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Continuing Civil War Mars S. Sudan's Independence Anniversary

South Sudan turned five years old Saturday. But instead of music, whistles and vuvuzelas as in past years, citizens were hearing gunshots. Late Friday, shooting erupted outside the presidential palace, soon engulfing the whole city. More than 100 people died. It was the latest clash in a brutal civil war that broke out in 2013. Tens of thousands have been killed as forces of the president, Salva Kiir, fight those of his rival, the current first vice president, Riek Machar. The two...

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