global Information Network Correspondent Addis Ababa — U.S. President Bar
Obama Seeks August Deadline for End to South Sudan War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By A Global Information Network Correspondent Addis Ababa — U.S. President Barack Obama, in a meeting with regional African leaders, threatened new sanctions for the warring factions in South Sudan if a peace deal is not be reached by Aug. 17. "The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Behind the Obama Visit to East AfricaIn Kenya, Obama pledged over a billion dollars in investments from the U.S. gov
Behind the Obama Visit to East Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
In Kenya, Obama pledged over a billion dollars in investments from the U.S. government along with U.S.-based businesses. Half of the investments will go to women and young people to promote entrepreneurship. Yet U.S. policy in Eastern Africa has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
52,000 Retired Teachers to Get Sh42 Billion Benefits ArrearsBy Rita Damaryand Joseph Kiir The High Court in Nakuru yesterday ordered forme
52,000 Retired Teachers to Get Sh42 Billion Benefits Arrears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Rita Damaryand Joseph Kiir The High Court in Nakuru yesterday ordered former Teachers Service Commission boss Gabriel Lengoiboni to civil jail. Justice Janet Mulwa directed new boss Nancy Macharia to pay the retired teachers their arrears... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
US tells South Sudan 'patience has run out'Regional mediators, backed by US President Barack Obama during his recent visit
US tells South Sudan 'patience has run out'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
Regional mediators, backed by US President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, have given South Sudan's rivals until August 17 to stop the 19-month-old civil war. ""I want to be very clear with you all: the patience of my... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint Open Letter to Members of the AU Peace and Security Council On the Publication of the AU Commission of Inquiry ReportMembers of the AU Peace and Security Council African Union Headquarters 23 Ju
Joint Open Letter to Members of the AU Peace and Security Council On the Publication of the AU Commission of Inquiry Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Members of the AU Peace and Security Council African Union Headquarters 23 July 2015 Your Excellencies, Re: Publication of the AU Commission of Inquiry report We the undersigned organisations write to urge you, members of the African Union (AU)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Gikaria Dismisses Court Summon Over Dumping Hazardous Waste On HighwayBy Rita Damary and Joseph Kiir Nakuru East MP David Gikaria has said he will n
MP Gikaria Dismisses Court Summon Over Dumping Hazardous Waste On Highway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By Rita Damary and Joseph Kiir Nakuru East MP David Gikaria has said he will not honour a court summon over dumping hazardous waste at a public place. The MP termed the court "illegal and unconstitutional" hence not fit to summon him. Gikaria was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama Warns Govt On Missing August Peace Deal DeadlineCivilians in South Sudan, a country riven by conflict, wait to collect their ra
Obama Warns Govt On Missing August Peace Deal Deadline
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Civilians in South Sudan, a country riven by conflict, wait to collect their rations at a United Nations facility. Addis Ababa — South Sudan's warring factions may face further international pressure if they do not reach a peace deal by August 17,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Mercenaries' for South Sudan WarA secret operation by security contractors based in Uganda has been underway tr
'Mercenaries' for South Sudan War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A secret operation by security contractors based in Uganda has been underway training fighters, comprising Ugandans and South Sudanese, to fight in the South Sudan war, The Independent has learnt. The training is reportedly part of a deal worth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'We Need Healing to Happen At All Levels'London — Despite the bloody conflict that has engulfed his country for much of
'We Need Healing to Happen At All Levels'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
London — Despite the bloody conflict that has engulfed his country for much of his life, Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban exudes an air of calm - which, he said, comes from the simplicity of his life in rural South Sudan. "If you go to my bank account I... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East African Leaders, Obama Set Deadline for S. Sudan Peace DealReadout of the President's Multilateral Meeting on South Sudan and Regional Cou
East African Leaders, Obama Set Deadline for S. Sudan Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Readout of the President's Multilateral Meeting on South Sudan and Regional Counterterrorism Issues, issued by the Office of the Press Secretary, The White House, Washington, D.C.: The President met on July 27 with Ethiopian Prime Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Remarks By President Obama and Prime Minister Hailemariam DesalegnPrime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and President Barack Obama at a joint press
Remarks By President Obama and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and President Barack Obama at a joint press conference at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, during the first visit of an American head of state to Ethiopia. Press conference at the National Palace, Addis... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama to Close Four-Day Visit With Address African UnionBarack Obama speaks at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Obama to Close Four-Day Visit With Address African Union
