September 16, 2016

South Sudan refugees

Number of refugees fleeing South Sudan tops one million

LONDON — The number of South Sudanese who have fled their conflict-ridden homeland for a neighbouring country passed one million this week following renewed violence, the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday. Most refugees are women and children, UNHCR spokesman Leo Dobbs told a press briefing in Geneva. “They

African Sahel

Radical Islam looming across African Sahel

SAHEL, Africa — The poverty- and drought-stricken Sahel region spanning northern Africa is becoming a breeding ground for radical Islamic groups intent on persecuting Christians,

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