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Hunger is a weapon of war but the World Food Programme can't build peace on its own
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Hunger is a weapon of war but the World Food Programme can't build peace on its own

Hunger has been used as a weapon of war for many years, but the issue has recently risen to prominence because of the increased risk of mass starvation in today’s conflicts.

Pope Francis makes reconciliation his central theme on five-day visit to Colombia
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Pope Francis makes reconciliation his central theme on five-day visit to Colombia

Pope Francis heads into an area once besieged by leftist rebels to pray with victims of Colombia's long conflict and urge them to overcome their grief by forgiving their former

Kerala political violence: Pinarayi Vijayan concerned with propaganda depicting state as 'trouble-torn region'
India

Kerala political violence: Pinarayi Vijayan concerned with propaganda depicting state as 'trouble-torn region'

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan Sunday expressed concern over the state's depiction as a "trouble-torn" region and called for coordinated efforts of all the political parties to put an end to violence

Sikkim standoff: Coordinating with Bhutan on Doka La issue, says MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay
India

Sikkim standoff: Coordinating with Bhutan on Doka La issue, says MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay

After External Affairs Sushma Swaraj raised the Doka La conflict issue in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, Gopal Baglay voiced his opinion at a press conference.

Over 330,000 deaths recorded since start of conflict in Syria, says human rights group
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Over 330,000 deaths recorded since start of conflict in Syria, says human rights group

More than 330,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it started six years ago, around a third of them civilians, a monitor said

NATO pledges support to Ukraine against insurgency by pro-Russia separatists in the region
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NATO pledges support to Ukraine against insurgency by pro-Russia separatists in the region

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Monday pledged the alliance's support for Ukraine as it faces a bloody insurgency by pro-Russian separatists in its eastern regions.

G20 Summit: Angela Merkel meets Recep Erdogan, says 'deep differences' remain between both of them
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G20 Summit: Angela Merkel meets Recep Erdogan, says 'deep differences' remain between both of them

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that "deep differences" remain between her and Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Kurdistan Workers Party militants kill security forces, workers in three separate attacks in Turkey
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Kurdistan Workers Party militants kill security forces, workers in three separate attacks in Turkey

Kurdish militants killed a soldier, village guard, and three workers in attacks in three separate provinces in southeastern Turkey

Emmanuel Macron hosts Vladimir Putin, held 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine
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Emmanuel Macron hosts Vladimir Putin, held 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

France's President Emmanuel Macron and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held their first meeting since Macron came to office, with differences on Ukraine and Syria.

Nikki Haley visits refugee camp in Jordan, plans to increase help efforts
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Nikki Haley visits refugee camp in Jordan, plans to increase help efforts

Nikki Haley visited a refugee camp in Jordan to get a firsthand look at the refugee crisis spilling over from Syria's civil war; she said that the Trump administration wants to step up help for the millions of people displaced.

CPEC: Kashmir's political players, experts see no reason to oppose as corridor could benefit India greatly
India

CPEC: Kashmir's political players, experts see no reason to oppose as corridor could benefit India greatly

Kashmir can in fact become a gateway for India to be part of the CPEC, provided there is a settlement of the dispute first. Stronger the CPEC becomes, more the need to resolve disputes in the region

Uri terror attack: India’s culture of shying from conflict is why such attacks will recur
India

Uri terror attack: India’s culture of shying from conflict is why such attacks will recur

If we had one, by now the costs of Uri could have been clear to Pakistan.

The mess in Kashmir: Is rant media creating justification for war?
India

The mess in Kashmir: Is rant media creating justification for war?

The more the rant media drives itself to orchestrated frenzy over Kashmir, the more it seems that things are not as simple as they appear

More than 700 doctors and medical workers killed in Syria war, says UN
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More than 700 doctors and medical workers killed in Syria war, says UN

Attacks on hospitals since Syria's war broke out have left more than 700 doctors and medical workers dead, many of them in air strikes, said UN.

Dialogue must be within the country, no outside intervention:  Syria on peace talks
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Dialogue must be within the country, no outside intervention: Syria on peace talks

No foreign power should be permitted to interfere in the ongoing Syrian peace talks in Geneva, the lead government negotiator said, denying that high-level US-Russian meetings in Moscow will impact the process.

BCCI ombudsman sends another reminder to Manohar, Ganguly on conflict of interest
Politics

BCCI ombudsman sends another reminder to Manohar, Ganguly on conflict of interest

BCCI Ombudsman, Justice AP Shah, has written to president Shashank Manohar and Sourav Ganguly, giving both a new deadline to respond to the conflict of interest allegations against the former India captain, say media reports

Conflict and war has left 20 million children out of school: Unicef
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Conflict and war has left 20 million children out of school: Unicef

Over 20 million children living in conflict-torn countries are out of school, the Unicef has said. The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) fears that unless education is provided to children living in emergency situations, a generation of children will grow up without the skills they need to contribute to their countries and economies.

Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of hitting embassy in Yemen air strike
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Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of hitting embassy in Yemen air strike

Saudi jets "deliberately" struck Iran's embassy in Yemen in an air raid that wounded staff, Tehran's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Turkey, Russia foreign ministers hold first talks since plane crisis; Putin blasts Turkey for 'lack of  sense and reason'
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Turkey, Russia foreign ministers hold first talks since plane crisis; Putin blasts Turkey for 'lack of sense and reason'

The foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia met in Belgrade on Thursday in the first high-level bilateral talks since the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets sparked an unprecedented crisis.

More than 80 dead in 24 hours of fighting for key Yemen city
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More than 80 dead in 24 hours of fighting for key Yemen city

Heavy fighting between government loyalists and rebels for Yemen's third city Taez has left more than 80 people dead in the past 24 hours, military sources said on Monday.