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30.08.2015 Prensa Latina

Anti-war Spaniards mobilize against NATO exercises

Anti-war Spaniards mobilize against NATO exercises

Spanish anti-war groups are organising demonstrations against NATO exercises on their territory from October with the participation of nearly 36,000 troops. The Platform ‘Let’s Recover El Retín’, based in the Andalusian town of Barbate in the south of the country, reported that the presence of the military affects the inhabitants … »

27.08.2015 Human Rights Watch

Yemen: Cluster Munition Rockets Kill, Injure Dozens

Yemen: Cluster Munition Rockets Kill, Injure Dozens

Saudi-led coalition likely launched 7 attacks harming civilians Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces appear to have used cluster munition rockets in at least seven attacks in Yemen’s northwestern Hajja governorate, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks were carried out between late April and … »

26.08.2015 PressTV

South Korea lowers combat readiness at border with North

South Korea lowers combat readiness at border with North

South Korea has lowered the high level of war alert it had issued for its forces stationed at the border following recent reduction of dangerously-escalated tensions with the North. “The maximum alert order that had come down to the frontline military units is being downgraded,” the South’s Yonhap News Agency … »

15.08.2015 Tony Henderson

Japan’s emperor voices ‘deep remorse’ over war

Japan’s emperor voices ‘deep remorse’ over war

Japan marked the 70th anniversary of its World War II surrender Saturday with about 7,000 people at the ceremonials and observing a period of silence at noon in Nippon Budokan, a hall in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward. Exactly 70 years ago, same time same day, the recorded voice of Emperor Hirohito, … »

14.08.2015 Tony Henderson

Jammu & Kashmir lockdown over so-called Independence Day

Jammu & Kashmir lockdown over so-called Independence Day

Independence Day in Jammu-Kashmir, Saturday August 15, is being held with the entire region under lockdown, a sad fact for its residents. Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group and Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman of the breakaway Hurriyat group, have been placed under house arrest in Srinagar … »

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