Military Conflicts

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…]

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected [more…]

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president’s office said he had relayed an invitation from [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…]

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

As tensions mount, Mattis seeks more resilient U.S. ties with…

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told his Chinese counterpart on Thursday that the world’s two largest economies needed to deepen high-level ties [more…]

Syrian rebels to complete withdrawal of heavy weapons from Idlib…

Syrian rebels to complete withdrawal of heavy weapons from Idlib…

Published 08/10/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Syrian rebel groups will complete the withdrawal of heavy weaponry from a demilitarized zone agreed by Turkey and Russia in northwest Syria’s [more…]

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Published 07/10/2018

LONDON Oct 8 (Reuters) - Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to [more…]

Director Boyle calls on Britons to mark Armistice Day with beach art

Director Boyle calls on Britons to mark Armistice Day with beach art

Published 05/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Oscar-winning film director Danny Boyle has called on Britons to mark the upcoming centenary since the end of World War One by [more…]

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Tehran, accusing [more…]

Exiled Syrian artist draws torture to ‘continue the revolution’

Exiled Syrian artist draws torture to ‘continue the revolution’

Published 24/09/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - The characters drawn in black-and-white ball-pen by Najah al-Bukai look broken, left in pain and despair by the torture the exiled Syrian [more…]