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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

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: 15 children die in botched measles vaccine campaign in Kapoeta
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South Sudan: 15 children die in botched measles vaccine campaign in Kapoeta

Fifteen young children have died in a botched measles vaccination campaign that saw people as young as 12 years old administering the vaccines, South Sudan's government announced on Friday.

Indian UN peacekeeping mission says 'cattle more important than humans in South Sudan'
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Indian UN peacekeeping mission says 'cattle more important than humans in South Sudan'

Indian UN peacekeepers in South Sudan say that cattle is at the centre of the conflict in the country and that justice for crimes is served in terms of cattle exchange.

At United Nations, US warns Venezuelan crisis could lead to another Syria
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At United Nations, US warns Venezuelan crisis could lead to another Syria

Rejecting the US action at United Nations, Venezuela accused the United States of meddling in its domestic affairs.

US envoy targeting UN peacekeeping for reform, diplomats say
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US envoy targeting UN peacekeeping for reform, diplomats say

United Nations: Nikki Haley, in her first week as US ambassador, has made reform of the United Nations' far-flung peacekeeping operations a top priority, diplomats said. The missions cost nearly USD 8 billion a year and Haley said in her Senate confirmation hearing last month that she wants to look at all 16 to see which are succeeding in maintaining peace and which aren't.

UN launches independent probe into cases of abuse, sexual violence in South Sudan
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UN launches independent probe into cases of abuse, sexual violence in South Sudan

The United Nations secretary-general is launching an independent investigation into allegations that UN peacekeepers did not respond to prevent multiple cases of abuse and sexual violence against civilians and foreigners in South Sudan's capital.

South Sudan dismisses United Nation's 'peacekeeping resolution'
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South Sudan dismisses United Nation's 'peacekeeping resolution'

United Nations peacekeepers in South Sudan have a robust new mandate and thousands of additional troops despite government opposition to the move, raising the possibility of clashes between blue helmets and the country's armed forces

VK Singh arrives in Saudi Arabia to assess situation of Indians: A look at other rescue operations
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VK Singh arrives in Saudi Arabia to assess situation of Indians: A look at other rescue operations

Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday morning to assess the condition of Indians, who have lost their jobs. Here are some of the other rescue operations initiated by the Indian government.

Promise of peace and justice squandered in South Sudan: UN chief Ban Ki-moon
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Promise of peace and justice squandered in South Sudan: UN chief Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon said he is appalled by the scale of sexual violence documented by human rights monitors

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.

Watch: Olympics' first-ever refugee team prepares for Rio
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Watch: Olympics' first-ever refugee team prepares for Rio

The Olympics' first ever refugee team is preparing to compete at the Rio Games next month

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.

South Sudan: 156 Indians evacuated as 71 arrive in special Air Force flight
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South Sudan: 156 Indians evacuated as 71 arrive in special Air Force flight

At least 156 Indians were evacuated from violence-hit South Sudan, with 71 arriving by a special Indian Air Force flight at Palam airport of the national capital on Friday morning.

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.

MEA sends military transport aircraft to evacuate Indians from South Sudan
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MEA sends military transport aircraft to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

India on Thursday sent two C-17 military transport aircraft to war-torn South Sudan's capital city Juba to evacuate over 300 Indians stranded there.

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.