War And Unrest

Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region

Sep 19, 2017

Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasais, blames unrest on 'terrorist militia'

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops

Sep 19, 2017

Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group have launched one of their widest offensives yet against Syrian pro-government forces, which responded with heavy airstrikes targeting hospitals and first responders

Russian navy launches barrage of cruise missiles in drills

Sep 19, 2017

The Russian military says its warships have test-fired cruise missiles in an exercise that comes along with weeklong war games held by Russia and Belarus

Germany arrests 2 Islamic State suspects in Berlin

Sep 19, 2017

Federal prosecutors say two Iraqi men have been arrested in the German capital on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and war crimes as part of the Islamic State group in their home country

Stanislav Petrov, who averted nuclear war, dies at 77

Sep 19, 2017

Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "The man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war has died

At least 65 skulls found so far at a mass grave in Bosnia

Sep 19, 2017

Bosnian forensic experts find mass grave hiding remains of at least 65 victims of country's 1992-95 war

Hamas concessions don't guarantee Palestinian reconciliation

Sep 19, 2017

Hamas concessions to rival Fatah could pave way for reconciliation but ending Palestinian 10-year rift far from certain

Israel says it downed Hezbollah drone headed toward Golan

Sep 19, 2017

Israeli military says it downed Hezbollah spy drone that approached Golan Heights airspace

Blast at cement factory in southern Pakistan kills 5 people

Sep 19, 2017

Pakistani police: Accidental blast at cement factory in south kills 5, including workers and policemen

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

Sep 19, 2017

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she doesn't fear international scrutiny over the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims and invites diplomats to see some areas for themselves

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