Military Conflicts

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…]

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

Up to 17 infected, 11 dead in new Ebola outbreak in Congo

Published 15/06/2020

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Democratic Republic of Congo has recorded up to 17 Ebola cases in a new outbreak of the deadly virus in the [more…]

Artists around the world pay tribute to George Floyd

Artists around the world pay tribute to George Floyd

Published 12/06/2020

(Reuters) - Protests against racism triggered by the death of African American George Floyd have inspired art around the world, from murals in Syria and [more…]

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

Published 12/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese Beidou navigation network will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into orbit, giving China greater independence from [more…]

Afghan artists paint mural on blast wall in tribute to George Floyd

Afghan artists paint mural on blast wall in tribute to George Floyd

Published 11/06/2020

KABUL (Reuters) - A group of artists climbed ladders up one of the many blast walls snaking through the Afghan capital Kabul this week to [more…]

Trump’s troop cut in Germany blindsided senior U.S. officials

Trump’s troop cut in Germany blindsided senior U.S. officials

Published 09/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s decision to cut U.S. troop levels in Germany blindsided a number of senior national security officials, according to five [more…]

Move over James Bond- India returns alleged bird spy to Pakistan

Move over James Bond- India returns alleged bird spy to Pakistan

Published 29/05/2020

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian police have released a pigeon belonging to a Pakistani fisherman after a probe found that the bird, which had flown [more…]

U.N. expresses alarm at violence in Afghanistan as April civilian casualties jump

U.N. expresses alarm at violence in Afghanistan as April civilian casualties jump

Published 19/05/2020

KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations said Afghan civilian casualties jumped to 380 in April, expressing alarm about a “striking deterioration” in respect for international [more…]

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

Published 19/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, [more…]

Gunmen attack Afghan hospital where MSF aid group runs a clinic

Gunmen attack Afghan hospital where MSF aid group runs a clinic

Published 12/05/2020

KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday where the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders runs a maternity [more…]