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Christian in Sudan sentenced to death for faith; 'I'm just praying,' husband says

Hours after a Sudanese court sentenced his pregnant wife to death when she refused to recant her Christian faith, her husband told CNN he feels helpless.<p>"I'm so frustrated. I don't know what to do," Daniel Wani told CNN on Thursday. "I'm just praying."<p>This week a Khartoum court convicted his wife, …

UN says South Sudan close to calamity

The United Nations' top human rights official has said South Sudan is "close to calamity", and said it was the responsibility of leaders on both sides of a civil conflict to ensure the safety of civilians.<p>Navi Pillay, the UN's high commissioner for human rights, said on Wednesday that she was …

South Sudan frees alleged rebel leaders

South Sudan has released four top leaders accused of rebellion and treason, dropping charges for attempting to overthrow the government in a move aimed at ending a four-month-old civil war.<p>A court order issued on Friday said the men were released "in order to promote peace and reconciliation among …

Qatari court finds American couple guilty in death of adopted daughter

A Qatari judge sentenced California couple Grace and Matthew Huang to three years in prison after they were found guilty in the death of their 8-year-old adopted daughter.<p>"We have just been wrongfully convicted and we feel as if we are being kidnapped by the Qatar judicial system," a distraught …

Stunning Landscape and Human Interest Photos from Around the World

Thailand-based photographer Weerapong Chaipuck captures stunning landscape and human interest photos from around the world while on his travels after …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

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South Sudan Faces Uphill Struggle for a Longer-Term Peace

The temporary truce signed on Thursday by South Sudanese politicians may have halted hostilities that, according to United Nations and humanitarian …

South Sudan ceasefire takes effect

<b>A ceasefire agreement has come into effect in South Sudan, despite allegations of fresh attacks.</b><p>UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said there had been "sporadic fighting" in certain areas, some of it after the ceasefire had begun.<p>The government and rebels signed the ceasefire agreement on Thursday …

South Sudan: UN concerned by 'wildcard' White Army

<b>The UN has expressed concern about thousands of South Sudanese youths - loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar - approaching the strategic town of Bor.</b><p>Armed with machetes and sticks, the "wildcard" group does not have military training, a UN spokesman told the BBC.<p>However, the government information …