1. NO LONGER SAFE

    U.S. Urges South Sudan Evacuation

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    With more than 1,000 people killed in the past three weeks of fighting, the U.S. Embassy in South Sudan ordered on Friday the evacuation of more staff from the country. Clashes between rebels and government troops in the world’s youngest state have continued, despite peace talks in Ethiopia. "We are not suspending our operations. We are just minimizing our presence," Ambassador Susan Page told Reuters.

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