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UN threatens S Sudan leaders with sanctions
Reports of a new influx of weapons as war pushes the world's youngest nation to the brink of famine.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 03:42 GMT
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
South Sudan's dream of peace is still within reach
Both sides of the conflict have to put aside their differences and approach peace talks with honesty and earnestness.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2014 13:00 GMT
UN sounds urgent famine warning for S Sudan
World urged not to stand by as aid chiefs say 50,000 children could die from malnutrition in world's worst food crisis.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2014 02:10 GMT
S Sudan truce crumbles amid renewed clashes
Fighting continued over the town of Nasir for the second day in the largest offensive since May truce.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2014 10:35 GMT
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
South Sudan president asks to revive talks
Salva Kiir asks rebel leader to resume peace talks as the country marks third birthday amid violence.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 16:44 GMT
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
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Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
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