UN says South Sudan arms embargo possible - Belleville News-Democrat

The U.N. Security Council called on South Sudan to honor commitments to allow a regional protection force into the country and grant peacekeepers freedom of movement or face a possible arms embargo. By MICHAEL ASTOR Associated Press.

1M South Sudanese fled to neighboring countries - www.worldbulletin.net

The number of South Sudanese refugees taking shelter in neighboring countries this week passed the one million mark, said the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Friday. ''With this milestone, South Sudan joins Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia as ...

South Sudan Fighting Sends Refugee Numbers Soaring Past One Million Mark: UN - NDTV

Geneva: Renewed fierce fighting has pushed nearly 200,000 people to flee South Sudan since July, sending the number of refugees from the war-scarred nation past one million, the UN said Friday. "The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in ...

UN says worried over human rights abuses in South Sudan - TVC News

A U.N. human rights commission said on Thursday it was concerned by intimidation of civil society activists, harassment of journalists, sexual violence and other rights abuses in South Sudan. Officials from the U.N. Commission on Human Rights in South ...

Over one million refugees have fled South Sudan: UN - Globalnews.ca

People with their luggage gather outside the gate seeking shelter in the WFP compound in Juba. Heavy explosions are shaking South Sudan's capital Juba Monday morning as clashes between government and opposition forces entered their fifth day, ...

Tom Rooney Leads the Charge for South Sudan Weapons Embargo - Sunshine State News

From his perch as one of the co-chairs of the South Sudan Caucus, U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., is pushing an arms ban in that African country. Rooney, who is the chief sponsor of the proposal, teamed up with the other three co-chairs of the caucus--U ...

South Sudan president extends invitation to South African President - Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

The number of refugees from South Sudan has passed one million after renewed violence in July forced thousands to flee to neighbouring countries, creating one of the world's worst humanitarian disasters, according to the United Nations. Those refugees ...

The number of South Sudanese refugees reaches 1 million mark - UNHCR

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Leo Dobbs – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. 16 September 2016 | Français | عربي. The number of South Sudanese refugees ...

UN continues to transport Machar's forces in DR Congo - Sudan Tribune

September 13, 2016 (JUBA) – United Nations has announced extracting yet another group of bodyguards of the former First Vice President, Riek Machar, in the territory of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday. JPEG - 40.8 kb; A batch of the ...

One million refugees have fled South Sudan - Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

16, 2016 that South Sudan joins Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia as countries that have produced over one million refugees. "They include survivors of violent attacks, sexual assault, children that have been separated from their parents or traveled ...

South Sudan leader denies getting rich off civil war - NET Website

Actors George Clooney (L-R) and Don Cheadle and The Sentry co-founder John Prendergast discuss The Sentry's investigation into the ongoing humanitarian crisis in South Sudan during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, U.S. ...

United Nations says 300 South Sudan opposition supporters now in Congo - Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

South Sudan's leaders have amassed wealth overseas amid a conflict in which tens of thousands have been killed, a USA -based watchdog group said Monday, charging that the civil war is being fueled by competition among rivals over national resources ...

Juba caves in to pressure for additional peacekeepers - Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has agreed to the deployment of 4,000 additional United Nations peacekeepers after initially rejecting the regional protection force as a breach of its sovereignty. The Council also aims to engage in discussions on ...

South Sudan fighting sends refugee numbers soaring past one million mark: UN - Times LIVE

South Sudan, which gained independence in July 2011, descended into war just two and a half years later when President Salva Kiir in December 2013 accused his former deputy Riek Machar of plotting a coup. File photo. Image by: STRINGER / REUTERS ...

South Sudan agrees to more UN troops - Cosumnes Connection (subscription)

Kiir also said his rival, Machar, who fled the country after the July fighting and is now in neighboring Sudan, can't return to the country until the next election cycle, the United Nations official and diplomat said. A statement from the UN mission in ...

US welcomes Sentry's report on corruption in South Sudan - Geeska Afrika

JUBA (HAN) September 15.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. The United States government said it welcomes The Sentry's report tracking the “extensive” corruption in South Sudan, including abuse of preferential access to foreign currency ...

South Sudan's Political Leaders Accused Of Profiting From Country's Civil War - Eastern Daily News

Soldiers, such as those seen in this photograph, have been waging a bloody civil war in South Sudan and now a new report from Sentry alleges that the war-torn country's political leaders have been profiting from the ongoing conflict. Image via Pixabay.

South Sudan shuts down prominent newspaper - Citizen TV (press release)

kiir South Sudan's President Salva Kiir addresses delegates during the swearing-in ceremony of First Vice President Taban Deng Gai at the Presidential Palace in the capital of Juba, South Sudan, July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jok Solomun. South Sudan's ...

UN continues to transport Machar's forces in DR Congo - Geeska Afrika

JUBA (HAN) September 14.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News. United Nations has announced extracting yet another group of bodyguards of the former First Vice President, Riek Machar, in the territory of the Democratic Republic of Congo ...

South Sudan fighting sends refugee numbers soaring past one million mark: UN - ABC Online

Renewed fierce fighting has pushed nearly 200,000 people to flee South Sudan since July, sending the number of refugees from the war-scarred nation past one million, the UN says. Key points: 1.61 million people displaced inside the country; 20,000 new ...