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Taliban, opposition fight for Afghan holdout province, top US general warns of civil war

September 05, 2021 7:36 am

The Taliban, which swept through the country ahead of the final withdrawal of U.S.-led forces this week, were unable to control the valley when they ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001.

UN envoy warns of possible civil war in Myanmar, seeks talks

May 25, 2021 9:23 am

The U.N. envoy also cited reports of unconfirmed deaths, injuries, and damage to houses and civilian property in the town of Mindat in western Chin state, where the junta declared martial law because of armed resistance to military rule.

Macron reveals more torture by French army in Algeria war

March 03, 2021 8:23 pm

It was a further step in Macron's efforts to reconcile France with its colonial past while offering an outstretched hand to Algeria, which France occupied for 132 years.

Bombs, blood and power cuts: Libya’s slide into Civil War

September 11, 2019 7:07 pm

Libya is enduring its worst violence since the 2011 NATO-backed ouster of Moammar Qaddafi, which ushered in years of instability that allowed Islamist radicals to thrive and turned the country into a hub for migrants destined to Europe.

Spanish archaeologists dig up more dead bodies from civil war mass graves

August 30, 2017 5:18 pm

Historians estimate as many as 5,00,000 combatants and civilians were killed in the civil war. After it ended, tens of thousands of dictator Francisco Franco's enemies were killed or imprisoned in a campaign to wipe out dissent.

Guatemala convicts ex-officer, paramilitary in slavery case

February 27, 2016 8:49 am

A Guatemalan court on Friday has convicted a retired army officer and a former paramilitary for the sexual enslavement of women during the country's civil war.

UN rights chief calls for hybrid courts to probe Lanka human rights abuses

September 17, 2015 4:47 pm

Zeid Raad al-Hussein pointed to horrific abuses during the conflict, including torture, executions, and sexual abuse by security forces, as well as suicide attacks, assassinations and recruitment of child soldiers by rebels.

'Civil War' is more of a family dispute: Anthony Mackie

August 18, 2015 1:56 pm

Anthony Mackie, who is essaying the role of Falcon in the "Captain America: Civil War", said the film is about a "family dispute".

When Justice Sleeps

June 27, 2017 3:28 pm

Award-winning Sri Lankan filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage makes his first documentary on a contentious rape case.

India and the civil war in Yemen

March 28, 2015 4:17 pm

India has begun to mobilise naval and air resources to rescue the nearly 3700 citizens said to be living in Yemen.


Living on the edge in conflict-hit Central African Republic

January 28, 2014 4:24 pm

A new interim civilian government has pledged to halt the violence and attempt to organise elections in Central African Republic before February 2015.