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Stories with place: Southern Sudan
  • UN: 2 killed in border town between South Sudan and Sudan 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 10:25 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - The U.N. says a 4-year-old girl and an Ethiopian peacekeeper were killed and three others wounded in an attack on Thursday in the contested Abyei area between Sudan and South Sudan.

  • Armed groups target elephants in Congo park story has photos
    Updated: Nov-08-15 11:41 am

    JOHANNESBURG - The eight suspected poachers stood under a tree, apparently unaware they were being tracked by 10 rangers from Congo's Garamba National Park. But as the rangers approached, gunfire rang out from the tall grass nearby, where other heavily armed men were hidden. The dragnet swiftly turned into a desperate fight for survival.

  • South Sudan plane crash survivor tells how he saved baby 
    Updated: Nov-07-15 12:08 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - The lone adult survivor of a South Sudan plane crash said Saturday that he cradled a stranger's baby in his arms as doomed passengers shouted the aircraft was going down, and he and the child were the only people who lived through the carnage.

  • UN report: South Sudan rival sides expanding arms stockpiles 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 8:14 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations panel of experts says both sides in South Sudan's conflict are expanding their weapons stockpiles and violating a peace deal. But the U.N. Security Council is not moving forward with the arms embargo and sanctions it has repeatedly threatened for such actions.

  • South Sudan rebels release 13 UN contractors, says official 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 12:46 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's rebels have released 13 United Nations contractors held captive for nearly a week, the U.N.'s mission in the country said.

  • Group: Unprecedented, daily brutality in South Sudan 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 11:13 am

    KAMPALA, Uganda - The aid group Doctors Without Borders says violence in a volatile South Sudanese state has led to "an unprecedented humanitarian crisis" there.