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  1. U.N. Security Council sets up South Sudan sanctions regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | AlertNet

    A convoy of returning South Sudanese residents is seen along a dirt road towards Bor, in Jonglei state, December 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jok Solomon UNITED NATIONS, March 3 - The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday established a sanctions regime for South Sudan but stopped short of imposing worldwide travel bans and asset freezes on officials in the conflict-torn country or an arms embargo.

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  2. UN Security Council OKs sanctions regime for South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday creating a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, hoping it will press rival leaders into ending a conflict that has killed tens of thousands. The resolution drafted by the United States says an arms embargo is possible if the warring sides can't stick to a peace deal.

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  3. UPDATE 1-U.N. Security Council sets up South Sudan sanctions regimeRead the original story

    14 min ago | Reuters

    The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday established a sanctions regime for South Sudan but stopped short of imposing worldwide travel bans and asset freezes on officials in the conflict-torn country or an arms embargo. The unanimously adopted resolution, drafted by the United States, threatens to blacklist anyone undermining security or interfering with the peace process after Thursday and April 1 deadlines set by the regional East African IGAD bloc.

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  4. China plays an increasingly active role at UNRead the original story

    17 min ago | China Daily

    On Feb 27, 144 Chinese soldiers arrived in South Sudan as part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the African country torn by civil strife. It was the first time that China sent a full infantry battalion on a UN mission.

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  5. MTN removes roaming charges for Southern SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Itumanaho

    Following the successful launch of the One Network Area agreement last year, MTN Rwanda also reduced roaming rates in all Northern Corridor countries with the addition of South Sudan in February. Calling South Sudan is now at 60Rwf while both prepaid and post-paid MTN customers that are roaming will be charged 68Rwf.

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  6. South Sudan rebels: President needs to make more concessionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTOV9

    A spokesman for South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar says peace talks are deadlocked over how to share power and that the only way forward is for the president to make concessions. Puoch Riek Deng, who is attending the South Sudan peace talks as a member of Machar's side, said Tuesday that both sides have "disagreed on almost everything" since the resumption of the final round of negotiations in Ethiopia.

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  7. China's newly appointed ambassador to AU Mission vows to boost China-Africa tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... to cooperate with AU and regional institutions in their efforts to stabilize and find solution for the crisis in South Sudan and other troubled areas. "During my stay as Ambassador of the AU Mission, I will work closely and exchange ideas with AU ...

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  8. Uganda denies massing troops along Sudan borderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Ugandan troops based in South Sudan are not massing along the Sudan border, Ugandan military officials said on Tuesday, after Sudan's state news agency reported 16,000 Ugandan soldiers were due to arrive near the frontier. Sudan's Suna news agency on Monday said Ugandan soldiers were massing near the border to fight rebels opposed to President Salva Kiir's government, a move that Sudan finds "unacceptable and presenting a danger to Sudan's stability".

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  9. Ronald Bailey on How Low Oil Prices Can GoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... and modern technology, the combined additional production from Libya, Iraq, Iran, Russia, Nigeria, Venezuela, South Sudan, and Mexico might amount to an extra 10 to 15 million barrels per day. In the meantime, budget shortfalls stemming from lower ...

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  10. New attack in disputed region claimed by Sudan, South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The United Nations reported another deadly attack Monday in the oil-rich region of Abyei that's claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan. The status of Abyei was unresolved after South Sudan became independent from its northern neighbor in July 2011.

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  11. South Sudan's Kiir arrives in Ethiopia for talks with rebels - Tuesday, 03 March 2015 06:08Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Kiir is due to meet Machar later in the day amid hopes that the new round of talks will lead to a final peace deal, ending months of deadly fighting in the nascent country, an Anadolu Agency correspondent reported. Under an agreement signed last month by Kiir and Machar, the two sides have until March 5 to hammer out a comprehensive peace agreement, to be followed later by the formation of a transitional unity government.

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  12. Dr. Tedros meets Prince Fahad Bin Mugrin Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... proximity between the two companies. Recon International Africa is currently making huge investment in Djibouti, South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Uganda in construction of roads and building of houses. The delegation is undertaking discussion with ...

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  13. UNICEF fears kidnapped children sent to front lines: South SudanRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Hundreds of children seized by armed men from a village in South Sudan have generated fears that "they are going from the classroom to the front line," says the United Nations Children's Fund representative in that country who demanded their immediate release. UNICEF, in a press release issued in Juba, South Sudan, reported that 89 children preparing for exams were forcibly recruited last month as child soldiers, but the agency now believes the number of children may be in the hundreds.

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  14. German officials brief Sudan's foreign minister on Berlin DeclarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    ... The Sudan Tribune editorial team. By Luka Biong Deng As the alleged final and last round of peace talks on South Sudan commenced in Addis Ababa, the people of South Sudan attach little hope and expect nothing as they have been (...) The Berlin ...

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  15. South Sudan's top rivals set to resolve contentious issues as pressure mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    ... March deadline fast approaches. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (far left), Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta and South Sudan's rebel chief, Riek Machar, meet with Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete (not shown) on 21 January 2015 in the northern ...

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  16. Armed Misseriya kill four, burn houses in AbyeiRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    An attack by some 100 armed Misseriya left four people dead, three wounded as eight children were abducted in Abyei, the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei said. The attack reportedly occurred on Sunday in Marialachak, a village located in the southern part of the oil-producing region contested by Sudan and South Sudan.

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  17. Secretary Kerry on South Sudan NegotiationsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Scoop

    The warring parties in South Sudan must seize the current and final round of negotiations to deliver a sustainable peace. We are well past the point where enough is enough.

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  18. Coalition Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria, IraqRead the original story

    Yesterday | Official Wire News

    ... meeting between U.S. President Obama and Djiboutian President … [Read More...] The warring parties in South Sudan must seize the current and final round of negotiations to deliver a sustainable peace. We are well past the point where enough ...

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  19. Kenya: First Test Shows Huge Underground Water Find Too Salty to DrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... as a whole". But the first test results from Lotikipi, the largest aquifer which is close to Kenya's border with South Sudan, have been disappointing. "The water is not fit for human consumption," said Japheth Mutai, chief executive officer of the ...

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  20. South Sudan: 'Hundreds' of South Sudan Boys KidnappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... estimated that at least 89 boys were taken by an armed group in Wau Shilluk, a government-held area of South Sudan's oil-rich Upper Nile state. And, the UN childrens' agency said it believed the group of armed abductors might have ties to the ...

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