UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked that force commander in South Sudan be replaced
Sources tell VOA that the former leader was either ill, injured or possibly both, when peacekeepers met him in DRC
Troops failed to manage February crisis at site where nearly 50,000 displaced people were seeking protection, report finds
Addressing Security Council Wednesday, Hervé Ladsous asked members to consider arms embargo, sanctions on peace spoilers
Violence in 5-year-old nation resumed Thursday, after forces affiliated with President Salva Kiir and first Vice President Riek Machar engaged in deadly clash in Juba
IGAD announced the delay in a short email, citing logistical problems and the fact that it has not received the names of participants, South Sudan Information Minister Michael Makuei says.
East African bloc IGAD, which has been mediating talks to end war between government and rebels, says agreement will be signed Wednesday in Juba
Hervé Ladsous says Salva Kiir's government has denied repeated requests for UN mission to use equipment needed to protect civilians
In a unanimous vote, Security Council establishes legal framework for sanctioning individuals and entities deemed spoilers of peace process
A year after political infighting deteriorated into deadly conflict, parties appear no closer to silencing their guns, getting back to business of building world’s youngest nation
In first briefing to Security Council, new UN envoy to African country says she is ‘shocked’ by ‘complete disregard for human life’ there
Ban Ki-moon had strong words for leaders in South Sudan, telling them to find an inclusive power-sharing arrangement
The resolution extends UNMISS's mandate for six months and changes its focus from promoting development and nation-building to protecting civilians and ending the violence in South Sudan.
Officials say government, rebels both deny responsibility for attack targeting four barges on the Nile River, carrying food and fuel to U.N. base in Malakal
Senior human rights official says 'thousands' of people have been killed in violence and some of worst human rights violations may constitute crimes against humanity
UN Security Council's president says about 14,000 civilians have taken shelter at a UN base that is now surrounded by up to 3,000 armed men