South Sudan News
Trump envoy Haley tells refugees she cares, but defends cuts
President Donald Trump's 31 percent budget cut to the U.S. State Department and international assistance dramatically ramps down American support for programs that for decades have promoted U.S. values and the welfare of the neediest around the world
New WFP leader calls South Sudan's famine 'deplorable'
New American head of World Food Program calls South Sudan's famine 'deplorable'
AP Interview: WFP chief says 600,000 kids risk famine death
AP Interview: New World Food Program chief calls on donors to step up, warns 600,000 children risk death from famine
South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says
South Sudan pro-government forces killed 114 civilians, raped girls in front of families: UN
US: Venezuela crisis worsening, wants to prevent new Syria
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says Washington called the first-ever U.N. Security Council consultations on Venezuela because the crisis is getting worse and the Trump administration wants to prevent another conflict like Syria, North Korea or South Sudan
UN: 300,000 children migrating solo, up nearly fivefold
The U.N. children's agency says more than 300,000 young people migrating alone have been recorded in a two-year period, marking a dramatic escalation of a dangerous trend that has forced some young refugees into slavery and prostitution
UN gives Sudan and South Sudan 6 months for Abyei monitoring
The U.N. Security Council has decided that the stalemate between Sudan and South Sudan over the status of the oil-rich region of Abyei has gone on for too long and is giving the countries a final six months to implement joint border monitoring
Famine 'not fake news': WFP head laments media's Trump focus
The former South Carolina governor who heads the U.N.'s World Food Program is lamenting how the media's focus on President Donald Trump is taking away attention from famine in Africa and the Middle East, saying: "This is not fake news, this is reality."
Kiir: South Sudan's ousted army chief 'in a fighting mood'
South Sudan ousted army chief 'in a fighting mood,' president says; orders him back to capital