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Stories with place: Juba
  • South Sudan hopes IOC recognition will unite newest nation 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 4:35 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - Torn by civil war and facing a humanitarian crisis, South Sudan is finding hope on the sporting front: The world's newest nation is in line for international recognition that would allow it to send a team to next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Amid violence and hunger, South Sudan marks 4th birthday 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 11:27 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan marked four years of independence from Sudan on Thursday, but the celebrations were tempered by concerns about ongoing violence and the threat of famine.