NEW YORK: With 500 attacks on schools documented in just six months, 2017 is shaping up as a record year for the number of schools bombed and destroyed in war zones like Yemen, South Sudan and Syria, a UN official said on Friday. Last…
SYDNEY: A mother who fled conflict and admitted killing three of her children and attempting to murder a fourth by driving her car into a lake was jailed for 26 years in Australia on Tuesday. Akon Guode, who came to Australia after…
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani petroleum engineer who was kidnapped by rebels in South Sudan has been released from captivity on Thursday. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria confirmed the development and said Ayaz Ali Jamali has been…
NAIROBI, KENYA: Nearly a million refugees fleeing the brutal conflict in South Sudan, most of them women and children, are suffering dire conditions in camps across the region, the UN said on Monday.
GENEVA: South Sudan lets fighters rape women as payment, the UN rights office said Friday, describing the country as "one of the most horrendous human rights situations in the world."
NAIROBI: At least 25 people were massacred and 120 wounded when gunmen in army uniforms attacked then torched a UN camp that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan last month, the UN said Friday.
BENTIU, South Sudan: One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months.
JUBA: South Sudanese fighters carried out a "month of rape" campaign, a top United Nations rights chief has said, warning that atrocities continue with a seventh ceasefire broken.