May 23, 2016

Peace Corps coming to Vietnam for first time

The Peace Corps is at last coming to Vietnam. President Barack Obama was expected to announce Monday during his visit to Vietnam that the Peace Corps will be invited to establish operations in that country, the volunteer organization said. The volunteers will focus on ...

Jihadis mobilize in Syria as peacemaking unravels

| May 23, 2016

Jihadis mobilize in Syria as peacemaking unravels

Jihadi militants in Syria including al-Qaida are mobilizing again for all-out war against President Bashar Assad, taking advantage of the collapse of peace talks to eclipse nationalist rival insurgents that signed on to a faltering truce. Al-Qaida’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, was excluded ...