Insurgencies

Turkey lifts travel ban on German journalist

Turkey lifts travel ban on German journalist

Published 20/08/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has reversed its decision to ban a German journalist from leaving the country while she awaits trial on charges of being [more…]

Taliban kidnap dozens from buses in Afghanistan’s north, official says

Taliban kidnap dozens from buses in Afghanistan’s north, official says

Published 20/08/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents kidnapped dozens of passengers after stopping three buses in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province, a government official said on Monday. Esmatullah [more…]

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

Published 03/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the [more…]

Violence disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations:…

Violence disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations:…

Published 30/07/2018

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Attacks by gunmen or other violence disrupted around a fifth of Mali’s polling stations during Sunday’s presidential election, with about three percent [more…]

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

Published 30/07/2018

SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remembers the day the head of a local Islamic State [more…]

Lebanese army kills suspected drug dealer, seven others in raid:…

Lebanese army kills suspected drug dealer, seven others in raid:…

Published 23/07/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army killed a suspected drug dealer and seven others during a raid in northeast Lebanon on Monday, the army said. [more…]

Trump tells Iran ‘never, ever threaten’ U.S. or suffer consequences

Trump tells Iran ‘never, ever threaten’ U.S. or suffer consequences

Published 23/07/2018

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Iran it risked dire consequences “the like of which few throughout history have suffered before” if the [more…]

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Published 23/07/2018

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday and took [more…]

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

Published 10/07/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 12 people, including several children, on Tuesday, in an attack in the eastern city [more…]

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

With Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed

Published 06/07/2018

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - South Syrian rebels said on Friday they had agreed to cease fire and start handing over heavy weapons in a deal mediated [more…]