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8 hrs ago | Common Dreams

UN Bodies Sound Alarm on Looming Famine

The food crisis currently griping South Sudan demands global action to stave off a deadly famine, a pair of United Nations bodies have warned.

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Related Topix: Famine, Natural Disasters, World News, Africa, Sudan, US News, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: President Kirr Gives 'Marginalized' Pibor County Special Status

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has signed a decree creating a special administrative area in Jonglei state's Pibor County, giving a degree of self-rule to the region, which residents say has long been marginalized.

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16 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Rape stands out starkly in S. Sudan war known for brutality

Many people are forced to sleep outside due to over crowding in Bentiu IDP camp, South Sudan Friday, July 4, 2014.

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18 hrs ago | Boston.com

Where are they now?

The most recent nations to vote on independence have a checkered record, offering cautionary lessons for gung-ho separatists.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

How pursuit of good life dominates ethical conscience in Africa

July 26, 2014 - Looking at the African Continent, my country in particular within this critical time of post independence political and ethnic's violence, one's mind wondered with mixture of confusions, dismayed and embarrassments.

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In-depth Africa

The Jieng's vile plan to ethnically cleanse Equatoria

When a liar is caught in the act, their first reaction is 'denial.' They would protest their innocence.

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Click2Houston

U.S. city awaits freed Sudanese woman

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday with her husband Daniel Wani, an American citizen who has lived in Manchester, the baby girl she gave birth to while in prison, and her toddler son.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Nation Bans Construction of New Churches

The Sudanese Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments announced that the government will not issue permits anymore for the construction of new churches in the country.

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Safehaven

U.S. Dollar Imperialism - On The Move

When in the past sanctions were imposed on nations like Iran by the U.S. it was generally accepted that they seemed to be justified in doing so, after all, as far back as the ousting of the Shah, U.S. vital interests were compromised there.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Evidence Suggests Sudan Armed South Sudan Rebels

South Sudan's SPLM-IO rebels may have received ammunition from Sudanese or outside groups during the civil war, according to evidence presented by the Small Arms Survey research group.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WorthyNews

Miriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan, Arrives in Italy

A Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentence under sharia for leaving Islam was flown to Italy with her family after spending more than a month in the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, according to the BBC.

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PSFK

Miami Ad School Students Turn Apple's AirDrop to CareDrop

Soham Chatterjee and Valerio Amaro, students at Miami Ad School in New York, have reimagined Apple's AirDrop as CareDrop, a charitable initiative that sends basic necessities to people in South Sudan.

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United Nations

UN warns of - hunger catastrophe' for South Sudanese children

Beneficiaries waiting in line to collect their ration at a food-distribution taking place at the UNMISS-compound in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan Photo: Jacob Zocherman/IRIN 25 July 2014 &#150 Two United Nations humanitarian agencies today called for action to stop a potential famine in South Sudan which they said is being allowed to ... (more)

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The Economist

A pause in the killing

RIVAL Muslim and Christian militias from the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire this week, which they said would protect civilians after 16-months of civil war.

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Walta Information Centre

UN chief appoints new head of UN's South Sudan mission - Friday, 25 July 2014 13:06

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ellen Margrethe Loj as the new head of the UN Mission in South Sudan .

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International Business Times

Gene Study Gives Clues About the Age of First Period

Girls play in an internally displaced persons camp inside the U.N. base in Malakal, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese army denies rift with allied ex-rebel leader

July 24, 2014 The South Sudanese army on Thursday dismissed allegations of emerging differences between its chief of staff, Gen.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Border Mail

Why do we rationalise death on the basis of a back story? | OPINION

About the lives so cheaply lost on MH17. About the anger and grief this tragedy has unleashed.

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Voice of America

South Sudanese Propose Moving Capital

Hundreds of residents of Western Bahr el Ghazal rallied in the state capital this week for a somewhat unusual cause: they want the national capital of South Sudan to be relocated from Juba to their state capital, Wau.

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Voice of America

South Sudan Warring Sides Welcome Resumption of Peace Talks

South Sudanese information Minister, Michael Makuei, on July 24 welcomed news that peace talks are due to resume in a week.

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