Insurgencies

U.S. and Turkey agree to mend ties- Turks propose joint deployment…

U.S. and Turkey agree to mend ties- Turks propose joint deployment…

Published 16/02/2018

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrive to a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, February 16, 2018. REUTERS/Cem OzdelANKARA (Reuters) [more…]

Berlin festival movie tells true story of Cold War rebels with a cause

Berlin festival movie tells true story of Cold War rebels with a cause

Published 16/02/2018

Dietrich Garstka, who fled former Communist East as a schoolboy and inspired the film 'Das schweigende Klassenzimmer' which is due to premiere at the Berlinale [more…]

Gunbattles, airstrikes in Sinai as Egyptian forces hit militants

Gunbattles, airstrikes in Sinai as Egyptian forces hit militants

Published 12/02/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces killed 12 Islamist militants in gun battles and arrested 92 suspects, while airstrikes destroyed dozens of militant targets in [more…]

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Published 01/02/2018

UNHCR Special Envoy actor Angelina Jolie takes part in a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

Militants attack army post near military academy in Afghan capital

Published 29/01/2018

An ambulance carries victims near the site of an attack at the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan January 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailKABUL (Reuters) [more…]

Putin has no plans so far to attend Syria peace congress: Kremlin

Putin has no plans so far to attend Syria peace congress: Kremlin

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech while attending the Forum of Small Towns and Historical Settlements in the town of Kolomna, south [more…]

Turkish operations on Syrian border to extend as far as Iraq, Erdogan

Turkish operations on Syrian border to extend as far as Iraq, Erdogan

Published 26/01/2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Usak, Turkey January 20, 2018. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERSISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday [more…]

Turkey says campaign against Kurdish YPG in Afrin will be swift

Turkey says campaign against Kurdish YPG in Afrin will be swift

Published 22/01/2018

Turkish soldiers stand on tanks in a village on the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman OrsalHASSA, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey [more…]

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Published 22/01/2018

Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainPALONGKHALI, Bangladesh [more…]

Iranian planes warned off two ‘coalition vessels’ during military dril

Iranian planes warned off two ‘coalition vessels’ during military dril

Published 22/01/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian warplanes warned off two “coalition vessels” during military drill in waters off the country’s southeast, an Iranian general was quoted as [more…]