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Ukraine says soldier killed in shelling by Russia-backed forces | Conflict News

Kyiv says another soldier seriously wounded by artillery fire by Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. The Ukrainian…

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Africa

Ukraine turns to Turkey as Russia threatens full-scale war | Conflict News

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Istanbul over the weekend to mark the 10th anniversary of his country’s strategic partnership with…

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Asia

Erdogan urges end to Ukraine tension, offers Turkey’s support | Conflict News

Turkish president says tensions between Kyiv and Moscow over Donbass conflict have to be resolved through dialogue. Turkey’s President Recep…

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Asia

10 Myanmar police killed in attack by ethnic armies: Reports | Conflict News

Fighters from an alliance of rebel groups reportedly attack a police station in a new escalation after the military coup.…

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Middle East

Is ISIL gaining a foothold in southern Africa?

Leaders in southern Africa are considering possible troop deployment to northern Mozambique amid a rise in attacks. Credit

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Latin America

Venezuela detains Sinaloa cartel members in clash near Colombia

  About eight Venezuelan soldiers have died during the operations, which have caused about 5,000 people to flee across the…

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Asia

Mozambique’s conflict and the question of foreign intervention | Conflict News

The bloody takeover late last month of Palma, a northern town at the centre of Mozambique’s vast oil and natural…

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Middle East

Northern Irish loyalists demand changes to Brexit border protocol | Brexit News

Loyalist Communities Council calls for renegotiated border protocol with European Union member the Republic of Ireland – and an end…

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Africa

Ukraine rules out offensive against Russia-backed separatists | Conflict News

Meanwhile, Russia says it fears resumption of full-scale war in east Ukraine and could take steps to protect civilians. Ukraine…

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Latin America

Mozambique sending medical team to identify Palma attack victims | Conflict News

At least 12 victims thought to be foreigners were beheaded by ISIL-linked fighters in last month’s attack. Mozambique is sending…

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Africa

Merkel urges Putin to pull troops back from Ukraine border | Conflict News

German Chancellor calls on the Kremlin to unwind military build-up ‘in order to de-escalate’ the situation in Donbas. German Chancellor…

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Latin America

Sudan: Death toll in days of Darfur violence rises to 87 | Conflict News

Local doctors’ committee says five days of fighting between Arab and Masalit tribesmen have also left at least 191 people…

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Asia

What is behind the sharp drop in deaths in Burkina Faso’s war? | Conflict News

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – For months, Belko Dialo’s* hometown of Djibo in the restive north of Burkina Faso was blockaded…

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Middle East

‘Bullet in the head’: Battle for Yemen key to Iran-US tension | Conflict News

The battle for an ancient desert city in war-torn Yemen has become a key to understanding wider tensions now inflaming…

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Middle East

Over 100 killed in clashes in Ethiopia’s Afar, Somali regions | Alpha Conde News

Border clashes between the Afar and Somali regions predate the six-month-old conflict in the Tigray. Border clashes between Ethiopia’s Afar…

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Africa

Death toll rises from fighting in Sudan’s West Darfur: UN | Conflict News

The United Nations says 56 killed and thousands of people have fled after days of tribal clashes in El Geneina.…

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Africa

UN warns Tanzania not to reject people fleeing Mozambique | Conflict News

United Nations teams have received “worrying” reports that Tanzania has rejected over 1,000 people seeking refuge from an attack on…

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Asia

NATO membership only way to end war in Donbass: Ukraine | Conflict News

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls on security alliance to send ‘signal’ to Moscow amid rising regional tensions. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy…

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Features

A cry for mercy: A snapshot of Aleppo during Syria’s uprising | Arab Spring: 10 years on News

In December 2010, protests erupted in Tunisia, triggering similar demonstrations across the Middle East and North Africa, including in Egypt,…

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Middle East

Israeli troops kill Palestinian driver, wound his wife | Conflict News

Officials say Osama Mansour, 42, was killed and his wife sustained bullet fragment wounds after being shot in their car.…

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Latin America

India steps up anti-Maoist operations after 22 policemen killed | Conflict News

Indian security forces intensify operations against left-wing rebels after they killed 22 policemen in an ambush last week. Indian security…

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Middle East

Mozambique army says town attacked by fighters is now secure | Conflict News

Official says Palma ‘under control of the state’, after being attacked by ISIL-linked fighters, but experts doubtful. The town in…

