Monday, December 30, 2013

Heavy Fighting Reported In South Sudan -- News Updates December 30, 2013

S. Sudan Rebel Leader Warned To Comply with Cease-Fire -- Voice of America

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says East African nations have warned South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar to comply with a cease-fire or face action by regional nations.

Museveni, who met South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in South Sudan's capital Juba Monday, said Machar had been given four days to respond to the offer.

Regional leaders are pressing for face-to-face talks between Kiir and Machar, his deposed vice president, by December 31.

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More News On The Growing Violence In South Sudan

Battles rage in South Sudan as ceasefire hopes fade -- Global Post/AFP
Uganda deploys troops to South Sudan; UN says up to 180,000 now displaced by violence -- FOX News/AP
Uganda deploys troops to South Sudan amid unrest -- Washington Post/AP
Uganda says region ready to take on, defeat S. Sudan rebel leader -- Reuters
South Sudan army says fighting rebels in flashpoint state capital -- Reuters
South Sudan: Conflicting reports over White Army clashes -- BBC
UN Concerned South Sudan Armed Youth Advancing in Jonglei State -- Bloomberg Businessweek
South Sudan: White Army advances, Uganda troops deepen conflict -- Christian Science Monitor
South Sudan forces battle ‘White Army’ militia -- Washington Post/Reuters
South Sudan Accuses Rebels of Mobilizing 'White Army' -- Voice of America/Reuters
United Nations Says Thousands Displaced By Violence in South Sudan -- Time
Thousands of South Sudanese seeking refuge on U.N. base remain too afraid to return home -- Washington Post
South Sudan: Uprising in a state that cannot afford independence -- Andre Vltchek, RT

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