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Crime Main Event: ISIS seizes city of Mosul
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B. 02-27 Russian troops seize govt buildings in Crimea
C. 03-07 Russia reportedly seizes a Ukrainian military base in Crimea
D. 03-22 Forces storm Ukrainian military bases
4. 04-02 Shooting at US Armyís Fort Hood base Fort Hood, Texas
F. 04-13 Ukraine launches 'anti-terrorist operation' Eastern Ukraine
6. 04-26 Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive Sloviansk, Donbass
H. 05-19 Thailand army declares martial law Bangkok
I. 06-06 D-Day anniversary: Veterans mark historic invasion Sword Beach, Normandy, France
06-10 ISIS seizes city of Mosul Mosul

Summary.     Click for More > Ukraine's president orders 1-week unilateral cease-fire ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate Donetsk rebels in mass withdrawal Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
Russian troops seize govt buildings in Crimea   Dozens of armed men seized the regional government administration building and parliament and raised the Russian flag Russia reportedly seizes a Ukrainian military base in Crimea Forces storm Ukrainian military bases   Six Russian special forces' armored personnel carriers broke through the gates of Belbek Airbase, firing warning shots into the air Shooting at US Armyís Fort Hood base Ukraine launches 'anti-terrorist operation' Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive Thailand army declares martial law D-Day anniversary: Veterans mark historic invasion ISIS seizes city of Mosul
Jan.4  Sunni Triangle  Iraq government 'loses Fallujah'
Jan.7  Northern Syria  First chemical weapons leave Syria
Jan.18  Syria  Syria opposition to attend peace talks
Jan.20  Syria  Syria accused of systematic torture
Jan.23  Ethiopia  South Sudan, rebels reach ceasefire
Jan.31  Geneva  Syria talks end in recriminations
Feb.3  Aleppo  Dozens reportedly die in bomb attacks by Syria regime
Feb.8  Syria  Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs
Feb.11  Algeria  Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'
Feb.21  Tunisia  11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia
Feb.23  South Korea  S Korea-US military drills begin
Feb.26  Ukraine  Russia orders surprise military exercises
Feb.27   Crimea
 Crimea  Armed men take airport in Ukraine's Crimea
Mar.1  Moscow  Russia approves troops for Ukraine
 Washington  Obama urges Putin to recall troops
Mar.2  Kiev  Ukraine calls full army mobilisation
 Crimea  New Ukraine navy chief defects
Mar.3  Ukraine  Russia 'gives Crimea ultimatum'
 Crimea  Russia tightens grip over Crimea
Mar.5  East Africa  Israel intercepts ship with weapons headed to Gaza
Mar.7   Crimea
Mar.13  UN Security Council  Ukraine accuses Russia of 'military aggression'
Mar.18  Crimea  Ukraine officer 'killed in attack on Crimea base'
Mar.19  Crimea  Pro-Russians storm Ukrainian navy base in Crimea
Mar.22   Crimea
Mar.23  Turkey  Turkish PM says jets shoot down Syrian warplane
Mar.24  Kiev  Ukraine orders Crimea troop withdrawal
Mar.25  North Korea  North Korea test-fires 'ballistic' missiles
Mar.26  Cairo  Egypt army head runs for presidency
Mar.28  Washington  Obama: Russia should move troops
Mar.30  South Korea  North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border
Mar.31  Russia  Putin says he's pulling some troops back from Ukrainian border
Apr.1  Brussels  NATO chief Rasmussen says no Russian troop withdrawal seen
 Brussels  NATO suspends Russia cooperation
Apr.2   Texas
Apr.13   Eastern Ukraine
Apr.15  Donbass  Ukraine begins 'anti-terror' action
Apr.16  Donbass  Militants, army face off in east amid soaring tensions
 Donbass  Military column 'seized' in Kramatorsk
Apr.19  Kiev  Ukraine calls Easter truce in east
Apr.23  Eastern Ukraine  Ukraine to target militants in 4 cities
 Poland  U.S. paratroopers in Poland amid crisis
Apr.24  Donbass  5 die as government forces clash with pro-Russians
Apr.26   Donbass
Apr.29  Donbass  Pro-Russia activists seize Luhansk HQ
May.1  Donbass  Pro-Russian group seizes Donetsk office
 Donbass  Government forces 'move on Sloviansk'
May.2  Donbass  'Many dead' in Ukraine offensive
May.3  Donbass  Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine
May.5  Donbass  Rebels 'retreating' in Sloviansk
May.9  Ethiopia  South Sudan rivals agree peace deal
May.16  Laos  Lao defense chief, 4 others killed in plane crash
May.19  Washington  US charges Chinese with hacking
 Russia  Putin orders Ukraine border pullout
  Bangkok
May.23  Global  US ship finds hull of missing yacht
May.26  Nigeria  Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'
May.27  Donbass  Dozens die as Donetsk airport 'retaken'
May.29  Donbass  Ukraine helicopter downed - 14 dead
May.31  Afghanistan  US soldier freed by Taliban captors
Jun.6   France
Jun.10  Southern Afghanistan  Nato forces kill five US troops in Afghanistan
  Mosul
  Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul
Jun.11  Sunni Triangle  Militants seize Tikrit after taking Mosul
Jun.13  Iraq  Iran sends forces to Iraq as militants press forward
 Donbass  Military plane shot down in Luhansk
Jun.16  Northern Iraq  Militants 'seize' Iraq's Tal Afar
 Baghdad  US deploys 275 'military personnel'
Jun.17  Baghdad  Baghdadis stockpile food in fear of ISIS advance
Jun.18  Baghdad  Iraq asks US to launch airstrikes against militants
Jun.20  Iraq  More than a million Iraqis have fled their homes as ISIS continues siege
  Kiev
Jun.21  South Korea  South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five'
Jun.22  Western Iraq  Iraq 'loses western border control'
Jun.23  Baghdad  Kerry holds talks in Iraq as more cities fall to ISIS militants
 Northern Iraq  Iraq crisis: Key oil refinery 'seized by rebels'
Jun.28  Sunni Triangle  Iraq army 'routs Isis rebels' in offensive on Tikrit
Jun.29   Iraq
Jun.30  Kiev  Ukrainian president ends unilateral ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists
Jul.5   Donbass
Jul.6   Gaza
