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The government of South Sudanese on Thursday declared it was dropping treason charges against the four senior politicians detained in connection with an alleged coup attempt in mid-December last year.
Many desperate families fled south to Ganyiel to escape the eruption of violence in Bentiu, South Sudan last week.
A civilian carries her belongings as she flees from renewed attacks in Bentiu, Unity state of South Sudan April 20, 2014.
Residents at the camp for internally displaced persons at the UN Mission for South Sudan Malakal Base in the Upper Nile State wait in line at the base's health facility.
Security forces in South Sudan have harassed journalists and interfered with independent media in the four months since the outbreak of fighting between rival political forces, media officials have told the International Press Institute.
In this dusty town at the heart of the Central African Republic, many angry Muslims advocate a simple solution to the threat of religious violence from Christian militias terrorizing the country's south: partition.
Newscast Media KHARTOUM-Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting in Sudan's South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, adding to hundreds of thousands uprooted by conflict in the Darfur region this year, the UN said Thursday.
As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion... The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar ... (more)
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Jurors listened Wednesday as a man called two teenagers who broke into his central Minnesota home "vermin" on an audio recording shortly after fatally shooting them.
A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.
U.N. Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, envoys said on Wednesday, after U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous demanded "serious consequences" be imposed to force an end to the violence.
Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.
Uganda's army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday UN peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there last week.
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South Sudanese rebels loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, said their forces were on a rescue mission to Bor town, the capital of Jonglei state which was the scene of the recent massacre of women and children from the Nuer ethnic group at a United Nations base.