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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speak...
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Sunday, August 31, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Mr. Putin’s comment, made to national TV ne...
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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Abdul Alim, one of prime war crimes convicts of Bangladesh, sentenced to imprisonment till death for his 1971 offences, died of cancer in Dhaka on Saturday.The International Crimes Tribunal-...
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December 16, 2011
Four decades on, trials for the atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war are finally being held.
November 11, 2011
Gibbs was said to have hunted “innocent Afghans for sport”
August 25, 2011
The government on Thursday told Parliament it would take up with Sri Lanka issues of withdrawal of emergency regulations and probing of allegations of human rights violations against Tamils there,...
August 9, 2011
The U.S. sent its first representative on Tuesday to the annual memorial for the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, one of two horrific attacks that led Japan to surrender in World War II.The Nagas...
July 23, 2011
the proposed programme to train 25 Sri Lankan soldiers at the Defence Service Staff College at Wellington in nearby Nilgiris district has been cancelled.
July 18, 2011
Gen. David Petraeus handed over command of American and coalition forces in Afghanistan to Gen. John Allen on Monday, transferring responsibility for the nearly 10-year war as Kabul’s intern...
July 1, 2011
“The tide of war,” President Barack Obama said of Afghanistan earlier this month, “is receding.” The storming on Wednesday of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, whi...
June 27, 2011
While there is no evidence that Barack Obama consulted New Delhi about the impending shift in U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, India must now begin a ‘dialogue' with the Taliban along with a policy to instil confidence in the Pakistani mind about our intentions. »
June 19, 2011
Pakistan is set to appoint a new commission to ascertain “full facts” about Osama bin Laden’s presence in the country and probe the unilateral U.S. raid that killed the al-Qaeda...
June 13, 2011
Forty years after the explosive leak of the Pentagon Papers, a secret government study chronicling deception and misadventure in US conduct of the Vietnam War, the report is coming out in its entir...
November 17, 2011
Russia's top military officer has warned of increased risks of the country being drawn into conflicts along its borders that may escalate into a nuclear war.“After the breakup of the Soviet...
November 7, 2011
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that the country’s nuclear weapons are very hard targets and can never be attacked by the United States. “I don’t think it is possible fro...
August 20, 2011
Amid spiralling violence that claimed 22 lives in two days, Palestinian Gaza Strip ruler Hamas on Saturday announced an end to the informal ceasefire with Israel.Hamas’ military wing, Izz a...
August 6, 2011
The Japanese city of Hiroshima is commemorating the 66th anniversary of the bombing, as the nation fights a different kind of disaster from atomic technology -- a nuclear plant in a meltdown crisis...
July 20, 2011
Serbian authorities on Wednesday arrested the last remaining fugitive sought by the U.N. war crimes court, tracking Goran Hadzic down after eight years on the run from justice. Ser...
July 4, 2011
On a mountain trail toward the border with Pakistan, the explosions became louder, more constant and finally visible as puffs of smoke on distant peaks and rising from valleys. Families esc...
June 28, 2011
Six decades since nuclear weapons first flew towards the peninsula, slung under a B29, they continue to cast a malevolent shadow. »
Boynuyogun Refugee Camp(Turkey),
June 19, 2011
Syrian troops are tightening their grip on villages near the Turkish border, setting up checkpoints and arresting dozens in an attempt to staunch the flow of residents fleeing into Turkey, activis...
June 17, 2011
Renewed diplomatic efforts to halt Libya’s civil war appeared to be gaining momentum as thunderous NATO airstrikes once again hammered Muammar Qadhafi’s stronghold of Tripoli. O...
June 12, 2011
Under the rattle of heavy gunfire and loud explosions, Syrian army troops and tanks moved into a restive north-western city from two sides Sunday, extending the crackdown on a region that is histo...
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