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South Yemen: A long history of separatism

Long-held aspirations for autonomy in South Yemen erupted into deadly conflict between separatists and pro-government forces in 2017-18 and again in August last year, complicating Yemen's wider war.

South Yemen: A long history of separatism

Will coronavirus slow the world's conflicts -- or intensify them?

Syria, Libya, Yemen, Afghanistan, the Sahel... with the great powers focused intently on the COVID-19 virus, will armed conflicts across the world decrease in severity or intensify? Experts as well ...

Will coronavirus slow the world's conflicts -- or intensify them?

Week-long truce begins in Afghanistan, boosting peace hopes

Afghans woke up to a week-long partial truce Saturday after the Taliban, the US and local forces all agreed to a lull that could be a major turning point in the long conflict.If the so-called ...

Week-long truce begins in Afghanistan, boosting peace hopes

British IS bride loses initial bid to restore citizenship

A British woman who travelled to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State on Friday lost the first round of her legal challenge against a decision to revoke her citizenship.The Special Immigration ...

British IS bride loses initial bid to restore citizenship

56 journalists killed in 2019: UN

There were 56 journalists killed in 2019 and most of them were killed outside zones of conflict, a United Nations spokesperson said Monday.The number dropped by nearly half from the year 2018, but ...

56 journalists killed in 2019: UN

US-Iran conflict: Bangladesh needs to be alert

General Soleimani, head of Iran’s Quds Force, was recently killed in a drone attack. This sudden incident has not only broken down relations between the US and Iran, but has also pitched the entire ...

US-Iran conflict: Bangladesh needs to be alert

N Korea calls Japan PM ‘most stupid man ever known in history’

North Korea on Saturday warned Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe that he could soon see a "real ballistic missile" while excoriating him as the "most stupid man ever known in history".The colourful ...

N Korea calls Japan PM ‘most stupid man ever known in history’

US says Israeli settlements not illegal

The United States no longer believes that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are illegal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday in the latest pro-Israel shift by ...

US says Israeli settlements not illegal

Putin, Zelensky to meet in France in bid to end Ukraine conflict

Russian president Vladimir Putin will meet his Ukranian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky in Paris on 9 December for their first face-to-face encounter, seeking to end the half-decade conflict in ...

Putin, Zelensky to meet in France in bid to end Ukraine conflict

Mali military post attack kills 53 soldiers

Fifty-three soldiers were killed Friday in a "terrorist attack" on a Mali military post in the northeast of the country, the government said.The assault is one of the deadliest strikes against Mali's ...

Mali military post attack kills 53 soldiers
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