The number of people dying of cholera outbreak has reached 27 in South Sudanese capital of Juba with suspected cases turning more than double from 395 cases last week to 892, the UN humanitarian agency said Saturday.
The UN refugee agency said Tuesday that more than 70,000 South Sudanese have fled to safety in three weeks after a truce was signed in Addis Ababa May 9.
South Sudanese rebels accused the army of attacking their positions today just hours before a ceasefire deal agreed by the government and rebels comes into effect.
The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday announced an ex-gratia amount of Rs 20 lakh each to the families of two of the five Indian soldiers killed in South Sudan.
Five Indian UN peacekeepers, including a lieutenant colonel, were killed while four were injured when they came under attack in Jonglei in South Sudan.
Five Indian peacekeepers were killed in South Sudan’s Jonglei area on Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
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