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Army expedites buying military hardware for UN missions

The Army has decided to fast-track procurement of UAVs, infantry combat vehicles and other military platforms for use by its troops in UN peacekeeping missions after the global body expressed..
Deccan Herald

INTERVIEW-Mothers and babies at risk amid critical midwives' shortage in South Sudan

By Astrid Zweynert LONDON, June 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When he worked as a nurse in his native South Sudan, Joseph Deng saw many women suffering in pregnancy and childbirth, inspiring him to..

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News video: Uganda struggling with refugees influx

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There is an urgent call for more aid to help Uganda cope with an influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan. It comes at a UN-backed summit where donor countries have made pledges of million of..
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News video: World’s youngest nation S. Sudan on verge of slipping into civil conflict as almost 300 killed

World’s youngest nation S. Sudan on verge of slipping into civil conflict as almost 300 killed 07:45

Fears are mounting that South Sudan - the world's youngest nation - could slip back into civil war, after almost three hundred people were killed in fighting over the last week. Some of the most..
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News video: Angelina Jolie Calls for Better Treatment of Refugees

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Angelina Jolie is taking up the fight for refugees once again. The Oscar winner denounced the impunity with which rape is committed in conflict zones and the mistreatment of vulnerable women and..
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UN chief seeks $8 billion for South Sudan refugee crisis

Antonio Guterres today addressed a UN-backed summit in Uganda that seeks USD 8 billion for nearly a million South Sudanese refugees and the host communities that officials say are near the breaking..

Donors pledge $352 mln to help Uganda's South Sudanese refugees

About $352 million has been pledged to help Uganda cope with an influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan, donors said on Friday.

South Sudan to lift ban on foreign journalists

South Sudan's media authority will lift a ban on around 20 foreign journalists who had been refused access to the country.Earlier this month the government's media regulatory authority said it had..
All India Radio Also reported by •DNA

South Sudan must end war, UN chief says on refugee visit

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EU offers 85 mln euros to help fund Uganda's refugee response

The European Union has offered 85 million euros ($94.89 million) to help fund relief operations for hundreds of thousands of refugees flowing into Uganda from neighbouring South Sudan, it said in a..

More South Sudanese go hungry but worst of famine eases - U.N.

"Across South Sudan, more people are on the brink of famine today than were in February. "

U.N. renews appeal for humanitarian funds as needs grow

The world body is providing life-saving aid to civilians caught up in conflicts across the Middle East and Africa as well as to 20 million people facing famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and..

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

The situation remains critical, according to reports by South Sudan's National Bureau of Statistics and the UN's updated food and security analysis.
DNA Also reported by •Deccan Herald

South Sudan no longer classified as in famine - U.N.-backed report

The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report was based on a survey by a working group including government and U. N. officials.
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

Interview: Splintering of South Sudan war makes peace more elusive - United Nations

David Shearer, head of the 13,000-strong United Nations mission, welcomed signs that regional leaders were rejuvenating the peace process but said any initiative must include all factions, including..
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees

Amnesty International says rich countries have failed in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan.

Take greater responsibility for your people, U.N. refugee chief tells South Sudan

JUBA (Reuters) - The United Nations called on South Sudan's leaders to take more responsibility for stemming the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, as it said the number of people displaced..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016, the UN said today.
Zee News

South Sudan's displaced see little chance of peace

JUBA (Reuters) - When South Sudan's civil war erupted in 2013, Nyayath Uluak was caught in crossfire in the northern town of Malakal and a bullet tore her leg apart. She survived, but the lower half of..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

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