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South Sudan War

U.S. Embassy Begins Evacuating Personnel In South Sudan

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in South Sudan is evacuating more of its personnel because of a deteriorating security situation. The emb...

South Sudan's Prez Declares State Of Emergency

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho JUBA/ADDIS ABABA, Jan 1 (Reuters) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir declared a state of emergency ...

South Sudan's Warring Factions Start New Year's Peace Talks

AP | ELIAS MESERET and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Negotiators from South Sudan's two warring sides arrived Wednesday in Ethiopia for peace talks, and a U.N. official urged b...

South Sudan's Forgotten People and Their Forgotten Diseases

Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D. | Posted 03.02.2014 | World
Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D.

This week the community of tropical disease experts working in South Sudan is holding its collective breath over recent news of ethnic attacks, a potential for civil war, and the prospect that a public health tragedy could soon emerge in the region.

South Sudan's Warring Factions Agree On Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho JUBA, Dec 31 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government and rebels agreed a ceasefire on Tuesday, mediators ...

South Sudan Rebels Agree To Talks As Fighting Rages

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Aaron Maasho JUBA, Dec 31 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government and rebels sent delegates to peace talks in Ethiopia ...

Uganda Threatens To Turn South Sudanese Violence Into Regional Conflict

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | World

By Aaron Maasho and Carl Odera JUBA, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Uganda's president said on Monday East African nations had agreed to ...

'White Army' Militia Marches To Fight In South Sudan

AP | By JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 02.27.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Twenty-five thousand young men who make up a tribal militia known as the "White Army" are marching toward a contested state...

Marines Into Africa

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Nation Teeters On Verge Of Civil War, UN Counts Down Hours Until Help Arrives

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Dec 26 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Thursday said it hopes to begin rec...

South Sudan Peace Talks Held Amid Continuing Clashes

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.25.2014 | World

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan's oil-producing region as African leaders on Thursday tried to mediate between t...

Why Is South Sudan Fighting?

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2014 | World

* Crisis between president and deputy long festered * Bush war tactics trumping statesmanship * Fighting exposes failure...

U.S. Military Repositions Forces Amid South Sudan Clashes

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2014 | World

By Phil Stewart and Missy Ryan WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Monday deployed about 150 Marines to a base in the ...

3,000 Foreigners Trapped In Violence-Ridden South Sudanese City

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 02.22.2014 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — British, Canadian and Kenyan citizens are among 3,000 foreigners trapped in a South Sudan city experiencing bouts of heavy mac...

Fears Of Civil War Grow In South Sudan

Reuters | Posted 02.21.2014 | World

By Carl Odera and Ben Makori JUBA, Dec 22 (Reuters) - South Sudan said it had sent more soldiers to retake the flashpoint town of Bor ...

South Sudan Government Says It's Open To Talks To Prevent War

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2014 | World

By Carl Odera JUBA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - South Sudan's government said on Friday it was ready for dialogue with rivals to prevent a retu...

WATCH: South Sudan's Violence Appears Endless

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and CHARLTON DOKI | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

JUBA, South Sudan -- A chilling video apparently shot by a United Nations peacekeeper shows a seemingly unending column of men in South Sudan walking ...

Trench Marks Sudan-South Sudan Border As Rains Come

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

TACHUIEN, South Sudan -- A trench dug across a red dirt road marks part of the shifting border this week between Sudan and South Sudan, old enemies wh...

South Sudan Official: Sudan Warplanes Bomb South Sudan

AP | MICHAEL ONYIEGO | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JUBA, South Sudan — Sudan resumed its aerial bombardment of South Sudan, violating international calls for a cessation of hostilities between th...

Sudan Declares State Of Emergency

AP | MOHAMMED SAEED | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan declared a state of emergency Sunday in areas bordering South Sudan, giving authorities wide powers of arrest a day afte...

South Sudan President Says Sudan Has Declared War

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

BEIJING — The president of newly independent South Sudan, in Beijing lobbying for economic and diplomatic support, told China's president on Tue...

Is Sudan Heading For War?

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 01.14.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — The presidents of Sudan and the new nation of South Sudan are both predicting the possibility of a new war in an oil-rich regio...