""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
""There's a lot of preparations that go into these kinds of meetings so we'll have to consult our American partners and to make sure that if it takes place it's a meaningful meeting with good outcome.""
South Korean Foreign Minister
""This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I've called for more transparency & accountability for online political ads.""
US Democratic Senator
"“Every tank driver who advances one meter forward has changed the political map of the world,”"
""Here is the reality: I am being singled out and treated this way because of the role I played, the actions I took, and the events I witnessed,""
Former FBI Deputy Director
"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
""We're going to continue to fully cooperate. Out of respect for the special counsel, we're not going to comment. For any specific questions about the Trump Organization, I'd refer you there.""
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary
Democratic Republic Of Congo
As promised, the rebel M23 forces moved out of Goma on Saturday, pulling back the agreed 20 kilometres to allow a dialogue to begin with the
France is ending its combat mission in Afghanistan.
Some 400 troops are preparing to leave Kapisa, the province where France has lost most of its
US troop numbers in Afghanistan today returned to their pre-2009 “surge” figures with the departure of the last of the extra 33,000 troops ordered in
French President François Hollande has wasted no time in taking his message of an early French withdrawal to Afghanistan, and in person.
He flew in
New French President François Hollande has made a surprise flying visit to Afghanistan.
Hollande’s predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, had already
A two-day Nato summit in Chicago has concluded with a landmark agreement on handing control of Afghan security to the country’s own forces by the
Nato leaders meeting in Chicago have made an attempt at a show of unity over the pullout from Afghanistan despite France’s new president sticking to
The NATO summit has opened in Chicago with a call for unity among world leaders.
For the French president Francois Hollande it is the latest stage
Japan’s government has welcomed a deal with the United States that will see the number of American troops on Okinawa virtually slashed in half.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Tuesday announced plans to pull most of the country’s troops out of Afghanistan next year.
Showing US commitment to the Afghanistan mission, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta flew into the country to rally the troops and meet Afghan
Supporters of the radical Shi’ite leader Moqtada Sadr in Iraq have celebrated with pomp the departure of American troops.
All but a handful of
NATO defence ministers have been discussing how to pay for Afghanistan’s security forces once they take over from the alliance in 2014.
NATO has signalled Afghan troops could take over all combat operations by mid 2013 — a year earlier than planned.
Talk of drawdown in Afghanistan
Afghans have warned that a hasty French withdrawal from their country could lead to more instability.
President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Friday that
France is to pull its 3,600 troops out of Afghanistan at the end of next year. President Nicolas Sarkozy made the announcement during a visit to
France is suspending military operations in Afghanistan, and may accelerate its planned troop withdrawal after the killing of four French