Wars And Conflicts

A Syrian infant suffering from severe malnutrition is carried by a nurse at a clinic in the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on October 21, 2017.With her mother too undernourished to breastfeed her and her father unable to afford milk and supplements, the one-month-old Sahar, with protruding ribs under translucent skin and weighing less than two kilogrammes (just over 4 pounds), breathed her last on October 21. Only a trickle of humanitarian aid ever reaches the rebel-held eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, under a tight blockade by regime forces since 2013. / AFP PHOTO / Amer ALMOHIBANY / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by Amer ALMOHIBANY has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [Hamouria] instead of [Kafr Batna]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require. (Photo credit should read AMER ALMOHIBANY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Horrifying Death Of A Syrian Infant Underscores The Brutality Of Assad’s Siege Warfare

The Syrian regime is pushing the besieged suburb of eastern Ghouta “to the brink of catastrophe,” experts warn.
PALONG KHALI, BANGLADESH - OCTOBER 16: Women cry and pray as thousands of Rohingya refugees flee from Myanmar cross a stream in the hot sun on a muddy rice field near Palang Khali, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Well over a half a million Rohingya refugees have fled into Bangladesh since late August during the outbreak of violence in Rakhine state causing a humanitarian crisis in the region with continued challenges for aid agencies. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Astonishing Drone Footage Shows Extent Of Rohingya Exodus From Myanmar

Astonishing new drone footage has captured Rohingya refugees fleeing on foot from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Released by the UNHCR, the video shows the extent of the exodus, which has seen hundreds of tho...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides guidance on a nuclear weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 3, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SOUTH KOREA. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

North Korea's Latest Nuclear Test May Have Been Twice As Powerful As Previously Reported

Analysts believe it was 17 times as strong as the bomb that fell on Hiroshima.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to Farm No. 1116 under KPA Unit 810, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 13, 2016. KCNA/via Reuters ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. SOUTH KOREA OUT.

What Are The Chances Of A Nuclear War? We Asked Four Experts

Nikki Haley says North Korea’s actions show Kim Jong Un, is "begging for war".
A missile is carried by a military vehicle during a parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War, at Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee (NORTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)

What You Need To Know About North Korea's Nuclear Program

Since the ascension of Kim Jong Un as North Korea's leader in 2011, the country has posed an ongoing diplomatic challenge for the United States. Pyongyang has ramped up work on its nuclear program and...
<strong>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to provid guidance on a nuclear weapons programme in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on Sunday&nbsp;</strong>

North Korea Latest: Earthquake Hits As Country Says It Has Successfully Tested Nuclear Weapon

North Korea says it has successfully tested a nuclear weapon that can be loaded onto a ballistic missile. A magnitude 6.3 earthquake shook the secretive state on Sunday, suggesting it had detonated it...
A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 30, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS.

North Korea Latest: War With US Could Be Deadliest Ever, Germany Says

The "fire and fury" of a war between North Korea and the US could produce the world's deadliest conflict yet, Germany's foreign minister has said. Sigmar Gabriel said any war involving the secretive d...
A missile is launched during a long and medium-range ballistic rocket launch drill in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 30, 2017. KCNA/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THIS IMAGE. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS.

There's Something Odd About North Korea's Missile Test

North Korea's missile test over Japan this week has puzzled experts, as the secretive state's report of the launch flames questions about its true purpose. The latest missile flew 1,680 miles before s...