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Barack Obama speaks at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 28, 2015. During the final day of his visit to Africa, US President Barack Obama is set to deliver a message to the continent with a speech at the African Union... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Full Speech by President Obama at AUBarack Obama speaks at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full Speech by President Obama at AU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Barack Obama speaks at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 28, 2015. Mandela HallAfrican Union HeadquartersAddis Ababa, Ethiopia 2:07 P.M. EAT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Madam Chairwoman,... Read more
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Aljazeera
S Sudan war: 'We need healing to happen at all levels'London, United Kingdom - Despite the bloody conflict that has engulfed his coun
S Sudan war: 'We need healing to happen at all levels'
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
London, United Kingdom - Despite the bloody conflict that has engulfed his country for much of his life, Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban exudes an air of calm - which, he said, comes from the simplicity of his life in rural South Sudan. "If you go to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama, Regional Leaders Hold Talks On South SudanKampala — The US president Barack Obama yesterday met selected regional heads o
Obama, Regional Leaders Hold Talks On South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Kampala — The US president Barack Obama yesterday met selected regional heads of state in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, for discussions on the political standoff in South Sudan to determine whether it is time for sanctions against the two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama to Give Keynote Address to African UnionBarack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union o
Obama to Give Keynote Address to African Union
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Barack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union on Tuesday, in the culmination of a short tour of the region that has seen him focus on security and human rights. After visiting Kenya, the country of his father's birth,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South SudanUS President Barrack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with Ethiopia
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
US President Barrack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (not seen) at the National Palace in Addis Ababa. Photo / Getty Images President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama: S. Sudan effort 'urgent'ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- President Barack Obama began a personal push for peace
Obama: S. Sudan effort 'urgent'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- President Barack Obama began a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, meeting with African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world's newest nation from collapsing into civil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Uhuru Kenyatta Jets Back From Ethiopia SummitPresident Uhuru Kenyatta Monday evening arrived back into the country from Addi
President Uhuru Kenyatta Jets Back From Ethiopia Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday evening arrived back into the country from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he attended a multilateral summit on the South Sudan peace process, and regional counterterrorism measures. The summit was convened by US... Read more
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iol.co.za
Obama to address African UnionAPPresident Barack Obama speaks during a multilateral meeting on South Sudan an
Obama to address African Union
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
APPresident Barack Obama speaks during a multilateral meeting on South Sudan and cointerterrorism issues with Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, the African Union and Uganda in Addis Ababa. Picture: Evan Vucci Addis Ababa - Barack Obama will be the first-ever... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Back From EthiopiaNairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country Monday night fr
President Kenyatta Back From Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country Monday night from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he attended a multilateral summit on the South Sudan peace process, and regional counterterrorism measures. The summit was convened by US... Read more
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The New Age
Obama to give keynote address to African UnionBarack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union o
Obama to give keynote address to African Union
The New Age / Posted 8 days ago
Barack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union on Tuesday, in the culmination of a short tour of the region that has seen him focus on security and human rights. After visiting Kenya, the country of his father's birth,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama Pushes for End to South Sudan ConflictThe US President has appealed to East African regional leaders to strive to end
Obama Pushes for End to South Sudan Conflict
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The US President has appealed to East African regional leaders to strive to end the South Sudan conflict. He also praised host country Ethiopia's fight against militants in Somalia, but challenged it over democracy. US President Barack Obama on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Enough Project Urges Obama to Create Cost for Greed Fueling War in South SudanIn advance of President Obama's arrival this Friday in Nairobi and the start of
Enough Project Urges Obama to Create Cost for Greed Fueling War in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
In advance of President Obama's arrival this Friday in Nairobi and the start of an historic set of diplomatic meetings and events in East Africa, the Enough Project today published a policy brief addressing one of the region's most urgent crises, the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Obama to give keynote address to African UnionADDIS ABABA - Barack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the A
Obama to give keynote address to African Union
