Military Conflicts

Taliban kidnap dozens from buses in Afghanistan’s north, official says

Taliban kidnap dozens from buses in Afghanistan’s north, official says

Published 20/08/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents kidnapped dozens of passengers after stopping three buses in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province, a government official said on Monday. Esmatullah [more…]

Yemen’s Houthi group says it fired missile at Saudi Arabia’s Najran…

Yemen’s Houthi group says it fired missile at Saudi Arabia’s Najran…

Published 20/08/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen’s Houthi group fired a Badr-1 missile at the Saudi Arabian province of Najran, the Houthis’ Masirah TV said in a tweet [more…]

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

Published 17/08/2018

(Reuters Health) - Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Transgender people have long served in [more…]

U.S. warns on Russia’s new space weapons

U.S. warns on Russia’s new space weapons

Published 14/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States voiced deep suspicion on Tuesday over Russia’s pursuit of new space weapons, including a mobile laser system to destroy [more…]

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

North Korea says demonstrating good faith, urges U.S. to drop…

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media called on Monday for the United States to drop sanctions, saying Pyongyang had demonstrated good faith by ending [more…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

Published 05/08/2018

ABOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on [more…]

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge, asks for ceasefire to vaccinate

Published 03/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the [more…]

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

‘Horrors that can’t be told’: Afghan women report Islamic State rapes

Published 30/07/2018

SHEBERGHAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A mother of three from a remote area of northwestern Afghanistan remembers the day the head of a local Islamic State [more…]

Trump seeks to revive ‘Arab NATO’ to confront Iran

Trump seeks to revive ‘Arab NATO’ to confront Iran

Published 28/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to create a new security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab [more…]