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UN warns South Sudan nearing 'catastrophe'
At least four million people, including up to 50,000 children, face famine as violence continues between warring sides.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 05:09 GMT
S Sudan peace talks resume as famine looms
Fifth round of negotiations start between warring sides as aid groups warn hundreds of thousands are at risk of hunger.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 00:59 GMT
S Sudan's warring sides boycott peace talks
Both parties boycott peace talks to protest against accusations of seeking military solution to the conflict.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 01:09 GMT
S Sudan frontlines quiet ahead of ceasefire
Ceasefire agreed to by South Sudan government and rebels appears to come into effect ahead of 24-hour deadline.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 19:30 GMT
South Sudan peace talks resume in Ethiopia
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, arrives for talks aimed to end civil conflict in South Sudan.
Last updated: 01 May 2014 11:48 GMT
South Sudan and rebels to resume peace talks
Two sides set to meet in Ethiopian capital, as UN's top human rights official arrives in Juba to investigate situation.
Last updated: 28 Apr 2014 11:52 GMT
Survivors recount horrors of S Sudan attack
Government troops secure UN bases across the country after Thursday's attack in Bor in which 58 people were killed.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 02:03 GMT
Attack on S Sudan UN base may be 'war crime'
Assault on base that killed 58 people and injured 100 others may "constitute a war crime", the United Nations says.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2014 14:15 GMT
S Sudan army battles rebels as leaders meet
Troops fight for strategic town of Malakal as regional heads of states meet in Addis Ababa to push for peace.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 14:06 GMT
South Sudan and rebels to resume talks
Negotiations in Ethiopia to focus on reconciliation but rebel spokesman says government "not serious" about talks.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2014 12:27 GMT
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