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The UN urged South Sudan rivals to finalise a peace agreement.

President Salva Kiir and his rival RIek Machar have signed a power sharing deal in neighbouring Sudan, ending a civil war that has killed tens of thousands.

South Sudan rivals agree power sharing deal

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South Sudan rivals agree power sharing deal

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and former vice President Riek Machar have once again agreed a power sharing arrangement, amid growing pressure to end the country's conflict.

South Sudan power-sharing deal delayed over differences

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South Sudan power-sharing deal delayed over differences

Sudan has announced the signing of a "preliminary" power-sharing deal between South Sudan's foes has been postponed as the warring factions have ...

UN approves South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

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UN approves South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

The world's newest country has been rocked by civil war since December 2013, with tens of thousands dead and four million displaced.

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UN to vote on South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

The world's newest country has been rocked by civil war since December 2013, with tens of thousands dead and four million displaced.

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South Sudan needs a stronger state and reconciliation

Comment: Unless sustainable plans are put in place to guide the world's newest failed state, South Sudan will continue to sign agreements with ...

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Sudan officials in Juba for resumption of oil exports

A Sudanese delegation has arrived in South Sudan to discuss the resumption of oil exports, Sudan's ministry of oil and gas has announced.

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South Sudan war rivals strike power-sharing deal

Rebel leader Riek Machar on Saturday agreed to rejoin the government of President Salva Kiir as first vice president.

South Sudan ceasefire breaks down after few hours

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South Sudan ceasefire breaks down after few hours

A ceasefire in war-torn South Sudan has lasted just a few hours.

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South Sudan rivals agree 'permanent' ceasefire

The Khartoum Declaration, for a ceasefire in South Sudan, will take effect within the next 72 hours, raising hopes for an end to one of Africa's ...

South Sudan rivals to hold fresh talks on Monday

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South Sudan rivals to hold fresh talks on Monday

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and arch-rival Riek Machar will meet in Khartoum for their second round of talks in almost ...

South Sudan war rivals set to meet face-to-face

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South Sudan war rivals set to meet face-to-face

The meeting between rebel leader Riek Machar and President Silva Kiir would be the first between the former comrades-in-arms since ...

US urges Kenya to investigate South Sudan investments

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US urges Kenya to investigate South Sudan investments

The United States has said that Kenya should investigate investments made by South Sudanese elites in the east African country.

UN threatens South Sudan with sanctions

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UN threatens South Sudan with sanctions

The UN Security Council has adopted a US-sponsored resolution that threatens sanctions against six government officials.

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A quarter of war-torn South Sudan girls suicidal: report

A new report says that a quarter of South Sudan's adolescent girls have suicidal feelings due to fear of abuse, rape or murder.

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South Sudan defence minister among proposed US blacklist

Six South Sudanese officials including the defence minister could be added to a sanctions blacklist for fuelling the country's war and blocking ...

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South Sudan peace talks brought to a halt

Peace talks between South Sudan's opposition and government have faltered as the proposed deal was met with discontent.

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UN refuses to back elections in South Sudan

The United Nations opposes a plan by South Sudan's government to move to elections if warring parties are unable to mollify.

UN peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

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UN peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

The United Nations is investigating allegations that two girls were raped by Nepalese peacekeeping troops in South Sudan.

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State oil money is funding South Sudan conflict: Reports

Investigations by two groups say that state oil money is fuelling South Sudan's civil war, with money allegedly funding a controversial ...

South Sudan to join Chemical Weapons Convention

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South Sudan to join Chemical Weapons Convention

South Sudan announced it is joining the Chemical Weapons Convention outlawing the use of toxic arms on Friday, leaving just three nations left ...

US threatens 'measures' against South Sudan

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US threatens 'measures' against South Sudan

South Sudan's government could face unspecified measures unless it moves to end the nearly four-year war and stops harassing UN peacekeepers and ...

Sudan's President Bashir to visit Russia this week

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Sudan's President Bashir to visit Russia this week

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by The International Criminal Court for genocide and war crimes related to the Darfur conflict, ...

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