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South Sudan's unhappy third birthday
Three years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to escape poverty and conflict.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 13:55 GMT
Q&A: Sanctuary for South Sudanese
The head of the UN mission in South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, on offering bases for people seeking protection in Juba
Last updated: 24 Mar 2014 14:20 GMT
S Sudan's government 'committed to ceasefire'
Regional official says S Sudan will release some politicians accused of being part of an alleged coup to ease tensions.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2013 21:33 GMT
Q&A: Celebrating S Sudan's second birthday
Top UN official in South Sudan Hilde Johnson discusses her decades of work in the country.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2013 12:15 GMT
UN peacekeepers killed in South Sudan ambush
Foreign ministry says rebel attack on UN convoy in Jonglei region killed five Indian nationals who were escorting it.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2013 10:01 GMT
South Sudan expels UN human rights official
Officials accuse unnamed UN staffer of publishing "unethical" reports, as UN calls expulsion a "breach of obligations".
Last updated: 05 Nov 2012 05:34 GMT
'Hundreds dead' in South Sudan cattle raids
About 600 people reportedly killed in ongoing tribal clashes between Murle and Lou Nuer communities in Jonglei state.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2011 21:11 GMT
Norway plans Sudan donor meeting
Norway has announced plans to host a donor conference for Sudan's reconstruction if a peace deal is reached to end the African nation's civil war.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2003 13:16 GMT
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