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Three Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar: HRW

Three Rohingya villages burned in Myanmar: HRW

Citing satellite imagery, Human Rights Watch says more than 400 buildings destroyed in the restive Rakhine State. Satellite images show that several Rohingya village in Myanmar’s Rakhine State have been burned to the ground in recent weeks, Human Rights Watch ...

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Israel minister under fire for drone gift to Russian PM

Israel minister under fire for drone gift to Russian PM

An Israeli minister who decided to give a drone as a gift to visiting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came under fire after it emerged it may contain sensitive technology. Israeli Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel gave Medvedev a tour of ...

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Scores dead after Aleppo pounded in aerial onslaught

Scores dead after Aleppo pounded in aerial onslaught

At least 81 civilians killed on Wednesday alone in more than 50 Russian and Syrian air attacks on rebel-held Aleppo. Syria’s Aleppo city was the scene of mass carnage on Wednesday with at least 81 civilians killed in air strikes ...

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रूस और अमेरिका ,सीरिया में शांति के लिए करेंगे चर्चा

रूस और अमेरिका ,सीरिया में शांति के लिए करेंगे चर्चा

नौ दिन पहले अमरीका ने रूस के साथ सारी बातचीत बंद कर दी थी जब तनाव बढ़ने के कारण युद्धविराम को जारी रखने में दोनों देश नाक़ाम हो गए थे. लेकिन अब रूसी विदेश मंत्री सर्गेइ लावरोव और उनके अमरीकी ...

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Why Syria’s Bashar al-Assad is still in power

Why Syria’s Bashar al-Assad is still in power

Rhetorical bait and switch enabled Assad to neglect political reform while cultivating support among wealthy elite. In January 2011, citizens across Egypt and Tunisia began demonstrating against their governments. Their calls for change swelled into a collective outrage that, in ...

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Portugal’s Guterres looks set to become next UN chief

Portugal’s Guterres looks set to become next UN chief

Security Council flags Antonio Guterres as its unanimous choice for the next United Nations secretary general.   Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres has been tipped as the next United Nations secretary-general after none of the five Security Council veto-wielding ...

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Shimon no more, world leaders gather for funeral

Shimon no more, world leaders gather for funeral

Police shut roads in central Jerusalem as former Israeli president, who died at 93, is laid to rest. Israelis, along with several world leaders, gathered in Jerusalem on Friday for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres. US President Barack ...

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Syrian troops launch major ground assault for Aleppo

Syrian troops launch major ground assault for Aleppo

After massive aerial bombardment, Syrian forces mobilise for ground operation to “wip Syrian forces launched a major ground offensive on a rebel-held district of Aleppo, the biggest assault yet in a new campaign aimed at wiping out rebel forces and ...

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