A South Sudan vote would heap disaster upon catastrophe, U.N. says

Sep 21, 2017

A South Sudan vote would heap disaster upon catastrophe, U.N. says

South Sudan's hellish war will get worse if its neighbors let President Salva Kiir hold an election before he accepts peacekeepers, a cease-fire and political opposition, U.N. investigators said on Wednesday. South Sudan was plunged into civil war in 2013 when Kiir fell out with ...

Russian airstrike wounds U.S.-backed fighters in Syria

Sep 17, 2017

Russian airstrike wounds U.S.-backed fighters in Syria

A U.S.-backed force in Syria said a Russian airstrike wounded six of its fighters Saturday near the eastern city of Deir el-Zour while in southeast Syria, Syrian troops and their Iran-backed allies began a new offensive aiming to capture areas along the Iraq border ...