South sudan conflict

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Fresh violence has engulfed South Sudan on the eve of the fifth anniversary of its independence, leading to the death of
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JUBA, South Sudan -- The headlines will fade, but the needs will not. South Sudan is a country on a precipice, and all of our help and attention is needed now, and in the months to come, if this new country is to realize its bright future.
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"I have chosen to be a teacher because I want to help children and to keep the generation moving forward... When I teach
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The peace agreement that President Salva Kiir finally signed on August 26 - that will hopefully ensure an end to South Sudan's current conflict - includes justice provisions that offer a chance to break a decades-long cycle of brutal abuses that South Sudanese have endured for too long.
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South Sudan's Displaced Civilians Discuss The Conflict
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African diplomatic sources said the agreement, which has not been made public, sets out how the two leaders would share power
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The U.N.'s considerable role in the conflict -- arguably unprecedented in the agency's history -- has fueled tensions with
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Failing to protect children from violence, exploitation and the impacts of chronic stress will have a long-term impact on them, and with 60 percent of South Sudan's population under 18, it could dramatically shape future generations of the world's youngest nation.
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A year ago, James Gatluak, 38, was working with farmers across all nine counties in Unity State to increase food production. Today, he is stuck in a displacement camp in Juba, his state overrun by violence and its people sliding closer to famine.
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Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) last week said conditions in the United Nations base near Bentiu, where thousands
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Is the conflict tearing this new nation apart actually a proxy fight between the world's two top economic and military powers? That's the way South Sudan's Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, tells it.
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The world is aflame with new or intensifying conflicts. At first glance, these upheavals appear to be driven by their own idiosyncratic circumstances. But look more closely and they share several key characteristics -- notably, a witch's brew of ethnic, religious, and national antagonisms that have been stirred to the boiling point by a fixation on energy.
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UNITED NATIONS, May 5 (Reuters) - The United States is planning to impose sanctions on individuals on both sides of the South
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Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter Nyakhat Pal, 3, walked for four hours with her elderly and blind father, Pal Dhul
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JUBA, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The South Sudanese government has accused rebel troops of committing atrocities against civilians
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This past year, the national program reported a 99-percent reduction in cases since 2006. In the history of the campaign, this is the greatest reduction of cases in just seven years and is a demonstration of what South Sudan can do with sustained peace when it puts its mind to it.
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The fighting has revived memories of the factionalism in the 1990s within the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - the group
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South Sudan's neighbours have given the warring sides until Tuesday to lay down their arms and begin talks, without giving