Jul.7  Gaza  Israel launches new air strikes on Gaza Strip
Jul.8  Gaza  Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive
Jul.9  Gaza  Hamas fires rockets amid Israeli overnight air strikes on Gaza
Jul.11  Donbass  19 Ukrainian troops killed in missile attack
 Northern Israel  Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon
Jul.13  Gaza  Israel drops warnings on Gaza
 Gaza  Thousands flee northern Gaza after Israeli warnings
Jul.14  Donbass  Ukraine plane hit near Russia border
Jul.15  Gaza  Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue
Jul.16  Gaza  Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid
Jul.17   Donbass
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
  Gaza Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
  The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective Edge.    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the invasion after day...
 Washington  U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane Jul.18  Washington  MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama Jul.19  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Casualties mount amid fresh violence  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel expands ground offensive Jul.20  Gaza  Gaza shelling by Israel leads to deadliest day of conflict Jul.21  Donbass  Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains Jul.23  Donbass  Two military jets shot down over Donetsk Jul.24  Gaza  Strike hits shelter in Gaza, UN official says  Donbass  Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine' Jul.25  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree short truce'   Gaza Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect
Jul.29  Gaza  Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call Jul.31  Gaza  New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas Aug.1  Gaza  No cease-fire: Israel pounds Gaza after Hamas kidnapped Israeli soldier Aug.2  Gaza  Israel says missing soldier is dead Aug.3  Gaza  Airstrike hits UN school in Gaza as Israeli troops start redeploying  France  French and German leaders mark WW1 anniversary Aug.4  Gaza  Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree ceasefire'  Gaza  Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza Aug.5  Kabul  US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier Aug.6   Cambodia Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity Aug.7  Washington  Obama authorises US Iraq air strikes Aug.10  Gaza  Gaza conflict: New three-day ceasefire begins Aug.12  Washington  US sends more military advisors to Iraq Aug.13  Gaza  Israel and Palestinians begin tense five-day Gaza truce Aug.16  Mosul  U.S. jets hit ISIS near dam  Mosul  Kurdish forces battling to retake Mosul dam Aug.18  Mosul  Iraq crisis: Mosul dam recaptured from militants Aug.19  Gaza  Gaza truce ends amid fresh fighting Aug.20  Washington  U.S. attempt to rescue Foley, others in Syria failed  Bangkok  Thailand's army ruler to take up new post as prime minister Aug.22   Donbass Russian convoy rolls into Ukraine Aug.24  Donbass  Donetsk rebels parade captured soldiers Aug.26   Gaza Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached  Aleppo  California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria Aug.28   Donbass 1,000 Russian troops have entered Ukraine Map of Novoazovsk Donetsk Ukraine
  A top Ukrainian army officer said a 'full-scale invasion' of his country was under way, as a U.S. say up to 1,000 Russian troops had crossed the border.    President Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violenc...
Aug.30  Brussels  Ukraine crisis: EU 'must act on Russia aggression'  Syria  Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'  Lesotho  Lesotho 'coup' forces PM Thabane to South Africa Sep.1  NATO  NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary-general says  Donbass  Ukraine crisis: Troops abandon Luhansk airport   Somalia U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia Sep.5   Belarus Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal   The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukra... Sep.6  Donbass  Shelling near Mariupol threatens tense truce Sep.7  Western Iraq  Iraq secures area around key dam after US strikes Sep.15  Northern Iraq  US airstrikes to support Iraqi troops under attack Sep.19  Belarus  Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks Sep.20   Northern Syria 45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey Sep.22  Northern Syria  U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time Oct.6  Northern Syria  Kobane: Civilians flee IS street-to-street fighting Oct.7  Aleppo  Air strikes help Syria town curb IS Oct.9  North Korea  Kim Jong-unís absence fuels speculation about health, coup Oct.10   Norway Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize Oct.14  North Korea  Koreas 'hold top military talks' Oct.16  Northern Syria  ISIS pushed back with help of U.S. airstrikes in Kobani Oct.19  Sweden  Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Oct.20  Northern Syria  Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds use its territory to reinforce Kobani Oct.24  Sinai  Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops Oct.29   Northern Syria Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing Nov.2  Lahore  Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India Nov.10  London  Russian brinksmanship at Cold War levels Nov.14  Northern Nigeria  Islamic extremists seize hometown of kidnapped schoolgirls Nov.29  Northern Syria  At least 40 fighters killed in Syrian city of Kobani Nov.30  Colombia  Colombian rebels free captured general Dec.2  Iraq  Iran 'conducts air strikes' in Iraq Dec.7  Damascus  Israeli jets 'strike near Damascus' Dec.17  Colombia  Farc rebels declare indefinite unilateral truce Dec.24  Northern Syria  IS captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria Dec.30  Southern Italy  Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare





