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S. Sudan Army Claims Recapture of Oil-producing State

South Sudan's army said it regained a rebel-held northern town on Friday, giving the government control of a region where oil production had been halted by fighting that has left the world's youngest nation close to civil war.   “It happened this afternoon at 2.30 p.m.,” (1130 GMT), army spokesman Philip Aguer told Reuters of the recapture of Bentiu, the capital of Unity state. “When you control Bentiu you control all the oilfields in Unity state.”   There was no...

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