Military Conflicts

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Published 09/12/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Katyusha rockets struck a military base next to Baghdad International Airport on Monday wounding “six fighters”, a statement from the military [more…]

Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time

Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time

Published 08/12/2019

GISENYI, Rwanda (Reuters) - An Ebola survivor has fallen ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said [more…]

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Published 04/12/2019

LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Published 29/11/2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - International organizations warned on Friday of a potential resurgence of Ebola in Congo after deadly militia attacks on [more…]

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy’s top civilian on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL [more…]

Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster

Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster

Published 25/11/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Pope Francis expressed concern about future energy sources as he comforted victims of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster on Monday, noting [more…]

South Korea, Japan in fresh spat over intelligence deal

South Korea, Japan in fresh spat over intelligence deal

Published 25/11/2019

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - South Korea and Japan traded fresh barbs on Monday, just days after agreeing to salvage an important intelligence-sharing pact, highlighting the fragile [more…]

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Published 24/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asked for Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s resignation after losing confidence in him over his handling of [more…]

U.S. Navy Secretary says he did not threaten to resign in dispute with Trump

U.S. Navy Secretary says he did not threaten to resign in dispute with Trump

Published 24/11/2019

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy Secretary said on Saturday he did not threaten to resign amid a disagreement with President Donald Trump [more…]