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  • Human Rights Watch: 'Appalling crimes' by both sides in South Sudan

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Both sides in South Sudan's new war have committed "appalling crimes," according to a Human Rights Watch report Thursday, offering a grim picture of massacres, ethnic killings and looting of humanitarian aid. The...
  • South Sudan ramps up rhetoric against U.N. as hopes for peace fade

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Days after South Sudan's president accused the United Nations of acting like a "parallel government" in the world's newest country, another official said Wednesday that the country was "at war" with the U.N. The...
  • South Sudan's government, rebels sign cease-fire accord

    South Sudan's government, rebels sign cease-fire accord
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South Sudan’s government and rebels signed an agreement Thursday to cease hostilities, the first breakthrough since combat erupted last month. The accord, signed in the capital of neighboring Ethiopia, called on both...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'We Come as Friends'

    A masterfully composed and suitably outraged look at the neocolonialist exploitation of South Sudan, "We Come as Friends" is, after "Darwin's Nightmare," the second part of Austrian documentarian Hubert Sauper's proposed trilogy about the contemporary...
  • South Sudan looting of aid reflects the new nation's setbacks

    MALAKAL, South Sudan — The looters came by the thousands. They were organized, systematic and took their time. At two World Food Program warehouses in this dusty South Sudanese town, they opened thousands of USAID cans of vegetable oil and...
  • U.N. faces humanitarian disaster in South Sudan

    U.N. faces humanitarian disaster in South Sudan
    JUBA, South Sudan -- Toddlers tottering in the dust, elderly men sitting in the shade to escape the sapping heat, clustering flies, the drifting smoke of cooking fires and the sour smell of too many people crowded into a small space. If things are bad now...
  • United Nations appeals for $1.27 billion in aid for South Sudan

    United Nations appeals for $1.27 billion in aid for South Sudan
    JUBA, South Sudan — Toddlers tottering in the dust, elderly men sitting in the shade to escape the sapping heat, clustering flies, the drifting smoke of cooking fires, and the sour smell of far too many people crowded into a small space. If things...
  • Hubert Sauper flies into South Sudan's reality in 'We Come as Friends'

    Hubert Sauper flies into South Sudan's reality in 'We Come as Friends'
    Documentary filmmakers are known to go to extraordinary lengths to get their stories on film, but few have gone as far as Hubert Sauper. In order to achieve the unusual access to the reality of Africa he provides in his exceptional "We Come as Friends,"...
  • Fighting erupts in key South Sudan oil town

    Fighting erupts in key South Sudan oil town
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- In a major setback to peace efforts in South Sudan, fighting erupted Tuesday in the key town of Malakal in Upper Nile state, the only region still producing the oil that the government relies on for more than 98% of its...
  • Even China has second thoughts on South Sudan after violence

    Even China has second thoughts on South Sudan after violence
    JUBA, South Sudan — After South Sudan's optimistic 2011 vote for independence, the country's deadly December descent into ethnic fighting has tried the patience of Western donors, diplomats, humanitarian organizations and investors alike. But for...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'
    "The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy "The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...