Conflicts / War / Peace

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Sri Lanka lifts curfew as death toll from attacks rises sharply

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after a string of bombings at churches and luxury hotels across [more…]

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers, triggering price spike

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers, triggering price spike

Published 22/04/2019

WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, [more…]

India’s Modi condemns Sri Lanka attacks, says he can defeat the…

India’s Modi condemns Sri Lanka attacks, says he can defeat the…

Published 22/04/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - After condemning the series of deadly bomb attacks on Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels on Sunday that killed more than [more…]

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

U.S. State Dept warns ‘terrorists’ continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks

Published 22/04/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said in a revised travel advisory ‘terrorist groups’ were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 [more…]

Timeline: Sri Lankan bomb attacks on hotels, churches – 20 minutes…

Timeline: Sri Lankan bomb attacks on hotels, churches – 20 minutes…

Published 22/04/2019

(Reuters) - Bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 207 and injuring 450 people, in the first [more…]

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Sri Lanka attacks death toll rises to 290, about 500 wounded: police

Published 22/04/2019

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The death toll from attacks on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka rose significantly to 290, and about 500 people were [more…]

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial

Cuban indie artists challenge government at Havana arts biennial

Published 16/04/2019

HAVANA (Reuters) - A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to [more…]

Israel plans new moonshot after maiden mission fails

Israel plans new moonshot after maiden mission fails

Published 13/04/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The aerospace company behind Israel’s failed first moonshot said on Saturday it would pursue a second mission with funds raised from private [more…]

Israel, Hamas agree to truce via Egyptian mediators: Palestinian…

Israel, Hamas agree to truce via Egyptian mediators: Palestinian…

Published 25/03/2019

GAZA (Reuters) - Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt, a senior Palestinian official told Reuters. The official, [more…]

Israel air strike targets office of Hamas leader in Gaza: Hamas radio

Israel air strike targets office of Hamas leader in Gaza: Hamas radio

Published 25/03/2019

GAZA (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike targeted the office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in the Gaza Strip on Monday, Hamas radio reported. Haniyeh [more…]