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South Sudan's Government Commits to Ceasefire

An African regional bloc says South Sudan's government has agreed to a cease-fire, a move that could help end inter-ethnic fighting that has left more than 1,000 people dead this month. The Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) announced the decision at the end of a Friday summit in Nairobi. The group urged supporters of President Salva Kiir's former deputy, Riek Machar, to make the same commitment. Fighting broke out in South Sudan earlier this month, after...

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