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iol.co.za
Kenyatta on S Sudan peace dealAPPresident Salva Kiir, seated, signs a peace deal, as Kenyas President Uhuru K
Kenyatta on S Sudan peace deal
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
APPresident Salva Kiir, seated, signs a peace deal, as Kenyas President Uhuru Kenyatta, centre, and Ethiopias PM Hailemariam Desalegn, right, witness the signing. Picture: Jason Patinkin Nairobi - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Will the new deal end conflict in S Sudan?Despite the delay and substantive reservations, South Sudan President Salva Kii
Will the new deal end conflict in S Sudan?
Aljazeera / Posted 4 hours ago
Despite the delay and substantive reservations, South Sudan President Salva Kiir has become the last but most vital signatory to the peace proposal tabled by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Plus, consisting of regional and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US readies new UN sanctions on South SudanUNITED NATIONS, United States: The United States is preparing a new United Nati
US readies new UN sanctions on South Sudan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United States is preparing a new United Nations (UN) sanctions list for South Sudan after a ceasefire failed to take hold under a new peace accord aimed at ending the 20-month war, diplomats said on Friday (Sep... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why South Sudanese Signed an Unwanted Peace DealBy Peter Run, the University of Queensland On paper, the South Sudanese govern
Why South Sudanese Signed an Unwanted Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Peter Run, the University of Queensland On paper, the South Sudanese government led by President Salva Kiir and its armed opposition, commanded by former vice president Riek Machar, have agreed to declare permanent ceasefire. They also agreed to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Why South Sudanese adversaries signed a peace deal that they do not wantThey also agreed to establish a transitional government, collaboratively work t
Why South Sudanese adversaries signed a peace deal that they do not want
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
They also agreed to establish a transitional government, collaboratively work towards a permanent constitution and legislatively establish reconciliation and peace-building institutions. All these are stipulated in a peace agreement that both the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magistrate Denies Bribe in Bar CaseBy Rita Damaryand Joseph Kiir Kericho resident magistrate Judith Achieng' yest
Magistrate Denies Bribe in Bar Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Rita Damaryand Joseph Kiir Kericho resident magistrate Judith Achieng' yesterday denied soliciting funds from a suspect to give a favourable ruling in the man's case. She was charged with receiving Sh30,000 bribe through her court clerk Robert... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
truth-about-Renaissance-DamImmediately following Egypt’s 25 January Revolution, Ethiopia, taking advantage
truth-about-Renaissance-Dam
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Immediately following Egypt’s 25 January Revolution, Ethiopia, taking advantage of the internal upheaval, moved to increase the capacity of the Renaissance Dam it plans to build on the River Nile. The reservoir capacity is now set for 74 billion... Read more
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Inquirier.net
UN council to meet on South SudanIn this photo provided by UN Photo, the United Nations Security Council meets a
UN council to meet on South Sudan
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
In this photo provided by UN Photo, the United Nations Security Council meets at the UN headquarters Monday, Jan 19, 2015 to discuss the maintenance of international peace and security. AP UNITED NATIONS, United States—The UN Security Council will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Despite Treaty, Conventional Arms Fuel Ongoing ConflictsUnited Nations — Despite last year's Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the proliferation
Despite Treaty, Conventional Arms Fuel Ongoing Conflicts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
United Nations — Despite last year's Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the proliferation of conventional weapons, both legally and illegally, continues to help fuel military conflicts in several countries in the Middle East and Africa, including Syria, Iraq,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Has Come This Far!South Sudan, which is the newest nation in the world, has put the international
South Sudan Has Come This Far!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Sudan, which is the newest nation in the world, has put the international community to the test. The atrocities that started in December 2013 have brought UN, AU, IGAD, the Troika nations and China together in 2015. There was strong effort put... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rebels Accuse Govt of Ceasefire BreachesJuba — South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has once more accused government
Rebels Accuse Govt of Ceasefire Breaches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Juba — South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar has once more accused government forces for repeatedly breaking a ceasefire and putting at risk a peace deal just days after it was reached. "There is danger that is looming that could wreck this peace... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adhere to Peace Treaty, Sudan Leaders UrgedZAMBIA has called for adherence to the newly-signed peace treaty between South
Adhere to Peace Treaty, Sudan Leaders Urged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
ZAMBIA has called for adherence to the newly-signed peace treaty between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his former deputy-cum-rebel leader Riek Machar. Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba said in Lusaka yesterday that the two leaders should... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Be Good Ambassadors, RDF Air Force Peacekeepers ToldThe Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF), on Monday, concluded the rotation of the 165 m
