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  1. UNICEF welcomes final release of child soldiers by armed group in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Militants in South Sudan have handed over to the United Nations Children's Fund a final group of 283 children in what the agency described as "a small piece of good news in what is otherwise a terrible situation for children in other parts of [the country]," where many boys and girls have been abducted and forcibly recruited as child soldiers. The release of 282 boys and one girl by the so-called 'Cobra Faction' took place in Labrab, a village in a remote corner of Jonglei state in South Sudan, bringing to 1,757 the number of children who have been released by the militant group this year.

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  2. 282 boys and 1 girl freed in final release of children from Cobra Faction in South SudanRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Children surrender their weapons during a ceremony formalizing their release from the SSDA Cobra Faction armed group, in Pibor, South Sudan in February 2015. JUBA, South Sudan/NAIROBI, Kenya/NEW YORK, 24 April 2015 - More than 280 children have been freed in the final release of children from the Cobra Faction, an armed group in South Sudan.

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  3. UNICEF welcomes final release of child soldiers by armed group in South SudanRead the original story

    Friday | United Nations

    Children surrender their weapons during a ceremony formalizing their release from the SSDA Cobra Faction armed group, in Pibor, South Sudan . Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-0201/Rich 24 April 2015 – Militants in South Sudan have handed over to the United Nations Children's Fund a final group of 283 children in what the agency described as “a small piece of good news in what is otherwise a terrible situation for children in other parts of [the country],” where many boys and girls have been abducted and forcibly recruited as child soldiers.

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  4. South Sudan seeks political solution to Upper Nile clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese government is due to send a high level delegation to contain clashes that occured in its Upper Nile state capital this week. Former rebel leader Johnson Olony speaks to the press upon arrival at Juba International Airport on 13 June 2013 Fighting erupted on Tuesday night and resumed Thursday in what pitted the governor's guards against forces loyal to Johnson Olony, a government-backed militia leader.

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  5. South Sudan opposition leader says troops surround his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cybercast News Service

    An opposition leader in South Sudan said on Friday that government troops had surrounded his house in the capital, raising fears of insecurity in the city where a fight among the armed forces sparked a nationwide rebellion in 2013. Lam Akol told The Associated Press that security operatives closed the two roads leading to his house in Juba, although they had not forced their way into his property.

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  6. Hostile parties in South Sudan's Malakal urged to respect UN personnel and propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan on Thursday expressed deep regret at the continuation of hostilities in the Upper Nile state capital of Malakal, and the resulting civilian displacement. "UNMISS received more internally displaced persons at its protection-of-civilians sites in the Mission's compound outside Malakal today," said a press release from the Mission this afternoon.

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  7. South Sudan: Fighting Halts Urgent Aid Delivery in Upper Nile State - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    Fighting in the capital of South Sudan's Upper Nile State is blocking the urgent delivery of aid to the rest of the state before the rainy season begins, a senior U.N. humanitarian affairs official said on Thursday. Malakal town is the operations hub for aid agencies in the state, where an estimated 245,000 people have been displaced by fighting.

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  8. Fighting in South Sudan's Upper Nile drags into third dayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Reuters

    Opposing groups of government soldiers in South Sudan's Upper Nile state fought for a third day on Thursday, a ruling party official said, adding that the defense minister will travel to the region in a bid to defuse the situation. Fighting has broken out in the state capital, Malakal, between soldiers protecting state governor Simon Kun Puoch, and soldiers loyal to Johnson Olony, a major general in the South Sudan Army , acting state information minister Galuak Lith Hoth Dieu said.

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  9. Fighting halts urgent aid delivery in South Sudan state - U.N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | AlertNet

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  10. Upper Nile gov't vacates capital after heaving fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    Heavy gun battle resumed on Thursday in Malakal, the capital of South Sudan's Upper Nile state, despite the deployment of more government troops. Soldiers from the South Sudan army patrol the streets in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, on 21 January 2014 The resumption of fighting forced the state government to relocate, several officials, who included the deputy governor, Gwen Phillip Chan confirmed to Sudan Tribune .

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  11. Aid groups express fear of renewed South Sudan fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | AlertNet

    South Sudanese civilians use a boat to cross a river in the SPLA-IO rebel control area in the Southern part of Unity State Paynjiar County, March 20, 2015. REUTERS/Denis Dumo JUBA, April 22 - Fighting in South Sudan's oil-producing Upper Nile State in the past two days has killed at least 38 and the toll could rise, a military spokesman said on Wednesday, while aid groups said they may be forced to trim operations.

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  12. UN agency 'extremely worried' about missing staff in volatile South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Newkerala.com

    The World Food Programme on Wednesday drew attention to the disappearance of three of its staff members who went missing earlier this month when fighting reportedly erupted along their food distribution route in volatile Malakal South Sudan, where more than 2 million people are unsure of where their next meal is coming from. "We are extremely worried about the fate of our missing colleagues and are working hard for their safe return," WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said in a press release issued today.

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  13. UN food relief agency - extremely worried' about missing staff in volatile South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | United Nations

    "We are extremely worried about the fate of our missing colleagues and are working hard for their safe return," WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said in a press release issued today. "Our staff take enormous risks every day to bring vital aid to people in critical need."

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  14. .com | UN: South Sudan attacks on aid workers worsening crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | News24

    Attacks against aid workers in South Sudan are worsening hunger in the war-torn state, the World Food Programme said on Wednesday, as it expressed "grave concern" for four missing staff members. The UN's WFP said it was suspending food aid deliveries to parts of north-eastern Upper Nile state, scene of some of heaviest recent fighting, as it was too dangerous to send its staff in.

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  15. South Sudan: Fighting in Malakal town increases fear and tension in...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PressReleasePoint

    Several families of newly displaced people, who've sought refuge at the Protection of Civilians site in Malakal, live in one tent. Fresh fighting in Malakal has led to more displacements of people in the town.

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  16. Heavy fighting in South Sudan oil townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Daily Star

    People wave South Sudanese flags during a political rally held by the country's president in Juba, on March 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO/ASHLEY HAMER JUBA, South Sudan: Heavy fighting broke out Wednesday in South Sudan's war-ravaged northeastern town of Malakal, pitting rival factions of government troops against each other, the army and aid workers said.

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  17. UN workers missing in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The U.N. World Food Programme said on Wednesday that it is suspending operations in some areas of South Sudan after three South Sudanese staff members disappeared in a volatile state. The agency said in a statement Wednesday that it is "extremely worried" about the fate of the missing workers, who disappeared on April 1 while traveling in a convoy to distribute food from Malakal, the Upper Nile state capital, to a place called Melut.

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  18. .com | Fighting erupts in South Sudan northern townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | News24

    Heavy fighting broke out Wednesday in South Sudan's war-ravaged northeastern town of Malakal between rival factions of government troops, aid workers and local radio stations said. An aid worker in the town, who asked not to be named, said they could hear the sound of large explosions beginning shortly after dawn.

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  19. South Sudan: WFP Worried About Missing Staff in South Sudan, Warns...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | AllAfrica.com

    "We are extremely worried about the fate of our missing colleagues and are working hard for their safe return," said WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin. "Our staff take enormous risks every day to bring vital aid to people in critical need."

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  20. South Sudan Army Repels Rebel AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Wall Street Journal

    KAMPALA, Uganda-South Sudan's army said Wednesday it had repelled a rebel attack on Malakal, the capital of Upper Nile state, but more violence has flared on the towns' outskirts, in the latest test of the young nation's control of the state that is home to its only functional oil fields. Military spokesman Col.

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