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Iraq government 'loses Fallujah'   The Iraqi government has lost control of the strategic city of Fallujah. Al-Qaeda-linked militants now control the south of the city First chemical weapons leave Syria   The first consignment of Syrian chemical weapons materials has left the country on a Danish ship   Syria opposition to attend peace talks   Main political opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, has agreed to attend next week's so-called Geneva II peace talks, to be held... Syria accused of systematic torture South Sudan, rebels reach ceasefire Syria talks end in recriminations   The Syrian government and opposition have traded insults after a week-long peace conference in Geneva ended with no firm agreement Dozens reportedly die in bomb attacks by Syria regime Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'   An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in mountains in the north-east of the country with 103 passengers and crew on board 11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia S Korea-US military drills begin Russia orders surprise military exercises   Russian troops seize govt buildings in Crimea Map of Simferopol Crimea Ukraine


January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2  Western Iraq  Security forces fight Iraq militants
Jan.4   Sunni Triangle  
 Antarctica  Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica
Jan.5  Southern Sudan  South Sudan general killed in ambush
Jan.7   Northern Syria  
Jan.10  Aleppo  Nearly 500 dead in clashes between rebel groups in Syria
Jan.14  Mexico  Mexico starts disarming vigilantes
Jan.18   Syria
Jan.20   Syria
Jan.23   Ethiopia
Jan.26  Geneva  Syria talks: Civilians allowed to leave Homs old city
Jan.30  Syria  Thousands of homes demolished: Report
Jan.31   Geneva


February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Aleppo  Al Qaeda fighters in Syria kill rival rebel leader
Feb.3   Aleppo
Feb.8   Syria
Feb.10  Syria  Evacuations resume in Syria's Homs
Feb.11   Algeria
Feb.21   Tunisia
 Somalia  Somali presidential palace attacked
Feb.23   South Korea
Feb.26   Ukraine
Feb.27   Crimea
  Dozens of armed men seized the regional government administration building and parliament and raised the Russian flag
 The seizure, coming a day after Russia ordered surprise military exercises on Ukraine's doorstep, has raised fears about the push and pull of opposing allegiances in a country
  Crimea Armed men take airport in Ukraine's Crimea Feb.28  Crimea  Ukraine: We stopped Russian forces

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   Moscow   Russia approves troops for Ukraine   Russia's upper house of parliament has approved President Putin's request for Russian forces to be used in Ukraine   Washington Obama urges Putin to recall troops
Mar.2   Kiev     Ukraine calls full army mobilisation   Ukraine has ordered a full military mobilisation in response to Russia's build-up of its forces in Crimea  Crimea  Hundreds of gunmen surround Ukraine military base   Crimea New Ukraine navy chief defects  Global  G7 condemns Russia over Ukraine Mar.3   Ukraine Russia 'gives Crimea ultimatum'  UN Security Council  Yanukovych asked for troops, Russia tells UN   Crimea Russia tightens grip over Crimea Mar.5   East Africa Israel intercepts ship with weapons headed to Gaza   The Israel Defense Forces said it intercepted an Iranian shipment of 'advanced' weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaz...  Afghanistan  Five Afghan soldiers 'killed in Nato strike' Mar.7   Crimea     Russia reportedly seizes a Ukrainian military base in Crimea Map of Sevastopol Crimea Ukraine
  Russian armed men are triggering a standoff but no gunfire in the latest incident of escalating tension in the flashpoint peninsula
Mar.8  Eastern Libya  Libya threatens to bomb oil tanker Mar.13   UN Security Council Ukraine accuses Russia of 'military aggression' Mar.18   Crimea     Ukraine officer 'killed in attack on Crimea base'   Ukraine's military says an officer has been killed in an attack on a base in Crimea, the first such death since pro-Russia forces took control... Mar.19   Crimea Pro-Russians storm Ukrainian navy base in Crimea  Kiev  Ukraine 'planning Crimea withdrawal' Mar.22   Crimea   Forces storm Ukrainian military bases
Map of Belbek Crimea Ukraine
  Six Russian special forces' armored personnel carriers broke through the gates of Belbek Airbase, firing warning shots into the air
 Once inside, the Russians lined up the Ukrainians in one place. Pro-Russian self-defense forces stormed the Novofederoskoe military base, taking control of it, and some were taken away on stretchers by medical teams
Mar.23   Turkey   Turkish PM says jets shoot down Syrian warplane  Turkish fighter jets shot down a Syrian warplane after it violated Turkey's airspace, Erdogan said, in a move likely to ramp up tensions Mar.24   Kiev Ukraine orders Crimea troop withdrawal Mar.25   North Korea North Korea test-fires 'ballistic' missiles Mar.26   Cairo Egypt army head runs for presidency   Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced that he has resigned as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency Mar.28   Washington     Obama: Russia should move troops   Russia could ease tensions with Ukraine if it were to move its troops away from its border with Ukraine and begin direct talks with Kiev, President... Mar.29  Moscow  Russia vows no Ukraine invasion Mar.30   South Korea   North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border   South Korean Marines fired artillery shells across a disputed sea border after North shells from a live fire drill fell into the water south... Mar.31   Russia Putin says he's pulling some troops back from Ukrainian border

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1   Brussels NATO chief Rasmussen says no Russian troop withdrawal seen
  Brussels     NATO suspends Russia cooperation   NATO will suspend 'all practical civilian and military cooperation' with Russia because of its annexation of Crimea Apr.2   Texas Shooting at US Armyís Fort Hood base Map of Fort Hood Texas
  A shooting at the US Army's Fort Hood base leaves four dead - including a gunman who died from self-inflicted wounds - and 16 injured.    A gun rampage at the same base in 2009 left 13 soldiers dead an...
Apr.11  Southern Italy  Italy's navy rescues 6,000 migrants in just four days, U.N. says Apr.12  Donbass  Ukraine gunmen seize two buildings in Sloviansk Apr.13   Eastern Ukraine   Ukraine launches 'anti-terrorist operation'
  Ukrainian officials placed blame for unrest in the eastern section of their country squarely on their neighbors in Russia
Apr.14  Donbass  No sign of crackdown. Gang takes over police station Apr.15   Donbass   Ukraine begins 'anti-terror' action   Ukraine's acting President Olexander Turchynov has announced the start of an 'anti-terrorist operation' against pro-Russian separatists Apr.16   Donbass Militants, army face off in east amid soaring tensions
  Donbass Military column 'seized' in Kramatorsk Apr.19   Kiev Ukraine calls Easter truce in east   Ukraine's foreign minister has said that operations against pro-Russian militants in the east of the country have been suspended over Easter Apr.23   Eastern Ukraine Ukraine to target militants in 4 cities   Poland U.S. paratroopers in Poland amid crisis Apr.24   Donbass   5 die as government forces clash with pro-Russians   Ukrainian forces killed five militants during operations to take down pro-Russians' roadblocks in Slavyansk  Moscow  New Russia drills after Ukraine raid Apr.26   Donbass Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Concern mounted for the safety of a team of European and Ukrainian military observers seized by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
Apr.28  North Korea  North Korea holds live-fire drill Apr.29   Donbass Pro-Russia activists seize Luhansk HQ

