South Sudan

Chinese UN peacekeeper killed in South Sudan fighting

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:20

Juba, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese UN peacekeeper was among the persons killed during the the renewed fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba, a spokeswoman with the UN Mission in South Sudan said on Monday.


UN chief urges end to hostilities in South Sudan

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 03:46

United Nations, July 11 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday said that he was "shocked and appalled by the heavy fighting" that is currently taking place in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, and strongly urged the leaders of the youngest country in the world to "do everything within their power" to de-escalae the hostilities.