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South Sudan President Re-Appoints Rival as Deputy

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has reappointed rival Riek Machar as vice president, in a move that appears aimed at ending a civil war that began more than two years ago. The decree by the president, announced Thursday, fulfills an important condition of a peace agreement reached in August but repeatedly violated. It basically restores the presidency to where it was before fighting erupted between supporters of the two men in December 2013, after Kiir fired Machar. Speaking to...

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