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Stories with place: Southern Sudan
  • Sudanese government denies supporting rebels in South Sudan 
    Updated: May-25-15 12:47 pm

    KHARTOUM, Sudan - The Sudanese government denied on Monday it was supporting rebels in South Sudan after it accused Khartoum of supplying arms to the insurgents threatening its oil fields.

  • South Sudan alleges Khartoum role in new rebel offensive 
    Updated: May-22-15 8:49 am

    KAMPALA, Uganda - South Sudan's military on Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern country where oil fields are now threatened by fresh fighting.

  • South Sudan: UN, groups say children targeted in fighting 
    Updated: May-18-15 2:10 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - Dozens of children have been killed, at least 12 raped and others abducted and recruited in attacks in South Sudan's Unity state over a two-week period, the U.N. children's agency reported Monday.

  • South Sudan fighting causes humanitarian crisis, says UN 
    Updated: May-12-15 1:27 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - The United Nations mission to South Sudan has received credible reports of kidnappings of boys as young as 10 and the rape and abduction of girls and women amid killings in a northern region that the U.N. and aid agencies had to abandon because of the danger.

  • Aid agencies withdraw foreign staff from town in South Sudan 
    Updated: May-09-15 12:17 pm

    JUBA, South Sudan - Two global aid agencies Saturday evacuated their international staff from a part of war-torn South Sudan fearing violence as government troops launch an offensive against rebels.

  • Kerry makes emotional appeal to So. Sudan's warring leaders 
    Updated: May-04-15 12:34 pm

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Secretary of State John Kerry condemned South Sudan's warring president and opposition leader as "disgraceful" Monday for squandering the promise of the world's youngest country and pledged $5 million to create a court or another institution that might one day hold perpetrators of the nation's violence accountable.

  • South Sudan ratifies Convention on the Rights of the Child 
    Updated: May-04-15 10:49 am

    UNITED NATIONS - South Sudan has ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international human rights treaty meant to protect children's rights to health, education and freedom from discrimination.