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Donbass Pro-Russian group seizes Donetsk office   Hundreds of pro-Russian militants have seized the regional prosecutor's office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, and there are reports of injurie...  Aleppo  33 killed in Aleppo airstrikes, opposition group says   Donbass   Government forces 'move on Sloviansk'   Ukrainian government forces are reported to have launched an operation in the city of Sloviansk, a stronghold for pro-Russian separatists May.2   Donbass   'Many dead' in Ukraine offensive   Many pro-Russia rebels have been killed, injured and arrested in the government offensive in Sloviansk, interim president Turchynov has said May.3   Donbass Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine
 Donbass  Ukraine broadens offensive against insurgents May.5   Donbass Rebels 'retreating' in Sloviansk  Donbass  Ukraine soldiers killed in renewed Sloviansk fighting May.7  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in 'Boko Haram attack' May.9   Ethiopia South Sudan rivals agree peace deal   South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed a peace deal after a five-month conflict May.13  Donbass  'Troops killed' in Ukraine ambush  Kiev  Ukraine hosts talks in new peace bid May.16   Laos Lao defense chief, 4 others killed in plane crash May.18  Damascus  Head of Syrian air defense killed, official says  South Korea  S Korea to break up coast guard May.19   Washington US charges Chinese with hacking  The US has charged 5 Chinese army officers with hacking into private-sector American companies in a bid for competitive advantage   Russia Putin orders Ukraine border pullout   Bangkok Thailand army declares martial law
  The Thai army says that it is imposing martial law amid a political crisis 'to preserve law and order'. The army granted itself wide-ranging powers.    Soldiers have taken over TV and radio stat...
May.22  Bangkok  Thai military announces coup  Donbass  Deadliest attack on Ukrainian troops  Washington  Thailand's military coup condemned  Bangkok  Coup leader summons Thai politicians May.23   Global US ship finds hull of missing yacht
May.26   Nigeria Nigeria army 'knows where girls are'  Donbass  Ukraine launches air strikes against gunmen at Donetsk airport May.27   Donbass   Dozens die as Donetsk airport 'retaken'   Ukraine's interior ministry says the military is now in full control of the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk after a day of bloody cla... May.29   Donbass Ukraine helicopter downed - 14 dead  Kiev  Ukraine leader vows to crush rebels May.31   Afghanistan US soldier freed by Taliban captors   US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl who has been held for nearly 5 years has been freed in deal that includes the release of five Afghan detainees

