S. Sudan rebels say gov't violating new cease-fire

Nhail Deng Nhail, 2nd left, the head of South Sudan's negotiating team, and top negotiator for the rebel's side, Taban Deng Gai, right, a general in South Sudan's army before he defected, sign a cessation of hostilities agreement in front of mediator Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom, center, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. South Sudan's government and rebels fighting against it have signed Thursday a cessation of hostilities agreement in Addis Ababa that should at the least put a pause to five weeks of warfare that has claimed thousands of lives and uprooted a half million people since fighting began Dec. 15 between the government and supporters of former Vice President Riek Machar. (AP Photo/Elias Asmare)JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s president on Friday said a new peace deal with rebels will help see the country’s five-week conflict resolved through dialogue, even as a rebel leader accused the country’s military of breaking the cease-fire.

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