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  1. UN mission peacekeepers repel two attacks in South DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... of gunfire. The Mission handed over the corpses of the four attackers and the injured person to the Government of Sudan Police. The wounded peacekeepers were evacuated to Nyala for medical treatment. This morning, a UNAMID patrol travelling from ...

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

    1 hr 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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  3. 282 boys and 1 girl freed in final release of children from Cobra Faction in South SudanRead the original story

    4 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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  4. Tribal militia besiege UNAMID camp in South DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    ... tribe in South Darfur on Thursday at the hands of peacekeepers UNAMID on the road between Kass and Shangita. Sudan Tribune correspondent in South Darfur cited UNAMID patrol soldiers yesterday as saying that a group of gunmen tried to steal the ...

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  5. .com | Peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur repel attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News24

    Unidentified gunmen have launched two attacks on peacekeepers in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, losing four of their own men in one of them, the UN-African Union mission said on Friday. The UN-AU mission in Darfur deployed to the region in 2007, four years after ethnic insurgents mounted a campaign against the Arab-dominated government of Omar al-Bashir, complaining of their marginalisation.

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

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

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... of gunfire. The Mission handed over the corpses of the four attackers and the injured person to the Government of Sudan Police. The wounded peacekeepers were evacuated to Nyala for medical treatment. This morning, a UNAMID patrol travelling from ...

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  8. Sudan: Gov't Changes Law That Left Rape Victims Punished for AdulteryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Sudan has overhauled a law that led to rape victims being put on trial for adultery, a crime punishable by jail, flogging or even stoning. The change comes a year after a young Ethiopian woman in Sudan was convicted of committing indecent acts after being gang-raped, a case which sparked international outrage.

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

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement claimed that rebel fighters 18 government troops when they clashed with the assailing force in area Kulgu, Blue Nile state on Thursday. SPLM-N photo showing vehicles they claim to have seized from the Sudanese army in Mafo in Blue Nile state.

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

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    ... was allegedly opened on them right away, killing three out of the five on spot, including the sick," he further told Sudan Tribune . "At around 6:00am, the two sides resumed the fighting around Market, Jalaba and Rei Almasr all the way to Stadium ...

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  11. 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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  12. Sudan changes law that left rape victims punished for adulteryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Women sit on the sand as a military convoy of government forces passes behind them on their way to Tabit village in North Darfur, Sudan, November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah LONDON, April 24 - Sudan has overhauled a law that led to rape victims being put on trial for adultery, a crime punishable by jail, flogging or even stoning.

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

    13 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... if I am under house arrest or anything," he told AFP by telephone from inside his home. Akol is the leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-Democratic Change (SPLM-DC) party, and has spoken out against both Kiir and rebel leader Riek ...

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  14. UN mission peacekeepers repel two attacks in South DarfurRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... of gunfire. The Mission handed over the corpses of the four attackers and the injured person to the Government of Sudan Police. The wounded peacekeepers were evacuated to Nyala for medical treatment. This morning, a UNAMID patrol travelling from ...

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  15. South Sudan security forces surround house of opposition figureRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    Security forces in South Sudan have surrounded the home of an opposition party leader who has been a leading critic of President Salva Kiir, he said on Friday. Lam Akol, who formed his SPLM-DC party after breaking away from the ruling SPLM, opposed the extension last month of Kiir's term in office by three years and criticized the scrapping of elections due in June.

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  16. Sudan changes law that left rape victims punished for adultery - TRFNRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AlertNet

    LONDON, April 24 - Sudan has overhauled a law that led to rape victims being put on trial for adultery, a crime punishable by jail, flogging or even stoning. The change comes a year after a young Ethiopian woman in Sudan was convicted of committing indecent acts after being gang-raped, a case which sparked international outrage.

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  17. Hostile parties in South Sudan's Malakal urged to respect UN personnel and propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan on Thursday expressed deep regret at the continuation of hostilities in the Upper Nile state capital of Malakal, and the resulting civilian displacement. "UNMISS received more internally displaced persons at its protection-of-civilians sites in the Mission's compound outside Malakal today," said a press release from the Mission this afternoon.

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  18. South Sudan: Fighting Halts Urgent Aid Delivery in Upper Nile State - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Fighting in the capital of South Sudan's Upper Nile State is blocking the urgent delivery of aid to the rest of the state before the rainy season begins, a senior U.N. humanitarian affairs official said on Thursday. Malakal town is the operations hub for aid agencies in the state, where an estimated 245,000 people have been displaced by fighting.

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  19. S. Sudan rebels deny holding separate talk with governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan rebels have dismissed claims that they initiated separate talks with a pro-government group, despite the ongoing peace talks mediated by regional leaders. Face-to-face talks between the South Sudanese government and rebels get underway in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday 13 January 2014 Sections of the media quoted the Mayo county commissioner in Upper Nile state, alleging the armed opposition groups under former vice-president, Riek Machar held discussions with with pro-government groups in northern Upper Nile.

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  20. Fighting in South Sudan's Upper Nile drags into third dayRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    Opposing groups of government soldiers in South Sudan's Upper Nile state fought for a third day on Thursday, a ruling party official said, adding that the defense minister will travel to the region in a bid to defuse the situation. Fighting has broken out in the state capital, Malakal, between soldiers protecting state governor Simon Kun Puoch, and soldiers loyal to Johnson Olony, a major general in the South Sudan Army , acting state information minister Galuak Lith Hoth Dieu said.

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