Conflicts / War / Peace

Scrambling to limit damage, Trump tells Turkey to stop its Syria invasion

Scrambling to limit damage, Trump tells Turkey to stop its Syria invasion

Published 15/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally [more…]

Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifier

Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifier

Published 15/10/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean football fans will be left in the dark as their national team play in North Korea for the first time [more…]

Mozambique votes in high-stakes election

Mozambique votes in high-stakes election

Published 15/10/2019

MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambicans voted on Tuesday in an election that could test a fragile two-month-old peace deal between the ruling Frelimo party and its [more…]

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

Published 15/10/2019

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that [more…]

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

Published 15/10/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry urged Turkey on Tuesday to stop military action in Syria and “come back to the right track”. Chinese Foreign [more…]

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria

Published 15/10/2019

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a [more…]

U.S. Senator Graham says he strongly supports Trump on Turkey sanctions

U.S. Senator Graham says he strongly supports Trump on Turkey sanctions

Published 14/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been critical of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull American troops out of northeast Syria, [more…]

Britain reviews all weapons export licenses with Turkey: FT

Britain reviews all weapons export licenses with Turkey: FT

Published 14/10/2019

(Reuters) - The United Kingdom is reviewing all weapons exports licenses to Turkey as it faces mounting pressure over its military offensive in northern Syria, [more…]

Taiwan says China is an ‘authoritarian’ threat in the Pacific

Taiwan says China is an ‘authoritarian’ threat in the Pacific

Published 07/10/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan said on Monday China was practicing “authoritarian expansionism” in the Pacific, pointing to reports of plans for Chinese military presence in [more…]

India’s Supreme Court halts tree felling for new Mumbai metro

India’s Supreme Court halts tree felling for new Mumbai metro

Published 07/10/2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered a halt to the cutting of trees in financial capital Mumbai for an ambitious subway [more…]