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South Sudan Government and Rebels Sign Peace Deal

The government signs power-sharing agreement with rebels to end five years of civil war.

South Sudan's government has reached a power-sharing agreement with the country's main rebel group. President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed the deal in neighbouring Sudan.

Also in the programme: Dozens of people killed in another earthquake on Lombok Island in Indonesia; arrests in Venezuela after what President Maduro says was an assassination attempt on him.

Picture: President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir and South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar in Khartoum. Credit: AFP.

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