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UN Security Council Demands Immediate End to Fighting in S. Sudan

The United Nations Security Council is calling on leaders in conflict-torn South Sudan to control their rival armed forces, and it warns that ongoing attacks on civilians and U.N. facilities may constitute war crimes. Japanese Ambassador Koro Bessho, the current president of the 15-member body, spoke for the council late Sunday in New York, after more than three hours of emergency consultations about the crisis in the capital, Juba. He called conditions on the ground an "urgent...

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