UN warns of ethnic cleansing under way in South Sudan, survivors recount how they escaped as violence erupted in Wau.
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Thousands of civilians have been forcefully displaced from their homes by government soldiers and militiamen.
An increase in fighting in South Sudan is a worrying echo of events that sparked the country’s bloody civil war in 2013.
There were 15 children inside, hiding under the bed. The soldiers started shooting indiscriminately.
Gangs of ethnic Dinka youths accused of targeting Fertit tribe in northwest city as tens of thousands flee their homes.
Algeria is opening public companies up to private investments, but experts say new measures may be too little, too late.
Salva Kiir and Riek Machar to reunite in S Sudan capital Juba to further implementation of national unity government.
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision may be an attempt to reassert his primacy over the country’s military elite.
“Hour after hour after hour, all they did was kill people … I will never forget it as long as I live.”
Amid the growing threat posed by ISIL on Europe’s doorstep, Western countries have shown an “appetite for intervention”.