Chuol is grateful that despite the trauma she has already experienced in her young life, she is able to continue her education in the refugee camp. Learning has given her a reason to wake up every day.
Myanmar government forces launched airstrikes against ethnic minority guerrillas in two areas of the country on Wednesday, local reports said.
An Urgent Call to His Holiness Pope Francis, the global ecumenical movement and World Council of Churches Join the Palestinian Christians: Resist the Ethnic Cleansing of East Jerusalem.
Security forces in Myanmar used violence on Monday against demonstrators who sought to celebrate last week’s formation of a shadow government to serve as an alternative to the military junta.
For me, sustainable peace is peace built on human security, not national security. We do not need more, “modernized” nuclear weapons.
At least 20 people, including policemen, were injured in a clash between BNP activists and law enforcers at Kazir Deuri area of Chattogram city on Monday.
Narayanganj, Mar 28 : At least 30 people were injured including one with bullet in a clash between hartal supporters and members of law enforcement agencies in Mouchak area of Siddhirganj upazila in Narayanganj on Sunday.
Brahmanbaria, Mar 28 : Hefazat-e-Islam activists set fire to three buildings including the land office in Brahmanbaria Sadar upazila on Sunday during their countrywide hartal.
Traffic movement on Chattogram-Khagrachhari highway remained suspended since Saturday morning as a tense situation has been prevailing at Hathazari in Chattogram since Friday’s clash.
The United Nations Human Rights Council on 24 March demanded that Israel, the occupying Power, immediately cease all settlement activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT).
Pabna, Mar 26 : A person was killed and 10 others got injured in a clash between two rival parties over establishing dominance in Shanthia at Pabna. Five of them were admitted in hospital with severe injuries.
Munshiganj, Mar 25: Two youths were hacked to death allegedly by their rivals during a village arbitration over a trifling matter at Uttar Islampur in Munshiganj district town on Wednesday night.
Few nations in recent decades have been targeted by a superpower the way the United States of America has subjected Syria to various forms of attack.
The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen has warned that the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, is rapidly deteriorating as Yemenis, including women and children, face hunger, injury and death.
Some activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal locked into a clash with police in front the Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday morning as police ‘obstructed them from holding a rally’.
Dhaka, Feb 4 – The long-awaited working committee meeting on Rohingya repatriation between Bangladesh and Myanmar has been deferred due to the changed situation in Myanmar.
By Dr Ramzy Baroud Israel’s decision to exclude Palestinians from its COVID-19 vaccination campaign may have surprised many. Even by Israel’s poor humanitarian standards, denying Palestinians access to life-saving medication seems extremely callous. Amnesty International, among many organizations, condemned the…
By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Jan 22 2021 (IPS) – A war-mongering president, with his finger on the nuclear trigger— and who threatened to attack North Korea and Iran– was unceremoniously drummed out of office on January 20.
12 January 2021 – United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners in Afghanistan are seeking $1.3 billion to assist almost 16 million people in need of life-saving assistance as a result of decades of conflict, recurrent natural disasters, and the added…
By Bishop Bill Swing and Jonathan Granoff NEW YORK, Jan 11 2021 (IPS) – Between now and January 20, 2021, the President of the United States has almost run out of arenas in which to impose his will. His reelection…
By Ramzy Baroud The discussion on institutional Israeli racism against its own Palestinian Arab population has all but ceased following the final approval of the discriminatory Nation-State Law in July 2018. Indeed, the latest addition to Israel’s Basic Law is…
By Chandra Muzaffar An address to Pax Christi Victoria, via Zoom 18th October 2020. Before I attempt to show why Palestine is at a turning-point, let me underscore the significance of the Palestinian issue to the world. Why is the…
By Askiah Adam Brigadier General Mohsen Fakhrizadeh of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Command (IRGC) and Iran’s most important nuclear scientist was assassinated not too far from Tehran recently. Iran immediately accused Israel, an allegation confirmed by a senior Washington official…
By Maya Evans The NATO & US backed war on Afghanistan was launched 7th October 2001, just a month after 9/11, in what most thought would be a lightning war and a stepping stone onto the real focus, the Middle…
18 December 2020 – Attacks by armed groups in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado, Nampula, Zambezia and Niassa provinces have displaced more than 530,000 people, many of whom have been forced to move multiple times, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on…
Xinhua/UNB, Dec 11 – Pakistan on Friday summoned a senior Indian diplomat to register a formal protest over “ceasefire violations” that left a civilian injured along the Line of Control (LoC).
Two Bangladeshi nationals were shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Betna border in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon district early Tuesday.
Thirty-five people were injured in a clash between the supporters of two Union Parishad Chairman candidates at Lalganj Bazar in Mehendiganj upazila on Friday night, ahead of Ulania Union Parishad election billed for December 10.
The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks.
By Kalinga Seneviratne SYDNEY (IDN) – The release of a report into a landmark four-year investigation into the behaviour of Australians special forces known as the SAS (Special Air Service) in Afghanistan, seem to have shocked the nation, judging from…