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UN: More Than a Million Refugees Have Fled South Sudan

More than one million refugees have fled South Sudan's ongoing civil war, overwhelming aid agencies and creating one of the world's worst humanitarian disasters. The United Nations said Friday that South Sudan joins Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia as countries that have produced over one million refugees. "This is a very sad milestone," said Leo Dobbs, a spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in 2011, but civil war erupted...

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