Issues: Armed conflict

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Recognize Abkhazia First

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says major international organizations have to recognize Abkhazia's independence before sending their observers to the region.


Regions: Georgia, Russia

Issues: Armed conflict

Witnessed: 2163 times


Witnessed: 1873 times


Abkhazia voices concern over Russian dominance - 26 Aug 09

The Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia has celebrated its first anniversary of its recognition by Russia as an independent state. ...

Regions: Georgia, Russia

Issues: Armed conflict, Violence

Witnessed: 1962 times


Somali refugees tapped up for fighting at home - 24 Aug 09

For almost 20 years Somali refugees who've fled violence at home, have made their way to camps in Kenya. But once there, they find themselves trapped in what many liken to open air prisons....

Regions: Kenya, Somalia

Issues: Armed conflict, Internally displaced persons, Refugees

Witnessed: 2167 times


Gaza Gunbattle Leaves Several Dead - 15 Aug 09

Fighting between Hamas forces and al-Jamaa al-Salafiya al-Jihadya in Palestine has left at least 16 people dead, after a Sheikh called for the Gaza Strip to be ruled by Sharia (Islamic law)....

Regions: Israel, Palestine

Issues: Armed conflict, Violence

Witnessed: 2454 times


Bosnia facing troubled future - 13 Aug 09

On his recent trip to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Joe Biden, the US vice president, warned politicians there that a descent into "ethnic chaos" needed to be averted. ...

Regions: Bosnia, Serbia

Issues: Armed conflict, Discrimination, Minorities

Witnessed: 2457 times


Reality of ADB safeguards in Sri Lanka - Part 2

Sri Lanka is an island situated along the strategically important Indian sea route. It is a middle income country which has a population of approximately 20 million people. ...

Regions: Sri Lanka

Issues: Landmines & unexploded ordnances

Witnessed: 2152 times