Insurgencies

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan kill at least 30 security…

Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan kill at least 30 security…

Published 15/11/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Major assaults by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan’s western province of Farah bordering Iran, mounted with the aim of weakening the government’s grip [more…]

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Published 05/11/2018

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood [more…]

Syria’s national museum reopens doors in war-scarred Damascus

Syria’s national museum reopens doors in war-scarred Damascus

Published 28/10/2018

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syria’s National Museum of Damascus opened its rich trove of antiquities to visitors again on Sunday, seven years after war forced them [more…]

West Bank visitors attracted to hotel adorned by Banksy art

West Bank visitors attracted to hotel adorned by Banksy art

Published 23/10/2018

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Guests at the Walled Off Hotel in the occupied West Bank town of Bethlehem on Tuesday admired the works of [more…]

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Russia and Turkey give more time for Idlib deal in Syria: U.N.

Published 18/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia and Turkey plan to give more time for the implementation of their de-escalation deal in the Syrian province of Idlib, a [more…]

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, U.S. general unhurt

Published 18/10/2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, General Scott Miller escaped unhurt after a burst of gunfire in the governor’s compound in [more…]

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

Suicide car bomb kills at least six in Somali capital

Published 10/09/2018

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A suicide car bomb rammed into a local government office in Somalia’s capital on Monday, killing at least six people in an [more…]

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Published 10/09/2018

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical [more…]

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become U.S. adviser on Afghanistan

Published 05/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will join the State Department as an adviser on Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]