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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | ABC News

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that voters in a state can outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions.

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6 hrs ago | SFGate

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Gunmen target children and elderly in South Sudan leaving 'piles...

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12 hrs ago | Voice of America

African Union Team to Visit South Sudan to Probe Rights Abuses

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, shown here addressing a news conference in Dakar, Senegal, on Feb. 25, 2012, leads the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan.

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14 hrs ago | BBC News

S Sudan rebels in 'multiple attacks'

Rebels in South Sudan are involved in fierce fighting with the army in several areas of the country, the military spokesman has told the BBC.

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16 hrs ago | MacLeans

Your morning five: Ukraine's eastern flank endures limbo

Protesters remain dissatisfied with Kyiv leadership and refuse to vacate dozens of occupied administrative buildings.

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20 hrs ago | AlertNet

New Report Warns of Worsening Humanitarian Disaster in South Sudan

This mother walked to the distribution center in Pagak, Upper Nile with her elderly mother and three small children.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

New Vision

West Nile marks centenary, here for good says Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of West Nile that they will remain part of Uganda and no one will again alter the country's borders to place the region in another country.

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TurkishPress.com

U.N. envoy holds talks in Djibouti on Sudan, S. Sudan

U.N. special envoy to the African Union Haile Menkerios held talks on Monday with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan, a presidential spokesperson said.

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Voice of America

Another Town in South Sudan Falls to Rebels, Spokesman Says

Rebels loyal to former South Sudanese vice president Riek Machar have captured another town in oil-producing Unity state, a spokesman for the opposition fighters said Monday.

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GPB.org

U.N. Reports Hundreds Killed In Ethnic Violence In South Sudan

South Sudanese fleeing an attack on the town of Rank, on Saturday. The United Nations says when rebels seized the town of Bentiu, south of Rank, earlier this month, hundreds became victims of ethnically targeted killings.

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Voice of America

South Sudan Refugees in Uganda Struggle with Water Shortages

South Sudanese wait to fill a long line of jerry cans at a borehole in the Ocea sector of Rhino refugee resettlement camp in Uganda.

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Nepalnews.com

Tribal conflict in South Sudan forces people to live like refugees at home

Juba , April 12: People of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, are living a life of internal refugees due to a tribal conflict that has paralysed the country for the past four months.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Death Toll in UN Base Attack Rises

U.N. officials say the death toll from a Thursday attack on a U.N. compound in South Sudan has risen to 58, and that more than 100 people are injured.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

KSTP

Wisconsin Couple Works With Trauma Victims in Uganda

Carl and Julie Gaede are from Wisconsin, but they live most of the year in Uganda.

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Al Jazeera

Is South Sudan on the verge of collapse?

The world youngest nation has been shaken by a fierce conflict since December. Thousands have been killed and more than 1 million people have been forced to leave their homes.

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The Northern Echo

This morning's service at Durham Cathedral

The dawn service, often called the Dawn Vigil, is the first service of Easter Day and symbolises the point at which it is proclaimed that Jesus is risen and his new light is cast on the world to lift it from darkness.

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Russia Taday

UN: South Sudan has one month left before worst starvation in recent African history

The Deputy Special Representative to the Secretary-General for the UN Mission in South Sudan, Toby Lanzer, said early on in April that the next two months are crucial and would require an injection of an estimated $230 million in international aid.

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WebWire

Children killed in brutal South Sudan fighting

A number of children have been killed in this week's fighting in South Sudan - some in an attack on displaced civilians while others have been caught in the crossfire or died as a result of being recruited by armed groups and forces, UNICEF said.

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