Precarious calm in South Sudan’s capital as foreigners flee

In this photo provided by UNMISS , children pose for a photograph, in Juba, South Sudan at the UN compound in the Tomping area, Tuesday, July 12, 2016. An uneasy calm settled over South Sudan's capital on Tuesday after the country's leader and his top rival both demanded a cease-fire. Renewed fighting between opposing army forces has raised fears of a return to civil war in the East African country, which marked its fifth anniversary of independence over the weekend while panicked residents hid inside their homes. A look at the situation for the nation's estimated 12 million people. ( Beatrice Mategwa/UNMISS via AP)JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Embassies and aid organizations in South Sudan were trying to evacuate staff from the capital, Juba, on Tuesday as a precarious calm settled over the city following several days of deadly clashes.

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