Stories about War & Conflict from August, 2016
"There is a wreath here from the Japanese Consulate in Shenyang, and the Japanese government has officially acknowledged [the Pingdingshan massacre] took place."
Russian state television may have broadcast false evidence released by the Federal Security Service allegedly showing the discovery of a weapons cache belonging to Ukrainian “saboteurs” caught in Crimea.
"For partisan commenters on both sides, compromise seems impossible. Kashmir is like Solomon’s Baby, except both of its prospective mothers are happy to cut it in half."
“This was to ensure that certain special forces... so there would be no infiltration... For security reasons, these measures were necessary, and people understand why.”
Today Moscow Accused Ukraine of Sending Terrorists Into Crimea. Russian Internet Users Have Been Saying It for Days.
Russian officials waited almost three days before going public with the story. There were earlier unconfirmed reports, however, including an apparent all-points bulletin issued by the Russian Interior Ministry.
A look back at seven pop hits from the 1980s that pack a political punch.
"The number of junior lawyers, who are the sole bread winners of their homes and who are now unemployed runs into hundreds. Most of those who died were first-generation educated"
“Yesterday they displaced us, murdered us, and kidnapped us. Yesterday and today we are together holding hands with the world, resisting death, and resisting impunity.”
"When you see human beings suffering, you need to do something to help them."
"A man who fought to eradicate the menace of forced disappearances became a victim of the very crime."
"Groups of riders zipped through the streets, each biker with a passenger holding up a sign that read “China get out of Vietnam”.
Internet users in the former Yugoslavia have decided to break with political elites' divisive rhetoric, and remember the region's proud, albeit unsuccessful, attempts to stop the wars of the 1990s.