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  1. How can the UK help the child soldiers of South Sudan?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Statesman

    Since gaining independence from Khartoum in 2011, South Sudan has been embroiled in conflict. Initially at war with the Sudanese government for control of South Sudan's oil fields, the young nation continues to struggle with independent armed militias across the majority of its states; in 2013, infighting between presidential rivals plunged the country into an on-going civil war.

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  2. South Sudan's struggle for schools hit by abductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    The United Nations was announcing 400,000 more children in school this year, with a A 27m project to re-start lessons after the disruption of war. But instead there have been angry denunciations and war-weary condemnations as 89 children have been abducted by an armed group in Malakal in the north of South Sudan.

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  3. South Sudan abductions set back efforts to end use of child soldiersRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    The 89 schoolboys abducted more than a week ago by South Sudanese soldiers are being held in a military training camp territory near active front lines, aid workers report, as the national Army remains reticent about the recruitment of children in a government-controlled area. The boys, along with six teachers and an unknown number of other adults, were taken last Sunday and Monday after soldiers surrounded Wau Shilluk -a government-controlled village along the White Nile, near the strategic Upper Nile state capital of Malakal- and went home to home, and even to a school where students were preparing for exams, abducting males.

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  4. South Sudanese rebels assign senior officers, establish more countiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement-In-Opposition led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, has assigned more senior military officers and civil administrators, while creating more counties for the newly established federal states in its largely controlled territories. Machar's spokesman James Gatdet Dak said the move comes in accordance with implementation of the resolutions of Pagak consultative conference, which the rebel group convened from 6-12 December last year.

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  5. Upper Nile governor deny reports government-allied militia abducted childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    The governor South Sudan's Upper Nile state has denied reports that some school-aged children had been abducted and forcibly conscripted into the military. Young boys, children soldiers sit with their rifles at a ceremony of the child soldiers disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration in Pibor, South Sudan, oversawn by UNICEF and partners on February 10, 2015 The area is under the control of a government-allied militia group under the command of Major General Johnson Ulony, a member of the Shiluk tribe and a former militia groups that agreed to lay down their weapons in response to a presidential amnesty in 2012.

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  6. UNICEF condemns abduction of children by armed group in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Big News Network.com

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  7. South Sudan Abducted Children in Military Training, UNICEF ToldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Voice of America

    People in Wau Shilluk say they have seen some of the children who were abducted from the town of Wau Shilluk in South Sudan's Upper Nile state undergoing military training. Scores of children who were abducted last week in Upper Nile state in South Sudan are reportedly undergoing military training, the United Nations Children's Fund said Monday.

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  8. South Sudan gunmen kidnap at least 89 boys from village near Malakal - Monday, 23 February 2015 12:29Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Gunmen in South Sudan have kidnapped at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, while they were preparing to sit school exams, according to the UN. Armed soldiers surrounded Wau Shilluk, a village near Malakal, and went house to house searching for boys and taking them away by force, according to witnesses.

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  9. Rwanda: Gillard Condemns Kidnap of 80 South Sudanese StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Former Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard, currently chairperson of a Global Partnership for Education , has condemned the abduction of more than 80 students by an armed group in Malakal in South Sudan. "It is with utmost dismay that I condemn the abduction.

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  10. UNICEF: 89 boys abducted by South Sudan armed groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Times of Israel

    An armed group in South Sudan has abducted at least 89 boys in a northern state, the UN children's agency said Saturday. The boys, some as young as 13, were abducted near Malakal, the capital of Upper Nile state, according to a UNICEF statement.

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  11. South Sudan mass abduction of 89 boys: Armed men rip boys out of homes, schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Examiner.com

    The U.N. announced Saturday that gunmen in war-ravaged South Sudan have abducted at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, from their school in oil-rich Upper Nile State. The boys were taken while doing their exams.

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  12. Gunmen abduct 89 boys in war-torn South Sudan - U.N.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | AlertNet

    Rebel child soldiers gather in Gumuruk, as they prepare to handover their weapons at a demobilisation ceremony in Jonglei State, eastern South Sudan, January 27, 2015. REUTERS/Katy Migiro JUBA, Feb 21 - Gunmen in war-ravaged South Sudan have abducted at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, from their school in oil-rich Upper Nile State, the United Nations said on Saturday.

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    Sunday Feb 22 | Lucianne.com

    A Minneapolis police officer sitting in his patrol car was shot Saturday morning, and Police Chief Janee Harteau said "there is little doubt that an officer was the intended target." The wounded officer was one of two who had just finished responding to a reported burglary when he was shot just before 5 a.m. , Minneapolis police said in a statement.

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  14. South Sudan: Former Political Detainees Strike Deal With President KiirRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Former South Sudan political detainees on Friday struck a deal with President Salva Kiir that could accelerate the peace process in Africa's youngest nation. The deal struck in Nairobi at a meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta is in line with the Arusha agreement in which the three factions of the SPLM agreed on the unification of the liberating party.

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  15. South Sudan: Scores of Boys AbductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | AllAfrica.com

    UNICEF condemns in the strongest terms the abduction of scores of boys, some as young 13, by an armed group near Malakal in the north of South Sudan. A UNICEF education team reported that 89 children were abducted while doing their exams.

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  16. Armed men kidnap 89 boys from UN refugee camp in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Big News Network.com

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  17. In brief: Thousands attend funeral in Haiti for 17 Carnival victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Erie Times News

    Thousands of people streamed into Haiti's main public park Saturday to honor the 17 victims who died in an accident involving a Carnival float. White caskets draped with the Haitian flag were lined up in front of a stage where government officials including President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Evans Paul greeted the victims' relatives and friends.

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  18. Dozens of South Sudanese boys kidnapped, UNICEF saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Columbian

    Dozens of South Sudanese boys, some as young as 13, were recently kidnapped by an armed group in South Sudan as they prepared for school exams, UNICEF reported Saturday. UNICEF did not say what group had abducted the boys from a displacement camp, but the kidnappings reportedly took place in an area controlled by government forces and allied militias.

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  19. Gunmen kidnap 89 children in South Sudan: UNICEFRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Xinhuanet

    Unidentified gunmen kidnapped 89 children on Saturday near the town of Malakal, capital of the oil-rich Upper Nile state in South Sudan, according to the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund . UNICEF said in a statement that "gunmen have gathered outside a residential area, and carried out the inspection from house to house, and kidnapped the children, the majority of whom over the age of 12 years."

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  20. UN: Gunmen abduct 89 boys in war-torn South Sudan, says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    Gunmen in war-ravaged South Sudan have abducted at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, from their school in oil-rich Upper Nile State, the United Nations said on Saturday . The boys were taken while doing their exams, UN Children's Fund said in a statement, adding that the total number of kidnapped children could be "much higher".

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