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UNMISS condemns abductions of UNMISS employee and WFP staff at Malakal airfield
Juba, 17 October 2014 - On 10 October, three Individual Contractors employed by UNMISS, who were working at the airfield in Malakal, were seized by an unidentified armed group of 15 to 20 men in uniformed and civilian clothes and driven away in a pick-up truck.
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UNMISS denies report of peacekeepers reinforcing SPLA garrisons
Juba, 30 September 2014 - The attention of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been drawn to allegations that appeared yesterday, in an article that was posted on the pro-armed opposition website nyamile.com, accusing the UNMISS peacekeepers of installing barbed wire fencing around SPLA garrisons in various locations in South Sudan to prevent SPLA troops from abandoning their positions in the event of future attacks.
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Initial probe indicates UNMISS helicopter was shot down
Juba, 9 September 2014 - For the past two weeks, UNMISS has been conducting preliminary investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash of a United Nations Mi-8 helicopter Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan’s Unity State, on 26 August, which killed three Russian crewmen and injured a fourth. In addition to the Mission’s own probe, which began in the immediate aftermath of the crash, a technical investigation has also commenced with the participation of United Nations, South Sudanese and Russian experts.
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UNMISS pays tribute to deceased Russian helicopter crewmen

Juba, 29 August 2014 - Friends and colleagues of the three Russian crew members who died in last Tuesday’s crash of an UNMISS-contracted Mi-8 helicopter attended a memorial ceremony at the Mission’s Tomping compound this morning to pay tribute to the deceased.

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Three crew dead, one injured in UNMISS helicopter crash in Unity State
Juba, 26 August 2014 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) confirms that three crew members of a UN-contracted MI-8 helicopter have died in this afternoon’s crash near Bentiu in Unity State.
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UNMISS launches search and rescue mission following helicopter crash in Unity state
Juba, 26 August 2014 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan confirms that one of its MI-8 helicopters has crashed about 10 km south of Bentiu in Unity State. The Mission lost contact with the helicopter, which was on a routine cargo flight from Wau to Bentiu, at 14.28 hours today. 
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UNMISS condemns the detention of IGAD ceasefire monitors in Unity State
Juba, 25 August 2014 – The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) condemns the detention of a team of six Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) ceasefire monitors and three aircrew in Buoth (35 km South West of Bentiu in Unity State) on Saturday, 23 August 2014 by forces allied to Sudan People's Liberation Army In Opposition. A Sudan People's Liberation Army liaison officer, who was part of the team, died during the detention period reportedly due to natural causes.
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UNMISS condemns live fire exercise in the vicinity of Bentiu camp, Unity State
Juba, 19 August 2014 - At approximately 9:45 am on Monday the 18th August, sustained gunfire, lasting for 30 minutes, was heard around the UNMISS compound in Bentiu, Unity State. The source of the firing was nearby Rubkona Airstrip, where SPLA soldiers are stationed.
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UNMISS condemns clashes in Bentiu, Unity State South Sudan
Juba, 15 August 2014 - This morning between 6:30am and 9:00am, heavy, sustained small arms and artillery fire was heard to the South East of the UNMISS Base in Bentiu. One artillery shell exploded next to the UNMISS base, however nobody was injured by the blast.
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UNMISS SRSG Congratulates Local Communities as Civilian Disarmament Continues in Lakes State

Juba, 14 October 2011 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson today began a one day visit to Lakes State.

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Right Message at the Right Time

Juba, 28 Sept 2011 - President Salva Kiir’s historic first address to the General Assembly on behalf of the Republic of South Sudan was warmly welcomed by world leaders.

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UNMISS Welcomes Government Action on South Sudan Police

Juba, 20 Sept 2011 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today welcomed the Government’s statement that it had taken action against members of the South Sudan Police Service, who were responsible for an assault on one of UNMISS staff members on 20 August.

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UNMISS Deploys Peacekeepers & Civilian Experts to Support Government Peace Efforts in Jonglei State

Juba, 26 Aug 2011 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today announced that it had begun deploying peacekeepers and teams of civilian experts to vulnerable areas of Jonglei State.

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UNMISS Calls for Reconciliation Efforts in Jonglei State

Juba, 22 Aug 2011The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson expressed deep concern about the violent attacks in recent days andurged for restraint among the Murle and Lou Nuer communities in Jonglei State.

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SRSG Pledges UNMISS Support During Visit to Eastern Equatoria State
Juba, 19 Aug 2011 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson began a one day visit to Eastern Equatoria state today to pledge support of the new UN mission, UNMISS, for the population and state authorities.
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