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South Sudan Fighting Threatens Cease-fire

Government troops clashed with South Sudan rebels on Friday near the capital of the oil producing Unity State, a U.N. official said, days after a U.N. Security Council delegation warned of sanctions if either side violated a cease-fire both side recomitted to in May. Heavy shelling and gunfire near Bentiu started around 6:00 a.m. and continued for several hours, said a Reuters correspondent in a nearby U.N. base that is sheltering 29,000 people displaced by months of fighting. A senior...

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