Be Good Ambassadors, RDF Air Force Peacekeepers Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF), on Monday, concluded the rotation of the 165 members of its Air Force personnel serving under the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The last of the departing group was seen off by the RDF... Read more
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The Star
South Sudan rebels say peace deal at risk from ceasefire breachesADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar accused governme
South Sudan rebels say peace deal at risk from ceasefire breaches
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar accused government forces on Monday of repeatedly breaking a ceasefire and putting at risk a peace deal just days after it was reached. President Salva Kiir signed the peace pact on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Sudan rebels say peace deal at risk from ceasefire breachesADDIS ABABA: South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar accused government forces o
South Sudan rebels say peace deal at risk from ceasefire breaches
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA: South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar accused government forces on Monday of repeatedly breaking a ceasefire and putting at risk a peace deal just days after it was reached. President Salva Kiir signed the peace pact on Wednesday, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Riek Machar - 'South Sudanese Ceasefire in Danger'By Asumpta Lattus ( Afp, AP) While South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar say
Riek Machar - 'South Sudanese Ceasefire in Danger'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Asumpta Lattus ( Afp, AP) While South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar says attacks by government troops on rebel-held areas could endanger the latest signed truce, relief agencies warn of an increasing humanitarian crisis. As the humanitarian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army, Rebels Trade Charges Over South Sudan CeasefireThe South Sudanese government and the rebels are accusing each other of breakin
Army, Rebels Trade Charges Over South Sudan Ceasefire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The South Sudanese government and the rebels are accusing each other of breaking a ceasefire less than a week after the signing of a peace agreement. Rebel leader Dr Riek Machar is accusing the government troops of provoking his soldiers in order to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan WarUPDF readies for fresh fighting as peace talks falter Threats by rebels in Sou
South Sudan War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
UPDF readies for fresh fighting as peace talks falter Threats by rebels in South Sudan to strike and close down the only road linking the war-torn country to Uganda have put a group of Uganda People's Defence Forces fighters based in the country on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Violence in South Sudan Despite Peace DealSouth Sudan's army and rebels have begun fighting again in northern Unity State
New Violence in South Sudan Despite Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
South Sudan's army and rebels have begun fighting again in northern Unity State, two days after President Salva Kiir signed a long-awaited peace deal, a government spokesperson said on Friday. It was difficult to ascertain which side started the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finally, Kiir Gives Peace a ChanceA cautious optimism has greeted the signing of the compromise peace accord by S
Finally, Kiir Gives Peace a Chance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A cautious optimism has greeted the signing of the compromise peace accord by South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday. While this relieved the anxiety that had been building after rebel leader Riek Machar was the only one to sign the agreement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rebels, Army Trade Blames Over AttacksJuba — South Sudanese rebels and the army have for the second time in a week ac
Rebels, Army Trade Blames Over Attacks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Juba — South Sudanese rebels and the army have for the second time in a week accused each other of attacks, barely a day after President Salva Kiir signed a peace deal. Former Vice President Riek Machar said that South Sudanese government troops had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Welcomes South Sudan Peace DealBeijing — China on Thursday welcomed the signing of a peace deal aiming to end
China Welcomes South Sudan Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Beijing — China on Thursday welcomed the signing of a peace deal aiming to end the conflict in South Sudan. "This is an important step forward in South Sudan's peace process," said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying of the deal signed by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troops Will Not Leave South SudanBy Risdel Kasasira & Frederic Musisi Kampala — The Uganda People's Defence For
Troops Will Not Leave South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Risdel Kasasira & Frederic Musisi Kampala — The Uganda People's Defence Forces will not pull out of South Sudan despite the peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir on Wednesday that directs all foreign troops to leave the country. The Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe, Kiir Can Learn From Jobodwana in BeijingThey say you don't win silver, you lose gold - but I celebrated the bronze meda
Mugabe, Kiir Can Learn From Jobodwana in Beijing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
They say you don't win silver, you lose gold - but I celebrated the bronze medal won by Anaso Jobodwana, 23, in his 200m dash with the same intensity as I did the 400m gold medal won by Wayde van Niekerk, another South African, at the IAAF World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan's Shaky Ceasefire in DoubtThe South Sudan army has continued its campaign against insurgents despite a ne
