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'Ethnic cleansing' reported in South Sudan

President Salva Kiir denies using starvation and rape as weapons of war as the UN describes the conflict as "fertile ground" for genocide.

President Salva Kiir denies using starvation and rape as weapons of war as the UN describes the conflict as "fertile ground" for genocide.

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UN steps up efforts - with thousands now thought dead in South Sudan

As South Sudan sinks deeper into conflict with thousands of deaths reported in recent days, President Salva Kiir says government troops have retaken

As South Sudan sinks deeper into conflict with thousands of deaths reported in recent days, President Salva Kiir says government troops have retaken

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War between two Sudans is 'possibility'

The war of words between the recently-divided two Sudanese nations is escalating – with the President of Sudan saying war with the south is a

The war of words between the recently-divided two Sudanese nations is escalating – with the President of Sudan saying war with the south is a

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South Sudan leader vows not to forget civil war

The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has been celebrating independence day with a huge ceremony in the capital Juba. Salva Kiir was sworn in as

The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has been celebrating independence day with a huge ceremony in the capital Juba. Salva Kiir was sworn in as

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South Sudan is born

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. South Sudan has been celebrating its independence day with a huge crowd gathering in the capital

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. South Sudan has been celebrating its independence day with a huge crowd gathering in the capital

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Birth of South Sudan

In January 2005, agreements signed in Kenya put an end to a conflict in Sudan that had lasted for more than 20 years. The Sudanese government and the

In January 2005, agreements signed in Kenya put an end to a conflict in Sudan that had lasted for more than 20 years. The Sudanese government and the

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Party continues in South Sudan

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. Hours after South Sudan formally came into existance huge crowds gathered in the capital

The party continues in the world’s newest nation. Hours after South Sudan formally came into existance huge crowds gathered in the capital

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Who is Salva Kiir?

Salva Kiir may be best known for his cowboy hat and for his landslide victory in April 2010 as president of Southern Sudan. He may soon celebrate his

Salva Kiir may be best known for his cowboy hat and for his landslide victory in April 2010 as president of Southern Sudan. He may soon celebrate his