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Afghanistan  Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory' Jun.5  France  D-Day anniversary: World leaders gather for ceremony Jun.6   France D-Day anniversary: Veterans mark historic invasion
Map of Sword Beach Normandy France
  Almost 2,000 veterans and world leaders are attending the main commemoration event marking the 70th anniversary of the landings
Jun.7  Colombia  Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission Jun.10   Southern Afghanistan Nato forces kill five US troops in Afghanistan   Mosul     ISIS seizes city of Mosul
  Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul
 Mosul  Tens of thousands flee Iraq's Mosul Jun.11   Sunni Triangle     Militants seize Tikrit after taking Mosul   Islamist insurgents in Iraq have seized the city of Tikrit, their second major gain after capturing Mosul on Tuesday Jun.13   Iraq Iran sends forces to Iraq as militants press forward
 Iraq  Iraq cleric issues Shia call to arms  Texas  Sgt Bowe Bergdahl arrives back in US   Donbass Military plane shot down in Luhansk Jun.15  Sunni Triangle  Iraqi PM orders troops to make stand in Samarra  Iraq  Images purport to show 'massacre' by militants Jun.16   Northern Iraq Militants 'seize' Iraq's Tal Afar   Baghdad     US deploys 275 'military personnel'   Up to 275 US 'military personne' are being sent to Iraq to provide security for the US embassy and other personnel, the White House says Jun.17   Baghdad     Baghdadis stockpile food in fear of ISIS advance   Residents of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, are stockpiling food and water as Islamist militants move closer Jun.18   Baghdad Iraq asks US to launch airstrikes against militants  Northern Iraq  Militants driven back from nation's main oil refinery Jun.19  Washington  US to send military advisers to Iraq Jun.20   Iraq More than a million Iraqis have fled their homes as ISIS continues siege  More than a million Iraqis have been forced from their homes by conflict this year, the U.N. refugee agency said -- a number only likely to ...   Kiev     Ukraine's president orders 1-week unilateral cease-fire
  Petro Poroshenko ordered his forces to cease fire and halt military operations for a week against pro-Russian separatists in the country's east
Jun.21   South Korea South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five'  Sadr City  Shia militia show of force raises tensions Jun.22   Western Iraq Iraq 'loses western border control'   The Iraqi government appears to have lost control of its western borders after Sunni militants reportedly captured crossings to Syria and Jo... Jun.23   Baghdad Kerry holds talks in Iraq as more cities fall to ISIS militants   Northern Iraq Iraq crisis: Key oil refinery 'seized by rebels' Jun.24  Donbass  Ukraine army helicopter 'shot down' despite ceasefire  Baghdad  US forces arrive in Baghdad to advise Iraqi troops Jun.25  Western Iraq  Syrian warplanes strike in Iraq, killing 57 civilians Jun.28  Sunni Triangle  Iraq army launches offensive to retake Tikrit from Isis   Sunni Triangle   Iraq army 'routs Isis rebels' in offensive on Tikrit   Iraq's army has routed Sunni militants in a major offensive on the northern city of Tikrit, state media say  Baghdad  Iraq 'receives first Russian jets' Jun.29  Sunni Triangle  Iraqi forces reportedly pull back from Tikrit amid fierce fighting  Sunni Triangle  Iraq crisis: Fresh clashes over Tikrit   Iraq ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
  The Al Qaeda breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and neighboring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state
Jun.30   Kiev Ukrainian president ends unilateral ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3  Gaza  Israel moving troops near Gaza Strip border Jul.5   Donbass   Donetsk rebels in mass withdrawal
Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Ukrainian separatist rebels have pulled back to the main city of Donetsk, abandoning several strongholds in the region to government forces
Jul.6   Gaza     Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants Map of Rafah Israel
  Nine Palestinian militants have been killed in a series of Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip. Hamas says six of its fighters died in a single strike
Jul.7  Donbass  Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit   Gaza Israel launches new air strikes on Gaza Strip Jul.8  Gaza  Israel 'ready for Gaza escalation'   Gaza   Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive   Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities after the start of a major air and sea offensive by Israel in the Gaza Strip Jul.9   Gaza Hamas fires rockets amid Israeli overnight air strikes on Gaza  Gaza  Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks' Jul.10  Washington  Obama: US willing to negotiate cease-fire between Israel, Hamas Jul.11   Donbass 19 Ukrainian troops killed in missile attack   Northern Israel Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon Jul.12  UN Security Council  UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire as death toll tops 120  Gaza  4 soldiers wounded in Gaza raid as Hamas takes aim at Tel Aviv Jul.13   Gaza Israel drops warnings on Gaza   Gaza Thousands flee northern Gaza after Israeli warnings Jul.14   Donbass Ukraine plane hit near Russia border  Gaza  Gaza airstrikes toll 'passes 170' Jul.15   Gaza   Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue   An Egypt-backed cease-fire between Israel and Hamas fell apart as rocket attacks from Gaza were answered by Israeli airstrikes once again  Jerusalem  Israel to intensify Gaza air strikes as truce falters Jul.16  Netherlands  Dutch state found liable in deaths of 300 men in Srebrenica massacre   Gaza   Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid   5 hour cease-fire in order to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency Jul.17   Donbass   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
  Gaza   Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
  The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective Edge
 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the invasion after days of intensive rocket fire and air strikes between the two sides
  Washington U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane
Jul.18  Jerusalem  Netanyahu orders military to prepare for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive   Washington     MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama   US President Barack Obama has said a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area in east Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight... Jul.19   Gaza Gaza conflict: Casualties mount amid fresh violence  Malta  400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead  Donbass  Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site   Gaza Gaza conflict: Israel expands ground offensive Jul.20   Gaza Gaza shelling by Israel leads to deadliest day of conflict Jul.21   Donbass Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains Jul.23   Donbass Two military jets shot down over Donetsk  UN  U.N.: Hamas, Israel may be guilty of war crimes Jul.24   Gaza Strike hits shelter in Gaza, UN official says   Donbass Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine' Jul.25  Gaza  Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800   Gaza Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree short truce'   Gaza     Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect
  A 12-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas for humanitarian reasons took effect, but fighting looked headed for escalation
Jul.26  Gaza  Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000 Jul.27  Gaza  Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls Jul.28  Jerusalem  Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign Jul.29   Gaza     Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call   Hamas and Israel blamed one another Tuesday for the lack of a cease-fire in a conflict that has left more than 1,200 people dead Jul.30  Gaza  Israeli 4-hour ceasefire ends; Palestinians claim strike hits market Jul.31   Gaza   New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas   Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) on Friday

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Aug.1   Gaza   No cease-fire: Israel pounds Gaza after Hamas kidnapped Israeli soldier   Tank fire and airstrikes pummeled Gaza, as Israeli forces moved deeper into the West Bank, searching for a soldier. Hamas denies holding Israeli... Aug.2   Gaza Israel says missing soldier is dead
Aug.3   Gaza Airstrike hits UN school in Gaza as Israeli troops start redeploying   10 were killed in Gaza Sunday after a school sheltering displaced people was hit in an airstrike, as Israel signaled a possible scaling back...   France   French and German leaders mark WW1 anniversary   The French and German presidents have commemorated the 100th anniversary of Germany's declaration of war on France on 3 August 1914  Gaza  Israel plans partial seven-hour ceasefire Aug.4   Gaza Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree ceasefire'   Gaza   Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza   Israel has announced the withdrawal of all of its troops to 'defensive positions' outside the Gaza Strip Aug.5   Kabul US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier   Maj Gen Harold Greene has been killed in an attack by an Afghan soldier at a British-run military academy near Kabul Aug.6  Jerusalem  Israel offers Gaza truce extension   Cambodia   Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
  Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity.    Nuon Chea served as leader Pol Pot's deputy and K...
Aug.7   Washington Obama authorises US Iraq air strikes Aug.8  Northern Iraq  US steps up air strikes in Iraq  Gaza  Gaza conflict: US and UN condemn new Gaza violence Aug.9  Northern Iraq  US in new strikes on Iraq militants Aug.10   Gaza Gaza conflict: New three-day ceasefire begins Aug.12   Washington US sends more military advisors to Iraq Aug.13   Gaza Israel and Palestinians begin tense five-day Gaza truce Aug.16   Mosul U.S. jets hit ISIS near dam   Mosul Kurdish forces battling to retake Mosul dam Aug.17  Donbass  Ukraine says it's made gains against separatists  Mosul  Kurds 'break IS hold on Mosul dam' Aug.18   Mosul   Iraq crisis: Mosul dam recaptured from militants   Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi troops have retaken Mosul dam from Islamic State (IS) militants, US President Barack Obama has said  Gaza  Gaza ceasefire 'extended by a day' Aug.19   Gaza Gaza truce ends amid fresh fighting  Italy  2 Italian air force jets collide over Italy, sparking fire Aug.20   Washington U.S. attempt to rescue Foley, others in Syria failed   Bangkok Thailand's army ruler to take up new post as prime minister Aug.22  Southern China  Chinese fighter jet flies dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane   Donbass   Russian convoy rolls into Ukraine Map of Luhansk Ukraine
  Dozens of Russian trucks that have rolled into eastern Ukraine, a move a Ukrainian official characterized as an 'invasion'.    Merkel slams Russia...
Aug.23  Donbass  Russia aid convoy returns from Ukraine  Kiev  Ukraine Army parade to mark independence Aug.24   Donbass Donetsk rebels parade captured soldiers   Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have marched dozens of captured government soldiers through the city of Donetsk  Northern Syria  IS fighters seize Syria airbase Aug.26   Gaza     Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached
  Officials say an extended cease-fire has been reached between the sides, halting the seven-week Gaza war which has killed more than 2,000 people.    The truce was brokered by Egypt and began at 19:00 local time (16:00 GMT). I...
  Aleppo California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria
Aug.28   Donbass 1,000 Russian troops have entered Ukraine Map of Novoazovsk Donetsk Ukraine
  A top Ukrainian army officer said a 'full-scale invasion' of his country was under way, as a U.S. say up to 1,000 Russian troops had crossed the border
 President Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting
Aug.29  Berlin  Ukraine 'slipping out of control', Germany warns Aug.30   Brussels Ukraine crisis: EU 'must act on Russia aggression'   EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, threatening to impose fresh sanctions against Russia   Syria Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'   Lesotho Lesotho 'coup' forces PM Thabane to South Africa

