You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

World

  • Africa's image takes a hit, thanks to Ebola
    JOHANNESBURG   — In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In Geneva, a top U.
  • Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside slum to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to
  • Hong Kong leader: 'External forces' involved in protests
    HONG KONG  — Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence
Advertisement

13 South African troops killed in Central African Republic

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s president says 13 South African soldiers were killed and 27 were wounded in fighting in the Central African Republic.

President Jacob Zuma also said Monday that one soldier is missing.

South African troops came under attack on Saturday in the Central African Republic as rebels advanced on the capital, Bangui. The rebels have overthrown the country’s president and seized the presidential palace.

South Africa had deployed several hundred soldiers to the Central African Republic to assist national forces there.

Advertisement