A child with suspected malnutrition is examined at IMC nutrition program clinic in Malakal, South Sudan July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/ Matthew Abbott)
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Peace talks to end South Sudan's more than seven month-long civil war resumed Monday, with mediators warning rival leaders would face repercussions if fighting continued, amid warnings of looming famine.The regional bloc brokering the talks, IGAD, has set an August 10 deadline for both sides to agree on a transitional government and implement a cease-fire.The last round of peace talks between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar stalled in June with each side blaming the other for the failure.China, which has major investments in South Sudan's oil fields, has closely followed the talks since they started in January.
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