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S. Sudan rivals sign new cease-fire amid sanction threat

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signs the "statement of principles" for the negotiations regarding the national unity government of South Sudan during the 27th Extraordinary Summit IGAD Heads of State and Government at the National Palace in Addis Ababa on August 25, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 26, 2014, on page 10.

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