Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, was sentenced to death for marrying a Christian and refusing to convert to Islam
A United Nations report found "reasonable grounds to believe" that both rebels and the government committed crimes against humanity, including widespread rape...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department says the U.S. is issuing sanctions against individuals on both sides of the deadly conflict in South Sudan. Treasury...
Murder of sick people in South Sudan potentially drives away medical NGOs
1 million could be displaced by June
Government is due to sign cessation of hostilities with rebel opposition
Victims were attempting to flee regional violence
Violence in South Sudan could threaten crucial oil flows and spill over the border
As warring factions continue to plunge the young country into chaos
A U.S. special envoy says its a first step toward peace after more than two weeks of fighting.
(JUBA, South Sudan) — A South Sudanese military official says fighting erupted Tuesday morning in Bor, the contested capital of Jonglei state, as rebel forces...
Regional fighting has already left more than 1,000 people dead, according to the UN.
Former Vice President Riek Machar denied both sides had agreed to stop fighting
The regional bloc says it has South Sudan's assurances that it will end hostilities, but violence across the country persists
Bodies are likely from army loyal to President Salva Kiir, U.N. Says
An estimated 380 Americans and 300 citizens of other countries were able to leave South Sudan
Demands release of political prisoners in return for peace talks to end 9-day conflict
In a mission to evacuate American citizens from the conflict-riddled region
President Obama sent 45 militarry personnel there to protect U.S. embassy as tensions mount
(JUBA, South Sudan) — The U.N. says 34,000 people in South Sudan are seeking refuge at U.N. bases in three locations across the country. The U.N.'s humanitarian...