Clashes erupt in South Sudan

Hundreds dead after tribal fighting, posing difficulties for the world's newest nation.

    Tribal clashes have continued in South Sudan as the nation enters its second month of statehood.

    The country's new cabinet was expected to be sworn into office on Thursday, but the government faces difficult challenges in maintaining stability across the country.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the town of Pieri, the site of recent clashes that left at least 600 people dead.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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