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Men and women planting vegetable seeds in a nursery bed in Eastern Equatoria state, South Sudan.
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Martha Nyarueni and her family return to their home outside the town of Leer, South Sudan, after receiving an aid package in early July.
The MI-8 helicopter contracted by the UN Mission in South Sudan was performing a cargo flight from Wau in Western Bahr El Ghazal state to Bentiu in Unity state when it crashed.
August 27, 2014 South Sudan's armed faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, has sharply criticized the Intergovernmental Authority on Development for what they said was its bias by favouring president Salva Kiir in the peace process which the regional bloc has been mediating for the last ... (more)
The UN is expected to announce in mid-September what experts have predicted for months: that parts of South Sudan are either in, or hurtling inevitably, towards famine.
It has been reported that Diamond Trust Bank of Kenya is considering moving into a fifth African market following a successful capital raising operation.
Cluster bomb attacks and unexploded munitions killed or injured nearly 1,600 people in Syria in the past two years - 97 percent of them civilians - an international campaign group said on Wednesday.
August 26, 2014 A little known South Sudanese opposition group calling itself the Collo Resistance Front has condemned the assassination of paramount chief Agieth Okambo, of the Kaka area in Upper Nile state.
Three people died when a United Nations peacekeeping helicopter crashed in South Sudan on Wednesday, with Russian airline UTair, which owns the aircraft, claiming it was shot down.
A UN cargo helicopter crashed Tuesday in South Sudan's war zone region of Unity state, the UN peacekeeping mission said, adding it was "deeply concerned about the fate of the crew".
South Sudanese national security agents have arrested three people in Western Bahr el Ghazal state for alleged involvement in rebel activities.
Following news reports of the potential for a humanitarian catastrophe in South Sudan, Rep. Frank Wolf , long recognized in Congress as one of the strongest advocates for South Sudan , today released a letter he sent earlier this month to former President George W. Bush asking the Bush Institute to help resolve the crisis.
Gaza police says Israel has bombed two large high-rise buildings in Gaza City, with dozens of homes and shops - an escalation in the seven weeks of fighting with Hamas.
The U.N. mission said on Twitter that an Mi-8 cargo helicopter crashed near Bentiu, which is hotly contested between the government and rebel fighters.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.
A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.
Every year on World Humanitarian Day my mind returns to memories of a dark day, 19 August 2003.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 07:09 am
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