User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
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UN Security Council warns on South Sudan peace efforts 15.12.2017 Washington Post: World
The U.N. Security Council warned Thursday of “costs or consequences” for South Sudan’s government and opposition if they undermine upcoming efforts to achieve a cease-fire and implement a 2015 peace agreement.
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UN says 1.25 million South Sudanese are 1 step from famine 8.12.2017 Hindu: International
There were high hopes that South Sudan would have peace and stability after its independence from neighboring Sudan in 2011.
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UN says 1.25 million South Sudanese are 1 step from famine 8.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Over 1.2 million people in war-torn South Sudan are one step away from famine — twice as many as at the same time last year — and in early 2018 half the country’s population will be reliant on emergency food aid, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Thursday.
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UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt 4.12.2017 AP Top News
CAIRO (AP) -- The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack of funding to address the crisis....
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UN seeks record $22.5 billion to help 91 million in need 2.12.2017 Washington Post: World
The United Nations launched a record appeal Friday for $22.5 billion to help 91 million of the 136 million people across the world in need of humanitarian aid as a result of conflicts, natural disasters, epidemics and displacement.
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The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why. 1.12.2017 Washington Post
The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why.
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U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’ 23.11.2017 Washington Post
U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’
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Harvest season provides meagre respite to South Sudan's ongoing hunger crisis 15.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Harvest season provides meagre respite to South Sudan's ongoing hunger crisis
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U.S. welcomes pledge by South Sudan to allow free access for humanitarian groups 15.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley had made the demand in a meeting with the South Sudanese president last month.
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‘Better to die in combat than in hunger’: Rescued from war, South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back 11.11.2017 Washington Post
In 2015, during a lull in the country’s civil war, 1,775 boys promised the United Nations that their lives as combatants had ended. Two years later, the boys are returning to the battlefield, and the United Nations’ hopes of ending the global problem of underage fighters are fading.
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They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back. 10.11.2017 Washington Post
They were rescued from war. Now South Sudan’s child soldiers are going back.
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Yemenis grapple with border closures that could spur 'the largest famine the world has seen for many decades' 10.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Even for Yemenis accustomed to the brutal economies of life under a years-long siege, the effect of a blockade of all air, sea and land ports into the country was a surprise.

“Food merchants immediately doubled all their prices. Fuel, in one moment, disappeared from the markets and the price of...

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Yemenis grapple with border closures that could spur 'largest famine in decades' 10.11.2017 L.A. Times - World News

Even for Yemenis accustomed to the brutal economies of life under a years-long siege, the effect of a blockade of all air, sea and land ports into the country was a surprise.

“Food merchants immediately doubled all their prices. Fuel, in one moment, disappeared from the markets and the price of...

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US ambassador to UN evacuated from volatile South Sudan camp 26.10.2017 AP Top News
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was evacuated from a U.N. camp for displaced people in South Sudan on Wednesday because of a demonstration against President Salva Kiir, witnesses said....
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Nikki Haley warns war-torn South Sudan that U.S. aid ‘at crossroads’ unless violence eases 25.10.2017 Washington Post
Nikki Haley warns war-torn South Sudan that U.S. aid ‘at crossroads’ unless violence eases
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Nikki Haley and the awful dilemma posed by South Sudan 24.10.2017 Washington Post: World
The Trump administration official travels to the site of Africa’s worst humanitarian crisis.
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In Africa, US envoy Haley voices concern over South Sudan 23.10.2017 Washington Post: World
The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. says her government will continue sending aid to South Sudan despite the stalling of a peace process to end the civil war that has killed tens of thousands.
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UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan 18.10.2017 AP Top News
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
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South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault. 15.10.2017 Washington Post
South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault.
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Citing improvements, U.S. will lift some sanctions on Sudan 7.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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