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UN Security Council Passes Sanction...

UN Security Council Passes Sanctions Regime Against South Sudan

NEW YORK – The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday creating a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, hoping it will press rival leaders into ending a conflict that has killed tens of thousands in the world’s newest country. The... FULL STORY »

SECRETARY KERRY: Salva Kiir and Rie...

SECRETARY KERRY: Salva Kiir and Riek Machar Must Put the Interest of Their ...

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY KERRY March 2, 2015 Secretary Kerry on South Sudan Negotiations The warring parties in South Sudan must seize the current and final round of negotiations to deliver a sustainable peace. We are well past the point where enough is enough. Leaders must put... FULL STORY »

Thousands in Calgary Protest Agains...

Thousands in Calgary Protest Against President Salva Kiir

CALGARY – Demonstrators carry signs bearing slogans “Stop Genocide,” “Salva Kiir Must Go,” and “President Kiir Must Face ICC”. Thousands of people attended a demonstration outside city Hall in Calgary Alberta on Monday to protest against South Sudan President and call for an end of... FULL STORY »

“Actions speak louder than wo...

“Actions speak louder than words” – US told Marial Benjam...

WASHINGTON – A high level South Sudanese delegation to the United States were told that their actions must carry more weights than the nice words they are trying to convey to the Obama government. Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations convened a meeting with the South... FULL STORY »

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Thousands in Calgary Protest Against President Salva Kiir Visit to Washington DC

CALGARY – Demonstrators carry signs bearing slogans “Stop Genocide,” “Salva Kiir Must Go,” and “President Kiir Must Face ICC,” and call on... FULL STORY »

South Sudanese Community in Calgary Supported UNMISS presence in South Sudan

CALGARY – Some hundreds of South Sudanese Canadian protesters took to the streets of Downtown Calgary today supporting Hilde Johnson, Special Representative of the Secretary-General... FULL STORY »

US pledges $ 83 million to help IDPs in South Sudan

JUBA – The Government of United States of America announced on Tuesday an $ 83 million US dollar for the humanitarian assistant to the most affected people by the conflict in and... FULL STORY »

4 MORE YEARS: Obamania engulfs Africa, but critical issues remain

G&M – From small villages to sprawling cities, most Africans have welcomed Barack Obama&146;s election victory, but with noticeably less enthusiasm than they did in... FULL STORY »

defiant Ahmadinejad says Israel will be eliminated

NEW YORK – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday Israel has no roots in the Middle East and would be “eliminated,” ignoring a U.N. warning to avoid incendiary... FULL STORY »

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