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In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

KOCH, South Sudan - Sarah Nyanchar fled her home in South Sudan's war-torn Unity state months ago, but with fighting...the peace accord was signed at the end of August.South Sudan has been hit by a civil war since December 2013 when President...
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Armed groups target elephants

...northeastern Congo, on the border with South Sudan. Farther south, in Congo's Virunga National...trying to ward off rebels from nearby South Sudan, as well as ivory hunters and militias from Sudan and the Lord's Resistance Army, a Ugandan...
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Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers

...While Africa still presents big risks, highlighted by the recent ebola outbreak in West Africa and the civil war in South Sudan, increasing stability and improved infrastructure have spurred growth in recent years.In sub-Saharan Africa, gross national...
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South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

JUBA, South Sudan - Negotiators from South Sudan's two warring sides arrived Wednesday in Ethiopia for peace...down by Hilde Johnson, the U.N. representative in South Sudan."I think we need to take quotations with pinches of salt...
Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too

...kindness are what many migrants will remember, whether they build new lives in Europe or eventually make it back to Syria, Sudan or wherever they call home.These are but a few among the many, many people who have stepped out of their daily lives to contribute...
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Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...stabilization of communities facing upheaval in the Middle East and Africa.? U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon scolded South Sudan's president, warning "not betray and disappoint us" in implementing a new peace deal.The fight against terrorism has...
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Muslim group doesn't fault school, police for detention

...they confiscated the clock, but he believes they overreacted because of Ahmed's ethnicity.Ahmed's father emigrated from Sudan and twice ran for the presidency of that country.Fourteen-year-old Pedro Andrade said school officials were right to be...
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Probe: Nuke smugglers sought out terrorist buyers

...the colonel was recorded arranging the sale of bomb-grade uranium, U-235, and blueprints for a dirty bomb to a man from Sudan, according to several officials. The blueprints were discovered in a raid of the middleman's home, according to police...
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...humanitarian system is not broken; it is broke," he said. The U.N. has just half of what it needs to help people in Iraq, South Sudan and Yemen, and just a third of what's needed for Syria.The U.N. chief, in unusually hard-hitting words, also blamed...
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Southern Sudan's shaky future

At a roundabout in Juba, southern Sudan's capital, stands a digital clock...faces, each titled "Countdown to Southern Sudan Referendum - Period Remaining." The referendum...civil war between northern and southern Sudan, and its outcome will determine if Sudan...


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