South Sudanese refugees wait to register at the Pagak Border Entry point in the Gambella Region, Ethiopia, on March 18, 2014. Refugee camp populations have surged since conflict in South Sudan began in mid-December. It is the worst violence the country has seen since Juba gained independence from long time civil-war foe Sudan in 2011. AFP PHOTO / SOLAN GEMECHU

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US 'horrified' by violence in South Sudan

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The White House has expressed horror at what it called the "abomination" of spiralling violence in South Sudan, where rebels took another town from government troops in a worsening civil war....

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