Fault Lines travelled to Ferguson to witness the demonstrations and the subsequent heavy-handed police reaction – and to find out how Brown’s killing sparked something bigger, exposing tensions that have been bubbling beneath the surface for years.
By: Dean Obeidallah
South Sudan is on the brink of catastrophe. The country has fallen into a bloody civil war divided by its two largest ethnic groups, the Dinka and Nuer. Fighting and heavy rains have critically impacted access to food. AJ+ asks Challiss McDonough from the World Food Programme – East Africa, about what’s happening in the world’s youngest country.
Source: Al Jazeera
Bloodshed in and around Gaza has surged with a strike killing seven Palestinian children and a heavy overnight bombardment from Israel shattering hopes for an end to three weeks of devastating violence.