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  • Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]

    Forced faith is not faith [Commentary]
    In a prison in Khartoum, a dusty city on the banks of the ancient Nile in the African nation of Sudan, Meriam Yehya Ibrahim waits. She is not alone in her confinement. Her son is with her. He is 20 months old. Her daughter is there, too. She was born in...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'
    "The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy "The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...
  • New nation of South Sudan needs a hand up

    New nation of South Sudan needs a hand up
    As the United States prepares to celebrate its 235th birthday, a new nation is being formed half a world away in East Africa. South Sudan is scheduled to officially become a new, independent country — the world's 196th — on July 9, just days...
  • The Interview: Tim Mitchell, CEO of FrontierMedex

    The Interview: Tim Mitchell, CEO of FrontierMedex
    When oil companies expand into desert areas of Africa, FrontierMedex Group helps them navigate the territory and provides medical care and security. The company also has helped rescue ships from pirates in the waters off Somalia and provides medical...
  • Baltimore Sun in the news

    Baltimore Sun in the news
    There's a fallacy that reporters detest being in the spotlight. If that were really true, articles would be published without bylines. But print journalists have found that it's easier and more fun to ask questions than it is to answer them. Nonetheless,...
  • UN: 4 countries face humanitarian crises, worst since WWII

    WASHINGTON With the crisis in Iraq, four countries are now experiencing severe humanitarian emergencies involving the displacement of millions of people, something experts and relief groups say hasn't been seen in decades. Iraq, Syria, the Central...
  • U.N. helicopter shot down in South Sudan, three killed, Russian owner says

    JUBA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter in South Sudan was shot down on Tuesday and three of its crew were killed, Russian airline UTair, which owns the aircraft, said, citing initial information. The airline said the helicopter, carrying...
  • South Sudan ceasefire monitor dies after officials held by rebels

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A member of an East African regional body monitoring a ceasefire in South Sudan died of a heart attack after some monitors were detained by rebels to the north of the country, further complicating a peace process. Ethiopia's...
  • South Sudan rebels accept presence of Ugandan troops to keep peace

    KAMPALA (Reuters) - South Sudan rebels have agreed to let Uganda maintain its forces on South Sudanese soil until a regional body deploys a peace keeping force, a spokesman for the Ugandan government told Reuters on Friday. The new stance by the rebels,...
  • China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment....
  • End the aid: The US must not subsidize war in South Sudan

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 14: The announcement Tuesday of $180 million in food aid to South Sudan, accompanied by a strong statement of impatience from Secretary of State John Kerry, should be the...
  • South Sudan leaders show little appetite for peace deal: U.N.

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar show little interest in making a deal to end months of fighting that has brought the nation to the brink of "man-made" famine, U.N. Security Council envoys said during a...