Asia

15.05.2009

Protection of civilians in Sri Lanka: maximum priority

In the midst of a heavy offensive from the army against Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), hundreds of civilians die in the last days and many thousands are still trapped. »

11.05.2009

UN: Hundreds of Thousands Flee Fighting in Pakistan

The United Nations is estimating at least 360,000 people have fled heavy fighting in northwest Pakistan, causing the largest displacement crisis in Pakistan’s history. »

11.05.2009

At Least 430 Killed in Sri Lankan “Bloodbath”

In Sri Lanka, at least 430 civilians, including 100 children, have died after the Sri Lanka military shelled a civilian area under the control of the Tamil Tigers. But the actual death toll may be far higher. »

06.05.2009

As an unfortunate development is seen the resignation of Nepal’s Prime Minister

The healing of the nation stands as a priority and this means integrating the Maoist Army with the National Army. »

05.05.2009

US Concerned over Safety of Pakistani Nukes

Democracy Now! - The New York Times reports senior US officials are increasingly concerned about new vulnerabilities for Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, including the potential for militants to snatch a weapon in transport. »

01.05.2009

Seven actual or potential conflict situations around the world deteriorated

One improved in April 2009, according to the new issue of the International Crisis Group’s monthly bulletin CrisisWatch. »

14.04.2009

North Korea to Quit Six-Party Nuclear Talks

It will boycott nuclear disarmament talks »

14.04.2009

India and Pakistan: Common Dreams – Good Neighbours

The problems between India and Pakistan are not problems of common people, but problems of those who are deciding for all. »

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