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South Sudan Seeks to Delay Vote, Extend President's Term

South Sudan is postponing national elections that were set for June 30 and extending the terms of President Salva Kiir and the National Assembly by two years, the government announced Friday. The move is in line with a power-sharing proposal brokered by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and signed at the start of this month by Mr. Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar. "Bearing in mind this agreement and the situation, and our commitment to agree and...

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