Tag Archives: military conflict

Haftar forces repelled, many arrested at checkpoint outside Libya capital

Forces loyal to the eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar were pushed back on Friday from a key checkpoint less than 30km from Tripoli, checking their lightning advance on the capital, a security and military sources have said.

Pro-governmental militiamen from the coastal town of Zawiya, west of Tripoli, retook the base in Janzour after a “short exchange of fire,” the security source told the AFP news agency on condition of anonymity.

India | UN chief urges India, Pakistan to de-escalate tensions

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on India and Pakistan to immediately take measures to de-escalate tensions following a deadly terrorist attack in Kashmir that has increased the risk of violent conflict between the two nuclear-armed rivals.

Ukraine | The danger of military conflict rises in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea

There is more and more information in the Russian and Ukrainian media that Kiev regime is preparing armed provocations.

On December 16, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov said that Ukrainian president Poroshenko was discussing with the “Western curators” preparing of armed provocation on the border with Crimea in the coming days. He also warned the possible actions of Kiev will not remain unanswered.

UN slams Colombia for failing peace process, warns for international intervention

The United Nations on Friday bashed Colombia’s failures to carry out a peace process and warned for intervention of the International Criminal Court.

The international organization said it was “extremely concerned” over an increase in killing of social leaders in Colombia, and blamed disinterest and corruption for impeding peace in the country.

Hunger in conflict zones continues to intensify

29 January Rome, 2018 –Food insecurity in conflict-stricken countries continues to deteriorate, meaning humanitarian efforts to provide affected communities with food relief and livelihood support remain extremely critical, FAO and WFP have told the UN Security Council.