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S Sudan rival sides cry foul as truce comes into effect

Army and rebels accuse each other of breaking ceasefire just hours after it came into force.

South Sudan government forces

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Cautious UN welcome for South Sudan peace deal

Security Council says it remains ready to impose arms embargo if agreement aimed at ending 20-month war collapses.

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Militia releases 163 child soldiers from ranks in CAR

Anti-Balaka group releases children in country where as many as 10,000 child soldiers may have been forced into combat.

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Clashes force 5,000 to flee after beheading in CAR

Fresh violence in central town of Bambari comes ahead of planned presidential elections next month.

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About 200 feared dead in #Libya refugee boat disaster

Officials say 82 dead and at least 100 missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast in latest in series of disasters.

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Ethiopia races to preserve 'Africa's Jerusalem'

Archaeologists face a race against time to save 800-year-old structures crumbling away from moisture damage.

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#Nigeria marks 500 days since #Chibok girls' abduction

Relatives of more than 200 missing girls mark grim landmark amid renewed push to end rebellion in northern Nigeria.

Chibok girls

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Sierra Leone's last known #Ebola patient leaves hospital

Country joins neighbouring Liberia in countdown to being declared Ebola-free if no further case reported within 42 days.

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South Sudan president signs peace deal with rebels

President Salva Kiir signs peace deal in capital Juba to end 20-month conflict with rebels.

Salva Kiir

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UN ready to act immediately if S Sudan deal not signed

Council members express readiness to act if nation's leader fails to sign power-sharing deal with rebels on Wednesday.

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