Military Conflicts

Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality after Turkey re-opens frontier

Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality after Turkey re-opens frontier

Published 02/03/2020

KASTANIES/LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - A child died after being pulled from the seat when a boat capsized off the Greek island of Lesbos, officials said [more…]

North Korea fires two short-range missiles into eastern sea, South Korea says

North Korea fires two short-range missiles into eastern sea, South Korea says

Published 02/03/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles off the east coast into the sea on Monday, resuming testing after a three-month pause, South [more…]

French soldier has died while on duty in Burkina Faso

French soldier has died while on duty in Burkina Faso

Published 17/02/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - A French soldier has died while on operations in Burkina Faso, the French Armed Forces Ministry said in a statement on Monday. [more…]

Russian artist unveils Putin ‘superhero’ paintings in Istanbul

Russian artist unveils Putin ‘superhero’ paintings in Istanbul

Published 15/02/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Russian artist unveiled four giant paintings of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in central Istanbul on Saturday, saying he wanted to show [more…]

Philippines’ Duterte says Trump deserves to be re-elected

Philippines’ Duterte says Trump deserves to be re-elected

Published 15/02/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the U.S. president’s reaction to his decision [more…]

Iran’s Rouhani calls for unity, accuses Trump of exploiting rift

Iran’s Rouhani calls for unity, accuses Trump of exploiting rift

Published 27/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians should not allow U.S. President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary elections, President Hassan Rouhani [more…]

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

Published 14/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, [more…]

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Published 13/01/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Libya’s warring rival leaders will hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday alongside representatives from Russia and Turkey, Russian news agencies cited [more…]

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Published 12/01/2020

DAVENPORT, Iowa/MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Reuters) - A rare sign of discord emerged on Sunday between progressive Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over a [more…]