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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.