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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
S Sudan army fight for final rebel stronghold
Government troops advance against rebels in Bor, amid rising concern about atrocities and stalled peace talks.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 13:50 GMT
South Sudan army claims capture of oil hub
Rebel leader Riek Machar acknowledges loss of Bentiu but vows to continue fight against government forces.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 00:50 GMT
Direct South Sudan peace talks begin
Government and rebels kick off face-to-face negotiations, amid renewed fighting across several parts of the country.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2014 01:24 GMT
South Sudan peace talks delayed
The warring parties say there will be no talks until an agenda is drafted by negotiators and agreed by both sides.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2014 12:42 GMT
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