Toll from cholera outbreak in South Sudan reaches 27: UN

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.

South Sudan fighting uproots 70,000 in three weeks

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 Sudan rebels claim attacks as ceasefire deadline looms

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.

UP announces Rs 20 lakh each for soldiers` families

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.

Bodies of soldiers killed in South Sudan reach India

Five Indian UN peacekeepers, including a lieutenant colonel, were killed while four were injured when they came under attack in Jonglei in South Sudan.

Indian peacekeepers ambushed in South Sudan, five killed

Five Indian peacekeepers were killed in South Sudan’s Jonglei area on Tuesday.