'I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan' says Kiir
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir called on arch-rival Riek Machar on Thursday to meet for talks to salvage peace after days of intense gun battles in the capital Juba.
Ceasefire holds for second day in South Sudan capital
A ceasefire in South Sudan's capital appeared to hold for a second straight day Wednesday after intense fighting that killed hundreds of people and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes.
Ceasefire declared after deadly South Sudan clashes
South Sudan's president and his estranged deputy ordered a ceasefire Monday after a new day of heavy fighting in the capital that sent thousands fleeing and threatened a return to civil war.
South Sudan president orders immediate ceasefire
South Sudan's president ordered a ceasefire Monday after a new day of heavy fighting in the capital Juba that sent thousands of people fleeing and threatened a return to civil war.
150 killed as South Sudan marks independence anniversary
The streets of South Sudan's capital were charged with tension on Saturday, the nation's fifth independence anniversary, after an outbreak of heavy fighting on the eve left at least 150 soldiers dead. Friday's violence in the world's youngest country represents yet another blow to a shaky peace deal that has so far failed to…