Military Conflicts

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…]

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…]