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Saturday, December 20, 2014
With British and German forces separated only by a no-man’s land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air — “Stille...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal on Tuesday found David Bergman, a Dhaka-based British journalist, guilty of demeaning the court through a blog post on the country’s Liberation War of 1971. »
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Saturday, November 8, 2014
Sri Lanka on Saturday accused the U.N. human rights chief of using “intemperate language” to vilify a member state when he said the island nation was attacking the integrity of the world body’s in...
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February 25, 2012
Nearly 8,000 people, including 550 children below the age of 10, were killed in Sri Lanka's war-torn north during a final offensive to crush Tamil rebels, the census department said on Saturday.
January 11, 2012
The Prime Minister's two-day tour to Tripura is historic. The tiny State was the unofficial war headquarters of the Bangladesh liberation war.
December 18, 2011
Both the state and its adversaries must beware the seduction of war — and the delusion that killing can be civil.
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...
February 29, 2012
Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi want India to back resolution seeking probe into war crimes »
February 9, 2012
Florence Green never saw the front line. Her war was spent serving food, not dodging bullets. But Ms. Green, who has died at age 110, was the last known surviving veteran of World War I....
December 19, 2011
The last convoy of U.S. troops to leave Iraq drove into Kuwait on Sunday morning, marking the end of the nearly nine-year war. The convoy's departure, which included about 110 vehicles and 500 sold...
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...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.