War And Unrest

Afghan official: Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in south

Sep 21, 2017

Afghan official says Taliban attack has killed 5 police in southern Zabul province

Malaysia arrests 7 Filipinos suspected of Abu Sayyaf links

Sep 21, 2017

Malaysian police arrested seven Filipinos believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, as part of a crackdown on suspected terrorists in the country

Bet on Trump or challenge Israel? Palestinians mull strategy

Sep 21, 2017

Bet on Trump or challenge US and Israel: Palestinians ponder strategy after years of failed efforts to reach statehood

Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 die

Sep 21, 2017

Nine aid workers die in crash of truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, hours after another shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar is attacked by a Buddhist mob

The Latest: Truck carrying aid crashes in Bangladesh; 9 dead

Sep 21, 2017

A truck filled with humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh has veered off a road and fallen into a ditch, killing at least nine aid workers

The Latest: Myanmar pledges long-term solutions in Rakhine

Sep 21, 2017

The European Union says almost $294 million has been pledged to help Iraqis affected by violence, including during the recent military campaign to retake Mosul

Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

Sep 21, 2017

Iran's president warned that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit for the UN

Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis

Sep 21, 2017

Myanmar is trying to reassure the world about its handling of the exodus of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh and says it is committed to resolving tensions

Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

Sep 21, 2017

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from US President Donald Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about his country

Defense: Man accused of terror plot an 'idiot,' not fighter

Sep 20, 2017

A prosecutor and a defense attorney have painted different pictures of a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger who angered Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

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