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  1. .com | UN: South Sudan rebels free 250 child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | News24

    ... factions, the UN says. Civil war broke out in the world's youngest nation in December 2013, after President Salva Kiir accused rebel leader Riek Machar of attempting a coup. Tens of thousands of people have been killed since, and two million have ...

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  2. South Sudan economy on edge amid war, low oil productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... Sudan's economy has suffered since the outbreak in December 2013 of fighting between supporters of President Salva Kiir and renegade troops loyal to his former deputy. Several peace agreements have collapsed. Oil production facilities have been ...

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  3. South Sudan rebel group frees 250 of its child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Al Jazeera

    ... factions, the UN says. Civil war broke out in the world's youngest nation in December 2013, after President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy, rebel leader Riek Machar, of attempting a coup. Tens of thousands of people have been killed since, and ...

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  4. South Sudanese rebels free 250 child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Age

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir arrives for a political rally in Juba last week. Hopes of an end to South Sudan's 15-month-old civil war were dealt another blow on Wednesday when the President ruled out a proposed power-sharing deal with rebels.

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  5. South Sudanese rebels lambaste president Kiir's speechRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's opposition faction of the governing Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement has strongly criticised a public rally speech delivered on Wednesday in Juba by president Salva Kiir and reiterated call for him to step down. The South Sudanese government under the leadership of president Salva Kiir has been battling to contain an armed rebellion in the country since December 2013 In his speech, president Kiir said he would not accept SPLM-IO leader Riek Machar to regain his former position of vice-president in a power-sharing deal proposed by the IGAD mediators.

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  6. S. Sudan rebels accuse Kiir of creating police stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Officials from South Sudan's armed opposition faction have accused president Salva Kiir of having allegedly transformed the young nation into a police state, where citizens disregard the rule of law and carry out ruthless killings. Akol Madhan Akol, the rebel-appointed governor of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, said it was unfortunate regional leaders still considered president Kiir's legitimacy by inviting him for African events.

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  7. Sudan prepares to host tripartite Nile water agreement signing ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudanese government announced today that the president of South Sudan Salva Kiir, Uganda's Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby will be among the officials attending the signing of the tripartite agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam .

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  8. N. Bahr el Ghazal youth oppose assembly openingRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Youth leaders from South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state have opposed the opening of the state parliament, until president Salva Kiir decides on the controversial impeachment of caretaker governor, Kuel Aguer Kuel. Gabriel Bol Dut, a youth leader, said the legislative assembly, in accordance with the state constitution, should only be opened by the governor.

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  9. S.Sudan govt, rebels 'kidnapping kids to fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | New Vision

    ... a long and bloody independence struggle. Civil war broke out in the new nation in December 2013, when President Salva Kiir accused Riek Machar, his former deputy, of planning a coup. Since then tens of thousands have died, two million have been ...

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  10. S. Sudan rebels repulse multiple attacks by gov't forces: spokespersonRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... along the Ethiopia-South Sudan border. "Our oil money is being given away to foreign troops by [president] Salva Kiir because he doesn't have forces enough to confront us," he said. According to Ngundeng, there are currently more than 7,000 Uganda ...

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  11. S. Sudan's Eastern Equatoria gripped by food shortagesRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... the only way to avert a full-scale humanitarian disaster. The conflicting has pitted forces loyal to president Salva Kiir against those aligned with former vice-president turned rebel leader Riek Machar. Efforts by mediators from the regional bloc, ...

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  12. S Sudan children 'increasingly abducted to fight war'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Al Jazeera

    ... a long and bloody independence struggle. Civil war broke out in the new nation in December 2013, when President Salva Kiir accused Riek Machar, his former deputy, of planning a coup. Since then tens of thousands have died, two million have been ...

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  13. With peace talks dead, S. Sudan's president emerges defiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    South Sudan's President Salva Kiir acknowledges his supporters as he arrives to address a rally at John Garang's Mausoleum in the capital Juba March 18, 2015, on the peace talks process with South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar. Fighting since December 2013 between forces loyal to Kiir and rebels allied with his former deputy Machar has reopened ethnic fault lines that pit Kiir's Dinka people against Machar's ethnic Nuer forces.

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  14. UNICEF says kids kidnapped to fight in S.SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Daily Star

    ... a long and bloody independence struggle. Civil war broke out in the new nation in December 2013, when President Salva Kiir accused Riek Machar, his former deputy, of planning a coup. Since then tens of thousands have died, two million have been ...

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  15. South Sudan government denies support for Ethiopian rebelsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Newstime Africa

    ... nearly two million. Peace talks have been on and off with no break through between the government of President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar. The talks have always been catalyzed with blames and counter blames between the two parties of ...

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  16. South Sudan: Security Experts Debate South Sudan Peace ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | AllAfrica.com

    Against the background of renewed fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan, regional and security experts have met to debate the diminishing prospects for peace after more than 15 months of conflict. Speaking at a one-day security seminar in Nairobi on Wednesday , Emmanuel Kisiangani, senior researcher at the South Africa-based Institute for Strategic Studies, questioned the viability of any future unity government that included President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.

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  17. Kiir says farming will address economic hardshipRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir has advised citizens to turn to farming in order to address the country's economic hardship, worsened by the conflict. "We need to look to what we can do by ourselves.

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  18. UN concerned about renewed fighting in S. SudanRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... collapse of peace talks between the South Sudanese leaders in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. South Sudan president, Salva Kiir and opposition leader, Riek Machar failed to agree on 6 March, despite the looming threat for sanctions. Recalling Resolution 2206 ...

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  19. Thousands gather at Salva Kiir rally in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Al Jazeera

    Juba, South Sudan - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir spoke on Wednesday at a public rally for the first time since peace talks with his rival Addressing thousands gathered in the capital city Juba, Kiir emphasised that he will not be forced into a premature peace deal and rejected the UN threat of sanctions against his country, which he said would further hammer the crumbling economy. "When I left [for the peace talks] some people thought that I would be forced to sign a bad agreement," he said.

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  20. Population Under Pressure in South Sudan Opposition TerritoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Voice of America

    ... stayed peaceful so far, there are concerns the failure of recent peace talks between the government of President Salva Kiir and the opposition led by his former deputy Riek Machar could inflame the conflict. Back in Juba, South Sudan Information ...

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