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South Sudan's Kiir to keep oil minister, change finance portfolio

JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan's oil minister Stephen Dhieu Dau will keep his post in the new government, while new appointments will be made to the key finance and defense portfolios, officials said on Wednesday.Full story

Sudan says thaw in relations may prevent South Sudan oil halt

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Sudan hopes it will not be forced to block vital crude exports from neighboring South Sudan after recent "good steps" made to end a row over alleged rebel support, Sudan's second vice president said on Wednesday. Full story

134 people killed in clashes in Sudan's Darfur: tribal leader

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Some 134 people have been killed in new clashes between two rival tribes in Sudan's strife-torn Darfur region, a tribal leader said on Tuesday. Full story

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Kiir flexes muscles but risks splitting South Sudan

African Union asks Sudan to extend deadline to halt South Sudan's oil

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South Sudan to shut down oil production by end of July

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  Gun violence threatens the peace, stability of South Sudan

Activists are urging President Barack Obama to endorse the International Arms Treaty to stem violence around the world and stop the proliferation of guns in South Sudan. Actor and Oxfam global ambassador Djimon Hounsou and Ryan Offenheiser, president of Oxfam America, discuss.

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