War And Unrest

Rohingya women methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forces

Dec 11, 2017

The Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical

Israel retaliates against rocket fire with Gaza airstrike

Dec 11, 2017

The Israeli military says planes and tanks struck Hamas military positions in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired toward Israel

3 hurt when bomb strapped to man explodes in NY subway

Dec 11, 2017

Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway; 3 people and suspect hurt

The Latest: Suspect may have learned bomb-making online

Dec 11, 2017

New York's governor says the suspect in a pipe bomb blast in New York City's subway system may have crafted the device from online instructions, and so far it doesn't appear to be part of a larger plot.

At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel

Dec 11, 2017

Tens of thousands of people have attended a Hezbollah rally, where the militant group's leader vowed to return its focus to Israel after years of fighting in Syria's civil war

Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witness

Dec 11, 2017

A Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, says a fellow journalist

Croat nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes

Dec 11, 2017

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration ceremony honoring a Croatian general who died after apparently taking poison at a United Nations tribunal that confirmed his war crimes conviction

Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria

Dec 11, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared victory against "terrorists" in Syria during a surprise visit to a Russian military base in the county, where he also announced a partial pullout of Russian troops

EU rebuffs idea of recognizing Jerusalem as Netanyahu visits

Dec 11, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging the EU to back a new U.S. peace initiative in the Middle East, after President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital triggered clashes in the Palestinian territories

21 Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

Dec 11, 2017

Twenty-one Rohingya Muslim women and girls recount stories of gang rape by the Myanmar armed forces

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