World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 19, 2014
The United Nations says violence against humanitarian workers soared to a record high last year - and already this year more aid workers have killed than in all of 2012.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a special tribunal for South Sudan, saying there are grounds to believe that crimes against humanity have been committee since widespread violence began five months ago.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 7, 2014
The United States on Tuesday sanctioned two people on opposing sides of the ethnic violence in South Sudan, showing the growing frustration in Washington with leaders in an African country it helped create.
World | Reuters | Saturday May 3, 2014
Ethnic violence in South Sudan risks spiralling into genocide, with the country's leaders locked in a personal struggle for power, top UN officials said on Friday as a UN Security Council showdown looms over calls to impose targeted sanctions.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday April 20, 2014
Pope Francis urged the international community to "prevent violence" in Ukraine in his Easter Sunday message after pro-Russian insurgents in the east of the country reported four people killed in a gunbattle.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday April 19, 2014
South Sudan's army said on Saturday they had "lost communication" with commanders battling rebels in a key oil state where rebels have seized a major town, amid a worsening conflict engulfing the young nation.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
Gebriel Mabil was sitting at home in Bentiu, South Sudan, when the war found him, a lone bullet tearing through the wall striking his seven-year-old son in the jaw.
World | Reuters | Friday January 24, 2014
South Sudan's government and rebels signed a ceasefire on Thursday to end more than five weeks of fighting that divided Africa's newest nation and brought it to the brink of civil war.
World | Associated Press | Sunday January 12, 2014
The death tolls are huge and the individual incidents gruesome.
World | Associated Press | Saturday January 4, 2014
An African official who is working to organize peace talks between warring parties in South Sudan says that direct talks between the sides have been delayed.
World | Associated Press | Friday January 3, 2014
Phillip Madol once studied in America as one of Sudan's "Lost Boys" who fled bloodshed and famine.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday January 1, 2014
The World Health Organization is warning of a looming risk of disease outbreaks in South Sudan, where violence has displaced more than 190,000 people since mid-December.
Monday December 30, 2013
Escalating violence in South Sudan in the past two weeks is threatening to cut the country's crude output further, adding to supply outages in Libya, where production is running at a mere 250,000 barrels per day (bpd).
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 29, 2013
International efforts to bring peace to strife-torn South Sudan appeared at an impasse on Sunday.
Friday December 27, 2013
Escalating violence in South Sudan threatened to further reduce the country's crude output, adding to supply cuts from Libya. U.S. gasoline and heating oil futures hit three-month highs on Thursday as strikes at two French refineries persist.
Thursday December 26, 2013
ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), said on Thursday that it has temporarily shut down its oilfields in South Sudan following escalation of violence in the world's youngest nation.
World | Associated Press | Thursday December 26, 2013
The United Nations humanitarian office says aid agencies need $166 million to save lives amid continuing violence in South Sudan.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 25, 2013
The UN Security Council approved plans on Tuesday to almost double the number of peacekeepers in South Sudan.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 25, 2013
Thousands of South Sudanese have been killed in over a week of violence, the top United Nations humanitarian chief in the country said on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 24, 2013
A survivor recounts how he survived what he says was a brutal massacre carried out by government forces.