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Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence

Apr 17th 2017, 6:29 AM 8,256 Views 4 Comments

“What was already one of the most acute humanitarian crises in the world is worsening,” one MSF official said.

Ukraine conflict: 35 killed in worst fighting since 2015
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ukraine conflict: 35 killed in worst fighting since 2015

Feb 4th 2017, 5:35 PM 10,735 Views 58 Comments

US president Donald Trump was to hold his first talks with Ukraine’s leader today.

For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank
# Disputed Territory
# Disputed Territory

For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank

Feb 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 12,346 Views 155 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that new settlements would be created for the families.

'A child under the age of 10 dying every 10 minutes' - Threat of famine in Yemen
# Conflict
# Conflict

'A child under the age of 10 dying every 10 minutes' - Threat of famine in Yemen

Jan 27th 2017, 7:40 AM 8,618 Views 50 Comments

The UN has warned that famine is now a possible scenario for 2017.

Chelsea axe Diego Costa after £30 million China link - reports
# Conflict
From The42
# Conflict

Chelsea axe Diego Costa after £30 million China link - reports

Jan 13th 2017, 7:26 PM 20,689 Views 36 Comments

The striker, who already has 14 goals to his name this season, is understood to have fallen out with his manager.

Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'

Dec 13th 2016, 6:30 PM 18,691 Views 134 Comments

A rebel official said an evacuation deal, sponsored by Russia and Turkey, was set to take effect within hours.

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels
# Conflict
# Conflict

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:26 AM 24,019 Views 46 Comments

Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.

Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue

Sep 26th 2016, 9:30 PM 14,407 Views 144 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan is to ‘convey concerns to Russian authorities’ as Western powers accuse Russia of war crimes.

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold
# Conflict
# Conflict

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Aug 29th 2016, 7:52 AM 8,316 Views 16 Comments

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan
# Chilcot Report
# Chilcot Report

UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan

Jul 6th 2016, 1:42 PM 7,861 Views 14 Comments

The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.

Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner

Apr 24th 2016, 6:46 PM 19,670 Views 211 Comments

The 12-year-old girl confessed to planning a stabbing attack in the West Bank.

The ancient city of Palmyra could be restored in 5 years
# Destroyed By ISIS
# Destroyed By ISIS

The ancient city of Palmyra could be restored in 5 years

Mar 28th 2016, 12:12 PM 15,795 Views 47 Comments

“We could have completely lost Palmyra… The joy I feel is indescribable.”

The wish of a 12-year-old boy: 'I want to see the last bullet fired even if it's into my body'
# War
# War

The wish of a 12-year-old boy: 'I want to see the last bullet fired even if it's into my body'

Mar 20th 2016, 8:30 PM 32,343 Views 110 Comments

An incredibly powerful rap video from eight Syrian children about their plight – and wishes for the future.

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom
# Jumpei Yasuda
# Jumpei Yasuda

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom

Mar 17th 2016, 7:49 AM 11,353 Views 6 Comments

He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.

Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria
# Putin's Orders
# Putin's Orders

Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria

Mar 15th 2016, 7:20 AM 9,097 Views 48 Comments

The Russian airbase in the country is preparing after an order from Putin.

'I don't know if my child's been buried' - Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings
# Conflict
# Conflict

'I don't know if my child's been buried' - Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings

Jan 29th 2016, 6:01 AM 10,585 Views 2 Comments

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.

This chart shows the cost of fighting Islamic State compared to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
# The Cost Of War
# The Cost Of War

This chart shows the cost of fighting Islamic State compared to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Dec 27th 2015, 6:10 AM 11,141 Views 22 Comments

The Iraqi war has cost the US in the region of $1.64 billion.

Netanyahu's new PR director: 'John Kerry has the mental age of a 12-year-old'
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu's new PR director: 'John Kerry has the mental age of a 12-year-old'

Nov 6th 2015, 9:48 PM 12,888 Views 98 Comments

It is reported that Netanyahu described the comments as unacceptable.

Beautiful and heartbreaking: Families reunited for brief moments after 60 years
# The Koreas
# The Koreas

Beautiful and heartbreaking: Families reunited for brief moments after 60 years

Oct 24th 2015, 7:00 AM 26,515 Views 28 Comments

North and South Korea will hold another 3-day session of reunions, starting today.

