Military Conflicts

South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

Published 20/11/2017

A flag is pictured outside the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva, Switzerland, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Denis BalibouseSEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct [more…]

U.S. nuclear general says would resist ‘illegal’ Trump strike order

U.S. nuclear general says would resist ‘illegal’ Trump strike order

Published 19/11/2017

The top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons. [more…]

Memories in milk bottles: Polish exhibition ‘shouts out’ annihilation story of Warsaw Ghetto

Memories in milk bottles: Polish exhibition ‘shouts out’ annihilation story of Warsaw Ghetto

Published 15/11/2017

A milk bottle is displayed as a part of the Ringelblum archives exhibited on The "What We Could Not Shout Out To The World" exhibition [more…]

More than 20 Afghan police killed as Taliban attack checkpoints

More than 20 Afghan police killed as Taliban attack checkpoints

Published 14/11/2017

A series of Taliban attacks over six hours on more than a dozen Afghan checkpoints killed 22 police and wounded 15 in the southern province of Kandahar, police said on Tuesday. [more…]

Defecting North Korean soldier in critical condition, U.N. investigating

Defecting North Korean soldier in critical condition, U.N. investigating

Published 14/11/2017

A North Korean soldier shot while defecting to the South has undergone several surgical procedures and is in a critical condition, South Korea's government and military said on Tuesday, with doctors expecting to save him. [more…]

Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi `handmaiden to genocide`

Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi `handmaiden to genocide`

Published 13/11/2017

Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi "a hand maiden to genocide" on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow recipient's response to the repression of Rohingya Muslims. [more…]

Exhibit at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Exhibit at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Published 10/11/2017

An installation "Monument" by German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni stands in front the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, November 10, 2017. The installation, previously displayed in [more…]

Exhibit at Berlin`s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Exhibit at Berlin`s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Published 10/11/2017

Three upended buses, a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war, appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by Syrian-German artist Manaf Halbouni. [more…]

Kosovo says `false` arrest warrant for PM undermines dialogue with Serbia

Kosovo says `false` arrest warrant for PM undermines dialogue with Serbia

Published 10/11/2017

Kosovo accused Serbia of undermining a European Union-sponsored dialogue between the two countries by refusing to withdraw an international arrest warrant for Kosovo's prime minister. [more…]

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Published 10/11/2017

Rising Middle East tensions and a corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia will cast a shadow over next week's Dubai Airshow, as military and aerospace leaders try to gauge whether they might prolong a weapons-buying spree in the region. [more…]