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South Sudan Government, Rebels Clash in Oil State

Rebel soldiers and government troops in South Sudan are fighting for control of Malakal, the capital of oil-producing Upper Nile State. Clashes in the town began Tuesday and picked up again Wednesday, with government officials acknowledging the army is not in full control of the town. Late Tuesday, the U.N. Security Council voted to to send an additional 5,500 peacekepeers to troubled South Sudan, where U.N. official Toby Lanzer said it is likely thousands of people have been killed in...

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