Africa

  • A tank patrols one of the main roads in the South Sudanese capital Juba, Dec. 16, 2013. The South Sudanese president declared a curfew in the capital Juba on Monday after clashes overnight between rival factions of soldiers.
  • South Sudan President Salva Kiir tells reporters at a news conference in Juba on Monday, December 16, 2013 that the government has "full control" of the situation in the capital after what he says was an overnight coup attempt.
  • US Special Envoy for South Sudan and Sudan Donald Booth (R), shown here with South Sudan in Focus host John Tanza, urged South Sudan on Monday not to fall back into violence, but refused to call the overnight unrest in Juba an attempted coup.

Alleged Coup Thwarted in South Sudan

Published December 16, 2013


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