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
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.
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 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.
Rejecting the US action at United Nations, Venezuela accused the United States of meddling in its domestic affairs.
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.
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.
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
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.
Ban Ki-moon said he is appalled by the scale of sexual violence documented by human rights monitors
Kiir said he pledged his "100 percent commitment" to ensuring Machar's security while in Juba.
The Olympics' first ever refugee team is preparing to compete at the Rio Games next month
More than a third of South Sudan's population are expected to face severe food shortages over the coming months
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 tweeted to Sushma Swaraj requesting her to speed up the evacuation process of Indians stranded in South Sudan's capital city, Juba.