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Dnipro Europa League campaign cheers war-torn Ukraine
Dnipro Europa League campaign cheers war-torn Ukraine

Just several hundred kilometres from their home stadium a brutal conflict has claimed thousands of lives, but now Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk have given war-wracked Ukraine a rare reason to cheer by reaching the Europa League final. 

Americans look skyward to remember war`s end in Europe

 Old soldiers squinted up at the brilliant blue sky Friday, remembering battles fought and comrades lost, as the United States marked the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a spectacular flyover of iconic World War II aircraft.

Exile or repression -- Russian opposition faces tough choice

 The slogans on the placards ranged from the innocuous to the obscure but the response from the Russian authorities was swift and harsh. 

Saudi-led air war in Yemen so far

 As a Saudi-led air war against rebels in Yemen enters its third week, the achievements -- and human costs -- of Operation Decisive Storm so far:Coalition fighter jets began bombing raids in Yemen on March 26 after anti-government forces seized large parts of the country -- including the capital Sanaa -- and approached the southern port of Aden, where embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi had taken refuge.

US' war on terror kills over 80,000 people in Pak: Report

 More than 80,000 Pakistanis, including over 48,000 civilians, have been killed in the decade-long US-led war against terror in the country, according to a new report.

440,000 Syrians besieged in `savagery` of war: UN

 About 440,000 Syrians are now trapped in areas besieged by fighting, more than double the total from last month, as the war reaches "breathtaking levels of savagery", UN aid chief Valerie Amos said Thursday.

South Asian's play on scars of war to premiere in New York
South Asian's play on scars of war to premiere in New York

'Soldier X', a South Asian dramatist's play on the emotional scars inflicted on young American soldiers returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan will have its world premiere in New York on March 31.

India stresses on deeper UNSC engagement in war-torn countries

India has stressed on deeper engagement and commitment by the UN Security Council to ensure long-lasting peace in countries torn by civil war and to avoid relapse into conflict.

North Korean leader orders army to be ''fully prepared'' for war

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has asked the country`s army to be "fully prepared" for war at an important meeting of the ruling party, state news agency KCNA reported Monday.

Angelina Jolie opens centre for women in war-zones
Angelina Jolie opens centre for women in war-zones

Actress-director Angelina Jolie has joined forces with Britain's former foreign secretary William Hague to open a centre to help combat war-zone violence against women.

India needs formal war history: Arun Jaitley

 Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley Monday said India must have a formal war history which every child should read.

Russia's Vladamir Putin says will not wage war on anyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday Russia did not plan to wage war on anyone although a world order where one leader tells others what they can do would not suit Moscow.

Ukraine peace bid `one of last chances` to avoid war: Hollande

French President Francois Hollande on Saturday said a current Franco-German bid to end the Ukraine conflict was "one of the last chances" of avoiding "war" in the ex-Soviet nation.

War and politics at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival

Consequences of war and politics on humanity was the topic of discussion by internationally acclaimed authors who shared personal experiences ranging from battleground stories to sitting down to write a novel.

British Iraq war report delay sparks cover-up claims

A further delay to a report into Britain`s role in the Iraq war sparked angry claims of a cover-up on Wednesday, illustrating the lingering controversy over a conflict in which 179 British soldiers died.

Syria war deadliest in 2014 with 76,000 killed: Monitor

More than 76,000 people were killed in Syria's conflict in 2014, including thousands of children, making it the deadliest year in the nearly four-year war, a monitoring group said today.

Foreign students accidentally trapped in Ukraine's war

Wissam Fawzi left Iraq in 2006, hoping to put the horrors of war behind him and study dentistry far away from the sound of bombs. Unfortunately, he picked eastern Ukraine for his new home.

Desperate shortages leave Ukraine ill-prepared for trauma of war

With Ukraine still trapped in a Soviet-era approach to mental health and psychiatric hospitals so under-funded that some have less than 10 cents a day to feed patients, the country has been left ill-prepared for the trauma of war.

UN chief names retired Dutch general to head Gaza war inquiry

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday named a retired Dutch general to head an inquiry into attacks on United Nations facilities during Israel`s recent war against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the use of U.N. sites to store weapons.

War is hell: Brad Pitt
War is hell: Brad Pitt

 

London: Hollywood star Brad Pitt, who plays a tank commander in his upcoming film 'Fury', has condemned war and compared it to hell.

The 50-year-old actor said, 'Fury', set during World War II, is about the trauma every soldier carries, reported BBC.