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Rebel leader agrees to S Sudan peace talks
UN chief Ban Ki-moon, on a day's visit to the country, says Riek Machar has agreed to meet President Kiir in Ethiopia.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 18:42 GMT
UN's Ban visits South Sudan to push for peace
In first trip since attending independence celebrations in 2011, UN chief urges both sides to end five-month conflict.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 13:27 GMT
S Sudan battle continues despite US warnings
Government troops and rebels fight in the northern oil town of Bentiu, despite US warnings to impose sanctions.
Last updated: 05 May 2014 23:44 GMT
UN warns of huge rights violations in S Sudan
High commissioner for human rights visits conflict-torn nation to discuss high levels of civilian suffering.
Last updated: 01 May 2014 17:35 GMT
S Sudan: Real talks will only begin once fighting stops
Cutting off the supply of arms could help increase the chances of a ceasefire holding.
Last updated: 01 May 2014 12:04 GMT
UN says South Sudan close to calamity
UN's top human rights chief says leaders of rival factions show little concern for a population heading towards famine.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 14:38 GMT
South Sudan frees alleged rebel leaders
Move seen as boost to peace talks but justice minister says charges against ex-vice president Riek Machar still stand.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 12:04 GMT
S Sudan rebel leader rejects massacre claims
Rebel commander Riek Machar says his forces were not behind the killing of hundreds in the contested town of Bentiu.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 22:02 GMT
UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan
United Nations condemns killing and wounding of hundreds based on ethnic origins after rebels take control of Bentiu.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 22:22 GMT
Is South Sudan on the verge of collapse?
Despite a ceasefire agreement, fighting between government soldiers and rebels rages.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 19:46 GMT
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