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Sep.1   NATO   NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary-general says  NATO members meeting this week in Wales are expected to create 'a very high-readiness force' to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine   Donbass Ukraine crisis: Troops abandon Luhansk airport
  Somalia U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia Map of Barawe Somalia
  U.S. forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said
Sep.3  Paris  France halts Russia warship delivery Sep.5   Belarus Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal
Map of Minsk Belarus
  The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukraine
 More than 2,600 people have died since rebels stormed several eastern cities. The rebels made new advances in recent days
 Donbass  Ukraine ceasefire with rebels holds Sep.6   Donbass Shelling near Mariupol threatens tense truce Sep.7   Western Iraq Iraq secures area around key dam after US strikes Sep.10  Washington  Obama threatens action in Syria Sep.14  Paris  Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris Sep.15   Northern Iraq US airstrikes to support Iraqi troops under attack Sep.19   Belarus Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks   Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict Sep.20   Northern Syria   45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey
  Some 45,000 mainly Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, officials say, as Islamic State militants advance in northern Syria
Sep.21  Yemen  Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes Sep.22   Northern Syria U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time   U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since Obama's announcement Sep.27  Aleppo  US jets join IS Syria border battle

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Oct.2  Turkey  Turkish lawmakers OK military action against ISIS Oct.5  Somalia  Al-Shabab: Somali troops 'surround key port town'  Japan  U.S. airman dead, 2 missing as Typhoon Phanfone slams Japan Oct.6   Northern Syria Kobane: Civilians flee IS street-to-street fighting
Oct.7  Aleppo  Airstrikes target ISIS near Kobani   Aleppo Air strikes help Syria town curb IS   The US-led coalition has carried out its most sustained air attacks so far on Islamic State fighters attacking Kobane Oct.9  Aleppo  Air strikes 'stall IS Syria advance'   North Korea   Kim Jong-unís absence fuels speculation about health, coup  North Korea's mysterious leader Kim Jong-un has not been seen in public for 34 days, sparking a wide range of speculation Oct.10   Norway   Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize
  Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner, have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize.    Malala, 17, is the youngest ever recipient of the prize. She was shot in...
Oct.12  Baghdad  Despite airstrikes, ISIS forces nearer to Baghdad Oct.14   North Korea Koreas 'hold top military talks' Oct.16   Northern Syria ISIS pushed back with help of U.S. airstrikes in Kobani Oct.17  Iraq  Former Iraqi pilots training ISIS fighters to fly captured Syrian jets Oct.19   Sweden Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden  Aleppo  Kobane: US drops arms and aid to Kurds battling IS Oct.20   Northern Syria Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds use its territory to reinforce Kobani Oct.22  Sweden  Sweden could use force in sub hunt Oct.24   Sinai Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops   A suspected jihadist car bomb attack has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in the north of the restive peninsula  Turkey  Turkey: 200 Peshmerga will join Syrian Kurds' fight for Kobani Oct.27  Northern Syria  Syria rebels launch major attack Oct.29   Northern Syria Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing Map of Kobani Syria
  A small group of Syrian rebels entered the embattled border town from Turkey to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists in Syria
 Western Iraq  Islamic State 'kills 30 Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq

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Nov.2   Lahore Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India   At least 50 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India Nov.10   London Russian brinksmanship at Cold War levels
Nov.14   Northern Nigeria Islamic extremists seize hometown of kidnapped schoolgirls Nov.20  Donbass  Almost 1,000 dead since Ukraine truce Nov.25  Missouri  Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest Nov.29   Northern Syria At least 40 fighters killed in Syrian city of Kobani Nov.30   Colombia Colombian rebels free captured general

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Dec.2   Iraq Iran 'conducts air strikes' in Iraq
Dec.7   Damascus Israeli jets 'strike near Damascus' Dec.17   Colombia Farc rebels declare indefinite unilateral truce Dec.21  Northern Iraq  Kurds take key town from ISIS Dec.24   Northern Syria IS captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria   Islamic State (IS) militants have captured Moaz al-Kasaesbeh, the pilot of a Jordanian warplane that crashed in northern Syria  Northern Syria  ISIS not responsible for downing of Jordanian fighter jet Dec.25  Northern Iraq  ISIS governor of Mosul killed in coalition airstrikes Dec.30   Southern Italy   Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare   Rescuers from the Italian navy and coast guard have taken control of a cargo ship Blue Sky M thought to be carrying hundreds of migrants


Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'   An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in mountains in the north-east of the country with 103 passengers and crew on board   Ukraine officer 'killed in attack on Crimea base'   Ukraine's military says an officer has been killed in an attack on a base in Crimea, the first such death since pro-Russia forces took control... Shooting at US Armyís Fort Hood base Map of Fort Hood Texas




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2014
Feb.8   Syria
Feb.11   Algeria
Mar.18   Crimea
Apr.2   Texas
  A shooting at the US Army's Fort Hood base leaves four dead - including a gunman who died from self-inflicted wounds - and 16 injured.    A gun rampage at the same base in 2009 left 13 soldiers dead an...
May.22  Donbass  Deadliest attack on Ukrainian troops Jun.18   Baghdad Iraq asks US to launch airstrikes against militants Jun.19  Washington  US to send military advisers to Iraq Jun.21   South Korea South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five' Jun.24  Baghdad  US forces arrive in Baghdad to advise Iraqi troops Jul.11   Donbass 19 Ukrainian troops killed in missile attack Aug.2   Gaza Israel says missing soldier is dead Aug.5   Kabul US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier   Maj Gen Harold Greene has been killed in an attack by an Afghan soldier at a British-run military academy near Kabul Aug.12   Washington US sends more military advisors to Iraq Oct.5  Japan  U.S. airman dead, 2 missing as Typhoon Phanfone slams Japan Oct.19  Aleppo  Kobane: US drops arms and aid to Kurds battling IS Oct.24   Sinai Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops   A suspected jihadist car bomb attack has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in the north of the restive peninsula Nov.20  Donbass  Almost 1,000 dead since Ukraine truce



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2014 Mar.5   East Africa Israel intercepts ship with weapons headed to Gaza   The Israel Defense Forces said it intercepted an Iranian shipment of 'advanced' weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaz... Mar.26   Cairo Egypt army head runs for presidency   Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced that he has resigned as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency Sep.3  Paris  France halts Russia warship delivery Oct.19  Aleppo  Kobane: US drops arms and aid to Kurds battling IS



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2014 Mar.30   South Korea North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border   South Korean Marines fired artillery shells across a disputed sea border after North shells from a live fire drill fell into the water south... Jul.24   Donbass Russia 'fired rockets into Ukraine'
Aug.22   Donbass Russian convoy rolls into Ukraine Map of Luhansk Ukraine
  Dozens of Russian trucks that have rolled into eastern Ukraine, a move a Ukrainian official characterized as an 'invasion'.    Merkel slams Russia...
Aug.23  Donbass  Russia aid convoy returns from Ukraine Nov.2   Lahore Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India   At least 50 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India Nov.10   London Russian brinksmanship at Cold War levels



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2014 Jan.20   Syria Syria accused of systematic torture
Jan.30  Syria  Thousands of homes demolished: Report Feb.8   Syria Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... Jun.7  Colombia  Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission Jun.15  Iraq  Images purport to show 'massacre' by militants Jul.16  Netherlands  Dutch state found liable in deaths of 300 men in Srebrenica massacre Jul.18   Washington   MH17 hit by missile from rebel-held Ukraine - Obama   US President Barack Obama has said a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area in east Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight... Jul.23  UN  U.N.: Hamas, Israel may be guilty of war crimes Aug.6   Cambodia   Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
  Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity.    Nuon Chea served as leader Pol Pot's deputy and K...
Oct.29  Western Iraq  Islamic State 'kills 30 Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq



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2014 Mar.7   Crimea   Russia reportedly seizes a Ukrainian military base in Crimea
Map of Sevastopol Crimea Ukraine
  Russian armed men are triggering a standoff but no gunfire in the latest incident of escalating tension in the flashpoint peninsula




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2014 Mar.19   Crimea Pro-Russians storm Ukrainian navy base in Crimea
Apr.11  Southern Italy  Italy's navy rescues 6,000 migrants in just four days, U.N. says Apr.11  Southern Italy  Italy's navy rescues 6,000 migrants in just four days, U.N. says May.18  South Korea  S Korea to break up coast guard May.23   Global US ship finds hull of missing yacht May.23   Global US ship finds hull of missing yacht Jul.19  Malta  400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead Jul.19  Malta  400 migrants rescued near Malta; 19 dead Oct.19   Sweden Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Oct.19   Sweden Russia denies submarine incident off Sweden Oct.22  Sweden  Sweden could use force in sub hunt Dec.30   Southern Italy   Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare   Rescuers from the Italian navy and coast guard have taken control of a cargo ship Blue Sky M thought to be carrying hundreds of migrants Dec.30   Southern Italy   Italy takes over 'migrant ship' after distress scare   Rescuers from the Italian navy and coast guard have taken control of a cargo ship Blue Sky M thought to be carrying hundreds of migrants



