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South Sudan Fires Foreign Minister

South Sudan President Salva Kiir fired his foreign affairs minister Wednesday who served a role throughout the country's 27-month civil war. In a decree read out on national television, Kiir gave no explanation for firing Barnaba Marial Benjamin and also did not name a replacement.  However the move followed calls for Marial's resignation after comments purportedly made by him that inferred the oil-rich region of Abyei was not part of South Sudan. “I have been relieved of...

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