Daily Archives: March 15, 2018

UN Security Council Threatens South Sudan with Arms Embargo

The U.N. Security Council on Thursday renewed its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another year and threatened an arms embargo if fighting continues.

The U.S.-sponsored text expresses the council's intention to consider all appropriate …

US Military Discloses Firefight in Niger in December

U.S. and Niger troops killed 11 Islamist militants from a Boko Haram splinter group in a firefight in December, the U.S. military said on Thursday, publicly acknowledging a previously unreported incident.

The fight took place …