South Sudan

Tharanga Yakupitiyage, IPS News
A child from drought-stricken southern Somalia who survived the long journey to an aid camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS)
World leaders must step up and take action in fighting famine to prevent further catastrophic levels of hunger and deaths, said Oxfam. Ahead of the 43rd G7 summit, Oxfam urged world leaders to urgently address the issue of famine, currently affecting four countries at unprecedented levels. “Political failure has led to these crises – political...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Yusra Mardini, a Syrian swimmer on the Refugee Olympic Team. (Photo: Reuters)
It's hard to imagine good news emerging from environmental chaos in Brazil and...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations is fighting a losing battle against a rash...