The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi35° Increasing Clouds

Tonight

Lo29° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi50° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo28° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi43° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo32° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi47° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo28° Chance Rain/Snow

Saturday

Hi42° Chance Snow Showers

Saturday Night

Lo26° Chance Rain/Snow

African leaders try to calm South Sudanese violence

Send to Kindle
Print This

JUBA, South Sudan — Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region as African leaders today tried to mediate between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup that the government insists sparked violence threatening to destroy the world’s newest country.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir this morning. A senior government official warned that Riek Machar, the former vice president who now…

View my options or Sign in