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21 dead as overloaded plane crashes into lake in South Sudan; six-year-old among three survivors
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21 dead as overloaded plane crashes into lake in South Sudan; six-year-old among three survivors

An overloaded 19-seater commercial plane travelling from South Sudan's capital, Juba crashed into a lake on Sunday and killed 21 people

South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power in latest effort to end five-year civil war
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South Sudan's warring leaders sign peace deal to share power in latest effort to end five-year civil war

Sudan's state news agency said that South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel opposition leader Riek Machar have signed a peace deal to share power in a transitional government, the latest effort to end a five-year civil war.

South Sudan's MPs given loans worth $40,000 to buy cars even as half of its population relies on food aid
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South Sudan's MPs given loans worth $40,000 to buy cars even as half of its population relies on food aid

Lawmakers in South Sudan came under fire today after it was announced they would receive $40,000 car loans, while more than half the population depend on food aid.

South Sudan's displaced millions fear more violence, see little chance of peace
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South Sudan's displaced millions fear more violence, see little chance of peace

South Sudan's residents have little hope that its warring leaders, President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar will heal the animosity that split it just two years after it became the world's youngest nation

South Sudan: Kiir urges rival Machar to return to Juba, rebuild peace
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South Sudan: Kiir urges rival Machar to return to Juba, rebuild peace

Kiir said he pledged his "100 percent commitment" to ensuring Machar's security while in Juba.

South Sudan's poor go hungry as thieves steal 4,500 tonnes of food in Juba
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South Sudan's poor go hungry as thieves steal 4,500 tonnes of food in Juba

More than a third of South Sudan's population are expected to face severe food shortages over the coming months

South Sudan: Stench of death hangs over Juba after violence kills more than 200
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South Sudan: Stench of death hangs over Juba after violence kills more than 200

There is no precise official toll of how many died, either in the recent fighting in Juba or in the wider war that began in December 2013.

Over 146 Indians evacuated from South Sudan to reach Delhi on 15 July
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Over 146 Indians evacuated from South Sudan to reach Delhi on 15 July

India on Thursday evacuated more than 146 of its nationals, stranded in war-torn South Sudan's capital city Juba, who will reach Delhi on Friday after a halt in Thiruvananthapuram.

Indians evacuated from South Sudan to reach home early Friday morning
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Indians evacuated from South Sudan to reach home early Friday morning

The two Indian Air Force C-17 Globe Masters that the government has sent to evacuate Indians stranded in South Sudan, which has been hit by violence that has claimed hundreds of lives, will be back in India on Friday

'I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan': President Kiir appeals to Riek Machar
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'I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan': President Kiir appeals to Riek Machar

Kiir called for Machar to meet him for talks to save the peace deal but acknowledged the deep mistrust that led to days of intense fighting.

Akshay Kumar tweets to Sushma Swaraj for evacuation of Indians stranded in South Sudan
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Akshay Kumar tweets to Sushma Swaraj for evacuation of Indians stranded in South Sudan

Akshay Kumar tweeted to Sushma Swaraj requesting her to speed up the evacuation process of Indians stranded in South Sudan's capital city, Juba.

South Sudan: UN 'very worried' about possible renewed fighting
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South Sudan: UN 'very worried' about possible renewed fighting

At least 272 people have been killed during fighting that broke out Friday and resumed on Sunday and Monday in South Sudan.

South Sudan: Peace reigns tentatively as ceasefire holds for the second day
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South Sudan: Peace reigns tentatively as ceasefire holds for the second day

A ceasefire in Juba appeared to hold for a second straight day after intense fighting killed hundreds of people and forced thousands to flee their homes.

US sends Marines to South Sudan to protect Americans
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US sends Marines to South Sudan to protect Americans

The US military in Africa said on Wednesday that it has sent 40 additional soldiers to South Sudan's capital, Juba, to help secure American personnel and facilities in the war-torn city, while South Sudanese trying to flee the country by road reported attacks, killings and robberies by armed men.

South Sudan violence: Vice President Machar withdraws troops to outside of Juba
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South Sudan violence: Vice President Machar withdraws troops to outside of Juba

South Sudan's vice president has withdrawn with his troops to outside of Juba but is not planning for war, his spokesman said on Wednesday, as a ceasefire that ended heavy fighting with the president's forces entered its third day.

36,000 people displaced by the violence in South Sudan, says UN
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36,000 people displaced by the violence in South Sudan, says UN

At least 36,000 people have fled their homes in Juba since heavy fighting erupted in the South Sudanese capital on Friday, said the United Nations.

Over 100 killed in South Sudan violence: All you need to know about the crisis
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Over 100 killed in South Sudan violence: All you need to know about the crisis

Five years after gaining independence from Sudan, South Sudan is entangled and paralysed from an escalating violence. 115 soldiers were reportedly killed after gun battles broke out across South Sudan’s capital Juba on its fifth independence anniversary.

South Sudan: Indian nationals to be evacuated as violence escalates
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South Sudan: Indian nationals to be evacuated as violence escalates

India is planning evacuation of its nationals from South Sudan, which is witnessing escalated violence due to clashes between anti and pro government forces.

Violence in South Sudan: Sushma Swaraj assures quick help to Indians stranded in Juba
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Violence in South Sudan: Sushma Swaraj assures quick help to Indians stranded in Juba

Bhupat Patel, an Indian resident in South Sudan, tweeted to Swaraj asking for help, saying that they are stuck in between heavy gunfire.

US demands immediate end to renewed fighting in South Sudan capital
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US demands immediate end to renewed fighting in South Sudan capital

The United States demanded an immediate end to renewed fighting in the capital of South Sudan, ordering all non-essential personnel out of the troubled country.