South Sudan famine
The U.S. Must End Its Paralysis on South Sudan
Washington has failed to take meaningful steps to help end the conflict in the world's youngest country. That must change.
Meet Donald Trump's Number One Fan in South Sudan
Lawrence Lual Malong Yor Jr. is a controversial figure whose stepfather is accused of orchestrating massive violence in a brutal civil war.
What Role Can the U.S. Play in Fixing South Sudan?
The U.S. backed the country in its independence struggle. Now, it is needed again.
South Sudan's Famine Takes a Terrible Human Toll
"The people have nothing here. This is the worst place I've ever seen in my life."
FBI Helps South Sudan Investigate Rape of Foreigners
A U.S. intelligence agent is assisting with the prosecution of suspects accused of killing a South Sudanese aid worker and raping his foreign colleagues.
Vatican Pulls Pope Francis Visit to South Sudan
The pope had wanted to visit the war-torn country, but ongoing violence between the two main ethnic groups proved too dangerous.
South Sudan's Army May Be Guilty of War Crimes: U.N.
Soldiers killed 114 civilians, raped countless women and attacked funerals in a recent offensive, according to a U.N. report.
South Sudan Bumps Up Fees for Foreign Aid Agencies
Almost half the population face food shortages and 100,000 people are at risk of immediate starvation in South Sudan.
U.N. Peacekeeper Advance Team Arrives in South Sudan
The rest of the 4,000-strong contingent is expected in the country later this year.
Aid Workers Under Fire in Famine-Stricken South Sudan
At least 82 aid workers have been killed since 2013 in South Sudan, the U.N. says.
Starving Under the Bullets in South Sudan
Famine is the latest of many man-made predicaments to hit South Sudanese civilians.
South Sudan Town Gripped by Fear as Militias Kill 10
Residents of the town reported that militias aligned with the government "went from house to house" looking for people from the Lou and Fertit ethnic groups.
U.K. Launches Appeal for 16 Million Hungry in E. Africa
Some 16 million people in the region are in urgent need of food, water and healthcare.
South Sudan Increases Aid Worker Fees to $10,000
Foreign aid workers will have to pay $10,000 for permits.
Famine, South Sudan's Man-Made Disaster
The silence of political leaders about the plight of their citizens is deafening, a U.N. official writes for Newsweek.
Pope Hopes to Visit South Sudan in 2017
Civil war and famine are raging in the world's youngest country.
Famine Declared in South Sudan Region
Civil war has engulfed South Sudan since December 2013, leaving millions without food.
South Sudan Cancels Five-Year Independence Anniversary
Conflict, poverty and hunger continue to blight the world's youngest country.
South Sudan: 5.3 Million to Suffer Food Shortages
Up to 5.3 million people will go hungry in summer 2016 in the world's youngest country.
Watch: South Sudan Is Teetering on the Brink of Famine
A 360 degree video shows how the two-year civil war has left 2.8 million people hungry.