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Rape of Rohingya by Myanmar security forces sweeping, methodical

Use of rape by Myanmar's armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, The Associated Press found in interviews with 29 Rohingya Muslim women and girls now in Bangladesh.

published on : 11th December 2017

US, Russia seek understanding on next steps in Syrian conflict

United States and Russia are discussing next steps that could prevent the two military powers from inadvertently clashing in Syria and improve prospects for an end to the country's brutal civil war.

published on : 21st November 2017

Iran, Russia and Turkey diplomats meet ahead of Syria summit

Top diplomats from Iran, Russia and Turkey met today in Antalya to discuss the civil war in Syria ahead of a three-way summit in the Russian city of Sochi on Wednesday.

published on : 19th November 2017

Troops who committed war crimes at behest of politicians would be punished: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

The LTTE ran a nearly three-decade separatist campaign leading to a bloody war with the Sri Lankan security forces.

published on : 12th November 2017

Agreement on Syria in the works ahead of likely Trump-Putin meeting

The United States and Russia are nearing an agreement on Syria for how they hope to resolve the Arab country's civil war once the Islamic State group is defeated, officials said today.

published on : 10th November 2017

Over 50 men report rape, torture under Sri Lankan government

The men's previously unpublished accounts conjure images of the bloody civil war that ended in 2009.

published on : 8th November 2017

Crossbones might return for Avengers 4

Marvel’s supervillain, Crossbones, who was played by Frank Grillo in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War, is speculated to return to the MCU in 2019’s Avengers 4

published on : 8th November 2017

Russia wants UN report on Syria sarin attack shelved

Russia dismissed Thursday a report by a UN-led panel that blamed the Syrian regime for a sarin attack on the town of Khan Sheikhun.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Syrian opposition urges UN to retake lead in peace process 

A leading Syrian opposition group is calling on the United Nations to retake charge of the peace process for war-torn Syria, after Russia announced it would host parallel talks later this month.

published on : 2nd November 2017

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
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