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA - Barack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union on Tuesday, in the culmination of a short tour of the region that has seen him focus on security and human rights. Members of the Ethiopian Defense Forces... Read more
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Rappler
Obama challenges Ethiopia on democracy but praises Shebab fightCHALLENGE TO ETHIOPIA. US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news con
Obama challenges Ethiopia on democracy but praises Shebab fight
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
CHALLENGE TO ETHIOPIA. US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (not pictured) at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, July 27, 2015. Stringer/EPA ADDIS ABABA,... Read more
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Yahoo News
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan Raw: Ethiopia Welcomes President Obama ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Presiden
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan
Yahoo News / Posted 8 days ago
Raw: Ethiopia Welcomes President Obama ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South SudayADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama launched a personal push fo
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Suday
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world’s newest nation from collapsing amid civil... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South SudanUpdated: Mon, Jul 27 2015, 03:58 PM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Ba
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 8 days ago
Updated: Mon, Jul 27 2015, 03:58 PM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world's... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South SudanADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - President Barack Obama launched a personal push fo
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world's newest nation from collapsing amid civil... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
The Latest: Obama says South Sudan needs urgent attentionADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Et
The Latest: Obama says South Sudan needs urgent attention
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The latest on President Barack Obama's visit to Ethiopia (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Barack Obama is warning the world can't wait long to address the deteriorating situation in South Sudan. Obama is... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - ObamaU.S. President Barack Obama (C) holds a meeting on South Sudan and counterterro
South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - Obama
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) holds a meeting on South Sudan and counterterrorism issues with African heads of state at his hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 27, 2015. ADDIS ABABA South Sudan's warring factions may face further international... Read more
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International Business Times
Barack Obama: Warring factions in South Sudan could face sanctions if August truce is missedBarack Obama has said pressure should be brought against the warring parties in
Barack Obama: Warring factions in South Sudan could face sanctions if August truce is missed
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
Barack Obama has said pressure should be brought against the warring parties in Sudan's fractious civil war if they do not reach a truce by August, as outlined by an internationally backed roadmap for peace. Speaking on a tour of East Africa, the US... Read more
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The Star
South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - ObamaADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's warring factions may face further interna
South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - Obama
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's warring factions may face further international pressure if they do not reach a peace deal by Aug. 17, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday, before talks on the conflict with east African leaders. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South SudanADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama launched a personal push for pea
Obama pushes for end to crippling crisis in South Sudan
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world's newest nation from collapsing amid civil... Read more
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Swissinfo
South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - ObamaBy Jeff Mason ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's warring factions may face
South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - Obama
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
By Jeff Mason ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's warring factions may face further international pressure if they do not reach a peace deal by Aug. 17, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday, before talks on the conflict with east African... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on media, oppositionADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders M
Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on media, opposition
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 8 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Barack Obama urged Ethiopia's leaders Monday to curb crackdowns on press freedom and political openness as he began a visit that human rights groups say legitimizes an oppressive government. "When all voices... Read more
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The Borneo Post
US president opens talks in EthiopiaObama set to make South Sudan peace push when holding discussions with regional
US president opens talks in Ethiopia
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
Obama set to make South Sudan peace push when holding discussions with regional leaders Obama receives flowers from children as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. — Reuters photo ADDIS ABABA:... Read more
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