- APNewsBreak: US military aircraft hit in S. Sudan Updated: Dec-21-13 7:10 am
- Rebels said to control some S. Sudan oil fields Updated: Dec-20-13 10:09 pm
- Kerry calls for end to violence in South Sudan Updated: Dec-20-13 10:01 pm
- UN: 2 Indian peacekeepers killed in SSudan; 1 hurt Updated: Dec-20-13 8:39 am
- Obama deploys small military group to South Sudan Updated: Dec-19-13 8:36 pm
- South Sudan youth force way into UN mission Updated: Dec-19-13 12:42 pm
- US evacuates diplomats, allies from South Sudan Updated: Dec-18-13 1:39 pm
- UK to withdraw some embassy staff from South Sudan Updated: Dec-18-13 8:08 am
- US orders staff out of South Sudan amid unrest Updated: Dec-17-13 3:51 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - Rebel fire hit two U.S. military aircraft responding to the outbreak in violence in South Sudan on Saturday, wounding three U.S. service members and heavily damaging at least one of the aircraft, officials said. South Sudan blamed the attack on renegade troops in control of the breakaway region.
JUBA, South Sudan - Armed rebels were said to be in control of some of South Sudan's oil fields Friday, raising questions of how long the country's oil will flow and whether Sudan could enter the conflict which showed no signs of ending.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry says peace is the only option for South Sudan as the African nation endures a wave of targeted ethnic violence.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan says two Indian peacekeepers were killed at their base and one was injured.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has deployed a small military contingent to South Sudan to help bolster security at the U.S. Embassy amid escalating violence in the fledgling African nation.
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says youth from South Sudan's second-largest ethnic group have forced their way into a U.N. peacekeeping mission base in conflict-wracked Jonglei state, pursuing civilians who had taken refuge there.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon flew 120 U.S. diplomats and others out of South Sudan on Wednesday because of continuing violence in the African nation.
LONDON - Britain's Foreign Office says it is withdrawing some embassy staff from South Sudan because of violence in the oil-rich East African country.
WASHINGTON - The United States ordered nonemergency government personnel to leave South Sudan and suspended normal operations at its embassy there Tuesday as political and social unrest continued to confront the fledgling African nation.