Tensions remain high in the East African country even after President Salva Kiir and his rival, Vice President Riek Machar, ordered their loyalists on Monday to cease hostilities. But fighting continued despite the agreement and the current clashes in Juba threaten to plunge the parts of South Sudan that had been relatively stable back into violence.
In the drama end of that competition, Robin Wright was nominated as best actress in "House of Cards". FX's "The People v. OJ Simpson" came in a close second to " Thrones " with 22 nominations of its own, including a bid for the award for best limited series .
The Shadow Chancellor accused his fellow Labour MPs of "plotting and conniving" to remove his ally Mr Corbyn as leader and said the only good thing about them was that "as plotters they are f***ing useless". BBC chief political correspondent Vicki Young said it had been a "very slow process" at the meeting, which is still deciding whether or not Mr Corbyn needs 51 nominations to stand in the contest.
And finally when asked about the effort to unbind the delegates here at the rules committee, Manafort said he's "not anxious at all " and "There will be no minority report on that". And yet, here we are. Having Tebow's name on the program, which was released Wednesday, is a relief for Trump after he struck out on numerous professional athletes and A-list celebrities he suggested would be attending the convention and speaking on his behalf.
Another U.S. official said there were two major problems leading to the breakdown of Syria's cessation of hostilities - the failure of the Syrian government to respect it and Nusra Front activity. The Saudi foreign minister Adel Al Jubeir said he would welcome US-Russian cooperation but added that any military collaboration must lead to a political solution and to the eventual change of regime in Syria .
With Mohammad Amir returning to the Test fold for the first time since his ban - and three months in prison - the stage is now set for another fiery series. " Joe Root is the backbone of the England team and getting him out early will put the pressure on England ", said the 31-year-old left-arm paceman.