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Clashes flare as UN seeks solution in Yemen's Hodeida

The United Nations has warned the offensive could spark a fresh humanitarian crisis in a country already hit by war and impending famine.

published on : 17th June 2018

UN scrambles to avert 'fierce bloody battle' for Yemen port

The United Nations mobilized Monday to avert a "fierce, bloody battle" for a key port in Yemen that provides a lifeline for food, medicine and other vital supplies.

published on : 12th June 2018

India, Sri Lanka relation files during LTTE led civil war among 195 files destroyed in UK

The documents are expected to have had references to India's relations with the island nation, including the work of the Indian Peace-keeping Force (IPKF) during the period.

published on : 27th May 2018

UN says over 200 South Sudan children freed by armed groups

UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters today that a release ceremony was the third this year, bringing the total number of children released so far this year to 806.

published on : 19th May 2018

Nine pro-government Syrian fighters killed in Israeli missile strike near Damascus

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights head Rami Abdel Rahman said the strike targeted weapons stores belonging to the Revolutionary Guard.

published on : 9th May 2018

From caricatures to layered characters, superheroes come of age 

As superheroes, from Iron Man and Captain America to Thor and Black Panther, soared and strode across screens in "Avengers: Infinity War" beginning today.

published on : 27th April 2018

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
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