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.
The President of South Sudan will negotiate with his former deputy today, in an attempt to halt the ethnic murders that have taken 1,000 lives in the last two weeks.
South Sudan's government says its military have recaptured the key town of Bor, days after it was seized by rebels.
Migrants are risking unimaginable horror to escape the poverty of sub-Saharan Africa, travelling through Libya in search of Europe's promised land.
As the government pledges £33m in aid to Darfur, International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone says the money will be used to help communities grow their own food and providing training.
A Californian filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic film which sparked a wave of violent protests across the world is taken in for questioning by officers.
With the world's youngest nation celebrating its first anniversary, a World Bank report predicts that South Sudan's decision to shut off its oil supply will have disastrous consequences.