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  1. South Sudanese army retakes Malakal from rebels: AguerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese army has announced that its forces on Monday regained control of Malakal town, capital of the oil-rich Upper Nile state, more than one week after falling under the control of armed opposition fighters led by former vice-president, Riek Machar. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army patrol the streets in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, on 21 January 2014 "The SPLA forces today [Monday] successfully entered Malakal without losses.

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  2. UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The United Nations Special Representative for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Loj, has urged accountability and justice for those responsible for gross human rights violations committed as a result of South Sudan's continuing fighting. The announcement came as Lj completed a visit to a protection-of-civilians site run by the UN Mission in South Sudan in Bentiu, located in the countrys Unity state, and following a recent enlargement of the camp.

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  3. South Sudan: South Sudanese Shot and Drown in the Bush As They Flee FightingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    An upsurge in fighting has forced tens of thousands of South Sudanese into the bush where they have been shot, drowned and abducted, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Friday. MSF evacuated its hospital in Leer, in South Sudan's northern oil-rich Unity State, on May 9 as government forces advanced on the rebel-controlled town.

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  4. Top UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | United Nations

    Children have been killed, raped and abducted in a series of recent attacks in South Sudan's Unity State. Photo: UNICEF/Porter 24 May 2015 – The United Nations Special Representative for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe LA j, has urged accountability and justice for those responsible for gross human rights violations committed as a result of South Sudan's continuing fighting.

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  5. AU demands S. Sudan sanctions, arms embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    The African Union has demanded sanctions and an arms embargo be imposed on South Sudan's warring leaders to stem an escalation in the country's 17-month-old civil conflict. "The people of South Sudan have already been devastated by war," said a statement from the AU's Peace and Security Council late Saturday, warning "the current escalation threatens to unleash irreversible consequences for this young nation".

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  6. War pushes South Sudan's economy to the brinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Soaring inflation and a likely currency collapse are adding to South Sudan's woes after 17 months of civil war characterised by brutal attacks on civilians. The latest battles between government and rebel forces have centred on the country's last remaining functional oil fields.

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  7. War pushes S. Sudan's economy to the brinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    Soaring inflation and a likely currency collapse are adding to South Sudan's woes after 17 months of civil war characterised by brutal attacks on civilians. The latest battles between government and rebel forces have centred on the country's last remaining functional oil fields.

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  8. South Sudan president warns sanctions will worsen war.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Peninsula

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war ravaging his country. Repeated threats of sanctions by the UN Security Council, as well as the African Union and regional bloc IGAD, have been made amid fierce international criticism of Kiir and his arch-rival, rebel chief Riek Machar, for failing to end a 17-month war that has seen accusations of gross human rights abuses.

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  9. UN accuses S Sudan of targeting baseRead the original story

    Saturday | The Daily Star

    South Sudanese government tanks backed by helicopter gunships have pushed back rebels from a key oil town, state television showed on Friday, as the UN accused both sides of targeting one of its bases sheltering civilians. The TV footage showed tanks firing as a helicopter gunship -- believed to belong to the Ugandan army which is fighting alongside government troops -- swooped over the burning town of Melut in the key northern oil state of Upper Nile.

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  10. South Sudan army video clip over Melut is misleading: rebel spokespersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Spokesman for the opposition leader, Riek Machar, said a video clip played on South Sudan TV on Thursday which alleged recorded defeat of the rebels in Melut town, near Paloch oilfields in Upper Nile state, was misleading. SPLA soldiers sit at the back of a pick-up truck in Malakal, Upper Nile state January 12, 2014.

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  11. Sanctions will worsen conflict, president Kiir warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan leader, Salva Kiir has cautioned over calls for sanctions, saying it will worsen the country's ongoing conflict. The warning comes amid renewed military clashes in recent weeks between South Sudan government forces and the armed opposition groups.

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  12. MSF: 'Alarming humanitarian situation' in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Crofs Blogs

    Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, MA decins Sans FrontiA res said today. An upsurge of violence in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states has resulted in the suspension of medical services, destruction of health structures and evacuation of medical staff.

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  13. .com | Sanctions will worsen war: KiirRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | News24

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war ravaging his country. Repeated threats of sanctions by the UN Security Council, as well as the African Union and regional bloc IGAD, have been made amid fierce international criticism of Kiir and his arch-rival, rebel chief Riek Machar, for failing to end a 17-month war that has seen accusations of gross human rights abuses.

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  14. South Sudan president warns sanctions will worsen warRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Vision

    A file picture taken on July 7, 2014 shows malnourished children receiving treatment at the Leer Hospital, run by Medecins Sans Frontieres . Medics in Leer area in South Sudans war zone state of Unity described on May 21, 2015 sheltering in swamp water with their patients to avoid intense gunfire as government troops retook the town from opposition forces.

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  15. South Sudan: Alarming Humanitarian Situation As Conflict EscalatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Juba/Nairobi - Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, Mdecins Sans Frontires said today. An upsurge of violence in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states has resulted in the suspension of medical services, destruction of health structures and evacuation of medical staff.

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  16. S. Sudan conflict leaves thousands of civilians without food: MSFRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Medical charity, the MA decins Sans FrontiA res , or Doctors Without Borders, said thousands of civilians in Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states have been displaced and left without food and medicines previously provided by non-governmental organizations following the escalation of violence. Thousands of civilians fleeing violence seek shelter at a UN compound in Jonglei state capita Bor In a press conference held in Nairobi on Friday, MSF, the largest medical provider for South Sudanese, said the fighting was "exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision desperately."

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  17. S. Sudan president warns sanctions will worsen warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | New Vision

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war ravaging his country. Repeated threats of sanctions by the UN Security Council, as well as the African Union and regional bloc IGAD, have been made amid fierce international criticism of Kiir and his arch-rival, rebel chief Riek Machar, for failing to end a 17-month war that has seen accusations of gross human rights abuses.

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  18. Alarming humanitarian situation in South Sudan as conflict escalatesRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Newstime Africa

    JUBA, South Sudan, 22 May 2015 - PRN Africa - Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilans to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical humanitarian organisation MA decins Sans FrontiA res/Doctors Without Borders said today. An upsurge of violence in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states has resulted in the suspension of medical services, destruction of health structures and evacuation of medical staff.

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  19. U.N. investigates attack on South Sudan peacekeeping site that killed 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Globe and Mail

    A file aerial view taken on November 6, 2009 shows the town of Malakal in South Sudan. A file aerial view taken on November 6, 2009 shows the town of Malakal in South Sudan.

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  20. South Sudanese shot and drown in the bush as they flee fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | AlertNet

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