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Stories with subject: Ethnic conflicts
  • 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.

  • Myanmar ethnic rebels meet to discuss nationwide ceasefire 
    Updated: May-01-15 8:06 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Ethnic rebel group leaders began meeting Friday in northeastern Myanmar to discuss how to end the current fighting in the region and finalize a nationwide ceasefire agreement with the government.

  • Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 5:19 am

    ALMATY, Kazakhstan - As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country's massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine.