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  1. S.Sudan army ordered to end fighting ahead of ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Yahoo!

    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has ordered all government troops to cease fighting rebel forces as part of a peace agreement, his spokesman said, ahead of a full ceasefire on Saturday. Kiir has ordered the entire army "to stop shooting and remain in their barracks where they are, but they can shoot in self-defence once attacked," spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny told AFP on Friday.

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  2. Fresh peace deal 'first step' in resolving South Sudan crisis: Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newkerala.com

    Welcoming the recent signature by President Salva Kiir, SPLM/SPLA-IO Chairman Riek Machar and others of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, the Security Council on Friday called on all the parties, with the help of the United Nations, to implement the accord and adhere to the permanent ceasefire. The Security Council acknowledges that this Agreement is the first step in reversing the difficult political and economic situation, and humanitarian, and security catastrophe resulting from this crisis, calls upon the parties, with support from the United Nations and international community, to fully implement the Agreement, the 15-member body declared in a press statement.

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  3. South Sudan rebels, army again accuse each other of attacks after pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Times

    JUBA: South Sudanese rebels and the army have accused each other for the second time this week of attacks, this time barely a day after President Salva Kiir signed a peace deal that looks increasingly fragile. Rebel leader Riek Machar said that South Sudanese government troops had attacked towns held by the insurgents but army spokesman, Col.

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  4. South Sudan: UN Urges Kiir to Uphold CeasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | AllAfrica.com

    ... council threatened sanctions "against any party" late Friday in a joint statement aimed apparently at President Salva Kiir, who signed the latest deal last Wednesday, but listed "serious" reservations. Late on Thursday, rebels accused the young ...

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  5. South Sudan violence flares despite dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | NEWS.com.au

    ... SOUTH Sudan's army and rebels have begun fighting again in northern Unity State, two days after President Salva Kiir signed a long-awaited peace deal, a government spokesman says. Kiir signed the agreement on Wednesday, but also expressed ...

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  6. Cautious UN welcome for South Sudan peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Al Jazeera

    The UN Security Council has welcomed the signing of a peace agreement aimed at ending South Sudan's civil war while warning that it remains ready to impose an arms embargo on the country if the deal collapses. The 15-nation council's statement comes as South Sudan rebels and the army accuse each other of attacks that appear to undermine the fragile peace deal that President Salva Kiir reluctantly signed just days after the rebel side accepted it.

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  7. Implementation of S. Sudan Peace Agreement BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn , S. Sudan's President Salva Kiir and S. Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar attend a meeting in Addis Ababa, March 3, 2015. The first phase of South Sudan's peace agreement signed between the government and the rebels to end the 20-month conflict goes into effect Saturday.

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  8. South Sudan president declares permanent ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has issued an executive order announcing permanent ceasefire with rebels with effect from midnight of 29 August in accordance with the 72 hours deadline after signing the peace agreement on 26 August. He ordered the army to stop military activities in the entire country against armed forces loyal to Riek Machar, his former deputy in the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement and government.

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  9. South Sudan rebel leader declares permanent ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... declaration by the top armed opposition leader, now first vice president-designate, comes a day after president Salva Kiir declared to cease fire also with effect from midnight 29 August 2015. This is accordance with the provision on ceasefire in ...

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  10. Security Council threatens sanctions on South Sudan if peace deal not fully implementedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... peace in South Sudan (Photo: UN/Devra Berkowitz) Earlier on 25 August, the Security Council urged president Salva Kiir to follow suit and sign the peace agreement as already inked by the rebel leader, Riek Machar, on 17 August, warning of a wide ...

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  11. Western Bahr el Ghazal governor urges citizens to support peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Government of Western Bahr el Ghazal state has urged the state citizens to support the peace agreement signed by president Salva Kiir on Wednesday 26 August with the armed opposition faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar, saying the government had no other option under heavy international pressure. Governor Rizik Zacharia Hassan, while addressing citizens on Friday revealed that "the government of South Sudan was not interested in signing the peace deal due to its complications but intended to sign due to the pressure from the international community and the situation on the ground with people keep on dying and the looming economic collapse in the country."

