Afghans take to the streets to mark start of week-long partial truce

A week-long, partial truce came into effect across Afghanistan on Saturday, with jubilant civilians celebrating in the streets to mark a potentially historic turning point in the war, even as isolated attacks threatened to undermine the process.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit … Read more Afghans take to the streets to mark start of week-long partial truce

Is President Assad guilty of war crimes?

Turkey’s president says he has asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to ‘restrain’ the Syrian government offensive in Idlib province. The last rebel stronghold in the country is currently in the middle of what the United Nations is calling a humanitarian catastrophe – scenes which Sky News portrayed in our special coverage from ‘Inside Idlib’. … Read more Is President Assad guilty of war crimes?

The treasures of France’s Vosges region

FRANCE 24 takes you to discover France’s eastern Vosges region. Each morning at dawn, the peaks of the Vosges mountains reappear through the mist. The famous Ridge Route can also be made out in the first rays of sun. On this road, created during World War I, we discover a multitude of landscapes characteristic of … Read more The treasures of France’s Vosges region

Leftover rockets will remain a threat for years in Libya

The war in Libya is expected to continue to claim lives even after the conflict is over. Unexploded bombs and rockets can remain hidden and a threat for years. A team of explosive experts is trying to find unexploded bombs and rockets that are putting lives at risk. Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports from Tripoli, … Read more Leftover rockets will remain a threat for years in Libya

Syria’s Idlib region becomes latest international battlefield in war

After Turkish-backed militants fired on Syrian Army positions near the town of Al-Nerab, they have exchanged fire in Idlib. Russia has been calling on Turkey to ensure safe-passage for refugees to flee. However, Washington has been looking to clamp down on Damascus and its backers, despite admitting it has a massive battle on its hands … Read more Syria’s Idlib region becomes latest international battlefield in war

Is Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of covering up war crimes? | UpFront

In this episode of UpFront we challenge Aung San Suu Kyi’s former spokesperson on allegations of genocide in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. And we debate the police response to protests in France against President Emmanuel Macron’s government with La Republique En Marche MP Roland Lescure. Follow UpFront on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJUpFront and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AJUpFront/

Turkish Idlib offensive: Worst escalation the war has ever seen?

Despite Idlib ceasefire agreement, Turkey has launched attack on Syrian Army’s positions supported by militants in Syria. MORE: https://on.rt.com/abda Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv #RT … Read more Turkish Idlib offensive: Worst escalation the war has ever seen?

The most bombed country in the world: How Laos’ playgrounds must be cleared of explosives | ITV News

Laos is the most bombed country on Earth. During the Vietnam War a quarter of a billion bombs were dropped by American warplanes on the country. Today, 80 million of them remain and are still killing people 46 years after the war ended. Read more: https://bit.ly/2SLx41t • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • … Read more The most bombed country in the world: How Laos’ playgrounds must be cleared of explosives | ITV News

Burned out doctors or broken system? | The Stream

First, do no harm. The main tenet of the Hippocratic Oath doctors take when beginning their career to care for patients. But what happens when they have to navigate roadblocks that prevent them from putting patients first? Issues of insurance, electronic medical record-keeping, litigation, and budgets mean many doctors face as much time filling out … Read more Burned out doctors or broken system? | The Stream

S Sudan president, rebel leader agrees to form unity government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed on Thursday to form a unity government, a long-delayed step towards ending six years of war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. Kiir said the new government will be formed on Saturday and he will appoint Machar as his first vice president, … Read more S Sudan president, rebel leader agrees to form unity government