Kosovo is under pressure from the US and EU to give in to some of Serbia’s demands.
Displaced Gazan children wait in line to receive food.
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Arable land has been destroyed, as have food production sites. But even before the current operation in Gaza, Palestinians there suffered high rates of food insecurity.
A suspected Russian collaborator arrested in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
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Liberated cities are prone to vigilante justice against those accused of conspiring with the enemy.
Language has been dubbed “the covert operations of war”, such is the power it holds in shaping public opinion. Here’s what we found about the way Australian media has been framing the conflict.
Members of Saraya al-Quds, the military wing of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, on a parade and declare that they are ready for an on January 5, 2021.
PIJ is perceived as a terrorist group operating in the shadow of Hamas, aiming to dismantle Israel with the backing of Iran – but that’s not true.
Border conflicts, spanning different time periods and places, are behind many of the big international disputes today.
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Religious, racial and class-based differences often get politicized.
Ukrainians observe a minute of silence in Kyiv on Oct. 1, 2023.
As war drags on, more Ukrainians say that they are prepared to negotiate – but the majority still reject any deal with Russia.
King Alfred the Great inciting the Anglo Saxons to repel the invasion of the Danes.
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Not a simple tale of English kings overcoming Vikings, the creation of England involved far more bureaucracy than the epic legends let on
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Latin America’s spike in violence is the result of systemic problems that have long gone unaddressed.
Members of the rebel Ta'ang National Liberation Army standing guard in Shan state, Myanmar.
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Beijing is losing patience with Myanmar’s military, as well as its influence with resistance groups.
Ellis Humphrey Evans, known by his bardic name Hedd Wyn, was killed on the first day of the battle of Passchendaele.
Bard Hedd Wyn was killed in action in France in 1917.
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From Myanmar to Pakistan, these countries have long-simmering conflicts or increasingly dissatisfied publics that could worsen in the new year.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks during a news conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Dec. 19, 2023.
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Ukraine can still emerge victorious in its war with Russia despite a failed summer counteroffensive. But what’s required now is a realistic assessment of Ukraine’s position and what is achievable.
The benefits of creative writing are particularly important in countries where there’s a need to build a caring society and there are limited resources.
Display monitors show the result of voting at the United Nations General Assembly on Dec. 12, 2023, in favour of a resolution calling on Israel to uphold legal and humanitarian obligations in its war with Hamas.
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In war time, the type of conflict determines what formal rules of war apply. But how to determine the nature of the conflict?
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Researchers must track everything from bomb making or jet fuel burning to the carbon cost of post-conflict rebuilding.
The golden Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine, a holy site for Muslims, stands close to the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site, in an aerial view of Jerusalem’s Old City.
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Conflicts over the Alsace-Lorraine region and Northern Ireland offer examples of how territory is often at the center of a conflict − and what is necessary to pave the path to peace.
Technology is changing how wars are fought, but not the reasons for them.
Advances in technology are deployed in war, changing the ways that wars are both fought and communicated.
Russian Central Bank Chief Elvira Nabiullina attends a meeting on economic issues in Moscow in February 2023. Central bank reserves are among the Russian state assets that could be seized under Canadian law.
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Who will pay to rebuild Ukraine? Canada is the first to pass a law allowing Russian state assets to be seized to rebuild Ukraine, but will it discourage Russia from ending the war?
War is often described as long periods of waiting punctuated by short periods of terror – for the environment, the reverse is true.