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Rwanda allegedly fueling war in Burundi says refugee organization Special

Rwanda stands accused of fueling a brutal insurgency in neighboring Burundi that could morph into a regional war, an international refugee organization warned Sunday.

Death toll reaches 16 in bombing at Hindu shrine in Bangkok

Bangkok - Sixteen people were killed and more than 80 injured Monday when a bomb exploded near a Hindu shrine in central Bangkok, authorities in Thailand are reporting.

'Insurgency' might be coming to the Next-Gen consoles

New World Interactive has announced that they are planning to port their popular online tactical-shooter, 'Insurgency: Modern Infantry Combat' to the Next-Gen consoles.

Pro-Russian rebels admit carrying out executions

Slovyansk - High ranking officials within the pro-Russian insurgency have confirmed they have carried out executions in Crimea as a way to "prevent chaos".

Op-Ed: Obama wants half a billion to aid Syrian rebels, but why?

Washington, D. C. - Unfortunately, it's far too early to tell whether U.S. President Barack Obama's recent proposal to spend $500 million in support of Syrian rebels will accomplish anything.

Without water, east Ukrainians struggle to survive

For Aleksandra, a woman in her 80s, survival in the war zone comes down to one thing: water.

Inside the jihadist war in Nigeria

Maiduguri - The first months of 2014 have proven to be some of the bloodiest in Nigeria’s five-year insurgency. The violence has escalated and the militant Islamic group known as Boko Haram has been claiming the majority of victories.

Philippines, MILF sign peace deal to end Mindanao hostilities

The Philippine government has signed a peace deal with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, following the signing of a preliminary agreement known as Framework Agreement on the Bangsa Moro in October 2012.

Op-Ed: Taliban targets Afghan security forces, government offices

Kabul - One day after President Obama's national security speech, the Taliban targeted a UN compound, which killed one Afghan police officer, a Nepali guard, while another ten were wounded. The attack is part of the Taliban's spring offensive.

Kabul suicide blast kills 15, including six Americans

Kabul - A suicide car bomb has killed 15, including six Americans, four of which were civilian contractors, along with two US soldiers. The attack occurred at 8 am local time, when the streets of Kabul are busy with morning commuters.

Suicide car bomber attacks NATO convoy in Kabul

Kabul - A suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy in the Afghan capitol of Kabul, killing 12 people, including 2 NATO troops, and 4 civilian contractors.

Unique ritual helps youths in India's conflict zone find peace Special

Raipur - For years, communist ultras have been raging an anti-state war in India that has claimed thousands of lives. In the backdrop of this unrest, youths in a central Indian state are reviving a forgotten ritual that binds them into eternal friendship.

Op-Ed: Make or break time for Afghan Security Forces

Kabul - As NATO prepares to leave Afghanistan, there is a flurry of activity, warnings and a visit by the US Chief of Joint Chiefs General Martin Dempsey to assess the type and level of training US forces could provide. It is make or break time for Afghan forces.

In rural India, youths steer a crusade against food insecurity Special

Hyderabad - Braving dry climate, poverty, poor access to market and calls of Maoist rebels to join them, hundreds of youths from marginalized communities in rural India are turning into food growers, transforming dry, barren land into green, productive fields

Taliban kill at least 17 at Afghan police checkpoint

Kabul - As the transition to Afghan security forces is taking place, the Taliban has concentrated on attack on Afghan police and Afghan National Army (ANA). In an attack on a police checkpoint the Taliban have killed at least 16 people.

Islamist insurgents kill teacher, attack truck carrying students

A teacher was shot and killed by Thai insurgents as he monitored more than 30 students in a school cafeteria on Wednesday.

Op-Ed: Understanding the Mali Conflict

Bamako - The Mali insurgency followed 10 years of US counter-terrorism programs. In spite of big goals to curb terrorism, and enhance regional cooperation and stability, Islamic groups were able to infiltrate Mali, threatening the existence of the democracy.

France requests extension of Canada's C-17 mission

Ottawa - Canada currently has accepted a one week mission in support of French operations in Mali. The mission is primarily logistic support. Since logistics is an immense task, France has requested that Canada extend its mission beyond one week.

Ron Paul's 'delegate strategy' fails in Nebraska

Lincoln - Supporters of libertarian GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul, failed at the Nebraska GOP convention to secure his presence as a presidential candidate for nomination at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, in August.

Somali islamists attack Ethiopian troops

Mogadishu - The Islamist militant group al-Shabaab attacked an Ethiopian military base in Somalia Saturday killing at least 23 people, witnesses said.

Al-Shabaab suicide truck bombing in Mogadishu claims 70 lives

Mogadishu - A suicide truck bombing at the Ministry of Education in Mogadishu claims at least 70 lives. Many of the victims are students who were to receive scholarships from the Turkish government. Al-Shabbab militants have claimed responsibility for the attack.

Op-Ed: Secession, National Sovereignty, and Territorial Integrity

When Kosovo attained its independence in February 2008, some pundits warned against this precedent-setting event and foresaw a disintegration of sovereign states from Belgium to Russia. This time, with South Sudan, they remained mum.

Philippine Muslim rebels resume peace talks with government

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the largest Muslim rebel group in southern Philippines and the government under President Benigno Aquino lll resumed talks for the first time Wednesday after the accord was rejected by the supreme court in 2008.

Philippine military and communist rebels forge holiday ceasefire

The Communist Party of the Philippines(CPP) and its armed group, the New Peoples Army (NPA) have forged an agreement with Philippine military for an 18-day ceasefire.

Grave bombings, factionalism warn of bloodshed around Somalia

Mogadishu - Shifting alliances and the destruction of graves belonging to Islamic saints and scholars presents a picture of the bloody factionalism that continues to plague Somalia, while the UN-backed government is weakened by its own corruption.

Afghanistan's Karzai to Offer Taliban Money for Jobs and Arms

Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai is trying to entice members of Taliban to surrender their arms to the government in exchange for cash and jobs. Taliban immediately rejected the proposal saying they cannot be bought.

Video Shows Afghan Insurgents with U.S. Equipment and Ammunition

Earlier today Al-Jazeera broadcast a video showing insurgents handling weapons, including anti-personnel mines with U.S. markings on them.

Five al Qaida-Linked Militants Killed in Encounter with RP Troops

Philippine government troops engaged the al-Qaida-linked terrorist group Abu Sayyaf Tuesday, killing five of their members. A government troop was wounded in the encounter that happened in Basilan in southern Philippines.

Philippine Government Fights Insurgency with Cash Incentives

The government of the Philippines is giving away cash incentives to civilian individuals who can convince rebel members of Communist Party of the Philippines and the Muslim's MILF, two of the country's top rebel groups, to return to the fold of the law.

US Officials: No Immediate Plans to Attack Iran

U.S officials said there are no immediate plans to attack Iran, but refused to rule out the possibility of military action in the future.
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