This picture taken on December 25, 2013 shows South Sudanese troops loyal to President Salva Kiir pictured at Bor airport after they re-captured it from rebel forces. South Sudan's army battled rebel forces in the key town of Malakal Wednesday, a minister said, as other troops flushed out remaining insurgent pockets a day after recapturing a strategic town. 'We recaptured Bor on Tuesday evening, just before sunset, and this morning there are currently operations against some pockets of rebels within the airport area,' Information Minister Michael Makwei told. AFP PHOTO/Samir BOL        (Photo credit should read SAMIR BOL/AFP/Getty Images)