North Korea fire projectiles off Korean Peninsula

On Thursday, North Korea fired six “short-range projectiles” that flew 100 to 150 kilometers (about 62 to 93 miles) off the Korean Peninsula, according to a press release from the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff. The objects traveled off the peninsula’s east coast and the South Korean military is analyzing the situation, an official… Read More North Korea fire projectiles off Korean Peninsula

Clash in South Sudan U.N. compound claims 18 lives

Clashes inside a United Nations compound in South Sudan killed at least 18 people, including two Doctors Without Borders staffers, the organization reported on Thursday. The fighting erupted on Wednesday evening and continued Thursday at a U.N. civilian protection site in the northeastern city of Malakal, officials said. Doctors Without Borders teams reported treating dozens… Read More Clash in South Sudan U.N. compound claims 18 lives

At least 38 killed, including a UN official, as Ugandan Islamist rebel group raid town in Congo

At least 38 people have died in a town in the east of the Democratic Republic Congo after a rebel attack, a local civil society group says. Fifteen civilians were killed during the attack. One UN peacekeeper was also killed. UN General Jean Baillaud said it had suspicions that the attack was carried out by… Read More At least 38 killed, including a UN official, as Ugandan Islamist rebel group raid town in Congo