Tag: civil war
The appointment of Shavendra Silva as army chief prompts international criticism for war crimes committed during Sri Lanka's civil war against the Tamils.
Gotabaya could likely make a comeback into Sri Lankan politics as Sinhalese Buddhist-majority Sri Lankans want his tough ruling back again.
The devastating conflict has displaced or sent into exile around 13 million Syrians, causing billions of dollars-worth of destruction.
The remains of over 300 men, women and children were found last year at a site where ethnic Tamil guerrillas fought security forces during a 37-year ethnic war that ended in May 2009.
Smiling and tapping on their desks, a class of bright-eyed students sing, in English, "My face, my face, this is my nose".
Geagea, leader of the Lebanese Forces (LF) political party, and Frangieh, head of the Marada party, have been foes since the early days of the 1975-1990 civil war.
All the great speeches Malaysia has made in international fora about a principled foreign policy will mean nothing if we don’t act now.
The UN says some 6.5 million people in the country are unable to meet their food needs seven years into Syria's civil war.
Israel's remarks could foreshadow a more open approach to Assad ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Syria talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday.
Hopes of a breakthrough towards ending South Sudan's civil war had been raised this week by Ethiopia's brokering of the first face-to-face meeting between Machar and President Salva Kiir on Wednesday.
Kiir and Machar are due to meet later on Wednesday. It will be the first between the two since a peace deal between the government and Machar's rebel group fell apart in August 2016.
Yara al-Hasbani was putting the finishing touches to her make-up for a performance of "Romeo and Juliet" in Damascus when she found out her father had been tortured to death.
Trump had met with his cabinet and vowed to make "major decisions" within the next 24 to 48 hours, amid mounting speculation about a US military response.
Senator Lindsey Graham disagrees with US President Donald Trump's plan to pull US troops out of Syria.
The deal brokered by Russia will have Jaysh al-Islam fighters leaving Douma for northern Syria.
Sierra Leone is a country where political loyalties are often divided along ethnic lines and traumatic memories of civil war run deep.
The Yemeni soldiers were killed by Islamist extremists in Mukalla.
Two million Yemeni children now lack access to education.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that the Turkish military would next move into Tell Rifaat.
The Senate voted 55-44 to dismiss the resolution.
After the Turkish army and its allies seized the city of Afrin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that the same would be done in the cities and towns of Manbij, Ayn al-Arab, Tell Abyad, Ras al-Ayn, and Qamishli.
Foreign ministers Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran, Sergei Lavrov of Russia, and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu of Turkey met in Astana to discuss the situation in Syria.
Sierra Leone is a country that has suffered through many tragedies, crises, and tribulations, including a civil war, an outbreak of Ebola, and endemic poverty and corruption.
Haifa Subay's murals are intended to preserve the memories of those who have suffered greatly or died in Yemen's civil war.
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