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Ethnic rivalry threatens Sudan

Civilians arrive at UNMISS compound adjacent to Juba International Airport to take refuge on Dec 17. Sporadic gunfire rang out in the capital, Juba, overnight as the military "cleared out remnants" of a faction of soldiers accused of mounting a coup attempt, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday amid an ongoing hunt for the former deputy president who is accused of leading the failed plot.

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Civilians arrive at UNMISS compound adjacent to Juba International Airport to take refuge on Dec 17. Sporadic gunfire rang out in the capital, Juba, overnight as the military "cleared out remnants" of a faction of soldiers accused of mounting a coup attempt, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday amid an ongoing hunt for the former deputy president who is accused of leading the failed plot.



JUBA, South Sudan— At least 500 people, most of them soldiers, have been killed in South Sudan since Sunday, a senior government official said as an ethnic rivalry threatened to tear apart the world’s newest country...

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