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# Conflict

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'I found myself at the heart of a new conflict: between Graeme Souness and myself'
In this extract from his autobiography, Bruce Grobbelaar recalls a difficult period for Liverpool in the early ’90s.
Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel
Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.
Guardiola refutes Toure claims: 'It's a lie and he knows it'
The Ivorian’s extraordinary criticism of the Man City boss has been met with a strong response.
Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'
The military and a number of rebel groups have drafted underage soldiers for years.
Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.
Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.
UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast
A State Department spokesperson said they were not aware of any decision to pull troops out of Syria.
North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.
Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes
Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.
Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns
In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.
Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed
A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.
Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya
The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.
Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush
The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.
'He slapped me in the face three or four times:' Club president attacks TV pundit
FC Sion president Christian Constantin was seen attacking a TV pundit after a league game.
'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history
A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.
Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them
The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.
'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test
A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.
Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.
Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting
Coveney said it was a good “straight talking meeting”.
'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'
Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.
After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict
The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.
Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall
Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.
Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence
“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
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
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
The UN has warned that famine is now a possible scenario for 2017.
Chelsea axe Diego Costa after £30 million China link - reports
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'
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
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
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
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
The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.
Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner
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
“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'
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
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
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
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 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'
It is reported that Netanyahu described the comments as unacceptable.