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US Imposes Sanctions on Military, Rebel Leader in South Sudan

The United States has announced its first sanctions against South Sudan, where clashes between pro- and anti-government forces have left thousands of people dead since mid-December.Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. is imposing financial penalties on Marial Chanuong, a government military commander and Peter Gadet, a military leader loyal to former vice president Riek Machar. During a Tuesday appearance with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, Kerry said both men are...

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