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  1. A killer's mother knows the pain facing Steven O'Shaughnessy's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Bonnie Allen is a senior reporter for CBC News based in Saskatchewan. Before returning to Canada in 2013, Allen spent four years reporting from across Africa, including Libya, South Sudan, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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  2. It's a Power summit with Lena Dunham and Kim KardashianRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... one winner a date with him to the premiere of "The Monuments Men," all to benefit his work to end genocide in South Sudan. Katy Perry plays Harajuku girl as she walks around Tokyo in a schoolgirl skirt, Chanel bag and surgical face mask with hearts ...

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  3. Steve's off to Africa to help pay for Antarctica tripRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

    ... Commissioner for Refugees and gives support to more than 25,000 refugees from Kenya, Congo, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. "This has now become a permanent settlement, and as many as 40,000 more refugees are expected to arrive here from South ...

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

    7 hrs ago | 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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  5. National Child Abuse Prevention MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | El Observador

    ... punishment and other cruel or degrading forms of punishment." (The other country not to ratify the convention is South Sudan.) Read on for ways in which negative parenting affects children throughout their lives: Parenting affects ...

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  6. 10,000 at starlight vigil at GallipoliRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... those seminal moments, a huge loss...you reflect on those who didn't come back." Holley served in East Timor and South Sudan last year and was wearing medals awarded for his service. "It's those sorts of moments when your career comes together," he ...

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  7. 282 boys and 1 girl freed in final release of children from Cobra Faction in South SudanRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | 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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  8. Hundreds gather for Rep. Bass' Africa Policy Forum on impact of 2015 elections in AfricaRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Black Voice News

    ... this year in Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cote d'Ivoire, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guinea, Libya, Mauritius, Niger, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo and Zambia, the election results this year could have a dramatic impact on shaping the African continent ...

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  9. Opposition PLP party condemns arrest of Catholic priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    A South Sudanese political party has strongly condemned last week's arrest by the army of Benjamin Madol, a renowned Catholic priest working at Rumbek diocese on South Sudan's Lakes state. "The party would like to bring to your attention the illegal torture and arrest without trace of a renowned clergyman in this county," the Peoples' Liberation Party said in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Thursday.

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  10. SLM-MM rebels call for international rejection of Sudan election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    ... a two-part documentary that attempts to represent the character and causes of the catastrophe that has overtaken South Sudan following the (...) Sudan's election marred by arbitrary detention, and insecurity By African Centre for Justice and Peace ...

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  11. USAID provides US$135 million food commodities to SudanRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    ... around 262,000 in central and eastern Sudan". The UN agency was keen to underline that since the separation of South Sudan in July 2011, the American administration is the "single largest donor to WFP Sudan", adding it provided US$626 million of ...

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  12. Fire guts Western Bahr Ghazal state marketRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    A busy market in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state was on Friday afternoon burnt down to ashes by heavy fire. Arkangelo Uchuir, the deputy administrator Mapel payam [distric], said 58 shops, majority of which belonged to the Sudanese businessmen, were destroyed.

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  13. .com | SA media in firing line for xenophobia coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News24

    ... thereof. Now she understood why, she said. The function was attended by representatives from Nigeria, Kenya, South Sudan and Burundi. Local dignitaries included Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane, Deputy Police Commissioner Khehla ...

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

    17 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dr. Lam Akol, head of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-Democratic Change party, listens during a discussion of southern unity and cooperation, during an all-southern-parties meeting in Juba, in then southern Sudan. South Sudanese opposition leader Lam Akol told The Associated Press Friday, April 24, 2015, that his house in the capital Juba was surrounded overnight by the country's security forces with security operatives closing the two roads leading to it, although they had not forced their way into his property.

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  15. South Sudan: UN Mission Peacekeepers Repel Two Attacks in South DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... ure to prosecute those who attack peacekeepers and humanitarian workers have to end." Fighting in the capital of South Sudan's Upper Nile State is blocking the urgent delivery of aid to the rest of the see more>>

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  16. Top picks: Migrant boats, Islamic State and World Bank controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IRIN

    ... their land or damaging their livelihoods. Peace talks have done nothing to end the latest bout of civil war in South Sudan but the imminent rainy season will halt the fighting, writes Joshua Craze in this article for Creative Time Reports. The rains ...

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  17. SPLM-N fighters kill 18 government soldiers in Blue Nile : rebel spokespersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    ... a two-part documentary that attempts to represent the character and causes of the catastrophe that has overtaken South Sudan following the (...) Sudan's election marred by arbitrary detention, and insecurity By African Centre for Justice and Peace ...

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

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    ... a two-part documentary that attempts to represent the character and causes of the catastrophe that has overtaken South Sudan following the (...) Sudan's election marred by arbitrary detention, and insecurity By African Centre for Justice and Peace ...

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  19. South Sudanese security agents besiege main opposition leader's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese security agents surrounded late Thursday night the country's main opposition leader's house, raising fears among his supporters. SPLM-DC leader Lam Akol responds to questions at a news conference in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on 3 October 2014 Lam Akol Ajawin, the leader of the opposition Sudan People's Liberation Movement for democratic Change , said security operatives surrounded his house late Thursday night.

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  20. South Sudan opposition leader says under a house arrestaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... Addis Ababa, and the opposition leader has accused both Kiir and Machar of not being interested in peace. South Sudan's civil war broke out when Kiir accused Machar, who had been sacked as vice president, of attempting a coup. The war that is ...

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