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S. Sudan Fighting Forcing Thousands to Flee to Uganda

The U.N. refugee agency reports more South Sudanese refugees have fled into Uganda in the past three weeks than in the first six months of this year.  The UNHCR says more than 37,000 people have crossed the border since fighting between South Sudan’s rival factions erupted July 8 in the capital, Juba. The violence that killed at least 300 people has subsided, but tensions are still running high in the capital and other parts of South Sudan. The U.N. refugee agency says people...

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