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Ukraine conflict: Fighting flares near city of Luhansk

July 13, 2013

Fighting has flared outside the rebel-held east Ukrainian city of Luhansk, with rebels saying government forces tried to storm the city with tanks. 439 more words

Threat (violence)

Libyan rival militias clash near Tripoli airport

July 13, 2014

At least seven people have been killed and 30 hurt in clashes between rival militias at Libya’s airport near the capital, Tripoli, officials say. 236 more words

Threat (violence)

Iraq: Gunmen kill 'at least 29' in attack in Baghdad

July 12, 2014

Gunmen have stormed two buildings in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 29 people, officials say. At least 20 of those killed were said to be women. 227 more words

Threat (violence)

Nigeria Is Melting Down

May 4, 2014

As business leaders arrive in Abuja, Nigeria for a meeting of the World Economic Forum this week, they will be walking into a civil society under siege from a terror group bent on destroying Western society and a corrupt and unsecure oil sector. 506 more words


Ukraine conflict: Shells ravage suburb of Donetsk

July 12, 2014

A suburb of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk has come under heavy bombardment, a day after the army suffered some of its heaviest losses. 421 more words


Yemen tribesmen blow up vital oil pipeline

July 12, 2014

Yemeni tribesmen have blown up a major oil pipeline, officials say, disrupting supplies from the interior to the Ras Isa export terminal on the Red Sea. 157 more words

Middle East

Pakistani army casualties in cross-border attack near Afghanistan

July 12, 2014

KHAR, Pakistan — Militants killed a Pakistan army captain and two soldiers in a cross-border attack early Saturday in a tribal region near Afghanistan, as an airstrike killed 13 suspected extremist fighters, authorities said. 295 more words

Indian Ocean Region