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3 hrs ago | TurkishPress.com

Grave rights violations in North, South Sudan: HRW

A Human Rights Watch representative has accused Sudan and South Sudan of committing grave human rights violations amid reports about ill-treatment and torture of detainees.

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7 hrs ago | AlertNet

South Sudan rebels target oil to cut off Kiir's war funds

Women carry food at a food distribution site in Nyal, Unity State, South Sudan, April 1, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Blue Helmets under fire

ABU DHABI, 19th April 2014 - A United Arab Emirates daily has described the recent attack on a UN compound in Bor which killed scores of innocent people who had taken refuge there as "a cowardly act."

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16 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

South Sudan reiterates support for GERD - Saturday, 19 April 2014 08:30

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has reiterated support for an Ethiopian dam project, according to the Amharic Daily Addis Zemen.

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17 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Focus on rights, UN official says

The Western-style justice system might be considered 'the elixir to all ills' in English-speaking countries, David Marshall said Friday, but it is an alien concept to tribal cultures in Afghanistan, the Mideast, Africa and elsewhere.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Erie Times News

Our View: Thumbs up for South Sudan fundraiser

By the book: The premiere of a short documentary, "The New Americans," about the experiences and aspirations of former refugees in Erie, drew a large crowd to East High School on April 5. Today from 4 to 6 p.m., one of the three people featured in the film, Margaret Atarri, and her brother and sister, Albert Oduho and Pamela Oduho, will host a ... (more)

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Voice of America

South Sudan Blames UN for Deadly Attack in Bor

Civilians crush up against the gates of the U.N. compound in Bor, Jonglei state, days after South Sudan erupted in violence in December.

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KYTX-TV News

48 killed in attack on peacekeepers' base in South Sudan, U.N. says

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CBS 47

Nearly 60 killed in mob attack on UN base in South Sudan

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ABC News

UN Says 58 Killed in Attack on UN Base in SSudan

A U.N. official says 58 people were killed in an attack on a U.N. base in South Sudan and about 100 were injured.

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The Washington Post

UN says 58 killed in attack on UN base in SSudan

A U.N. official says 58 people were killed in an attack on a U.N. base in South Sudan and about 100 were injured.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: President Launches Famine-Averting Initiative

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday launched a home-grown initiative aimed at averting famine in the country where four months of violence have displaced more than a million people and prevented farmers from planting crops.

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Korea Herald

Why poverty across world matters to Americans

A child starving in South Sudan should matter to Americans. That was the message delivered last week by Nancy Lindborg, whose job at the U.S. Agency for International Development is to lead a federal bureau spreading democracy and humanitarian assistance across the world.

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The Impudent Observer

Conversation With An Alien

I must confess to having been in constant contact with an alien from the planet of Xul.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newindpress

UN Chief: 1 Million South Sudanese May Face Famine

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan unless there is immediate action.

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Journalism.co.uk

8 styles of online video at BBC News

According to a survey from Ofcom last year , 91 per cent of respondents still watch television on a 'main set', 49 per cent use their smartphones while watching and 25 per cent share what they are viewing via phone, text or social media.

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Voice of America

Displaced Pour into South Sudan UN Base Amid New Violence

An ostrich runs through empty streets and past destroyed buildings, after government forces on Friday retook from rebel forces the provincial capital of Bentiu, in Unity State, South Sudan, Jan. 12, 2014.

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WPMT-TV York

Mennonite Central seeking emergency assistance to South Sudan

Mennonite Central Committee is requesting donations to support the people of South Sudan who are suffering trauma and extreme hunger as they flee an armed conflict in their new nation.

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News9 Oklahoma City

S. Sudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

The government's latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop in illnesses from salmonella.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia's role in S. Sudan a fulcrum for regional stability: Scholar

Ethiopia's peace stabilizing role in South Sudan is an important fulcrum for the stability of the region, former African Conflict Prevention Program Head, Dr Mehari Tadelle said.

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