World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 14, 2014
At least 200 South Sudanese civilians drowned on Tuesday in a ferry accident on the White Nile river while fleeing fresh fighting in the city of Malakal, an army spokesman said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 4, 2014
South Sudan's warring parties were set to begin direct talks Saturday in a bid to end the conflict pushing the world's youngest nation towards civil war as fighting intensified for control of a key oil town.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 27, 2013
South Sudanese rebels loyal to former vice president Riek Machar said on Friday they have captured the key oil town of Malakal from government forces after three days of fierce fighting.