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U.N. Denies South Sudan Mass Grave

South Sudan unrest: Australia pledges military aircraft to boost UN force

Australia will provide two military aircraft to move United Nations forces into South Sudan and possibly help with evacuations, but is yet to consider providing any other assistance.<p>The acting prime minister, Warren Truss, made the announcement as he reaffirmed calls for Australians to try to …

Kim Jong-Un aims to 'boost army readyness' in N Korea

North Korea’s army should boost its combat readyness according to the country’s leader Kim Jong-Un.<p>He said conflict could break out without any prior notice and added the South should decide between peace and war.<p>It comes at a time of growing tension on the Korean peninsula.

Anti-Government Protests Pick Up Again in Thailand

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After a period of relative calm, protesters against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck …

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In South Sudan, South Korean Peacekeepers Solicit Ammo From Bitter Rivals Japan

Anyone who appreciates irony can give a shout-out to South Korea, which has asked for thousands of rounds of assault-rifle ammunition for its …

Dozens of Syrian rebels die in government ambush

<b>Dozens of Islamist rebels have been killed by a Syrian army ambush in a strategic area near the capital Damascus.</b><p>Activists and state media say the attack took place on Friday morning to the north of the town of Maaloula.<p>State media said the men were linked to the al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Nusra …

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar wary of truce offer

<b>South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said there must be proper negotiations before the rebels can agree to a truce with the government.</b><p>He was speaking after the government said it had agreed to an immediate end to fighting, in a declaration welcomed by East African leaders in Nairobi.<p>Fighting …

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Cameron, Clegg and Miliband unite for Syria appeal

<b>The leaders of Britain's three main political parties have issued a joint statement urging more support for refugees fleeing Syria's civil war.</b><p>David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg said four million children were caught up in the civil conflict.<p>The three leaders threw their support behind a …

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African leaders broker South Sudan government ceasefire - video

Between 200 and 300 people feared drowned after overcrowded ferry sinks on the White Nile river<p>Published: 14 Jan 2014<p><b>Khalid Mustafa</b> <b>Medani:</b> The violence in South Sudan can be ended if the west uses its influence. Talks between the ruling party's warring factions will achieve little<p>Published: 14 Jan …

How Hollywood cloaked South Sudan in celebrity and fell for the 'big lie'

When violence erupted two weeks ago in the world's youngest country, one of the first voices to speak out, before the US president or the head of the United Nations, was that of the Hollywood actor George Clooney. There was nothing particularly objectionable about his counsel, which in any case was …

Syria: barrel bomb dropped on Aleppo market kills at least 25

A large bomb dropped from a helicopter on a crowded market has killed at least 25 people in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.<p>A video posted on the internet by local activist group Insaan Rights Watch showed residents pulling mangled corpses out of scorched and twisted car frames on Saturday.<p>One …

Assad Blamed For Beirut Car Bomb Assassination Of Lebanese Politician

After the brutal assassination of a top Lebanese politician and former ambassador to the U.S., allies are blaming Hezbollah and its Syrian regime …

Nigel Farage calls on government to let Syrian refugees into UK

Nigel Farage is calling on the government to start admitting refugees fleeing the fighting in Syria into Britain.<p>The Ukip leader, who has been at the forefront of the opposition to allowing migrants from Bulgaria and Romania unfettered access to the UK, said the position of those displaced by …

Vatican: Assad Sent Private Message to Pope

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has sent a letter to Pope Francis, Vatican sources confirmed Saturday.<p>The contents of the message were not revealed …

Two peacekeepers slain in Darfur attack

Two peacekeepers, one from Senegal and one from Jordan, have been killed in Sudan's Darfur region after an unidentified armed group attacked their convoy, according to the United Nations.<p>UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the "cowardly attack" on the peacekeepers near Greida, South Darfur, …

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South Sudan conflict: Fears for isolated children

<b>Thousands of children are likely to have been separated from their families as a result of the latest violence in South Sudan, an aid agency has warned.</b><p>Save the Children says many children are surviving on their own in very remote areas.<p>Some have witnessed their parents being killed and their homes …

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South Sudan: Conflicting reports over White Army clashes

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1040000/1040051_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534405347_74918704502d47f5966d7c442fb76ff8<p><b>There are conflicting reports from South Sudan where youths loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar are said to be marching on the strategic town of Bor.</b><p>In …

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