US condemns ‘senseless’ fighting in South Sudan

Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete (right) shakes hands with South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar as they met for talks on October 20, 2014 in Arusha, Tanzania. Washington October 30, 2014 slammed fresh fighting in South Sudan, and denounced the “senseless man-made conflict” that has left thousands dead and forced millions to flee their homes. FILE PHOTO | AFP

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  • The attack coincided with the end of the rainy season, which had left roads impassable, and triggered aid workers to warn of more humanitarian misery.



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