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Calls for Peace in South Sudan as Army, Rebels Clash

U.S. and U.N. officials are renewing calls for peace in South Sudan, amid growing ethnic violence and more clashes between the army and rebel soldiers. The latest fighting is centered in Malakal, capital of oil-rich Upper Nile State. Army spokesman Philip Aguer says clashes between rebels and government loyalists that began Tuesday resumed on Wednesday, with both sides still present in the town. Meanwhile, more than 40,000 people remain sheltered at U.N. bases, seeking refuge from the...

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