MONROVIA, Liberia — Fatumata Fofana went into labor, and the race to find someone who could deliver her child was on. She couldn’t get in to JFK Hospital, the city’s main general care facility, which was closed. Family members finally found a spot for her in a medical clinic, but complications developed. Her brother, Mohammed Sheriff, said he desperately sent a friend to scour the city for help,
Turkey says at least 66,000 Syrians have crossed the border in 24 hours, as the UN warns hundreds of thousands more may flee an Islamic State advance.
By Oliver Holmes and Alexandria Sage BAGHDAD/PARIS (Reuters) - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria. President Francois Hollande said Rafale jets hit "a logistics depot of the terrorists" near the ci
EILEAN IARMAIN, ISLE OF SKYE, Scotland — The clouds settled low over the gold-green hills of this west coast isle for the first time in days on Friday, an apt metaphor for the glum mood weighing on many residents. Read full article >>
TOKYO — Soon after Shinzo Abe, who practiced archery in his college days, returned for his second stint as Japan’s prime minister in late 2012, he promised to unleash “three arrows” to fix the economy. Read full article >>