More South Sudan Articles

  • South Sudan war monitor dies while held by rebels

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An East African regional bloc says one of its officials monitoring a cease-fire in South Sudan died while being held by rebel fighters. The regional bloc, IGAD, said the monitors had landed in Unity state Sunday for a routine inspection mission before being arrested....

  • Children used as child soldiers in South Sudan

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The use of child soldiers — teenage boys dressed in military uniforms and carrying assault rifles — is commonplace in South Sudan and will be the subject of U.N. Security Council discussions next month, the top U.N. official for children and armed conflict said Thursday....

  • UN Security Council threatens S. Sudan sanctions

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.N. Security Council could impose sanctions on leaders in South Sudan if gross violations of human rights continue to be carried out, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday during a visit to the country. Samantha Power said that peace talks must be...



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