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Jonglei Violence

South Sudan: Will It Turn Into Another Somalia?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 02.23.2014 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Two and a half million people died before South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, became independent in July 2011. But in just one week, fighting spread among former liberation leaders, thrusting the country into the cusp of a civil war.

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.

200 People Wounded In South Sudan Tribal Clashes

AP | CHARLTON DOKI | Posted 07.15.2013 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Some 200 civilians have been wounded in ongoing clashes between rival tribes in South Sudan's largest state, according to a United ...