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Asia

Russia to investigate reported killing of child in Ukraine attack | Conflict News

Russian investigators say a five-year-old was killed during an assault by Ukrainian government forces. Russian investigators are probing the death…

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Africa

Mozambique: ‘Significant’ number of fighters dead in Palma battle | Conflict News

Mozambique’s military said a “significant” number of fighters were killed in the battle for the northern town and gas hub…

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Middle East

Afghan president proposes three-phase peace roadmap: Report | Conflict News

Ashraf Ghani will put forward a three-phase peace roadmap for Afghanistan during a proposed meeting in Turkey, Reuters reports. Afghanistan’s…

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Asia

Saudi Arabia’s scramble for an exit strategy in Yemen | Conflict News

The Saudi Arabia-led alliance’s military intervention in Yemen has not only failed in its objective to rout the Houthi rebels,…

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Africa

Ethiopia says Eritrean troops withdrawing from Tigray | Conflict News

The US, Germany, France and other G7 countries called for an unconditional withdrawal of Eritrean soldiers on Friday. Eritrean forces…

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Middle East

What’s next for the seven-year war in eastern Ukraine?

There has been a sharp escalation in fighting and reports of a Russian troop build-up at the border. Credit

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Middle East

CAR militia leader Sidiki Abass dies from injuries: Armed group | Conflict News

The leader of the 3R armed group died on March 25 at a health centre in Kambakota, his group said…

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Africa

Biden offers Ukraine’s Zelenskyy support amid Russia tensions | Conflict News

The phone call between Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and US President Joe Biden comes on the heels of Russia last…

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Africa

Four peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack: UN | Conflict News

Several other soldiers wounded in attack on MINUSMA’s base in Aguelhok, peacekeeping mission says. The United Nations mission in Mali…

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Asia

Inconsolable tears as ‘huge’ crisis unfolding in Mozambique | Conflict News

Maputo, Mozambique – The camera shows a crowd, before quickly zooming in on the faces of three women. They are…

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Middle East

Russia warns NATO against deploying troops to Ukraine | Conflict News

Moscow will act to ‘ensure its security’ if the alliance intervenes in the conflict, which has seen fresh fighting. Russia…

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Africa

Joy, agony as boat brings Mozambique attack survivors to safety | Conflict News

More than 1,000 survivors of a deadly attack last week on the town of Palma in northern Mozambique have safely…

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Latin America

Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘muscle-flexing’ as tensions rise | Border Disputes News

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russia of whipping up tensions as NATO voiced concern about what it said was…

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Middle East

Why can’t the US end the war in Afghanistan?

Largely forgotten by Americans, this $50bn per year campaign could literally become a ‘forever war’. Credit

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Latin America

Myanmar facing ‘bloodbath’ UN envoy tells Security Council | Conflict News

The United Nations’ envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council on Wednesday to take action amid an escalating crisis in…

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Middle East

Gunmen kill 30 people in western Ethiopia, witnesses say | Conflict News

Attack that wounded 15 others was blamed on a splinter group from the Oromo Liberation Front. Gunmen killed at least…

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Asia

UN experts alarmed by Russian mercenaries’ ‘abuses’ in CAR | Conflict News

UN experts express alarm over reports of Russian contractors’ involvement in mass summary executions, arbitrary detentions, torture, and forced disappearances.…

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Latin America

Libyan authorities free dozens of pro-Haftar fighters | Conflict News

Some 105 freed prisoners believed to have earlier surrendered peacefully during Haftar’s campaign to take over Tripoli. Authorities in western…

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Latin America

Yemen: UN experts blame Houthis for attack on Aden airport | Conflict News

Houthis reject a UN report that finds they were likely responsible for the deadly airport attack in December. A deadly…

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Latin America

Afghanistan’s president says will step aside if election is held | Ashraf Ghani News

At a regional summit in Tajikistan, Ashraf Ghani says he ‘strongly supports holding elections at the earliest possible time’. Afghanistan’s…

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Asia

UN seeks $10bn for Syria as COVID adds to refugee suffering | Conflict News

The United Nations is seeking $10bn in aid to help Syria, saying civilians there continue to face attacks as well…

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Latin America

Blinken at UN calls for opening of border crossings for Syria aid | Conflict News

US Secretary of State pleads for more access for UN aid to population of strife-torn Syria US Secretary of State…

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