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April 29, 2016
Back to the future as S.Sudan's old rivals 'end war', again
Juba (AFP) April 27, 2016
The metal gates are still twisted where troops in December 2013 stormed the house of South Sudan's now new Vice President Riek Machar, as war erupted leaving tens of thousands dead. But on Tuesday, just a stone's throw away in his heavily-guarded state house, President Salva Kiir called the matter an "incident" as he welcomed the rebel chief turned "brother" Machar back to Juba, saying his return marked "the end of the war and the return of peace and stability". Peace doves were released, and af ... read more

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