South Sudan became the 206th member of the Olympic family
Government troops and allied militia launched a campaign in April against rebel forces in oil-producing Unity
A total of 1,212 Cholera cases including 39 deaths have been recorded, according to WHO figures
The world’s newest nation was thrust into turmoil 18 months ago when President Salva Kiir accused former vice president Riek Machar of planning a coup
South Sudan marked four years of independence from Sudan on Thursday
South Sudan’s army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes
Warring forces in South Sudan have carried out horrific crimes against children,
Starvation began since the start of the civil war and is still rising
Some 14,000 South Sudanese, mostly women and children, have fled their country's civil war to Sudan in the past fortnight, creating an "emergency ...
Sudan has been supplying South Sudanese rebels with weapons and ammunition, a London-based research organization said
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war
Targeting peacekeepers or humanitarian workers is considered a serious war crime
The United States condemned intense fighting in war-wracked South Sudan, also warning against humanitarian violations.
The Red Cross warned tens of thousands of people forced to flee violence in South Sudan could go hungry
Lam Akol's house been surrounded by security, locking him in, without any explanation given to him from the government.
The presidential and parliamentary polls, held on April 13-15, are the first since Sudan split with the south in 2011
Over a year of talks mediated by East Africa’s eight-country IGAD bloc have failed to make headway
The ministry said at the start of 2013 that it planned to lay a fiber-optic cable that year, before war broke out
UNICEF estimates there are at least 12,000 children in South Sudan’s ongoing civil war
UNICEF estimates there are at least 12,000 children used by both sides in South Sudan’s ongoing civil war
Rights groups have repeatedly warned that South Sudan security forces have cracked down on journalists
Aid workers in the northern town of Bentiu confirmed the shelling
Fighting erupted in South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, in Dec. 2013
The WFP helicopter was carrying South Sudanese civil servant and two other people travelling from a government-controlled area
The report is the first detailed account of two incidents that have highlighted a pattern of gross abuses and atrocities committed during the year-old civil war
Production fell by about a third to an average 160,000 barrels per day since fighting broke out in December 2013
The fighting in Juba set off a cycle of retaliatory massacres across large swathes of the country
The peace talks resumed in Ethiopia's capital Thursday
Government troops and armed youths have been battling in Upper Nile state in recent days, a sign that widespread violence could return
The clashes started on Sunday over a land dispute between two sub-groups of the powerful Misseriya tribe
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