In this file photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, a United Nations peacekeeper stands with displaced children on a wall around the United Nations base in the capital Juba, South Sudan. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin/File)
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Fighting erupted in South Sudan late Saturday southwest of the capital between forces loyal to the president and the opposition, an opposition spokesman said, after fierce fighting last month in Juba raised fears of a slide back into civil war.Machar had recently returned to Juba to take up his position as deputy again when the July clashes flared. Machar then withdrew with his forces from the capital.Kiir's spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said after Friday's vote for extra U.N. troops that the government would not accept the new force, describing it as a U.N. bid to take over South Sudan.
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