Articles about South Sudan
26 Dec 2019
Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'
A rare celestial spectacle started at 8:17 am in India today, as the moon covered the Sun for the last solar eclipse of the decade.
25 Dec 2019
India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here
Before bidding goodbye to 2019, India will catch a glimpse of the year's last solar eclipse.
06 May 2019
Why brouhaha surrounding Akshay's Canadian citizenship is totally unnecessary
Akshay Kumar, who's currently facing the wrath for holding a Canadian citizenship and thus not able to vote in India, has found support in Anupam Kher and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju.
15 Feb 2019
At least 100,000 babies die in war every year: Report
At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said today.
24 Dec 2018
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
10 Oct 2018
51-member refugee team to be a part of Tokyo Olympics
In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, we will be witnessing a team consisting of refugees.
15 Sep 2018
HDI report: Millions out of poverty; alarming inequality in India
On Friday, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released its annual Human Development Index (HDI) report that saw India secure a rank of 130 out of 189 countries.
09 Sep 2018
21 dead as plane crashes into lake in South Sudan
An overloaded commercial plane crashed into a lake in South Sudan located in East-Central Africa on Sunday killing 21 people, a local official said.
21 Jun 2018
South Sudan's warring leaders meet for first time since 2016
South Sudan President Salva Kirr met opposition leader Riek Machar on Thursday in Addis Ababa for the first time in almost two years amid efforts to end a five-year civil war.
19 Jun 2018
Globally, 68.5mn people forcibly displaced from their home, says UN
A record 68.5mn people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence, and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, a report released by UN refugee agency in Geneva said.
30 May 2018
India lost highest number of UN peacekeepers in 70 years
In the last 70 years, India lost the highest number of its peacekeepers in various United Nations peacekeeping operations with many military, police, and civilian personnel from the country laying down their lives in the line of duty.
24 Feb 2018
South Sudanese getting gang-raped, tortured inhumanly, finds UN report
A new report was released by a United Nations commission on Friday detailing the horrific war crimes in South Sudan.
22 Feb 2018
India ranks 81st in 2017's Global Corruption Perception index
According to an index released by Berlin-based non-government organization Transparency International (TI) recently, India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017.
20 Feb 2018
India 31st riskiest country, Pakistan most risky: UNICEF report
Pakistan is the most dangerous country to be born in among 52 "lower middle-income countries," with 45.6 newborns per 1,000 babies dying in the first month.
24 Dec 2017
Refugee ban: Trump administration faces major legal defeat
A Seattle court has partially blocked US President Donald Trump's bid to impose new restrictions on refugees.
20 Oct 2017
9mn pollution deaths worldwide in 2015, India fifth on list
That pollution in India is at alarming levels is a fact. It has now emerged that it ranks fifth in the world when it comes to deaths related to pollution.
26 Jun 2017
Famine-hit South Sudan cancels Independence Day celebrations again
The famine-hit South Sudan has cancelled Independence Day celebrations for the second time, its sixth after becoming independent in 2011.
31 Mar 2017
Two Indian Oil workers kidnapped by Sudanese rebels released
In a statement, Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service said the Sudanese and Ethiopian governments co-ordinated and secured the release of the 2 Indians and 1 Pakistani abducted in early March, after being requested by the Indian and Pakistani governments.
15 Mar 2017
South Sudan refuses to pay ransom for Indian engineers
The South Sudan government has demanded the unconditional release of two abducted Indian engineers, refusing calls from the rebels to pay a ransom of $1 million for their release.
12 Mar 2017
Sudan: 2 Indian Oil engineers abducted by rebels
The Sudan People's Liberation Army-In Opposition stated that it abducted two Indian oil engineers identified as Ambross Edward and Muggy Vijaya Boopathy from Guelguk North in Upper Nile.
12 Mar 2017
UN warns of largest humanitarian catastrophe
The United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that the "world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since the end of second world war in 1945."
10 Mar 2017
UN chief proposes measures to tackle sexual abuse by peacekeepers
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has proposed new measures to counter sexual abuse and exploitation by UN peacekeepers and staff.
21 Feb 2017
South Sudan declares famine
In a significant deterioration of governance and civil society, South Sudan has declared the first famine the world has seen in over 6 years.
06 Oct 2016
Global refugee crisis burden being shared unequally
International human rights group Amnesty International stated in a report the burden of global refugee crisis is being shared unfairly as only ten nations are hosting most of the refugees.
01 Aug 2016
China supplies nuclear reactors to Pakistan, contradicts NPT
The Arms Control Association on 15th July, 2016 released a report which assessed progress on non-proliferation.
31 Aug 2015
Ceasefire in doubt hours after coming into effect
South Sudan government forces and rebels have accused each other of breaking the ceasefire agreement, hours after it came into effect on the midnight of Saturday (the 29th).
17 Aug 2015
Rivals attend South Sudan peace talks
In an attempt to broker a deal to end the 20-month civil war, South Sudan's warring rivals met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.