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Photographer David Yarrow Brings a South Sudanese Cattle Herd to the Las Vegas Strip

JK Russ | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts
JK Russ

Yarrow tells us he is always looking for the perfect combination of angle, light and composition that will allow him to achieve his goal of "one moment of excellence." His audience laughs when he declares that in this process, he "takes more bad pictures than the rest of you put together."

South Sudan Slips Into Vicious Chaos Amidst International Belatedness, Lack of Commitment

Eric Reeves | Posted 07.22.2014 | World
Eric Reeves

This confluence of forces has made catastrophe inevitable; the question is not whether famine will strike, but where and how hard -- and how many thousands of lives will be lost.

The 10 Places on My Bucket List This Year (It Will Surprise You)

Paula Froelich | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

No, I haven't been everywhere, and some places I don't go to because I'm a conscientious objector (Zimbabwe, anyone?) but I can still dream. And plan. Because dictators, xenophobia and being broke wont last forever!

Not Just Another War in Africa: Explaining the Crisis in South Sudan, the Devil is in the detail and so are real solutions.

Matthew Leriche | Posted 04.01.2014 | World
Matthew Leriche

Early in December preparations began to celebrate the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed on January 9th 2005, which eventually led to the creation of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation. On or about December 15th, only two years a sovereign state, major violence escalated throughout South Sudan.

Regional Implications of a South Sudanese Civil War

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.09.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The deadly turmoil that erupted in Juba last month threatens to ignite a full scale ethnic civil war across South Sudan. If peace talks between the government and the White Army rebels fail to stem the violence, a potential genocide may result.

South Sudan's Peace Unravelling -- The Misery Continues

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 02.26.2014 | World
Siddharth Chatterjee

It has taken decades of work and the loss of millions of lives for African countries like Rwanda to recover from bloody civil wars. It is unconscionable that the people of South Sudan be left vulnerable to a similar fate.

7 Things You Need to Know Now About the Escalating Violence in South Sudan

Matthew Leriche | Posted 02.21.2014 | World
Matthew Leriche

In the past week, what started as a political confrontation in South Sudan has descended into serious violence with the potential for mass atrocities. But continued fighting and civil war is not inevitable.

South Sudanese Cattle Raid Kills 140

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Armed Nuer tribesmen killed at least 139 members of a rival tribe in an attack in a remote area of southern Sudan, an official said on Thursday....