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What you need to know about South Sudan's conflict

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UN: Afghan children used as child soldiers

2016-02-17 18:01

A UN official has condemned all sides in Afghanistan's conflict for using child soldiers, noting that while government forces have reduced the number of under-age recruits, insurgent groups continue to train large numbers of child fighter.

S Korea to resume propaganda into North

2016-01-07 18:59

South Korea says it will resume propaganda broadcasts into North Korea "in response to the North's latest nuclear test".

South Korea is open to lifting sanctions on North

2015-08-26 13:01

South Korea says it could resume suspended talks with North Korea, including the lifting of economic sanctions, as tensions ease.

How evil is ISIS?

2015-08-24 09:55

Hordes of black clad fighters overrunning historic Middle Eastern cities, brutal Hollywood-style executions and thousands of recruits flocking from across the globe has made ISIS a priority enemy as its shift from contagion to pandemic gathers momentum.

North Korea approves 'final attack'

2015-08-21 13:09

A North Korean military official says a meeting of senior party and defense officials led by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have met and 'reviewed and approved the final attack operation.'

Bangladesh’s war crimes trials - A history

2015-02-24 21:02

Bangladesh have set up the International Crimes Tribunal to prosecute those accused of atrocities committed in the 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

US establishes export policy for drones

2015-02-18 15:58

The US government has established a policy for exports of military and commercial drones, including armed ones, and said it plans to work with other countries to shape global standards for the use of the controversial weapons systems.

Libya: 40+ militants killed in air strikes

2015-02-16 13:33

A Libyan air force commander says 40 to 50 militants have been killed in air strikes against ISIS targets in Libya.

UN demands ‘immediate withdrawal’ of Yemen rebels

2015-02-16 08:45

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution demanding that Shi’ite rebels immediately relinquish control of Yemen's government.

 

Boko Haram seized 300 children in 2nd 2014 school attack

2016-03-31 09:26

Boko Haram seized hundreds of children from a remote town in northeast Nigeria in late 2014 but initial calls to report the kidnapping were ignored with locals fearful of the government's response, residents told AFP on Wednesday.

First UN aid reaches civilians fleeing clashes in Sudan's Darfur

2016-02-12 08:36

The first UN convoy carrying aid to civilians fleeing clashes in Sudan's Darfur has reached a peacekeeping base where up to 23,000 people have taken shelter, the United Nations said Thursday.

Angola joins UN chemical arms watchdog

2015-10-17 14:37

Angola has joined the UN chemical arms watchdog, meaning only four countries remain, including Israel and North Korea, which have not signed the convention prohibiting such weapons.

South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal

2015-08-25 07:25

After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea have pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been threatening each other with for weeks.

South Korea won't end broadcasts without 'clear' apology

2015-08-24 09:33

South Korea says it would not switch off propaganda broadcasts unless Pyongyang offered a 'clear apology' over a series of alleged provocations, as the two Koreas were locked in negotiations to end a military standoff.

Killing of journalists should be a war crime – AP chief

2015-03-30 10:31

The president and CEO of The Associated Press has called for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.

Ukraine: Rebel attacks preventing weapons pullback

2015-02-23 13:30

A Ukrainian military spokesperson says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces' pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country's east.

Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

2015-02-17 09:02

Russian rebels have pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces and Kiev says it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce is being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse.

Warring forces in South Sudan 'recruiting children'

2015-02-16 12:17

South Sudan government and rebel forces are both recruiting children as young as 13 to fight in the country's civil war, a rights group says in a report rejected by the government.

Is climate change fuelling war?

2015-02-11 20:42

For years, scientists and security analysts have warned that global warming looms as a potential source of war and unrest.

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