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Violence pushes South Sudan to brink of war

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nfire echoing through South Sudan's capital, as the country threatens to sink back into Civil War. Some 275 people killed since Thursday in renewed fighting. Government has urged the public to remain calm in the national capital of Juba. Violence broke out between rival factions last week. Troops loyal to president Salva Kiir on one side, those backing Vice President Riek Machar on the other.
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The two leaders signed a peace deal in August last year after two years of fighting. Both men now calling for people to respect the ceasefire. The situation is normal and is under full control. The United Nations that there's been a lack of commitment to the peace process and Security Council condemning the British conflict in a meeting Sunday.