War/Peace/Conflicts

Police union: Open carry of guns should be suspended at Republican convention in Cleveland

Police union: Open carry of guns should be suspended at Republican convention in Cleveland

Published 17/07/2016

CLEVELAND The head of the Cleveland police union on Sunday urged Ohio's governor to declare a state of emergency and to suspend laws allowing the [more…]

Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defense

Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defense

Published 14/07/2016

WASHINGTON The U.S. missile defense system to counter attacks from rogue states like North Korea has no proven capability to protect the United States and [more…]

South Korea chooses site of THAAD U.S. missile system amid protests

South Korea chooses site of THAAD U.S. missile system amid protests

Published 13/07/2016

SEOUL South Korea announced on Wednesday the site where a U.S. THAAD anti-missile defense unit will be deployed against North Korea's missile and nuclear threats, [more…]

Aleppo rebels brace for long Syrian government siege

Aleppo rebels brace for long Syrian government siege

Published 13/07/2016

BEIRUT/AMMAN Rebel areas of Aleppo have stockpiled enough basic supplies to survive months of siege by Syrian pro-government forces that cut off their half of [more…]

Turkey PM Yildirim says aims to develop relations with Syria, Iraq

Turkey PM Yildirim says aims to develop relations with Syria, Iraq

Published 13/07/2016

ANKARA Turkey aims to develop good relations with Syria and Iraq, and both countries need to be stable for counter-terrorism efforts to succeed, Turkish Prime [more…]

Iraqi forces retake Islamic State holdout in Falluja

Iraqi forces retake Islamic State holdout in Falluja

Published 26/06/2016

FALLUJA, Iraq Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday and the general commanding the [more…]

Flow of civilians from Iraq’s Falluja slows as IS tightens grip

Flow of civilians from Iraq’s Falluja slows as IS tightens grip

Published 14/06/2016

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq About 40,000 residents of Falluja, Islamic State's besieged stronghold near Baghdad, have fled in the last three weeks, but a similar number are [more…]

French police couple killed in attack claimed by Islamic State

French police couple killed in attack claimed by Islamic State

Published 14/06/2016

PARIS/LES MUREAUX A Frenchman who pledged allegiance to Islamic State stabbed a police commander to death outside his home and killed his partner, who also [more…]

NATO to send troops to deter Russia, some allies want more

NATO to send troops to deter Russia, some allies want more

Published 14/06/2016

BRUSSELS Britain, Germany and the United States advanced plans on Tuesday to spearhead a new NATO force on Russia's border from next year, but some [more…]

London art gallery showcases Calais migrant stories

London art gallery showcases Calais migrant stories

Published 07/06/2016

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When British art curator Sue McAlpine first visited makeshift migrant camps in Calais on Frances's northern coast, the sight of [more…]