• Tag results for civil_war

US school to be named after Barack Obama, drop name of Confederate leader

The move in Jackson, Mississippi, comes amid a national debate over a campaign to remove statues and other monuments to generals and leaders of the 1861-1865 Confederacy.

published on : 19th October 2017

Iraqi Vice President warns of 'civil war' over Kurdish-held Kirkuk 

Allawi urged Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani, as well as Iraq's central government and its Iranian-backed militia forces, to show restraint and resolve their disputes over the oil-rich city.

published on : 9th October 2017

At least 100 killed in clashes between rebels and armed forces in South Sudan

At least 100 people have been killed in the clashes between government armed forces and rebels loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar in northeastern part of South Sudan.

published on : 5th October 2017

Two wartime mass graves discovered in Bosnia

The remains of about 20 victims from Bosnia's 1990s civil war, most likely Bosnian Muslims, have been exhumed from two newly-discovered mass graves, the Missing Persons Institute said today.

published on : 13th September 2017

Russia to help Syria in rebuilding recaptured cities

Moscow said it will send some 4,000 tonnes of building materials and construction equipment to Syria to help "rebuild vital infrastructure for settlements freed from terrorists".

published on : 13th September 2017

History of Syria's war at risk as YouTube reins in content 

The tech giant has implemented new policies to remove material considered graphic or supporting terrorism and the thousands of videos have disappeared with notice.

published on : 13th September 2017

Priyanka Chopra urges more Syria refugee help

Individuals can make a difference with donations if governments don't step up, said Chopra, a UNICEF goodwill ambassador and Bollywood and Hollywood star.

published on : 11th September 2017

Red Cross driver killed in South Sudan ambush

A driver was shot dead Friday when gunmen ambushed a nine-vehicle convoy transporting humanitarian supplies in the war-torn country.

published on : 9th September 2017

Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom Holland says cats are evil

Actor Tom Holland says he hates cats because they are evil.

published on : 26th August 2017

Filmmaker Sumathy Balaram’s Niyoga on Sri Lanka Civil War

 Filmmaker Sumathy Balaram’s debut feature film, Niyoga, is about the Sri Lankan women who survived and fled the country during the 1983 civil war.

published on : 15th August 2017

South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' says Amnesty International

The report is based on interviews with 168 victims of sexual violence in South Sudan and in refugee camps in neighboring Uganda, home to the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

published on : 24th July 2017

Sri Lankan President signs Office on Missing Persons Act

The Act will help in tracing around 20,000 people who are still missing, eight years after the end of the nearly three-decade-long civil war.

published on : 20th July 2017

Sri Lanka fails to investigate war crimes: UN expert

There is little evidence that perpetrators of war crimes committed by members of the Sri Lankan armed forces are being brought to justice, the UN expert said.

published on : 14th July 2017

Donald Trump's first paycheck as US President to restore Civil War battlefield

A portion of Donald Trump's first paycheck as the US President will be used to fund restoration projects at a Civil War battlefield, the Interior Department announced.

published on : 6th July 2017

US ready to work with Russia on Syria 'no-fly zones': Tillerson

Tillerson said Russia had a "special responsibility" to help stabilise the war-ravaged country.

published on : 6th July 2017
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