War And Unrest

Trump heard about Mideast peace as a boy, now wants to solve

Sep 20, 2017

President Donald Trump says he's been hearing about peace in Middle East "from the time I'm a little boy" and says an agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians seems within reach

'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya

Sep 20, 2017

The United States says it will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have flooded out of Myanmar

Islamic State backers find ephemeral platform in Instagram

Sep 20, 2017

Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda on Instagram, using the service's "stories" feature that causes posts to disappear in 24 hours, a group of researchers says

Belarus president: Russian forces won't stay after war games

Sep 20, 2017

On the last day of joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises that rattled the countries' neighbors, the president of Belarus says all Russian forces will leave his country when the games are over

Palestinian rights groups hand dossier on Israel to court

Sep 20, 2017

Palestinian human rights activists on Wednesday handed a 700-page dossier to the International Criminal Court, alleging that Israeli authorities are responsible for crimes including apartheid and persecution in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem

Philippine troops kill 9 communist rebels in village clash

Sep 20, 2017

Philippine military officials say nine communist guerrillas have been killed in a clash with troops, and a government militiaman was abducted by rebels in the latest flare-ups in the decades-long insurgency

China-Singapore relations warm during Lee's visit

Sep 20, 2017

Relations between China and Singapore, which have suffered a series of hiccups, are officially warming up with the visit to China of Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Germany: Syrian refugee jailed over UN observer's abduction

Sep 20, 2017

A German court has convicted a Syrian refugee of being an accessory to a war crime against humanitarian operations over his participation in the 2013 kidnapping of a United Nations observer

AP Interview: Morocco to expand counterterror efforts abroad

Sep 20, 2017

A top Moroccan security official says his government is working on a new strategy to track Moroccans who radicalize in Europe

Leader of Indonesia attack plot gets 11 years in prison

Sep 20, 2017

An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic militant to 11 years in prison for leading a plot to attack a presidential guard-changing ceremony in Jakarta

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