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  1. South Sudan defence and oil ministers visits Melut after rebel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese defence minister, Kuol Manyang Juuk, on Saturday headed a high level ministerial delegation that paid an inspection visit to Melut town, less than a week after an attack by a coalition of armed rebel forces. South Sudan's Petroleum and Mining Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau applauds as he restarts oil production in the main oil field in Palouge, on May 5, 2013.

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  2. 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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  3. Egyptian doctors visit W. Bahr el Ghazal stateRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A team of 12 Egyptian doctors are in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state to conduct multiple operations for a week. The doctors, led by Dr. Hisham Labib, are in the Western Bahr el Ghazal capital, Wau to conduct operations, targeting 600 patients.

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  4. South Sudan army accused of killing top Western Equatoria officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... the presence of the armed opposition in the area, although he denied that the town was under their control. South Sudan rebels said they captured Mundri town on Friday, adding that the county executive director was occidentally killed while trying ...

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  5. JEM acknowledges defection of two rebel commandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Hasabo Suleiman Hasabo and Abdallah Hassan Abdallah. Nahar said the two prisoners and two defectors fled from South Sudan on 11 May after JEM defeat in South Darfur battle by the end of last April. He added that they were received by the border ...

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  6. 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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  7. AU renews calls for arms embargo on S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The African Union has supported calls for an arms embargo on South Sudan as fighting resumed between its warring parties, in violation of the cessations of hostilities agreement. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army on guard in Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan's Unity state on 12 January 2014 The AU commission, at the meeting held in Namibia, had briefed its Peace and Security Council on the developments and situation in South Sudan.

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  8. 2 Indians among 126 fallen peacekeepers to be awarded UN medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Peninsula

    ... Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and Raju Joseph, who had served in a civilian capacity with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), will be awarded the Dag Hammarskjold Medal on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed annually ...

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  9. UN investigates attack on S.Sudan peacekeeping site that killed 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AlertNet

    ... after eight civilians were killed earlier this week by shells fired at its compound in the town of Melut, near South Sudan's Paloch oilfields. Initially a South Sudanese official had said four people were killed on Wednesday by two mortar bombs. But ...

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

    Saturday May 23 | 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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  11. What will happen to ISIS' child soldiers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | KION 46

    ... time he spent fighting. "My life experience in the military, I was so proud of it, to defend the territory of South Sudan," Mayol said. One teenager told CNN's Arwa Damon last year that at 15 years old, he was strapped into an explosive belt and ...

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

    Saturday May 23 | 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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  13. Collected Department Releases: Briefing on International PeacekeepingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | State Department

    ... people. The good news is also that over a hundred countries contribute to these missions, so they range from South Sudan and Congo to Lebanon and Haiti, from Mali and the Central African Republic to Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia, just to name a few. The ...

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  14. UN nuclear talks fail after USA blocks plans that would make the Middle East a nuclear-free zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Independent

    ... nuclear-capable missile is paraded through Islamabad, Pakistan, in 2005. Pakistan, along with India, Israel, and South Sudan, are the only nations that have not signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. She said the USA supported the idea of ...

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  15. Woman, 65, and mother of 13, has quadrupletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | New Vision

    ... with the author. Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war ravaging his country.... ...

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

    Saturday May 23 | New Vision

    ... intense gunfire as government troops retook the town from opposition forces. AFP PHOTO / NICHOLE SOBECKI JUBA - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war ravaging his country. ...

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  17. Bagamoyo-Malindi highway construction starts next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | IPPMEDIA

    ... easy cargo movement from Mombasa and Tanga ports to the landlocked countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. However, the implementation of the project has faced with the challenges of an 80 km road re-designing looping Saadani National ...

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  18. UN envoy 'sickened' by rampant IS sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Times of Israel

    ... sexual crimes, long been considered a by-product of war. "The countries I have worked on include Bosnia, Congo, South Sudan, Somalia and Central African Republic; I never saw anything like this. I cannot understand such inhumanity. I was sick, I ...

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  19. Eiffel Tower reopens after staff walk out over pickpocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | New Vision

    Paris's iconic Eiffel Tower was shut to tourists for several hours on Friday as staff walked off the job to protest a surge in gangs of pickpockets roaming around the monument. The closure of one of the busiest tourist attractions in the French capital ahead of a long holiday weekend recalled a similar strike at the Louvre museum in 2013 as staff protested against the often violent pickpockets stalking the halls of the palace.

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  20. Bank of England admits to researching 'Brexit' risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | New Vision

    The Bank of England revealed Friday that it is researching the economic risks of Britain leaving the European Union, just as Prime Minister David Cameron began negotiations with EU leaders ahead of a referendum on membership. The central bank study, which could have a major impact on the debate over Britain's future within the bloc, was due to remain confidential but details were accidentally emailed to an editor at The Guardian newspaper.

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