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Topic - South Sudan
South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a country in East Africa. Its capital and largest city is Juba, located in the southern state ofCentral Equatoria. The landlocked country is bordered by Ethiopia to the east; Kenya to the southeast; Uganda to the south; the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest; and the Central African Republic to the west; and the Republic of Sudan to the north. South Sudan includes the vast swamp region of the Sudd formed by the White Nile, locally called the Bahr al Jabal. - Source: Wikipedia
The president of South Sudan said soldiers who were loyal to the former deputy who attempted a coup have been put down and controlled, following a tense nighttime battle the saw both sides trading massive gunfire.
South Sudan will begin pumping oil on March 24, under an agreement signed Tuesday by Sudan and South Sudan that will restart the countries' oil export industry.
Sudan and South Sudan are still supporting rebels in each other's country as they prepare for a fresh round of talks this week over disputes that brought the two neighbors to the brink of war earlier this year.
The United States wants to improve ties with Sudan after more than a decade of strained relations, if the African nation ruled by an autocratic president under indictment for war crimes adopts democracy and respects human rights, a senior Obama administration official said on Wednesday.
The stories are as diverse as the artists themselves: Afghan women who have lifted themselves out of poverty through a cooperative that sells their traditional embroidery; a former cook for the Sudan People's Liberation Army who now sells beaded corsets to help support her family and send her many grandchildren to school; and sisters from Kyrgyzstan who make hand-stitched felt and silk scarves using a family tradition that dates back some 300 years.
Sudan declared a state of emergency Sunday in areas bordering South Sudan, giving authorities wide powers of arrest a day after they detained three foreigners in a flashpoint town on the frontier.
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The African Union called on Sudan to stop its aerial bombardment of South Sudan and for both countries to cease hostilities as an uneasy calm settled over the south Wednesday with a lull in violence.
The president of South Sudan on Tuesday accused Sudan of declaring war on his country after fighter jets dropped more than half a dozen bombs overnight in a border area.
African nations have redoubled their resolve to capture Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony in the wake of the viral online documentary highlighting his rebel group's atrocities.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Thursday defied calls from the United States, United Nations and African Union to withdraw his forces from an oil field along the disputed border with Sudan.
Iran's top nuclear negotiator says his country will offer new initiatives in weekend talks with world powers over Tehran's controversial nuclear program, Iranian state media reported Thursday.
An official in Republic of Congo says four high-ranking officers have been arrested after a series of blasts at an arms depot left at least 292 people dead.
President Obama on Monday attempted to defuse tensions between Sudan and South Sudan that have ignited international concern that the African neighbors are teetering on the brink of an all-out war.
Sudanese military aircraft bombed an oil field in neighboring South Sudan on Tuesday, causing an escalation in border violence that derailed an April presidential summit between the two nations.