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11 hrs ago | The Age

At least 58 killed in South Sudan attack on UN base

Volatile ... Members of the White Army, a South Sudanese anti-government militia, attend a rally in Nasir on April 14, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | AlertNet

South Sudan deploys army to guard UN base after attack kills dozens

A man pushes a wheelbarrow past a Rwandan UN peacekeeper patrolling outside a United Nations compound in Juba January 20, 2014 REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu NAIROBI, April 18 - South Sudan sent troops to secure a United Nations base after armed civilians fired on displaced tribespeople sheltering there, in an attack that killed at least 48, the ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Suria

China says massive area of its soil...

A huge area of China's soil covering more than twice the size of Spain is estimated to be polluted, the government said Thursday, announcing findings of a survey previously kept secret.

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Suria

S. Korea president shouted down by...

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye faced Thursday the angry parents of hundreds of children missing in a ferry disaster, holding an impromptu and at times very tense meeting in an island gymnasium.

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New Vision

Several wounded as gunmen attack civilians in S.Sudan UN bas......

This picture taken on April 11, 2014 shows SPLA soldiers resting inTerekeka. At least 14 people were wounded in South Sudan on April 17, 2014 after gunfire broke out during an angry demonstration outside a UN peacekeeping base in the war-ravaged town of Bor, the mayor said.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Voice of America

Children Do Not Learn During South Sudan Conflict

A displaced girl sits a school-leaving exam at the U.N. compound in Juba in January, 2014.

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Scoop

'Swelling' Number of Civilians At Bases in South Sudan

Spiraling violence has forced an increasing number of civilians in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity state are seeking refuge with the United Nations peacekeeping mission, it was confirmed today.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: South Sudanese, Who Are Again Refugees in Uganda, See No Reason to Ever Go Home

When Joseph Anyang Ngong took his family home from Uganda in 2005, he thought a safe and secure future lay before them in Sudan's Bor region.

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Yahoo!

South Sudan army admits loss of key oil town of Bentiu

South Sudan's army said Wednesday rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long conflict.

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News24

S Sudan army admits loss of key oil town

African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana-Zuma has reportedly called on AU member states to sing the Union's anthem alongside their national hymns at all official functions.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

Report: Africa's Economic Prosperity at Risk From Instability

The head of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, says achieving economic progress does not just depend on having impressive numbers of GDP growth, high rise buildings or first class highways.

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United Nations

South Sudan: UN official calls ongoing violence a an outragea to countrya s people

South Sudanese refugees, who fled to Ethiopia after internal ethnical conflicts erupted in their homeland in December 2013, carry essential aid items back to their tents in Kule Camp.

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Iol.co.za

Machar vows to take oil fields

The leader of South Sudan's rebels has vowed to attack the capital, Juba, and target crucial oil fields, warning in an exclusive interview with AFP that the civil war will not end until the country's president is removed from power.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nepalnews.com

Tribal conflict in South Sudan forces people to live like refugees at home

Juba , April 12: People of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, are living a life of internal refugees due to a tribal conflict that has paralysed the country for the past four months.

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Vancouver Sun

U.K. man walking length of Nile River through seven countries

Never a dull moment during the Sea to Sky Vancouver International Cheerleading competition at Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre on Sunday Former British Army captain Levison Wood sets out walking along the Nile river from Juba, in South Sudan.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Samuel's Story - Hope After Being Raped and Contracting HIV

Samuel John, 19, from Yambio, South Sudan, contracted HIV after he was raped by an older woman who sold him alcohol.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Egyptian Scholarships to Benefit Over 2,000 S. Sudanese

At least 2, 500 South Sudanese students are set to benefit from scholarship opportunities extended by the Egyptian government in various disciplines.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Voice of America

South Sudan Politician Declares Innocence in Alleged Coup Plot

Former SPLM secretary-general Pagan Amum testified in his own defense in a court in Juba on Friday, April 11. - One of four South Sudanese politicians who were detained in December and accused of being part of an alleged plot to oust President Salva Kiir testified that he had nothing to do with the fighting that broke out in Juba and spread to the ... (more)

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Voice of America

Hunger Could Kill 50,000 South Sudanese Children This Year, UNICEF Warns

A woman stands with her daughter in the MA©decins Sans FrontiA res clinic at the camp for displaced people on the grounds of the United Nations Mission to South Sudan base in Juba, South Sudan, on January 12, 2014.

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SFGate

Crocodile close calls: UK man walks length of Nile

In this photo taken Wednesday, April 9, 2014, former British Army captain Levison Wood sets out walking along the Nile river from Juba, in South Sudan.

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