South Sudan

One year after peace deal, South Sudan 'worse off'

On anniversary of South Sudan's peace deal, the head of the agreement's monitoring body says fighting halted progress.

South Sudan

Riek Machar flees S Sudan, 'in care' of DRC authorities

UN spokesman says Machar is in the care of authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo after fleeing South Sudan.

South Sudan

South Sudan: Opposition leader Machar flees country

South Sudan's former vice president has left the country for a neighbouring state, according to opposition officials.

South Sudan

South Sudan: A country captured by armed factions

The current crisis to the transitional process could rapidly morph into another civil war.

by Mehari Taddele Maru

South Sudan

Riek Machar: New South Sudan VP appointment 'illegal'

In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera, Riek Machar says he is "around Juba" and he is still first VP of South Sudan.

South Sudan

Tens of thousands displaced by South Sudan violence: UN

UN refugee agency calls on armed parties to protect civilians and demands neighbouring countries keep borders open.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Salva Kiir and Riek Machar: South Sudan's shaky peace

President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar discuss the prospects for peace and reconciliation in South Sudan.

South Sudan

South Sudan war: US warns it could sanction leaders

US envoy says sanctions or an arms embargo may be imposed on political leaders if they fail to keep the peace.

Politics

South Sudan's Riek Machar sworn in as vice president

Swearing-in ceremony follows Machar's return to the capital after UN peace deal aimed at ending two-year war.

Politics

S Sudan's Riek Machar sworn in as first vice president

Swearing ceremony follows Machar's arrival in Juba after UN deal ended his 28-month conflict with President Salva Kiir.

Politics

South Sudan's Riek Machar to miss return deadline

Government will not allow Riek Machar back until international monitors verify number of weapons troops are bringing.

South Sudan

South Sudan: Riek Machar 'delayed over weapons dispute'

Disagreement over weapons is preventing rebel leader from returning to Juba to form unity government, officials say.

War & Conflict

Exclusive: South Sudan's Machar says blocked from Juba

In an interview, South Sudan rebel leader says he is ready to come back to capital but government reneging on deal.

War & Conflict

South Sudan: Sanctions delay Riek Machar's return

Effort to form unity government and end civil war thrown into limbo after return of Riek Machar is repeatedly delayed.

War & Conflict

UN: Tens of thousands killed in South Sudan war

As many as 50,000 have died in the two-year conflict, one official says, with violence continuing despite peace deal.