Military Conflicts

Syrian artist’s Silent Demonstration watches over German war crimes trial

Syrian artist’s Silent Demonstration watches over German war crimes trial

Published 01/07/2020

KOBLENZ, Germany (Reuters) - Forty-nine faceless figures stand on the lawn outside a German courthouse, facing the windows of a courtroom behind which two suspected [more…]

India’s Modi extends free foodgrain program for poor battling coronavirus

India’s Modi extends free foodgrain program for poor battling coronavirus

Published 30/06/2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Indian government will extend a free foodgrain distribution scheme for 800 million people amid the ongoing pandemic until the end of [more…]

Trump denies being told about Russian bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan

Trump denies being told about Russian bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan

Published 30/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was never briefed about the reported Russian efforts to pay bounties to Taliban-linked militants to [more…]

Facing criticism, White House to brief Democrats on reports Russia paid Taliban to kill U.S. troops

Facing criticism, White House to brief Democrats on reports Russia paid Taliban to kill U.S. troops

Published 30/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House sought to play down reports it knew Russia had paid the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops, promising to [more…]

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

Published 29/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both Democrats and President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress demanded more information from the White House on Monday after reports that [more…]

South Korea says Bolton’s memoir on Trump-Kim summit is distorted

South Korea says Bolton’s memoir on Trump-Kim summit is distorted

Published 22/06/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - Accounts by former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton of discussions between leaders of the United States and the two Koreas in [more…]

Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

Published 18/06/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Many directors would have been devastated when their plans to show their first feature at the Cannes Film Festival were wrecked by [more…]

Sudan finds mass grave of conscripts killed during Bashir’s rule

Sudan finds mass grave of conscripts killed during Bashir’s rule

Published 15/06/2020

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s public prosecutor on Monday announced the discovery of a mass grave east of Khartoum suspected to contain the remains of students [more…]

What do new U.S. sanctions mean for Syria?

What do new U.S. sanctions mean for Syria?

Published 15/06/2020

AMMAN (Reuters) - The toughest U.S. sanctions yet on Syria take effect this week, increasing the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad as he grapples with [more…]

Gunmen ambush Mali army convoy, soldiers killed: residents

Gunmen ambush Mali army convoy, soldiers killed: residents

Published 15/06/2020

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Gunmen ambushed an army convoy near a town in central Mali on Sunday and killed a number of soldiers, residents from another [more…]