Dec 6, 2016

China sends another 120 peacekeepers to South Sudan

China has sent 120 troops to South Sudan as part of a 700-member U.N. peacekeeping force, deepening its commitment to the troubled East African nation where two Chinese peacekeepers were killed in fighting over the summer. Once the entire battalion is deployed, they will ...

U.S. seeks sanctions on South Sudan rebel leader, army chief

Nov 19, 2016

U.S. seeks sanctions on South Sudan rebel leader, army chief

The United States is seeking to impose sanctions on South Sudan’s rebel leader, army chief of staff and information minister for fueling conflict and obstructing peace in the world’s newest nation. An annex to the U.S. resolution calling for an arms embargo and new ...

U.S. proposes U.N. arms embargo and sanctions on South Sudan

Nov 18, 2016

U.S. proposes U.N. arms embargo and sanctions on South Sudan

The United States circulated on Thursday to the 15-member United Nations Security Council a draft resolution to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan and further targeted sanctions amid warnings by a senior U.N. official of possible genocide. Political rivalry between South Sudan’s President ...