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S.Sudan president declares curfew after loyalists and rivals clash

By Reuters | Mon, 16 Dec 2013 10:58 AM

* U.N. envoy appeals to leaders for calm

* President declares curfew in Juba

* South Sudan has struggled since 2011 independence 

By Carl Odera

JUBA, Dec 16 (Reuters) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir declared a curfew in the capital Juba on Monday after clashes overnight between rival factions of soldiers following months of tension between Kiir and his sacked deputy.


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