South Sudan

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The food crisis currently gripping South Sudan demands global action to stave off a deadly famine, a pair of United Nations bodies have warned. The plea was made Friday by the heads of UNICEF and the World Food Programme (WFP) after witnessing devastation in the nation where one in three people is facing severe food insecurity. "The world should...
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...
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...