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S. Sudan Rebel Leader: 'Not Close' to Peace Deal

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says his side is no closer to agreeing to a peace deal following his meeting Saturday with African mediators.  Mediators from the East African regional group IGAD met with Machar in an undisclosed location in South Sudan. Speaking to VOA by phone Sunday, Machar doused hopes for a negotiated settlement to end nearly a month of fighting. He said the main sticking points are the continued detention of 11 opposition politicians who were arrested...

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