South Sudan

Jon Queally, staff writer
The United Nations said Friday at least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in an attack against one of its bases in South Sudan sheltering thousands of civilians. (Map: Agence France-Presse)
The United Nations is condemning a violent attack on a peacekeeper's base in South Sudan on Thursday that left 58 people dead and more than 100 unjured. The base, according to the UN, was safeguarding civilians when it came under attack by militants wielding automatic guns and rocket-fired grenades. The attack on the UN base near the city of Bor,...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Displaced people in the Tomping camp are crowded into low-lying parts of a UN compound prone to flooding. (Photo: Claudia Blume/MSF)
The humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) slammed the United...

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