South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba for the first time in more than two years on Wednesday to take part in a peace ceremony.
Rebel leader to attend peace ceremony in South Sudan
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar will return to the capital Juba this week to take part in a peace ceremony, a spokesman said Tuesday.
South Sudan rebel chief Machar refuses to sign peace deal
South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar on Tuesday refused to sign a final peace deal with the government that aims to end a brutal civil war, a Sudanese mediator said.
South Sudan foes sign final power-sharing deal
South Sudanese arch-foes signed a final power-sharing deal Sunday as President Salva Kiir called for unity in a country torn by a civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people.
South Sudan rebels reject peace deal reinstating Machar
South Sudan rebels on Monday rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the strong power base of the country’s president.
U.S. condemns effort to extend President Salva Kiir’s tenure
The U. S. has condemned efforts by South Sudan’s government to extend President Salva Kiir’s term for three years.
South Sudan foes agree 'permanent' ceasefire within 72 hours
South Sudan President Salva Kiir and arch-foe Riek Machar agreed Wednesday to a "permanent" ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours, raising hopes of a deal to end their country's devastating war.
South Sudan foes in new peace talks to end deadly war
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and arch-foe Riek Machar met on Monday for a new round of peace talks after a first meeting last week faltered.