U.N. chief to appoint New Zealand lawmaker as South Sudan envoy
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U.N. chief to appoint New Zealand lawmaker as South Sudan envoy

Political rivalry between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, and his former deputy Riek Machar, a Nuer, led to civil war in 2013 that has often…

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UN to hold session on rights situation in South Sudan
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UN to hold session on rights situation in South Sudan

GENEVA Dec 9 (Reuters) – The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Dec. 14 on the situation in South Sudan at the request…

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REFILE-Gunmen kidnap 3 UNHCR workers in Sudan’s Darfur -local official
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REFILE-Gunmen kidnap 3 UNHCR workers in Sudan’s Darfur -local official

(Changes dateline from CAIRO to KHARTOUM) KHARTOUM Nov 28 (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped 3 workers from a United Nation’s interloper agency in Sudan’s excitable Darfur region,…

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UPDATE 1-Gunmen kidnap 3 UNHCR workers in Sudan’s Darfur -local official
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UPDATE 1-Gunmen kidnap 3 UNHCR workers in Sudan’s Darfur -local official

(Adds background) KHARTOUM Nov 28 (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped 3 workers from a United Nation’s interloper agency in Sudan’s excitable Darfur region, a internal central told…

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Sudan seizes print-runs of four newspapers amid protests
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Sudan seizes print-runs of four newspapers amid protests

KHARTOUM Nov 29 (Reuters) – Sudanese authorities seized the print-runs of four daily newspapers on Tuesday, staff said, a move one editor called a crackdown on coverage of…

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Almost half of refugees in Chad going inspired after assist cuts, bad harvests
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Almost half of refugees in Chad going inspired after assist cuts, bad harvests

Chad in executive Africa is home to scarcely 400,000 refugees in camps, many of whom fled Sudan’s Darfur segment some-more than a decade ago, and 70,000 are from…

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U.S. struggling to win adequate votes for South Sudan arms embargo
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U.S. struggling to win adequate votes for South Sudan arms embargo

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS Nov 30 (Reuters) – The United States is struggling to secure a smallest series of votes indispensable for the United Nations Security Council…

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Senegalese sculptor Sow, famed for hulk wrestlers, dies during 81
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Senegalese sculptor Sow, famed for hulk wrestlers, dies during 81

By Nellie Peyton DAKAR Dec 1 (Reuters) – Senegalese sculptor Ousmane Sow, a prominent figure in contemporary art and a initial African to be elected to France’s prestigious…

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CORRECTED-In Sudan, austerity and protest as economy crumbles
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CORRECTED-In Sudan, austerity and protest as economy crumbles

“Prices rise daily after the government decisions and what we sell, we can no longer completely replace because our capital is losing value,” 44-year-old Yassin told Reuters.

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U.S. pushes for U.N. to blacklist South Sudan’s Machar, Malong
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U.S. pushes for U.N. to blacklist South Sudan’s Machar, Malong

UNITED NATIONS Nov 18 (Reuters) – The United States proposed on Friday that the United Nations Security Council blacklist South Sudan opposition figure Riek Machar, South Sudan army…

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