South Sudan president agrees to ceasefire with rebel leader




 
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South Sudan president agrees to ceasefire with rebel leader
 
May 9th, 2014  
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South Sudan president agrees to ceasefire with rebel leader
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek Machar agreed a ceasefire deal on Friday, a regional mediator said, after coming under growing international pressure to end ethnic fighting that has raised fears of genocide. Friday's deal by the two men at a meeting in Ethiopia was the first time they had met face-to-face since violence erupted in mid-December following a long power struggle. Kiir and Machar shook hands and prayed together. ...




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