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  1. Sudan asks UN mission in Darfur to prepare to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... is hosting about 17,000 people who were displaced by armed conflict, according to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu KHARTOUM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Sudan has asked the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping ...

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  2. Gunmen execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya busRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... olatile Horn of Africa region.... International charities working to stem chronic disease and hunger in war-torn South Sudan are facing increased harassment, surveillance and threats of expulsion from the government....

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  3. Garang's widow says reconciliatory talks not for positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Rebecca Nyandeng, the widow of South Sudan's former leader, John Garang said reconciliatory talks she recently held with president Salva Kiir were meant to bridge existing difference, not lobby for positions in the next government. Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, the widow of the late John Garang, founding leader of the country's ruling party Last week, Nyandeng and other former South Sudan ruling party members, who included ex-secretary general, Pagan Amum, met president Kiir in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

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  4. Sudan asks UNAMID to embark on an exit strategy from DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's foreign ministry told western diplomats and international organisations in Khartoum on Friday that it has informed the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur two weeks ago to begin an exit strategy from the restive region. The move comes in the wake of a crisis between the Sudanese government and UNAMID on investigating mass rape claims in a village in North Darfur state.

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  5. Sudan's electoral body says upcoming election costs 800mn poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's National Election Commission said the upcoming general election will cost about 800 million pounds stressing that 13.3 million voters have registered for the election. A Sudanese electoral staff listens to a colleague counting votes at a polling station in Khartoum on April 16, 2010.

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  6. S. Sudan vice-president vows never to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese vice president, James Wani Igga on Thursday broke the silence over his political fate in the proposed transitional government of national unity, saying he would not again relinquish his position in the country. South Sudan's vice-pesident, James Wani Igga, speaks at the opening of the SPLM building in Juba on 15 November 2013 "Some people in Equatoria are mistakenly thinking that this is about James Wani Igga, but let me tell you that this is a bigger scheme which some of you do not know.

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  7. Sudan rebels says satisfied from SPLM-N positions and prepared for Darfur talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... in a framework agreement to stop war, open humanitarian access and to prepare for a comprehensive settlement for Sudan's conflicts. The adjournment came as the SPLM-N insisted on the need to dissipate opacity in the draft agreement about a roadmap ...

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  8. W. Bahr el Ghazal dismisses rebel claims of ethnic targetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The Governor of South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state, Rizik Zackaria Hassan on Friday dismissed the armed opposition claims that his government was targeting the Fertites, an area local tribe over their alleged allegiance to rebellion. The governor of South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state, Rizik Zackaria Hassan, speaks at a public rally in the capital, Wau, on 16 July 2014 The rebels, in an 18 November letter, alleged that Hassan targeted the Fertites for showing support to former vice-president, Riek Machar.

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  9. W. Bahr el Ghazal beefs up security ahead of X-masRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Authorities in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state said tough security measures were in place to curb any criminal-related activities likely to occur during Christmas holidays. Western Bahr Ghazal state's traffic police officer, Luciano Gregory, speaks at Wau Vocational Training Centre on 20 August 2014 This was revealed by state police commissioner Maj.

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  10. UN official "heartbroken" over suffering in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations assistant secretary-general for humanitarian affairs on Friday described as "heartbreaking" the level of violence witnessed during 11 months of conflict in South Sudan. Speaking at the end her three-day visit to the country's capital, Juba, Kyung-wha Kang urged the country's warring parties to end the conflict.

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  11. Ethiopian named new head of UN force in AbyeiRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's foreign ministry told western diplomats and international organisations in Khartoum on Friday that it has informed the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur two weeks ago to begin an exit strategy By Tesfa-Alem Tekle November 21, 2014 - The deputy head of mission at South Sudan's embassy in Ethiopia, David Dang Kong on Friday announced joining the SPLM/A opposition faction under the leadership of former vice-president, Riek November 21, 2014 - The United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Major General Birhanu Jula Gelalcha from Ethiopia as the new force commander of the UN November 21, 2014 - The United Nations assistant secretary-general for humanitarian affairs on Friday described as "heartbreaking" the level of violence witnessed during 11 months of November 22, 2014 - The Sudanese Revolutionary Front said satisfied from the position of ... (more)

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  12. Senior UN official calls for peace, scaling up of aid in South SudanRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    A senior UN relief official on Friday concluded her three-day mission to South Sudan, calling on all parties to the conflict to respect their ceasefire commitments and urging the international community to continue providing support to enable humanitarians to scale up and expand critical aid operations, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here. Kyung-Wha Kang, the UN assistant secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, said: "The level of violence experienced by civilians in South Sudan has been devastating.

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  13. South Sudan: UN relief official urges respect for ceasefire, scaling up of aid operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | United Nations

    UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief Kyung-Wha Kang and Deputy Special Representative Toby Lanzer brief the press. Photo: UNMISS/Isaac Alebe Avoro Lu'ba 21 November 2014 – Concluding a three-day mission to South Sudan, a senior United Nations relief official has called on all parties to the conflict there to respect their ceasefire commitments, while urging the international community to continue providing support to enable humanitarians to scale up and expand critical aid operations.

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  14. South Sudan diplomats defect to SPLM-IO rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Deputy head of mission to South Sudan embassy in Ethiopia, David Dang Kong, on Friday announced joining the SPLM/A opposition faction under the leadership of former vice-president, Riek Machar. Kong's move comes one month after South Sudan's foreign affairs ministry ordered the diplomat to return to the capital, Juba, within 72 hours.

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  15. Africa in pictures: 14-20 November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    ... with cotton, silk and denim. While on Saturday, these women show their finest outfits at a beauty contest in South Sudan's capital, Juba. Twelve contestants took part in the event organised by the South Sudan Artists Association. The contest has ...

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  16. Sudan asks UN mission in Darfur to prepare to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... is hosting about 17,000 people who were displaced by armed conflict, according to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu KHARTOUM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Sudan has asked a joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping ...

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  17. Russia Objects to UN Resolutions Targeting N. Korea - But Okay to Target IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

    ... . Over the same period the tally for some other countries was: Syria 13, Iran 4, North Korea 4, Libya 4, Burma 4, Sudan 3. Meanwhile Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Russia and China, which have themselves been HRC members for most of its eight-year ...

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  18. Sudan's RNM denies accusing SPLM-N of stalling peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The Reform Now Movement led by Ghazi Salah al-Din al-Attabani has denied statements attributed to its deputy chairman, Hassan Rizg, in which he held the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North the responsibility for the collapse of peace talks on the conflict in Blue Nile and South Kordofan. SRF leader Malik Agar and Ghazi Salah al-Din of the 7+7 Committee shakes hands in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, while AUHIP and the other dialogue committee members applaud on 4 September 2014 The African mediation announced on Monday the adjournment of the talks saying there is a need to better prepare the framework agreement.

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  19. Campaign heats up in Bor county for commissioner's seatRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... one another in the talks, we will come up with which side should take the chance," Paramount chief Alier Aluong told Sudan Tribune . "I am not supporting Athoc or Gok or any particular candidate at this time, but the community who should take the ...

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  20. South Sudanese president in Egypt for bilateral talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's president Salva Kiir is in the Egyptian capital, Cairo for bilateral talks with his counterpart, Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi. Kiir was accompanied by a high level government delegation, which included business community members and representative from the security sector institutions.

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