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S. Sudanese meet for peace talks

U.N. official urges sides to pull ‘back from the brink’

Posted: January 2, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Sudanese children displaced by fighting in Sudan play and bathe in the Nile River near Awerial, South Sudan, on Wednesday.

Negotiators from South Sudan’s two warring sides arrived Wednesday in Ethiopia for peace talks, and a United Nations official urged both forces to pull the world’s newest country “back from the brink.”

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