Military Conflicts

Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine

Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine

Published 27/07/2020

KYIV (Reuters) - A full and comprehensive ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists has entered into force in eastern Ukraine, opening the prospect [more…]

Afghan all-girls robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to treat coronavirus patients

Afghan all-girls robotics team designs low-cost ventilator to treat coronavirus patients

Published 20/07/2020

HERAT (Reuters) - In the eastern Afghan city of Herat, 18-year-old high school student Somaya Faruqi adjusts a suction cap as she puts the finishing [more…]

Head of Somalia’s military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

Head of Somalia’s military unhurt, civilian killed in suicide car bomb on convoy

Published 13/07/2020

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The head of Somalia’s military escaped unhurt and one civilian was killed on Monday when a suicide attacker drove a bomb-laden car [more…]

Britain set to ban Huawei from 5G, though timescale unclear

Britain set to ban Huawei from 5G, though timescale unclear

Published 13/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei from Britain’s 5G network in a landmark decision that will anger Beijing but [more…]

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…]