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South Sudan marks 6th independence day with no official celebrations amid ongoing civil war
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South Sudan marks 6th independence day with no official celebrations amid ongoing civil war

South Sudan on Sunday marked its sixth independence anniversary in muted fashion, with no official celebration as the world's newest nation reels from a brutal and destructive ongoing civil war.

Video: South Sudan is facing the worst food crisis since World War II
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Video: South Sudan is facing the worst food crisis since World War II

As of March 2017, a United Nations Report accused the government of South Sudan of continuing to spend its oil revenue on the purchase of arms.

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: 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.

South Sudan tragedy: Death toll from gunfire on eve of independence anniversary reaches 150
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South Sudan tragedy: Death toll from gunfire on eve of independence anniversary reaches 150

Friday's violence in South Sudan is yet another blow to a shaky peace deal that has so far failed to end the civil war that broke out in December 2013.

Gunfire in South Sudan's capital has led to several deaths, Juba doctor confirms
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Gunfire in South Sudan's capital has led to several deaths, Juba doctor confirms

The gunfire began outside the presidential compound and soon spread through the city of Juba.

Trouble in Juba: Heavy gunfire outside South Sudan president's compound
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Trouble in Juba: Heavy gunfire outside South Sudan president's compound

The violence echoed the skirmish between soldiers in Juba in 2013 that sparked the country's civil war in which tens of thousands of people were killed.