Malakal, Sudan Newswire

Malakal, Sudan Newswire

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  1. South Sudan IDPS reject dismissal of Riek MacharRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Thousands of internally displaced persons across South Sudan at United Nations protection of civilians sites, have protested against the appointment of General Taban Deng Gai as first vice president to replace Riek Machar, saying the action is threatening the peace deal in the country signed in August last year. Wiyual Machar Gany, chairman of the IDPs community living in the POCs at Jebel in Juba told Sudan Tribune on Wednesday that civilians in the UN camp are against the decision of president Kiir to illegally sack Machar and replaced him with Taban Deng Gai who "faked" a nomination in a hotel room.

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  2. S. Sudan President Swears In New VP to Replace MacharRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Voice of America

    South Sudan's First Vice President Taban Deng Gai, left, speaks with President Salva Kiir after Taban was sworn in, replacing opposition leader Riek Machar, at the presidential palace in Juba, South Sudan, July 26, 2016. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has sworn in a new deputy to replace opposition leader Riek Machar, who went into hiding this month after deadly clashes between his forces and government soldiers.

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  3. South Sudan explodes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Economist

    SOUTH SUDAN'S president, Salva Kiir, was meeting with the vice-president, Riek Machar-a former rebel leader and his longtime rival-when fighting broke out on the night of July 8th. Neither man seemed to know what was going on when they addressed a planned press conference.

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  4. Number of South Sudanese refugees could pass 1 mln mark this year: UN agencyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Xinhuanet

    An old man from the Dinka community rests in the Sobat Secondary School in Malakal, on February 26, 2016. His community sought refugee in this school after fleeing from the clashes in the United Nations Protection of Civilians site.

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  5. Fear grips South Sudan capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Arkansas Online

    MALAKAL, South Sudan -- The dead were being counted in South Sudan's capital Thursday, after U.N. bases fell under fire and large areas of the city turned into an urban battlefield. The civil war had returned to Juba.

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  6. In South Sudan, bodies are being counted as peace accord appears to unravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Canada.com

    United Nations peacekeepers from Rwanda wait for orders at the UN Mission in South Sudan base in Malakal, South Sudan, on Thursday, July 14, 2016 UN peacekeeper soldiers help carry a baby at the UN camp.

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  7. The 'other', unseen Indian operation in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Rediff.com

    The Indian Army has been deployed across the country under the aegis of United Nations Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS). The locations include capital Juba and provincial locations of Jonglei, Malakal and Pibor among others. Eviction of IDPs in coordination ...

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  8. Fears of further South Sudan fighting even as ceasefire holdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Bangkok Post

    A heavily-armed Ugandan military convoy crossed into South Sudan on Thursday to evacuate citizens trapped in the capital Juba as fears persist that recent days of intense fighting might reignite despite a ceasefire. Uganda troops drive towards Juba, South Sudan, at the Nimule border point on July 14, 2016 in an evacuation mission to extract 3,000 Ugandan civilians The United Nations has warned of tension and the possibility of fresh fighting in Juba, where a ceasefire has held since late Monday.

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  9. UN fears more fighting in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Yahoo!

    UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous warned Wednesday that more fighting could break out in South Sudan despite a two-day ceasefire that followed a major flareup of violence in Juba. At least 272 people have been killed during three days of fighting in the capital but Ladsous said the death toll was "only the tip of the iceberg" because many civilians were prevented from reaching safe ground.

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  10. South Sudan struck by aid shortage after days of fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Two days after a ceasefire put an end to most of the fighting in the capital of the world's youngest country, the situation Wednesday remained dire for civilians displaced by the clashes. International officials and aid workers are being evacuated from South Sudan, including U.S. diplomats.

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  11. UN: South Sudan death toll probably higher than 272Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Stars and Stripes

    The death toll from a recent outbreak of fighting in South Sudan is almost certain to climb above the 272 people, including 33 civilians, reported by the government, United Nations officials said Wednesday. Peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous told the Security Council that government forces are obstructing the movement of U.N. personnel "every step of the way" making it hard to ascertain what has gone on since the fighting erupted between the government and rebel forces last week.

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  12. UN concerned about renewed fighting in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Al Jazeera

    At least 42,000 people have fled their homes in the latest flareup in South Sudan, the UN says [Reuters] More fighting could break out in South Sudan despite a two-day ceasefire that followed a major flareup of violence in Juba in which almost 300 people were killed, the United Nations peacekeeping chief has warned. Herve Ladsous issued the warning on Wednesday, as Germany evacuated about 100 of its nationals from the war-torn state, where tensions remain high despite a break in fighting.

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  13. South Sudanese warring parties declare ceasefire in JubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    Rival leaders in South Sudan have unilaterally declared cessation of hostilities to stop a four-day fighting between their forces in the national capital, Juba. Heavy fighting had been going on between forces of the Sudan People's Liberation Army loyal to President Salva Kiir, and the SPLA in Opposition loyal to First Vice President, Riek Machar.

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  14. A look at South Sudan, a young country divided by civil...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | The Republic

    Renewed fighting between opposing army forces has raised fears of a return to civil war in South Sudan, which over the weekend marked its fifth anniversary of independence while panicked residents hid inside their homes. Aside from the scores of soldiers killed after gunfire erupted late Friday outside the presidential compound, at least one civilian died in a U.N. camp caught in the crossfire.

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  15. South Sudan gripped by chaos as violence intensifies in capital JubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Al Bawaba

    South Sudanese civilians flee fighting in an United Nations base in the northeastern town of Malakal on February 18, 2016, where gunmen opened fire on civilians sheltering inside killing at least five people. Fighting intensified Monday in South Sudan's capital Juba , following several days of clashes between the army and troops loyal to former rebel leader Riek Machar that have killed hundreds and sent thousands fleeing.

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  16. U.N. takes fire as S. Sudan fighting flares againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Arkansas Online

    MALAKAL, South Sudan -- South Sudanese forces struck two United Nations compounds as clashes between forces loyal to the president and those of the vice president continued for a third day, shattering a peace agreement that was meant to end a bloody, 31-month civil war.

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  17. South Sudan president wants cease-fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Sunday called for an immediate cease-fire to end fighting between the army and former rebel troops loyal to his deputy Riek Machar. Officials at the president's office put the death toll at 270 people since Friday 210 on Mr. Machar's side and 60 on Mr. Kiir's side.

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  18. United Nations compound struck in South Sudan clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Stars and Stripes

    South Sudanese forces struck two United Nations compounds as clashes between two factions continued for a third day, shattering a fragile peace agreement that was meant to end a bloody, 31-month civil war. The United Nations mission here said in a statement that the two bases in Juba, the capital, "have sustained impacts from small arms and heavy weapons fire."

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  19. .com | S Sudan: peace on paper, conflict on the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | News24

    South Sudan marks five years of independence on Saturday, with a peace deal stalled, ongoing violence and hunger the worst it has ever been. Tens of thousands have died in the war that started in December 2013 in the world's youngest nation and conflict continues despite the forging of a unity government.

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  20. .com | Little to celebrate as South Sudan turns fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | News24

    Juba South Sudan marks five years of independence on Saturday with celebrations cancelled in the face of a deepening hunger crisis and fears the world's youngest country could slide back into war. Tens of thousands have died in a civil war since December 2013 that has left the economy in ruins, forcing the government to abandon independence celebrations for the first time since secession from Sudan.

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