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Civil war

18 Apr
In the latest speculative fiction from British director Alex Garland, Kirsten Dunst stars as a war reporter documenting a conflict she once never thought possible: a new civil war in the United States. With the US in the midst of another divisive election year, the scenario may seem cliché, but FRANCE 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson says the film is engrossing, entertaining and unsettling.
24 Feb
Fighting between Myanmar's junta and rebel groups in Rakhine state is growing more intense. Neighboring Bangladesh may soon need to reach out to rebels on security and refugee issues.
14 Feb
Former Haitian prime minister Claude Joseph, who is now head of the opposition party "Les Engagés pour le Développement". He denounced interim Prime Minister Ariel Henry's decision to remain in power beyond February 7, the date on which he had pledged to step down. Joseph said Henry's argument that the security situation prevents elections from being held is simply a pretext to stay in power.
9 Dec
After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
6 Dec
After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
20 Oct 2023
Six months into the Sudan conflict, civilians find themselves at the forefront of hostilities between the army and the Rapid Support Forces. This militia faction stands accused of engaging in a series of grave offences, including rape, unlawful seizure of property, and various forms of humiliation inflicted upon civilians—many of which may constitute war crimes. Leveraging hundreds of images captured by eyewitnesses, three of our Observers set out to tell the story of this civil war, which has already claimed 5,000 lives.
24 Sep 2023
Syrian President Bashar Assad is due to meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. China has long provided diplomatic support to Assad's regime, and could play a role in reconstructing war-battered Syria.
14 Sep 2023
Climate change is partly responsible for the floods that have devastated Libya but the legacy of civil war, political chaos and corruption have exacerbated their impact. Observers say aid is desperately needed.
13 Jul 2023
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said Sudan is edging ever closer to outright civil war. He also condemned an air strike that killed more than 20 people and widespread violence in Darfur.


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Many in Kashmir feel disempowered since Narendra Modi's government took control of the region in northern India.
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Beijing aimed to stabilize relations between the two superpowers. But tensions over Taiwan remain, with Washington pledging more than $8 billion in security assistance to its Indo-Pacific partners.
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Rescue teams are en route to the crash site of a helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other high-ranking politicians.