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  12. Changson Chang's splinter group criticizes IGAD for concluding S. Sudan peace agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A splinter group calling itself Federal Democratic Party and South Sudan Armed Forces under the leadership of Gabriel Changson Chang, has strongly criticized the East African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development , for concluding a final peace agreement between various parties without them being recognized as a separate entity to the peace deal. In a statement issued by Changson on 26 August, the day president Salva Kiir signed the deal in Juba, he demanded that his group should be included in the peace talks, despite the fact that the final deal has already been sealed by the main warring parties, and all the other stakeholders including other political parties and civil society organizations in the country.

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  13. UN council welcomes South Sudan peace deal, threatens arms embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Jerusalem Post

    The UN Security Council on Friday welcomed the signing of a peace agreement aimed at ending South Sudan's 20-month civil war while warning that it remained ready to impose an arms embargo on the country if the deal collapsed. The 15-nation council's statement came as South Sudanese rebels and the army accused each other for the second time this week of attacks that appeared to undermine the fragile peace deal that President Salva Kiir reluctantly signed days after the rebel side accepted it.

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  14. Fresh peace deal - first step' in resolving South Sudan crisis - " Security CouncilRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | United Nations

    Children at a protection of civilians site in Juba, South Sudan, run by the UN Mission, perform at a special cultural event in March 2015. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 28 August 2015 – Welcoming the recent signature by President Salva Kiir, SPLM/SPLA-IO Chairman Riek Machar and others of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, the Security Council today called on all the parties, with the help of the United Nations, to implement the accord and adhere to the permanent ceasefire.

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  15. UN warns South Sudan of sanctions if peace deal isn't keptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Evening Sun

    The U.N. Security Council warned South Sudan's feuding president and ex-vice president that it is ready to impose an arms embargo and sanctions if they don't immediately stop fighting and implement a new peace agreement. A presidential statement approved by all 15 council members was aimed especially at President Salva Kiir, who signed the deal reluctantly and with reservations on Wednesday.

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  16. South Sudan: The devil lies in implementing the peace dealRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Monitor

    ... The leaders of South Sudan have been fighting since then. On Wednesday, August 26 2015, I witnessed President Salva Kiir signing an agreement that would end the post-independence conflict I had prophesied (even before the birth of the Republic of ...

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  17. UPDF will not leave South Sudan, says ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Monitor

    The Uganda People's Defence Forces will not pull out of South Sudan despite the peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir on Wednesday that directs all foreign troops to leave the country. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr Henry Oryem Okello, yesterday said UPDF presence in South Sudan is not bound by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development -mediated peace agreement and cannot withdraw.

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  18. Hope for Justice for South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Switched

    The peace agreement that President Salva Kiir finally signed on August 26 - that will hopefully ensure an end to South Sudan's current conflict - includes justice provisions that offer a chance to break a decades-long cycle of brutal abuses that South Sudanese have endured with no hope of recourse. During the war, which began in December 2013, fighters on both sides have committed war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity - killing civilians based on their ethnicity, burning homes, raping women and girls, and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes.

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  19. Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newkerala.com

    Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the move is "a critical and necessary step towards ending the 20 month-long conflict that has devastated [the country] and subjected its people to unspeakable suffering." In a statement issued late yesterday by his spokesperson in New York, Mr. Ban commended the Intergovernmental Authority on Development Partners Forum -led mediation for its tireless efforts to bring the peace talks to a successful conclusion.

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  20. .com | South Sudan army ordered to end fighting ahead of ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | News24

    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has ordered all government troops to cease fighting rebel forces as part of a peace agreement, his spokesman said, ahead of a full ceasefire on Saturday. Kiir has ordered all government troops "to stop shooting and remain in their barracks where they are, but they can shoot in self defence once attacked," presidential spokesperson Ateny Wek Ateny told AFP on Friday.

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