South Sudan


article 27 June 2014 World, Sudan
Sudan's Meriam Ibrahim released for a second time

A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned is freed again after being detained on accusations of forging travel documents.

article 24 June 2014 World, South Sudan
New pictures are released of Meriam Ibrahim and her family after she was freed from a prison in Sudan following her conviction for marrying a Christian.
Meriam Ibrahim detained at airport in 'abuse of power'

Sudanese Christian convert Meriam Ibrahim and her two young children are re-arrested at Khartoum airport, just hours after photos are released showing her smiling, and free from prison.

video 23 April 2014 World, South Sudan

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'Stop the killing': David Miliband on South Sudan - video

Channel 4 News speaks to the former foreign secretary, now chief executive of the International Rescue Committee, David Miliband, about the crisis in South Sudan.

article 23 April 2014 World, South Sudan
White House condemns South Sudan massacre

The reported massacre of hundreds of people in South Sudan is an "abomination", the White House says.

article 27 March 2014 World, Malaysia
48 years on death row: Japanese man finally released

As a Japanese man is released after 48 years on death row - a new report shows that publicly disclosed executions jumped nearly 15 per cent in 2013.

article 09 January 2014 World, South Sudan
South Sudan (Reuters)
South Sudan humanitarian crisis: inside Juba's hospital

The United Nations warns that overcrowding at the main South Sudanese hospital in the capital Juba is becoming an increasing problem, with thousands of people suffering from malaria or disease.

article 07 January 2014 World, Sudan
South Sudan peace talks begin in Ethiopia

South Sudanese rebels and a government delegation start face-to-face peace talks, aimed at ending fighting that has left the world's newest state on the brink of a civil war.

article 03 January 2014 World, Ethiopia
DECEMBER 26: South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit (C) meets with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (L) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (R) on December 26, 2013 in Juba, South Suda
by Hopes pinned on peace talks as South Sudan violence worsens

Ethnic violence in Sudan has killed thousands, according to the UN, with an estimated 180,000 displaced. Can peace talks stop the violence?

article 25 December 2013 World, South Sudan
South Sudan: UN sends more peacekeepers as violence spreads

UN Security Council approves plans to almost double the number of peacekeepers in South Sudan as reports of mass graves fuel fears of a worsening of ethnic blood shed.

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