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March 20, 2019

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Civilian deaths rise in Yemen despite port truce: aid group

Civilian deaths rise in Yemen despite port truce: aid group

Civilian casualties have risen in Yemen despite a three-month-old truce in a vital port as the devastating conflict intensifies elsewhere, an aid group said Monday.The Norwegian Refugee Council, which has been providing food, shelter and other necessities in t

N. Ireland's DUP: Brexit's hardline power broker

N. Ireland's DUP: Brexit's hardline power broker

The Democratic Unionist Party, whose votes Prime Minister Theresa May is courting to save her Brexit deal, is a hardline Northern Irish group whose tough negotiating tactics were honed in a civil war.Rather than willingness to compromise, "no" has more often

Bosnia's Karadzic faces final war crimes verdict in The Hague

Bosnia's Karadzic faces final war crimes verdict in The Hague

UN judges will rule Wednesday on former Bosnian Serb strongman Radovan Karadzic's appeal against his conviction for genocide and other atrocities during the bloody civil war in the 1990s.Karadzic was sentenced in 2016 to 40 years in jail for his role in the b

IS suicide bombers attack crowds fleeing last redoubt

IS suicide bombers attack crowds fleeing last redoubt

The Islamic State group launched three suicide attacks outside their last redoubt in eastern Syria Friday, killing six people among those fleeing the crumbling jihadist bastion.They were the latest casualties in Syria's devastating civil war, which entered it