Posts by merlinheyt
- N Korea 'fires' submarine-launched ballistic missile August 23, 2016Latest test, which was reportedly carried out off North Korea's east coast, comes amid escalating cross-border tensions.
- How is Turkey dealing with threats from Syria? August 23, 2016Facing threats from the war across its border, Turkey steps up its intervention, striking ISIL and Kurdish positions.
- Oxfam: UK 'in denial' over Saudi arms sales August 23, 2016Group accuses UK government of being in "disarray" over selling of arms to Saudi Arabia for potential use in Yemen war.
- Turkish Airlines pilots 'willing' to take up army jobs August 23, 2016Hundreds of "patriotic" pilots are ready to replace army staff sacked after coup attempt, Turkish Airlines chair says.
- Europol uncover major online child abuse network August 23, 2016Operation results in 207 criminal cases against suspected web distributors of child sexual abuse images in 28 countries.
- Syrian forces, Kurdish YPG agree to Hasaka ceasefire August 23, 2016The truce, reported by Syrian state media, comes after assault by Kurdish fighters to seize all of northeastern city.
- Venezuela civil servants face sack over referendum August 23, 2016President Nicolas Maduro gives ministries 48 hours to dismiss public workers who signed a petition for his recall.
- Syria war: Aleppo's civilians face humanitarian crisis August 23, 2016Residents and activists in Syrian city say supplies are scarce and aerial bombardment of civilian areas is unrelenting.
- South Sudan's Riek Machar in Khartoum for medical care August 23, 2016South Sudan opposition leader will remain in Sudan's capital for medical treatment, the Sudanese government says.
- Rana Plaza court case postponed in Bangladesh August 23, 2016Rana Plaza collapse killed nearly 1,130 people, mostly garment workers, sparking calls for improved safety standards.