Posts by manaavk
- Gorilla killing in US zoo to save boy sparks outrage May 30, 2016Cincinnati Zoo defends decision to shoot dead gorilla to protect toddler who had fallen into its enclosure.
- Iraqi forces intensify assault against ISIL in Fallujah May 30, 2016Special forces enter "second phase" in fight to recapture central city from ISIL, as 50,000 people remain trapped.
- Syria war: Casualties mount in air strikes on Aleppo May 30, 2016Government steps up assault on rebel-held areas of key northern city, dropping hundreds of bombs from the air.
- Philippine army 'kills scores' in Maute rebel clashes May 30, 2016Scores of fighters and two soldiers killed during battle between Maute rebel group and army, military spokesman says.
- Libyan forces capture ISIL-held town east of Sirte May 30, 2016Militia loyal to UN-brokered government captures Ben Jawad, a coastal town some 160km from ISIL's stronghold.
- The seasons have changed but Nepal has yet to recover May 30, 2016One year after Nepal was devastated by an earthquake, desperate villagers wait for government funding to rebuild.
- Do Shia militias stoke sectarian tension in Fallujah? May 30, 2016As the Iraqi army fights ISIL in Fallujah city centre, allegations emerge of human rights abuses against residents.
- Afghanistan: More than 50 police killed in Helmand May 30, 2016First major offensive by Taliban fighters since group appointed new leader leaves dozens dead in southern province.
- Jordan: Hani Mulki 'likely to improve ties with Israel' May 30, 2016With strong connections to Israeli leaders, analysts say Prime Minister Hani Mulki will focus on bolstering investment.
- Venezuela: Patients dying as crisis hits hospitals May 30, 2016Public health system is disintegrating along with country's failing economy.