Nearly 1.4 million children across several countries face an "imminent risk of death" because of famine, according to the United Nations children's agency.
By Larisa Epatko
Families scatter in the chaos of South Sudan's internal fighting, but from time to time, lost loved ones are reunited.
A recent investigation into corruption among South Sudan’s top leaders alleged that the country’s president, former vice president and military generals have been involved in insider deals. The country’s new vice president, Taban Deng Gai, speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about…
By Larisa Epatko
In an interview airing on Monday’s PBS NewsHour, South Sudan Vice President Taban Deng Gai responded to a report that the country’s top leaders were profiting off the five-year conflict by saying it’s under investigation, but the report might be…
By Michael D. Regan
Top officials in South Sudan denied claims made by a U.S.-based human rights group earlier this week, alleging widespread corruption during the country's three-year civil war.
Founded in 2011, South Sudan is the world’s newest country; but for much of its statehood, it has been engulfed in civil war. The violence has killed tens of thousands and displaced more than two million people. A report released…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the second earthquake in 24 hours caused major damage and death -- this time in Myanmar. The 6.8 quake struck deep underground 20 miles from the country’s former capital of Bagan. Also, an attack at…
By Sebastian Rich
Luny, 14, is one of the lucky ones. He was recently released from an armed group in South Sudan, where he spent three years of his young life.
By PBS NewsHour
South Sudan, the world’s newest country, is again on the brink of a civil war. Photographer Sebastian Rich has covered the conflict in the country for more than four decades, and he is there now on a mission with UNICEF,…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he's deployed 47 U.S. troops to South Sudan amid a worrisome outbreak of fighting there.
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