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United Nations envoy warns Syria's Idlib is 'big new challenge'

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura urged the international community to prevent a fresh humanitarian disaster in the rebel-held region of Idlib, the likely next target of the regime's fightback.

published on : 24th April 2018

There's no better marriage of character and actor: Josh Brolin on Robert Downey Jr's Tony Stark 

Brolin, who has been voicing the purple supervillain since the first "Avengers" film, believes no one can compliment Iron Man like Downey Jr.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Here's what director Joe Russo thinks of a female Captain America

Diversity will continue to be significant for Marvel Studios, which is behind one of the most successful films - "Black Panther", a film that had a nearly all-black cast.

published on : 15th April 2018

Syria airstrikes: 'Mission Accomplished', tweets US President Trump

His choice of words after his second decision in two years to fire missiles against Syria recalled a similar claim associated with President George Bush following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.

published on : 14th April 2018

'The Wire' creator David Simon to make Spanish Civil War TV series

Simon said their story is a "compelling and tragic narrative" which became "a dry run for the maelstrom to come" in World War II.

published on : 10th April 2018

China warns against military action in Syria after US President Donald Trump called the chemical atrocity a 'heinous attack on innocent'

The Syrian regime and its ally Russia have rejected claims of a chemical attack, with President Vladimir Putin warning against any "provocation and speculation on this matter".

published on : 10th April 2018

More than 150,000 flee Syria's Afrin since 14 March: Monitor

A single escape route remains open to the south to territory still held by the YPG or controlled by the Damascus government.

published on : 17th March 2018

Delegation from Syria rebel enclave mulls evacuation deal

The two main rebel groups in the region, which borders Damascus, have firmly and repeatedly denied negotiating with the Syrian regime. 

published on : 11th March 2018

Turkey says building camps in Syria for war displaced

Turkey announced it would establish camps in neighbouring Syria, including near the border in Idlib, to settle 170,000 people fleeing from the civil war.

published on : 6th March 2018

Far-right extremists preparing 'civil war on Islam' in Britain through online networks: Anti-racism group

The group's annual State of Hate report said that while traditional groups are weakening, more tech-savvy leaders were driving the far-right cause forward.

published on : 2nd March 2018

Sri Lanka government appoints members to probe into civil war disappearances

The Office of Missing Persons (OMP) aims to bring in reparations to the victims of the nearly three-decade long armed conflict in the country.

published on : 1st March 2018

Syria President Bashar al-Assad's forces bomb Ghouta despite ceasefire call, toll reaches 500

At least 14 civilians including three children were killed in strikes on Sunday, bringing the total number of dead in the week to 530, among them over 130 children.

published on : 26th February 2018

Basic needs of young Syrian refugee children not met: UNICEF

Some 5.5 million Syrians have fled civil war in their homeland since 2011, most settling in neighbouring countries where they struggle to survive.

published on : 25th February 2018

UN wants prosecutions for South Sudan war crimes

South Sudan's four-year-old civil war has been characterised by extreme brutality and attacks on civilians.

published on : 23rd February 2018

Civil war: More than 300 child soldiers released in South Sudan 

The released children will be reunified with their families and given three months' worth of food assistance and psychosocial support, along with the opportunity to go to school.

published on : 8th February 2018
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