Six aid workers have been killed in an ambush in famine-hit South Sudan, the UN's humanitarian agency said today, the highest number murdered in one incident since the start of a three-year civil war. "I am appalled and outraged by the heinous murder ... Business Standard, 4 weeks ago
Six Afghan Red Cross workers killed by suspected IS gunmen - Sify, 2 months ago
The UN has said that nearly half a million civilians have fled Mosul since US-backed Iraqi forces launched a wide-scale military operation last October to retake the city from Islamic State militants. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ...News on Air, 6 days ago
In June 2012, communal riots between Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine Buddhists first erupted in the state of Rakhine. After the subsequent government crackdown and “ persecution ” of the area’s Rohingya, state-sponsored violence ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Asserting that "maritime muscle flexing" by some countries and other factors have made the Indo-Pacific region "more contested and more volatile," naval chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday said the engagement of the Indian Navy in these oceans was symbolic of India's dream for this region. IMAGE: Admiral Sunil Lanba, chief of naval staff, centre, spoke on 'The Indo-Pacific: Portents and Possibilities' at the geo-economic summit co-hosted by the Gateway House and the ministry of external ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
At least 92,000 people have been displaced since the last October attacks on police posts in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State, UN officials told reporters here.UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric on Thursday made the remarks by citing information from the UN ...Prokerala, 2 months ago
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