War/Peace/Conflicts

Bus blast kills fighters at Syrian border crossing with Turkey

Bus blast kills fighters at Syrian border crossing with Turkey

Published 15/08/2016

BEIRUT A suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest on a bus in Syria near the Atmeh border crossing with Turkey late on Sunday, killing at [more…]

U.N.’s Ban condemns Yemen school attack, coalition says Houthi facility targeted

U.N.’s Ban condemns Yemen school attack, coalition says Houthi facility targeted

Published 15/08/2016

DUBAI U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned an air strike on a school in northern Yemen that killed 10 children and called for an investigation, while [more…]

Militants stage Kashmir attacks as Modi gives annual address

Militants stage Kashmir attacks as Modi gives annual address

Published 15/08/2016

NEW DELHI Two armed militants attacked a police station in Indian-ruled Kashmir on Monday, police said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his annual Independence [more…]

Modi, in address, chides Pakistan and urges Indian unity

Modi, in address, chides Pakistan and urges Indian unity

Published 15/08/2016

By Douglas Busvine and Nidhi Verma | NEW DELHI NEW DELHI Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took aim at supporters of "terrorism" in his Independence [more…]

Angry and THAAD: South Koreans shave heads to protest U.S. missile defense system

Angry and THAAD: South Koreans shave heads to protest U.S. missile defense system

Published 15/08/2016

By Minwoo Park | SEONGJU, South Korea SEONGJU, South Korea About 900 South Koreans shaved their heads on Monday to protest against a government decision [more…]

U.S. Democrat Pelosi gets ‘obscene and sick’ calls after hack

U.S. Democrat Pelosi gets ‘obscene and sick’ calls after hack

Published 13/08/2016

By John Whitesides | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday she has been flooded with "obscene and sick" calls and [more…]

Turkish police raid pro-Kurdish party, detain 17 across Istanbul: state media

Turkish police raid pro-Kurdish party, detain 17 across Istanbul: state media

Published 11/08/2016

ISTANBUL Turkish police detained 17 suspected militants in a sweep in Istanbul on Thursday that included a raid on offices of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic [more…]

Putin discusses Crimea security after alleged Ukrainian incursions

Putin discusses Crimea security after alleged Ukrainian incursions

Published 11/08/2016

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with his Security Council to discuss additional security measures for Crimea after the clashes on the [more…]

Russian helicopter downed in rebel-held Idlib province

Russian helicopter downed in rebel-held Idlib province

Published 01/08/2016

BEIRUT A Russian military helicopter carrying five people was shot down in the north of Syria's rebel-held Idlib province on Monday, the Russian defence ministry [more…]

Rebels launch major assault to try to break Aleppo siege

Rebels launch major assault to try to break Aleppo siege

Published 01/08/2016

BEIRUT Syrian rebel fighters have launched a major assault on government-held southwestern parts of Aleppo to try to reopen supply lines after the army and [more…]