Conflicts / War / Peace

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Published 18/06/2019

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering [more…]

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press [more…]

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event:…

White House will not invite Israeli officials to Bahrain event:…

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will not invite Israeli government officials to a Bahrain conference devoted to gaining support for a Palestinian economic plan [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East – sources

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East – sources

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington [more…]

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans [more…]

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law

Published 10/06/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, [more…]

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance

Mnuchin says Trump could ease up on Huawei if trade talks advance

Published 09/06/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday that President Donald Trump might ease U.S. restrictions on Huawei if there was progress in [more…]

Trump deal with Mexico a win for ‘hostage-taking’: former WTO chief

Trump deal with Mexico a win for ‘hostage-taking’: former WTO chief

Published 08/06/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a [more…]

On Tiananmen anniversary eve, Taiwan urges China to ‘repent’

On Tiananmen anniversary eve, Taiwan urges China to ‘repent’

Published 03/06/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - China must “sincerely repent” for the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago and promote democratic [more…]

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV

Two killed as Sudan forces try to disperse protesters: witnesses, TV

Published 03/06/2019

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, [more…]