JUBA/ADDIS ABABA - South Sudan's government and rebels were set to start
New Year's Day peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to
thrash out details of a ceasefire to end more than two weeks of ethnic
bloodletting in the world's newest state, mediators said.
from both sides would arrive later on Wednesday, said regional bloc
IGAD, as South Sudan's government acknowledged it had lost the key town
of Bor in the latest clash with militias loyal to former Vice President