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South Sudan army closes in on rebel-held town

South Sudan's government said it was poised to recapture a key town from rebel forces, as peace talks being held in neighbouring Ethiopia appeared to be making slow progress.<p>"It's a matter of hours that the SPLA [Sudan People's Liberation Army] will announce the capture of Bor," a government …

Deal struck to drive out fighters in Iraq

Iraq's military and some tribal leaders have struck a deal to drive out al-Qaeda-linked fighters in Anbar amid continued clashes and shelling in the predominantly Sunni Arab western province.<p>Pro-government Sunni tribes have asked the Iraqi military to withdraw from Anbar, and together with local …

Hubble Reveals Universe's Oldest Galaxies

The new Frontier Fields images show 13-billion-year-old stars.<p>Hubble Space Telescope astronomers Tuesday released views of the oldest galaxies yet seen, about 13.2 billion years old. They offer intriguing glimpses of the chaotic birth of the first stars.<p>The images are the first in a series called …

US Navy to get a drone the size of a Boeing 757 plane

The United States Navy is to increase its surveillance power with a drone the size of a Boeing 757 plane<p>The U.S. Navy is to receive a new drone that has the wingspan of a Boeing 757 plane.<p>The US Navy and the manufacturer Northrop Grummanhave recently completed the ninth trial flight of the MQ-4C …

South Sudan peace talks falter as Uganda sends in troops

The South Sudan peace talks being held in Ethiopia have stalled, officials say, as a rebel commander claims big victories against the South Sudanese government and Uganda sends in more troops and military hardware.<p>Even as several dozen people held a peace march in Juba, South Sudan's capital, on …