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Yemen target US troops after Saudi strikes

October 14, 2016 5:00 am
Yemen target US troops after Saudi strikes

Missiles fired at warships as campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen implicates America in civilian deaths. More than 140 people were killed in the airstrike on a funeral hall in Sanaa. Picture / AP Airstrikes on a funeral in Yemen on Sunday have inflamed local opinion, and Washington’s support for […]

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US-launched Tomahawk cruise missiles destroy radar sites on Yemen’s Red Sea Coast

October 13, 2016 9:55 pm
US-launched Tomahawk cruise missiles destroy radar sites on Yemen’s Red Sea Coast

The USS Mason, conducts manoeuvres as part of a exercise in the Gulf of Oman. For the second time this week two missiles were fired at the USS Mason in the Red Sea. Photo / AP US-launched Tomahawk cruise missiles destroyed three coastal radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen’s […]

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UN says more than a million refugees have fled South Sudan

September 17, 2016 6:30 am
UN says more than a million refugees have fled South Sudan

Refugees wait in the remote northwestern district of Adjumani, near the border with South Sudan, in Uganda. Photo / AP More than one million refugees have fled South Sudan’s ongoing civil war, overwhelming aid agencies and creating one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters. The United Nations said Friday that […]

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Belchite in Spain,most haunted in the world which saw tragedy on an unimaginable scale

August 6, 2016 8:01 am
Belchite in Spain,most haunted in the world which saw tragedy on an unimaginable scale

The gate of the ruins of the old village of Belchite. Photo / Ella Pellegrini, News Corp The child’s call for his mother is supposedly heard at dusk carried on the arid winds that sweep through the abandoned streets of the village of Belchite. The cries are indistinct but according […]

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Australia honoursNew Zealand commandos who waged guerrilla war in WWII

August 2, 2016 11:00 am
Australia honoursNew Zealand commandos who waged guerrilla war in WWII

Frank Wigzell and Major Rachael Stott at the memorial for New Zealand’s Special Commando Unit at Papakura. A forgotten World War II crack commando unit has been remembered in a special ceremony more than 70 years after its incredible behind-enemy-lines feats. There were 22 New Zealanders in the ultra-secret Z […]

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ISIS suicide bombers target locations in Saudi Arabia

July 6, 2016 6:58 am
ISIS suicide bombers target locations in Saudi Arabia

The suicide attack in Medina was near the seventh century Mosque of the Prophet Muhammad. Photo / AP Suicide bombers suspected of links to Isis (Islamic State) struck for the fourth time in less than a week when they targeted three locations in Saudi Arabia in an extension of what […]

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Families of killed UK soldiers to boycott release of Chilcot report into UK’s involvement in Iraq war

July 5, 2016 8:30 am
Families of killed UK soldiers to boycott release of Chilcot report into UK’s involvement in Iraq war

A protester outside the venue where former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks to an audience during his speaking tour, Eden Park, Auckland. Photo / File  The relatives of some of the 179 Britons killed in the Iraq war plan to boycott the long-awaited Chilcot inquiry report into the conflict […]

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Demonstrators in Germany protest against US-led drone strikes

June 13, 2016 4:18 pm
Demonstrators in Germany protest against US-led drone strikes

Peace activists form a human chain on the street leading towards the US air base during the ‘Stopp-Ramstein’ campaign in Ramstein, Germany. Photo / AP Demonstrators have formed a human chain near a U.S. air base in western Germany to protest against lethal drone strikes. The demonstration was organised by […]

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Destruction and misery only fruits of Saudis’ war in Yemen

March 28, 2016 12:30 pm
Destruction and misery only fruits of Saudis’ war in Yemen

Tens of thousands protested against the war in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a . Photo / AP It is difficult to view Saudi Arabia’s relentless war of attrition in Yemen as anything other than a destructive failure. The military intervention that began one year ago has killed an estimated 6400 people, […]

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Internet social media images inflame Palestinians and Israelis

October 17, 2015 7:33 am
Internet social media images inflame Palestinians and Israelis

  As Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops, their leaders slugged it out through the media. Photo / AP The fate of a Palestinian boy seized centre stage yesterday in the battle of narratives accompanying the recent burst of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ignited an uproar in Israel […]

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