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South Sudan Peace Talks Begin in Ethiopia

Representatives from the South Sudanese government and a rebel force fighting to overthrow it have opened peace talks in Ethiopia.Regional mediators hope to broker a cease-fire to end three weeks of conflict that has pushed the world's newest country toward civil war.Ethiopia's Foreign Ministry says the talks began Friday, adding the East African regional bloc IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development) is committed to help in any way possible.Fighting between the forces of...

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