BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is criticizing “all parties” in South Sudan for human rights abuses and killings of civilians says they “must cease immediately.” The 28 EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that “killings of civilians, rape and other sexual violence, and recruitment of child soldiers, have been perpetrated in South […]
In its five years of existence, South Sudan has had a turbulent history. After securing independence from Sudan in 2011 following decades of fighting, the oil-rich country set out on what it hoped would be a prosperous path. Just two...Show More Summary
1. Before Dying, Iraqi Christian Girl Who Was Burnt Alive by ISIS Tells Mother to ‘Forgive Them’ 2. Slovakian missionary sister dies after being shot in South Sudan https://t.co/HAEf7pE40v pic.twitter.com/vNpsJmTlIP — The Tablet (@The_Tablet) May 20, 2016 3. Show More Summary
The 13-year-old boy sits on a mat in a darkened hut not far from Leer Town in South Sudan, his skeletal knees pressed against his ears, and tells the story of what happened to him and more than 50 other men one day late last year. That morning—he wasn’t sure if it was Oct. 22…
The Anja Neidringhaus award for Courage in Photojournalism has gone to Kenya-based photographer Adriane Ohanesian for her ongoing coverage of the conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan and their impact on the civilian population. The award...Show More Summary
Russia is ready to supply arms equipment to Libya, Somalia and South Sudan should if the domestic situation will improve in these countries, Valery Varlamov, the head of Rosoboronexport’s security department, said Wednesday.
The Rothschild Giraffe is one of the most endangered giraffe subspecies in the entire world. They have gone extinct in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and only remain in Kenya and Uganda, where their numbers are quite...Show More Summary
South Sudan is set to face the biggest hunger crisis in its five-year existence in summer 2016, with more than 5 million people facing a severe food shortage, according to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The world’s youngest...Show More Summary
GENEVA (Reuters) - Up to 5.3 million people in South Sudan may face a severe food shortages during this year's lean season, the U.N. World Food Programme said on Monday, nearly double the number in the first three months of the year...
The Donald is on the minds of people in the beleaguered South Sudan. I’m sitting in the dark, sweating. The blinding white sun has long since set, but it’s still in the high 90s, which is a relief since it was above 110 earlier. Slumped...Show More Summary
What Trumps the Horrors of a Hellscape? The Donald! Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com LEER, South Sudan -- I’m sitting in the dark, sweating. The blinding white sun has long since set, but it’s still in the high 90s, which is a relief since it was above 110 earlier. Show More Summary
LEER, South Sudan -- I’m sitting in the dark, sweating. The blinding white sun has long since set, but it’s still in the high 90s, which is a relief since it was above 110 earlier...
Five Sudanese servicemen were killed when a military plane crashed in the country’s south, Sudan Armed Forces said.
Leaders of Africa's newest country have formed a transitional coalition government.
A student and standout athlete who immigrated from South Sudan to Canada was arrested after it was revealed that he misrepresented his age.
Our show starts off by talking about the beginning of the South Sudan peace deal and the murderous rampage that a group of South Sudanese refugees carried out in western Ethiopia.
CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: IF YOU ARE NOT WATCHING INTERNATIONAL NEWS THEN YOU WON'T SEE HOW RIDICULOUS CERTAIN ARGUMENTS "INSIDE OF THE COLONIZER'S BOXCAR" ACTUALLY ARE Saudi Arabia Claims That It Wants To Reduce Its Dependency...Show More Summary
Aid agencies warn of an impending medical crisis in the world's youngest nation as donor countries cut back on aid cash.
US envoy says sanctions or an arms embargo may be imposed on political leaders if they fail to keep the peace.