Salva-Kiir - Latest News on Salva-Kiir | Read Breaking News on Zee News

50,000 children facing death in war-torn South Sudan: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 18:55

More than 50,000 children in South Sudan face death from disease and hunger, the United Nations warned today as it begged for over a billion dollars to support those hit by six months of civil war.

S Sudan`s warring leaders agree deadline for new govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 01:29

South Sudan`s president and rebel chief met today in a bid to end six months of civil war, agreeing to forge a transitional government within a 60-day deadline, Ethiopia`s prime minster said.

UN chief urges S Sudan rivals to meet as promised

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 09:47

The UN Secretary-General is urging the President of South Sudan to meet his rival next week, even though the peace deal that promised the June 9 meeting fell apart within days.

UN chief hails South Sudan ceasefire agreement

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 13:18

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a ceasefire agreement signed by South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.

South Sudan`s rebel leader agrees new ceasefire with president

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 09:32

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar signed a ceasefire deal on Friday after coming under growing international pressure to end ethnic fighting that has raised fears of genocide. 

South Sudan leader sets off for talks with rival

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 13:53

South Sudan President Salva Kiir flew out of Juba Friday for the Ethiopian capital to hold direct talks with rebel chief Riek Machar, the foreign minister said.

Gross rights abuses committed by both sides in South Sudan: Report

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 13:16

Gross human rights abuses, including rapes, mass killings and torture, have been committed by both sides in the brutal conflict that erupted in South Sudan towards end of last year, according to a new UN report which said civilians were directly targeted in the violence.

South Sudan court frees four top leaders accused of `rebellion`

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 05:00

South Sudan has released four top leaders accused of rebellion and treason, dropping charges of attempting to overthrow the government in a move aimed at ending a four-month-old civil war.

South Sudan court frees four top leaders accused of `rebellion`

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 22:11

South Sudan on Friday released four top leaders accused of rebellion and treason, dropping charges for attempting to overthrow the government in a move aimed at ending a four-month-old civil war.

South Sudan rebels claim to be closing in on oil fields

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 18:54

Rebels in South Sudan said Thursday they were closing in on key oil fields and two state capitals, predicting an imminent collapse of the government and a "bloodbath".

United Nations outraged by South Sudan attacks

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 14:31

The UN Security Council has expressed its outrage over recent armed attacks on civilians taking shelter at a UN base in South Sudan, an official statement said.

Over one million displaced by ongoing South Sudan conflict: UN

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 14:49

Over one million people have been displaced by the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, the United Nations has said.