South Sudan troops held women as sex slaves: UN

A UN report says South Sudanese government troops held women as sex slaves while attacking scores of civilians just outside UN bases.

Jan 21, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

34 children die from malnutrition in South Sudan

At least 34 children have died from malnutrition in the first week of September in South Sudan's Bentiu town, a UN spokesman has said.

Sep 22, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

100,000 flee week of South Sudan fighting: UN

Up to 100,000 people have fled a week of heavy fighting in South Sudan`s civil war in the key northern oil state of Unity, the United Nations said on Friday.

May 08, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Shelling in South Sudan oil town: Defence minister

 Rebel fighters in South Sudan bombarded government positions Tuesday in the oil town of Bentiu, where 53,000 civilians are sheltering inside a United Nations camp, the defence minister said.

Feb 10, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

South Sudan fighters carried out `month of rape` campaign: UN

South Sudanese fighters carried out a "month of rape" campaign, a top United Nations rights chief has said, warning that atrocities continue with a seventh ceasefire broken.

Feb 06, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

South Sudan truce already broken, rebels claim

South Sudan`s rebels on Saturday accused government forces of attacking their positions, just hours after the two sides promised an immediate halt to their nearly 11-month-old civil war.

Nov 09, 2014, 02:28 AM IST

Sleeping in a swamp: South Sudan civilians struggle to survive

 Inside the barbed wire, knee-deep mud sucks at the legs of the nearly 50,000 South Sudanese who live in the cramped, fetid camp, protected by United Nations peacekeepers.

Oct 15, 2014, 12:40 PM IST

South Sudan Army admits loss of key oil town of Bentiu

South Sudan`s Army said rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long conflict.

Apr 17, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

South Sudan retakes oil town from rebels

South Sudanese troops retook the capital of an oil-producing state from rebels loyal to the country`s former vice president, a military spokesman said.

Jan 11, 2014, 06:19 AM IST

South Sudan government says key oil hub Bentiu recaptured

South Sudanese troops on Friday recaptured the key northern oil city of Bentiu from rebel forces, officials said, following days of fierce fighting that has forced tens of thousands to flee the area.

Jan 10, 2014, 12:51 PM IST