KAMPALA, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Uganda's Foreign Affairs ministry on Tuesday said several embassies and organizations have evacuated their staff and citizens
from South Sudan to the country following fighting between two rival factions in
the capital, Juba.
James Mugume, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Xinhua by telephone that a number of embassies and international organizations
have temporarily evacuated some of their staff and citizens to the East African
country over security reasons.
"Following the temporary opening of the Juba airport on Tuesday, a number of countries and organizations have flown their staff and citizens here for
security reasons," said Mugume.
He added a number of the evacuated persons landed safely at Entebbe International Airport, about 40 kilometers south of the capital, Kampala.
Mugume however didn't specify which countries and organizations that have evacuated their staff to Uganda following the fighting between government troops
of President Salva Kiir and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar.
The United States government on Monday announced the evacuation of part of its employees from its embassy in Juba, according to U.S. Department of State.
"In response to ongoing violence in South Sudan, the Department of State ordered today the departure of non-emergency personnel from the U.S. Embassy in
Juba," it said in the statement.
The violence in South Sudan has raised fears that the war-torn country could descend into war again.
President Kiir and former rebel leader Machar have fought a civil war which broke out in December 2013 and left tens of thousands dead.
A peace deal signed by the two men last August under UN pressure led to the formation of a national government in April with Machar returning to his old
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new low and the men's side is just rated as ""second or third class"" in Asia.
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The 53-year-old said that it will take 10 years time for Chinese football to become a strong team in Asia.
""We need to be patient,"" he said. ""We need to do some solid work in the next 10 years to narrow the gap between Asia's top teams.""
He said that in that process China needs world-class coaches. ""I am not blaming our coaches. But the level of the coaching staff of (men's team) is
lagging far behind world class. They cannot even compare with Chinese coaches
from other sports.""
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SYDNEY, May 25 (Xinhua) -- China's Shandong Luneng has progressed to the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League after a tense battle in Sydney on
In a final regulation minute stunner, Shandong's Hao Junmin silenced the home crowd with an amazing strike from outside the box for a two-all draw against
Sydney FC, progressing to the AFC Champions League (ACL) round of eight on away
Shandong could have taken the win in the 76th minute from a set penalty after defender Zac Anderson pulled forward Yang Xu to the ground, denying them an
almost certain goal. Anderson was sent off on a straight red, leaving coach
Graham Arnold's men to 10 for the final 13 minutes.
Diego Tardelli Martins took the shot from the spot, however keeper Vedran Janjetovic stopped the goal. Tardelli gathered the rebound, however the show-off
failed to capitalize, sending the ball over the crossbar to the delight of the
That was only one incident in an often tense battle seemingly ready to boil over into physical punches, with both sides suffering multiple yellow cards.
""It's unbelievable we missed two penalties in the home and away games in the last two rounds ... (but) at last we used our spirit, good technique and tactic
to fight to the end,"" Shandong coach Mano Menezes told reporters post match on
Shandong now await a random draw to see who they face in the ACL quarterfinals.
""It's an honour for China, and also for Jinan, for our club (to progress),"" Menezes said.
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