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S. Sudan expects more reciprocal cooperation with China

South Sudan's ambassador to China Raphael Nhial Kulang delivers the speech during the celebrations of the 3rd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of South Sudan on July 9, Sudan's Independence Day.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Holtville Tribune

United States Contributes Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Crisis in South Sudan

Today, Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard announced nearly $22 million in additional humanitarian assistance for refugees and internally displaced persons in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda.

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United Methodist Church

Can Christian commitment help lead world to peace?

One of the surviving representatives of the Korean Comfort Women who were forced to be sex slaves for Japanese military men, she met in June with the Rev.

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Crofs Blogs

South Sudan: Cholera kills four children in Fashoda County

Health workers in Fashoda County in South Sudan's Upper Nile State say four people have died of cholera and about 100 people have been affected by the disease.

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ThinkProgress

The Outrageous Things South Sudan's Leaders Have Done Instead of Making Peace

A month ago, the two protagonists in South Sudan's civil war promised to make peace within 60 days.

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Real Clear Politics

Has the U.S. Bungled a Historic Africa Summit?

J. Peter Pham, the director of the Africa Center for the Atlantic Council in Washington, says the White House still sees Africa through a decades-old framework in which it is viewed as an impoverished continent with country leaders traveling to Washington hat in hand rather than as nations with robust and growing economies.

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The Baltimore Sun

EU imposes sanctions on South Sudanese military leaders

"Commanders and political leaders continue to obstruct the peace process. Perpetrators of gross human rights violations are enjoying impunity," the EU said.

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AlertNet

EU imposes sanctions on South Sudanese military leaders

A Sudan People's Liberation Army officer shouts during a parade at the 31st anniversary of the SPLA in Juba May 16, 2014.

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Banbridge Today

This year's Sham Fight at Scarva is set to be the biggest ever

The Sham fight is one of the largest cultural events in the Northern Ireland calendar and more than 100,000 people are expected in Scarva on Monday, July 14. The annual clash between King William and King James and the massive procession through the beautiful village, is now firmly established as a major tourist attraction.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan to adopt cross-border call rates from Jan-15

Mobile subscribers in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan are set to enjoy cross-border calls at the same rates under the planned 'One-Network-Area' scheme.

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The Kaleidoscope

Sudanese Woman Freed But Still Faces Challenges

A victory for human and religious rights was achieved when Meriam Ibrahim was released from prison after having been sentenced to receive one hundred lashes and then to hang because she didn't follow her father's religion - a man who hasn't been a part of her life since she was a little girl - and for marrying a Christian man.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

International Business Times

Kourtney Kardashian's Pregnancy: An Eye Opener To Many Going To Be Mommies

's 35-year-old sister Kourtney Kardashian was seen telling her partner, "I'm pregnant."

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International Business Times

Childhood TB May be '25% Higher Than Estimated' - Study

Lancet Global Health has published a research suggesting about 15 million children suffer from tuberculosis annually while 53 million succumb to latent TB infection that may eventually lead to contagious TB.

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Reuters

Clooney criticizes Daily Mail, Knightley visits South Sudan

The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Justin Bieber faces his egg-throwing case, George Clooney criticizes Britain's Daily Mail, and Keira Knightley visits South Sudan.

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Voice of America

South Sudan Displaced Mark Independence Day In Safety of UN Camps

People fled violence in Juba in December and sought shelter inside U.N. staff compounds like this one in Juba, which rapidly became camps for the displaced.

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E! Online

Keira Knightley Visits South Sudan Camp With Oxfam: Says "I...

The British actress - who is no stranger to traveling for philanthropic work - recently toured a South Sudanese refugee camp on a trip that coincides with the region's three-year anniversary of its independence from Sudan.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Huge Drop in Treatment Rates for People Living With HIV

South Sudan's Ministry of Health says only 6,800 people living with HIV are currently receiving treatment, less than half the number of people who enrolled for treatment a year ago.

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News24

.com | S Sudan' Kiir urges rebel chief to resume talks

More sub-Saharan Africans are living in extreme poverty now than in 1990, says a UN report, warning the region will miss most of its development goals.

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AlertNet

What is there to celebrate on South Sudan's third birthday?

A South Sudanese child, suspected of malnutrition, cries while being weighed at a feeding center in Lul, Fashoda county in the Upper Nile State, on May 29, 2014.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

ITV

UK airport passengers advised to charge devices

All air passengers flying into or out of UK airports have been advised to make sure electronic devices in their hand luggage are charged before they travel.

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