The world's youngest country couldn't even celebrate its independence
South Sudan became the world's newest country when it split from Sudan in 2011. But now, there are echoes of another civil war.
A Sudanese human rights activist finds inspiration in America's civil rights movement
If you're fighting for human rights in the Arab and Muslim world, where do you go for a confidence boost? A Sudanese political cartoonist chose a road trip across America.
South Sudan lets fighters rape women as payment
The UN rights office described the country as 'one of the most horrendous human rights situations in the world.'
Darfur is sick of fighting. This community refuses to wait any longer for peace
Violence still rages in Darfur 13 years after the conflict shocked the world. But not in this village.
40,000 people are starving to death in South Sudan
New figures released in a UN report describe some of the worst conditions yet in more than two years of civil war.
Up to 34,000 flee clashes in Sudan's Darfur
As many as 34,000 people in Sudan's western Darfur region have fled fierce clashes between government forces and rebels around the mountainous Jebel Marra area, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
South Africa says its troops weren't 'held hostage' in Sudan, but the soldiers tell another story
Did South Africa make a deal with Sudan so that wanted President Omar al-Bashir could escape justice?
Why South Africa let an alleged war criminal get away
The country’s ruling party says the International Criminal Court is 'no longer useful.'
Lions and tigers and bears! Literally on the loose! Also so is Omar al-Bashir!
It's a dream headline, but definitely not all fun and games. At least 10 people died in Tbilisi, after floods overwhelmed a local zoo and set animals free from their cages.
South Africa bans Sudan president from leaving over arrest warrant
The International Criminal Court called for Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for alleged war crimes, to be arrested at a summit in Johannesburg.
In Sudan’s Blue Nile, a sequel to the violence and abuses in Darfur
Refugees tell of indiscriminate bombardments, beatings, and rapes behind government lines.
Sudan denies UN access to Darfur village to check mass rape accusations
A UNAMID spokesman in Sudan was not immediately available for comment on the government decision.
A snapshot of South Sudan after 9 months of civil war
The short story of a new state trying not to fail.
From Bosnia to South Sudan: How one man survived a massacre and helped prevent another
'When it started happening, all the memories of Srebrenica, all the faces, came back to me.'
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
This year, on its birthday, South Sudan would like to take stock of its estimated 9,000 child soldiers
The national army has recommitted to the cause of sparing children from fighting, but it's not totally up to them.
Here are the world's 10 biggest refugee groups compared to populations of US cities
There are almost as many refugees from Afghanistan as people in Denver, Colorado.
This is what South Sudan looks like right now
The country is both beautiful and tragic as hunger and violence take hold.
South Sudan has reached the lowest point in its entire history
Disease, war, famine and death. The four horsemen of the apocalypse will all be in the world's newest country before the year is out.
These maps show where you can still go to jail for apostasy or blasphemy
Nearly a quarter of the globe has anti-blasphemy laws.
How the UN can help in South Sudan
Commentary: Protection of civilians must become the primary objective.
Iraq is among the countries where genocide is most likely to happen
These 9 countries are the world's most dangerous for minorities.
Is relief in sight for war-ravaged Sudan? Thursday's peace talks will tell
The talks could be the start of a much broader national dialogue to ease pressure on a sanctions-hit, indebted economy starved of hard currency since South Sudan separated in 2011.
GlobalPost Explainer: What's going on in South Sudan
GlobalPost's senior correspondent in East Africa decodes what you need to know about Africa's biggest problem of the moment.
Gunfire erupts in South Sudan capital, no sign of talks start
Peace talks between rebels and the government faced further delay in neighboring Ethiopia.
South Sudan: ‘White Army' abandons march on Bor
South Sudan's government said “White Army" fighters had been persuaded to turn back from attacking the Jonglei state capital.
'Thousands' killed as South Sudan slides toward civil war
The UN humanitarian chief in the country has given the first clear indication of the scale of the conflict engulfing South Sudan.
South Sudan: Civil war is looming in the world's newest nation
The turmoil and possible resumption of civil war is worrying regional governments that fear spreading instability.
US aircraft hit by gunfire in South Sudan as conflict worsens
Nearly a week of fighting threatens to drag the world's newest country into civil war just two years after it won independence.
Aircraft attacked, four US service members injured in South Sudan
Four members of the US military were wounded when unidentified shooters hit their plane during a mission to withdraw US citizens from restive South Sudan.
3 Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan as rebels seize control of provincial capital
Soldiers loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar have seized control of Bor, the capital of Jonglei state.