South Sudan's Shaky Ceasefire in Doubt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The South Sudan army has continued its campaign against insurgents despite a new truce, a rebel group says. The government in turn accuses the rebels of trying to sway the global media with falsehoods. South Sudan's rebels and government traded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
the Devil Lies in Implementing the Peace Deal"Whichever way the vote goes, there is going to be far-reaching ramifications f
the Devil Lies in Implementing the Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
"Whichever way the vote goes, there is going to be far-reaching ramifications for The Sudan (Khartoum) and South Sudan (Juba) and the entire region. Southern Sudan is a patchwork of different communities brought together not by their geographical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fresh Peace Deal 'First Step' in Resolving South Sudan Crisis - Security CouncilWelcoming the recent signature by President Salva Kiir, SPLM/SPLA-IO Chairman R
Fresh Peace Deal 'First Step' in Resolving South Sudan Crisis - Security Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Welcoming the recent signature by President Salva Kiir, SPLM/SPLA-IO Chairman Riek Machar and others of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, the Security Council today called on all the parties, with the help of the United... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Only the South Sudanese Can Solve Their ProblemsSouth Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, this week reluctantly appended his signat
Only the South Sudanese Can Solve Their Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, this week reluctantly appended his signature to a peace accord that is poised to end nearly two years of civil war. Kiir's hand was literally forced by the international community to return sanity to the world... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Lessons for Mugabe from BeijingJOHANNESBURG: They say you don’t win silver, you lose gold – but I celebrated t
Lessons for Mugabe from Beijing
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
JOHANNESBURG: They say you don’t win silver, you lose gold – but I celebrated the bronze medal won by Anaso Jobodwana, 23, in his 200m dash with the same intensity as I did the 400m gold medal won by Wayde van Niekerk, another South African, at the... Read more
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BBC News
South Sudan becomes an independent nation - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
South Sudan becomes an independent nation
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America South Sudan becomes an independent... Read more
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BBC News
South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America South Sudan President Salva Kiir... Read more
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BBC News
Why does South Sudan matter so much to the US?It wasn't so much a collective sigh of relief when President Salva Kiir finally
Why does South Sudan matter so much to the US?
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
It wasn't so much a collective sigh of relief when President Salva Kiir finally signed the peace deal this week. It was more a sense of "let's see" as the US issued a warning that it would "hold to account" any of the leaders who might stray from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda to Pull Out of South SudanUganda says it will honour the requirement of the latest peace agreement to wit
Uganda to Pull Out of South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Uganda says it will honour the requirement of the latest peace agreement to withdraw its army from South Sudan territory, but on condition that the safety of its citizens is guaranteed. Chief of Defence Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala told The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rival Sides Cry Foul As Truce Comes Into EffectSouth Sudan government forces and rebels have accused each other of breaking a
Rival Sides Cry Foul As Truce Comes Into Effect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
South Sudan government forces and rebels have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire agreement just hours after it came into effect. James Gatdet Dak, the spokesman for the rebel leader Riek Machar, told Al Jazeera from Kenya's Nairobi on Sunday... Read more
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Aljazeera
S Sudan rival sides cry foul as truce comes into effectSouth Sudan government forces and rebels have accused each other of breaking a
S Sudan rival sides cry foul as truce comes into effect
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
South Sudan government forces and rebels have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire agreement just hours after it came into effect. James Gatdet Dak, the spokesman for the rebel leader Riek Machar, told Al Jazeera from Kenya's Nairobi on Sunday... Read more
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The Hindu
South Sudan clashes continue after cease-fireGovernment troops on Sunday attacked a village in volatile Unity state on the f
South Sudan clashes continue after cease-fire
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Government troops on Sunday attacked a village in volatile Unity state on the first day of a cease-fire that both sides have pledged to implement, according to a rebel-appointed official in South Sudan’s war-ravaged Unity state. The attack on the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
South Sudan rebels: Clashes continue after ceaseJUBA , South Sudan (AP) - Government troops on Sunday attacked a village in vol
South Sudan rebels: Clashes continue after cease
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
JUBA , South Sudan (AP) - Government troops on Sunday attacked a village in volatile Unity state on the first day of a cease-fire that both sides have pledged to implement, according to a rebel-appointed official in South Sudan's war-ravaged Unity... Read more
