Military Conflicts

Sri Lanka court bars Rajapaksa from office, disputed PM to appeal

Sri Lanka court bars Rajapaksa from office, disputed PM to appeal

Published 03/12/2018

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Sri Lankan court issued an order preventing Mahinda Rajapaksa and his disputed cabinet from holding office on Monday, heightening the island’s [more…]

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Published 01/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he described as Iran’s testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of [more…]

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…]

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Published 05/11/2018

Saudi Arabia tells U.N. rights body that will prosecute Khashoggi murderANKARA (Reuters) - Reports that the body of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was dissolved [more…]

Rouhani says Iran to sell oil, defy U.S. sanctions: TV

Rouhani says Iran to sell oil, defy U.S. sanctions: TV

Published 05/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by the United States on its vital energy and banking sectors, Iranian President [more…]

U.S. ratchets up pressure on Iran with resumption of sanctions

U.S. ratchets up pressure on Iran with resumption of sanctions

Published 05/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States reimposes oil and financial sanctions against Iran on Monday, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to [more…]

Iran in contact with other signatories of nuclear deal as U.S….

Iran in contact with other signatories of nuclear deal as U.S….

Published 05/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is in constant contact with other signatories of a 2015 nuclear deal reached between Tehran and powers as the United States [more…]

Iran says U.S. economic pressure ‘futile’ and a ‘psychological…

Iran says U.S. economic pressure ‘futile’ and a ‘psychological…

Published 05/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions on Iran’s vital oil sector are part of a psychological war launched by Washington against Tehran but these will [more…]

China says its lawful trade with Iran should be respected

China says its lawful trade with Iran should be respected

Published 05/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday its lawful trade cooperation with Iran should be respected and expressed regret that the United States re-imposed sanctions [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…]