South Sudan's capital calm after two days of gunbattles: witness

July 9, 2016 8:11 AM

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JUBA South Sudan's capital Juba was quiet but tense on Saturday, a Reuters witness and an aid worker said, after two days of gunbattles between rival troops that have raised fears for a fragile peace process.

Africa's newest nation is emerging from two years of civil war. On Friday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the latest violence was an illustration of lack of commitment to the peace process and urged the country's leaders to end the fighting, discipline military leaders and work together to ...

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