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The New Age
S. Sudan rebels accuse army of violating ceasefireSouth Sudan rebels on Sunday accused the army of violating a ceasefire, just ho
S. Sudan rebels accuse army of violating ceasefire
The New Age / Posted 6 days ago
South Sudan rebels on Sunday accused the army of violating a ceasefire, just hours after it came into effect, by bombarding their positions along the White Nile river. "A military convoy -- two barges, seven gunboats -- has been moving from Bor to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Internal Dissent Over Ceasefire EmergesPresident Salva Kiir and rebel leader Dr Riek Machar have declared a ceasefire
Internal Dissent Over Ceasefire Emerges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Dr Riek Machar have declared a ceasefire beginning midnight of August 29. This was one of the requirement of the agreement where both parties were to declare a ceasefire within 72 hours of the signing. For Dr... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mugabe, Kirr can learn from JobodwanaREUTERSAnaso Jobodwana, right, bagged the bronze medal in a hotly contested 200
Mugabe, Kirr can learn from Jobodwana
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
REUTERSAnaso Jobodwana, right, bagged the bronze medal in a hotly contested 200m final at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. Usain Bolt, left, won gold. Photo: David Gray If only Robert Mugabe and Salva Kiir had the same desperation that drove... Read more
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iafrica.com
South Sudan ceasefire takes effectA ceasefire aimed at ending a brutal civil war in South Sudan came into effect
South Sudan ceasefire takes effect
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A ceasefire aimed at ending a brutal civil war in South Sudan came into effect in the Saturday evening hours after fresh clashes between government forces and rebels, which sparked concern for a hard-won peace deal. The truce brokered by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Long Road to Genuine Peace in South SudanThe peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to e
Long Road to Genuine Peace in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to end 20 months of fighting in South Sudan is a useful first step but many challenges remain for Africa's youngest country. First is the deal itself. President Kiir's... Read more
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The Borneo Post
South Sudan rebels, army trade blame for fresh fightingJUBA: South Sudan’s army and rebels accused each other of sparking fresh fighti
South Sudan rebels, army trade blame for fresh fighting
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
JUBA: South Sudan’s army and rebels accused each other of sparking fresh fighting on Saturday in the north-east, hours before the start of a ceasefire to end a brutal 20-month civil war. The warring sides traded blame for breaching the terms of a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Peace deal ‘first step’ in resolving South Sudan crisisSunday, 30 August 2015, 11:38 amPress Release: UN NewsFresh peace deal ‘first s
Peace deal ‘first step’ in resolving South Sudan crisis
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Sunday, 30 August 2015, 11:38 amPress Release: UN NewsFresh peace deal ‘first step’ in resolving South Sudan crisis – Security CouncilChildren at a protection of civilians site in Juba, South... Read more
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The New Age
South Sudan rebels, army trade blame for fresh fightingSouth Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of sparking fresh fighting on
South Sudan rebels, army trade blame for fresh fighting
The New Age / Posted 6 days ago
South Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of sparking fresh fighting on Saturday in the north-east, hours before the start of a ceasefire to end a brutal 20-month civil war. The warring sides traded blame for breaching the terms of a peace... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approachesJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warrin
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warring factions Saturday before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday, U.N., government and rebel officials said. There was an exchange of fire Friday night, said Joe... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches: UNJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warrin
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches: UN
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warring factions Saturday before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday, U.N., government and rebel officials said. There was an exchange of fire Friday night, said Joe... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approachesJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warrin
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warring factions Saturday before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday, U.N., government and rebel officials said. There was an exchange of fire Friday night, said Joe... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approachesJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warrin
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warring factions Saturday before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday, U.N., government and rebel officials said. There was an exchange of fire Friday night, said Joe... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approachesJUBA, South Sudan (AP) � Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warrin
South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) � Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warring factions Saturday before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday, U.N., government and rebel officials said. There was an exchange of fire Friday night, said Joe... Read more
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