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

UN says South Sudan arms embargo possibleBelleville News-DemocratThe 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.and more »

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

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

www.worldbulletin.net1M South Sudanese fled to neighboring countrieswww.worldbulletin.netThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

NDTVSouth Sudan Fighting Sends Refugee Numbers Soaring Past One Million Mark: UNNDTVGeneva: 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 ...and more »

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

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

TVC NewsUN says worried over human rights abuses in South SudanTVC NewsA 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 ...and more »

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

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

Globalnews.caOver one million refugees have fled South Sudan: UNGlobalnews.caPeople 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, ...and more »

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

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

Sunshine State NewsTom Rooney Leads the Charge for South Sudan Weapons EmbargoSunshine State NewsFrom 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 ...and more »

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

South Sudan president extends invitation to South African PresidentCosumnes 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 ...and more »

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

The number of South Sudanese refugees reaches 1 million markUNHCRThis 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 ...and more »

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

UN continues to transport Machar's forces in DR CongoSudan TribuneSeptember 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 ...and more »

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

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

Cosumnes Connection (subscription)One million refugees have fled South SudanCosumnes 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 ...and more »

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

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

NET WebsiteSouth Sudan leader denies getting rich off civil warNET WebsiteActors 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. ...and more »

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

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

Cosumnes Connection (subscription)United Nations says 300 South Sudan opposition supporters now in CongoCosumnes 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 ...and more »

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

Juba caves in to pressure for additional peacekeepersCosumnes 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 ...and more »

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

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

Times LIVESouth Sudan fighting sends refugee numbers soaring past one million mark: UNTimes LIVESouth 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 ...and more »

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

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

Cosumnes Connection (subscription)South Sudan agrees to more UN troopsCosumnes 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 ...and more »

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

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

Geeska AfrikaUS welcomes Sentry's report on corruption in South SudanGeeska AfrikaJUBA (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 ...and more »

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

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

Eastern Daily NewsSouth Sudan's Political Leaders Accused Of Profiting From Country's Civil WarEastern Daily NewsSoldiers, 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.and more »

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

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

Citizen TV (press release)South Sudan shuts down prominent newspaperCitizen 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 ...and more »

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

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

Geeska AfrikaUN continues to transport Machar's forces in DR CongoGeeska AfrikaJUBA (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 ...and more »

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

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

ABC OnlineSouth Sudan fighting sends refugee numbers soaring past one million mark: UNABC OnlineRenewed 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 ...and more »