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war
# Third Intifada
# Third Intifada

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

Oct 9th 2015, 11:58 PM 21,633 Views 177 Comments

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

Female combatants made 'cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors'
# India
# India

Female combatants made 'cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors'

Aug 30th 2015, 2:30 PM 23,294 Views 33 Comments

The life of the Indian woman captured by Maoist rebels.

How the North and South Korea talks were sparked by loudspeakers blaring propaganda
# This Means War
# This Means War

How the North and South Korea talks were sparked by loudspeakers blaring propaganda

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:25 PM 13,971 Views 26 Comments

South Korea has been blasting pop music and news from the outside world across the border.

Abandoned dead bodies are a horrible but very real problem of war
# Yemen
# Yemen

Abandoned dead bodies are a horrible but very real problem of war

Aug 22nd 2015, 9:45 AM 13,486 Views 19 Comments

Look at Yemen today.

David de Gea 'shocked' by Man United omission
# Conflict
From The42
# Conflict

David de Gea 'shocked' by Man United omission

Aug 14th 2015, 4:55 PM 7,747 Views 11 Comments

Reports suggest the goalkeeper’s camp insist he never refused to play for the club.

These men tried to launch a new party ... but anti-racism protesters gate-crashed their event
# Turfed Out
# Turfed Out

These men tried to launch a new party ... but anti-racism protesters gate-crashed their event

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:09 PM 68,393 Views 417 Comments

Demonstrators made themselves heard at the launch of Ireland’s newest political party.

Bombed, embargoed, displaced - life inside war-torn Yemen
# Conflict
# Conflict

Bombed, embargoed, displaced - life inside war-torn Yemen

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 PM 8,676 Views 12 Comments

Over a million Yemenis have been displaced as a result of ongoing conflict.

"An onslaught, not a conflict": One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza
# Night In Gaza
# Night In Gaza

"An onslaught, not a conflict": One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza

Jul 8th 2015, 8:20 PM 11,355 Views 47 Comments

“I don’t want to be muted. I want to speak up…”

Pope Francis recognises Palestinian statehood, and Israel isn't pleased
# Conflict
# Conflict

Pope Francis recognises Palestinian statehood, and Israel isn't pleased

May 13th 2015, 9:38 PM 15,807 Views 104 Comments

Israel said this development does not further the peace process.

This map proves that Iran doesn't really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria
# Conflict
# Conflict

This map proves that Iran doesn't really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria

May 2nd 2015, 7:14 PM 27,054 Views 61 Comments

Iran needs the ISIS threat to stay – here’s why.

Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack

Apr 18th 2015, 7:56 PM 18,156 Views 64 Comments

More than 100 people were wounded.

At least 77 children killed in the past 14 days
# Yemen
# Yemen

At least 77 children killed in the past 14 days

Apr 9th 2015, 12:17 PM 5,082 Views 16 Comments

Over 100,000 people have left their homes in Yemen in search of safer places to stay.

Irish citizen evacuated from Yemen with the help of China
# Rebels
# Rebels

Irish citizen evacuated from Yemen with the help of China

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:28 PM 12,040 Views 20 Comments

225 people from ten different countries were evacuated.

Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria
# Four Years On
# Four Years On

Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria

Mar 18th 2015, 6:46 PM 9,434 Views 35 Comments

More than 200,000 people have died since the conflict began in 2011.

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?
# Deaths And Destruction
# Deaths And Destruction

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 23,009 Views 77 Comments

The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Mar 9th 2015, 10:21 AM 16,109 Views 36 Comments

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

You'll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today
# Dublin
# Dublin

You'll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today

Feb 25th 2015, 10:26 AM 8,828 Views 74 Comments

TDs from four main parties have supported the action.

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

Feb 19th 2015, 2:54 PM 73 Views 26 Comments

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...
# Putin The Boot In
# Putin The Boot In

The EU is getting tough on Russia. Well, kind of...

Jan 30th 2015, 12:09 PM 12,427 Views 135 Comments

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned of a new Cold War atmosphere emerging.

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014
# Four Years On
# Four Years On

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014

Jan 1st 2015, 7:02 PM 6,253 Views 36 Comments

Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank

Dec 29th 2014, 3:56 PM 10,861 Views 172 Comments

Around 20 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank since June.