Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
The Islamic State (IS) militant group has committed genocide against minority Christians and Yazidis as well as Shi’ite Muslims, US secretary of state John Kerry said, a finding that is unlikely to greatly change US policy toward the group.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
President Hamid Karzai acknowledged today that the US and Afghan governments have held talks with Taliban emissaries in a bid to end the nation’s nearly 10-year war, even as suicide attackers launched a bold assault in the heart of the county’s capital, killing nine people.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2011
Syrian president Bashar Assad issued a general amnesty for prisoners that includes those deemed to have committed political “crimes” as pressure built from a 10-week-old uprising that his regime has failed to quell with overwhelming military force.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2011