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Advance Ceasefire Monitor Team Arrives in South Sudan

An advance team of monitors sent by east African nations arrived in South Sudan on Sunday to set up a mission tasked with observing a shaky ceasefire agreed to by government and rebel forces. The warring sides signed the ceasefire on Jan. 23 to end weeks of fighting, but sporadic clashes have continued, underlining the challenge regional mediators face when peace talks resume in neighboring Ethiopia next week. Diplomats expect the monitors will focus on the three flashpoint towns of...

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