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S Sudan rebels launch attack despite truce
Rebels launch new offensive to retake town of Nasir, their former headquarters, near the Ethiopian border.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2014 06:19 GMT
The child soldiers of South Sudan
Rebels and government forces in South Sudan use children as young as 12 to fight an increasingly brutal civil war.
Klaas van Dijken
Last updated: 19 Jul 2014 08:25 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
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
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
S Sudan rivals trade blame over broken truce
Both government forces and rebel groups accuse each other of starting clashes, destroying a fragile ceasefire.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2014 16:25 GMT
South Sudan army recaptures Bor
Government forces recapture the key town after defeating more than 15,000 rebel fighters, army spokesman says.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2014 23:10 GMT
S Sudan army battles rebels for key oil town
Commanders say they are confident rebels will be ejected from Malakal, but UN warns of war crimes on both sides.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 10:06 GMT
Hundreds drown in South Sudan ferry sinking
At least 200 people on an overloaded ferry drown in the White Nile river trying to flee the fighting.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2014 10:28 GMT
South Sudan troops advance on Bor
Government forces say they are moving closer towards retaking the flashpoint town, as ceasefire talks continue.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2014 11:49 GMT
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