Malakal, Sudan Newswire

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  1. South Sudan: UN deplores deadly attack as tensions in country simmerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned a deadly attack against a United Nations 'protection-of-civilians' site in South Sudan amid a renewed flare-up of violence in the newfound nation. The attack which occurred on Wednesday against the UN compound outside the city of Malakal resulted in the shooting deaths of one internally displaced person and the injury of six others, according to sources with UNMISS, the Organizations Mission in the country.

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  2. UN deplore deadly attacks as tension rises in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon has condemned a deadly attack at a 'protection-of-civilians' site in South Sudan's Upper Nile state, in the wake of renewed violence between the country's warring factions. A woman carries water through a UN camp for internally displaced people in South Sudan's Upper Nile state Wednesday's attack at a UN compound in Malakal, reportedly led to the death of an internally displaced person , while six others were injured.

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  3. South Sudan rebels appoint Johnson Olony's official as governor of Fashoda stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's former vice president, Riek Machar, and leader of the armed opposition faction of the ruling SPLM, has appointed a senior official of the ethnic Shilluk-based forces in the oil-rich Upper Nile state as governor of Fashoda state, home to Shilluk kingdom, and one of the 21 newly created federal states. Jukino Fidel Nyikayo, was appointed on Thursday, with effect from 2 July, a day after he signed a merger declaration with the rebel faction.

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  4. UN sanctions will not affect military operations against rebels : officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese government has downplayed the United Nations sanctions imposed on its top military generals as "unwise", saying this will not affect the performance of the South Sudanese army to continue with the war against opposition forces in "defence" of the country's transitional constitution. Armed opposition faction also said they were only in "self-defence."

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  5. .com | UN: S Sudan rebels attack UN base in possible 'war crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    South Sudan rebels opened fire on a UN peacekeeping base sheltering 30 000 civilians, killing one and wounding six in a possible war crime, the UN said late on Wednesday. Fighters in the rebel-held north-eastern town of Malakal, capital of the key oil-producing Upper Nile state, opened fire on the UN base, with peacekeepers returning fire.

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  6. South Sudan: UN Deplores Deadly Attack As Tensions in Country SimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned a deadly attack against a United Nations 'protection-of-civilians' site in South Sudan amid a renewed flare-up of violence in the newfound nation. The attack - which occurred yesterday against the UN compound outside the city of Malakal - resulted in the shooting deaths of one internally displaced person and the injury of six others, according to sources with UNMISS, the Organization's Mission in the country.

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  7. South Sudan rebels attack UN baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    South Sudan rebels opened fire on a UN peacekeeping base sheltering 30 000 civilians, killing one and wounding six in a possible war crime, the UN said late on Wednesday. Fighters in the rebel-held northeastern town of Malakal, capital of the key oil-producing Upper Nile state, opened fire on the UN base, with peacekeepers returning fire.

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  8. UN: Rebels in South Sudan Attack Civilian Refugee CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Voice of America

    The United Nations mission in South Sudan says anti-government rebels have opened fire on a peacekeeping base sheltering thousands of civilians, killing at least one person and wounding six others. The mission, known as UNMISS, released a statement late Wednesday saying the base in the northeastern town of Malakal, which sheltered civilians displaced by the country's violent conflict, was attacked by gunmen on Wednesday.

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  9. Johnson Olony's forces declare merger with SPLM-IORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    A Shilluk community-based forces, known as Aguelek commanded by Major General Johnson Olony, have officially declared their merger and incorporation into the armed opposition forces of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , under the leadership of former vice president, Riek Machar. Former rebel leader Johnson Olony speaks to the press upon arrival at Juba international airport on 13 June 2013 The declaration for the merger was signed on Wednesday in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, by officials from both sides after 7 days of engagement over the details of the agreement.

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  10. UNMISS condemns shooting of IDPs in MalakalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has condemned in the "strongest possible terms" what it described as fatal shooting of internally displaced persons at its civilian-protection-site on Wednesday evening in the oil-rich state capital, Malakal.

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  11. UN chief slams attack on South Sudanese civilians in UN Mission siteRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xinhuanet

    UNITED NATIONS , July 1 -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned an attack on a UN Mission in South Sudan protection-of-civilians site in Malakal by opposition forces, which killed one Internally Displaced Person and injured six others. The secretary-general deplored the killing and injuring of the IDPs as a result of the attack, said a statement issued by Ban's spokesman.

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  12. The Horrors Keep Coming in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | CFR.org

    A South Sudanese girl displaced by the conflict carries a younger boy on her back as they walk through mud in a flooded camp for internally displaced people at the UNMISS base in Malakal, Upper Nile State, May 30, 2014. The United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan released a report on June 29, detailing human rights atrocities in South Sudan.

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  13. S. Sudan admits losing strategic town of Malakal to rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese government has admitted losing the Upper Nile state town of Malakal, which fell to the armed opposition forces over the weekend. Defense minister, Kuol Manyang said government forces pulled out of the strategic town to avoid damage and loss of lives, but were within the outskirts of Malakal.

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  14. Stray bullet hits infant in Upper Nile state clashesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    A stray bullet hit an infant on the leg at the United Nations protection of civilians site in South Sudan's Upper Nile state capital, Malakal following violent clashes between the country's main rival forces over the weekend. In a brief statement issued Monday, Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesman of the UN Secretary General, said some mortar rounds landed near the UN base in Malakal.

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  15. S. Sudan army heavily deployed as rebels claim control of MalakalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese government said it deployed more troops in the strategic Upper Nile capital, Malakal just hours after the opposition forces loyal to the country's former vice-president claimed to have taken full control of the oil-rich town. SPLA soldiers sit at the back of a pick-up truck in Malakal, Upper Nile state January 12, 2014.

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  16. .com | South Sudan rebels battle over key town as talks collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | News24

    Warring forces in South Sudan battled on Sunday over a key northern town with both rebels and the army claiming control after the latest peace talks collapsed without progress. Rebels said militia commander Johnson Olony, a notorious ex-government general accused of recruiting an army of child soldiers, was in "full control" of the ruined town of Malakal, the state capital of Upper Nile, but the army dismissed the claim.

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  17. South Sudan rival forces claim control of Doleib hill area in Upper Nile stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    Rival South Sudanese forces have traded accusations over violation of cessation of hostilities agreement between forces loyal to president Salva Kiir and those loyal to former vice president, Riek Machar. Both sides also claimed control of strategic Doleib hill, a military outpost located 16km south of Malakal town, capital of oil-rich Upper Nile state.

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  18. Rebels claim recapture strategic Malakal town in Upper NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese armed opposition faction led by former vice- president, Riek Machar, said their forces have captured Malakal, state capital of the oil-rich Upper Nile state, on Saturday after hours of fierce battle with government troops. In a statement to the media on Sunday, rebel leader's official spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak, said the town fell under full control of the opposition fighters at around 10pm.

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  19. The fallacy of the SPLM re-unificationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan, the newest African country, is dangerously digging itself into a deeper hole. A deeper hole offers people of South Sudan neither peace in the short term nor a bright future in the long run.

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  20. .com | 100s more child soldiers recruited in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | News24

    Warring forces in South Sudan have abducted as many as a thousand more child solders in the latest abuses in the 18-month long civil war, military monitors said on Thursday. Rebel troops carried out house-to-house searches snatching children as young as 13 in the battleground northern state of Upper Nile in two days in early June, monitors from East Africa's eight-country IGAD bloc said in their latest report.

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