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UN Council to Discuss Sanctions for South Sudan

The U.N. Security Council this week will begin discussing imposing sanctions on South Sudan, where two factions are caught in a long-running political dispute with no solution in sight. South Sudan has been in a cycle of violence for more than a year. A rivalry between the country’s president, Salva Kiir, and his vice president, Riek Machar, deteriorated into open fighting, leaving thousands dead and nearly 2 million displaced and creating a humanitarian crisis. U.N. peacekeeping chief...

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