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2014 Feb.2  Aleppo  Al Qaeda fighters in Syria kill rival rebel leader Feb.21  Somalia  Somali presidential palace attacked Feb.27   Crimea   Russian troops seize govt buildings in Crimea
Map of Simferopol Crimea Ukraine
  Dozens of armed men seized the regional government administration building and parliament and raised the Russian flag
 The seizure, coming a day after Russia ordered surprise military exercises on Ukraine's doorstep, has raised fears about the push and pull of opposing allegiances in a country
Feb.27   Crimea Armed men take airport in Ukraine's Crimea Apr.19   Kiev Ukraine calls Easter truce in east   Ukraine's foreign minister has said that operations against pro-Russian militants in the east of the country have been suspended over Easter May.19   Bangkok Thailand army declares martial law
  The Thai army says that it is imposing martial law amid a political crisis 'to preserve law and order'. The army granted itself wide-ranging powers.    Soldiers have taken over TV and radio stat...
May.22  Bangkok  Thai military announces coup May.22  Washington  Thailand's military coup condemned May.22  Bangkok  Coup leader summons Thai politicians Jun.13  Iraq  Iraq cleric issues Shia call to arms Jun.29   Iraq ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
  The Al Qaeda breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and neighboring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state
Jul.7  Donbass  Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit Aug.30   Lesotho Lesotho 'coup' forces PM Thabane to South Africa
Oct.9   North Korea   Kim Jong-unís absence fuels speculation about health, coup  North Korea's mysterious leader Kim Jong-un has not been seen in public for 34 days, sparking a wide range of speculation Oct.24   Sinai Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops   A suspected jihadist car bomb attack has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in the north of the restive peninsula Nov.2   Lahore Pakistan blast 'kills 50' at Wagah border with India   At least 50 people have been killed and more than 70 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India



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2014 Mar.2   Crimea New Ukraine navy chief defects
Mar.26   Cairo Egypt army head runs for presidency   Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced that he has resigned as Egypt's military chief in order to stand for the presidency Aug.6   Cambodia   Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity
  Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan have been jailed for life after being convicted by Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal of crimes against humanity.    Nuon Chea served as leader Pol Pot's deputy and K...
Aug.20   Bangkok Thailand's army ruler to take up new post as prime minister



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2014 Mar.25   North Korea North Korea test-fires 'ballistic' missiles
May.7  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in 'Boko Haram attack' Jun.15  Iraq  Images purport to show 'massacre' by militants Jul.8   Gaza   Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive   Palestinian militants have fired more rockets at Israeli cities after the start of a major air and sea offensive by Israel in the Gaza Strip Jul.9   Gaza Hamas fires rockets amid Israeli overnight air strikes on Gaza Jul.11   Northern Israel Rocket fired into northern Israel from Lebanon Jul.12  Gaza  4 soldiers wounded in Gaza raid as Hamas takes aim at Tel Aviv Jul.15   Gaza   Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue   An Egypt-backed cease-fire between Israel and Hamas fell apart as rocket attacks from Gaza were answered by Israeli airstrikes once again Jul.17   Washington U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane Aug.19   Gaza Gaza truce ends amid fresh fighting Oct.29  Western Iraq  Islamic State 'kills 30 Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq



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2014 Apr.26   Donbass Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive
Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Concern mounted for the safety of a team of European and Ukrainian military observers seized by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
May.3   Donbass Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine May.26   Nigeria Nigeria army 'knows where girls are' May.31   Afghanistan US soldier freed by Taliban captors   US Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl who has been held for nearly 5 years has been freed in deal that includes the release of five Afghan detainees Nov.30   Colombia Colombian rebels free captured general



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2014 May.19   Washington US charges Chinese with hacking  The US has charged 5 Chinese army officers with hacking into private-sector American companies in a bid for competitive advantage Jun.6   France D-Day anniversary: Veterans mark historic invasion
Map of Sword Beach Normandy France
  Almost 2,000 veterans and world leaders are attending the main commemoration event marking the 70th anniversary of the landings
Aug.3   France   French and German leaders mark WW1 anniversary   The French and German presidents have commemorated the 100th anniversary of Germany's declaration of war on France on 3 August 1914 Oct.5  Japan  U.S. airman dead, 2 missing as Typhoon Phanfone slams Japan



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2014 Apr.26   Donbass Ukraine crisis: Observers held captive
Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Concern mounted for the safety of a team of European and Ukrainian military observers seized by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine
Jul.28  Jerusalem  Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign Aug.29  Berlin  Ukraine 'slipping out of control', Germany warns Aug.30   Brussels Ukraine crisis: EU 'must act on Russia aggression'   EU leaders are meeting in Brussels to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, threatening to impose fresh sanctions against Russia Sep.10  Washington  Obama threatens action in Syria Nov.25  Missouri  Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest



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2014 Jul.16  Netherlands  Dutch state found liable in deaths of 300 men in Srebrenica massacre Aug.30   Lesotho Lesotho 'coup' forces PM Thabane to South Africa




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2014 Feb.28  Crimea  Ukraine: We stopped Russian forces Mar.2  Crimea  Hundreds of gunmen surround Ukraine military base Mar.2  Global  G7 condemns Russia over Ukraine Mar.3  UN Security Council  Yanukovych asked for troops, Russia tells UN Mar.3   Crimea Russia tightens grip over Crimea
Mar.13   UN Security Council Ukraine accuses Russia of 'military aggression' Mar.22   Crimea   Forces storm Ukrainian military bases
Map of Belbek Crimea Ukraine
  Six Russian special forces' armored personnel carriers broke through the gates of Belbek Airbase, firing warning shots into the air
 Once inside, the Russians lined up the Ukrainians in one place. Pro-Russian self-defense forces stormed the Novofederoskoe military base, taking control of it, and some were taken away on stretchers by medical teams
Mar.29  Moscow  Russia vows no Ukraine invasion Jun.13  Texas  Sgt Bowe Bergdahl arrives back in US Jun.21  Sadr City  Shia militia show of force raises tensions Jul.17   Gaza   Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
  The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective Edge
 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the invasion after days of intensive rocket fire and air strikes between the two sides
Jul.19   Gaza Gaza conflict: Israel expands ground offensive
Jul.20   Gaza Gaza shelling by Israel leads to deadliest day of conflict Aug.1   Gaza   No cease-fire: Israel pounds Gaza after Hamas kidnapped Israeli soldier   Tank fire and airstrikes pummeled Gaza, as Israeli forces moved deeper into the West Bank, searching for a soldier. Hamas denies holding Israeli... Aug.8  Gaza  Gaza conflict: US and UN condemn new Gaza violence Aug.16   Mosul Kurdish forces battling to retake Mosul dam Aug.20   Washington U.S. attempt to rescue Foley, others in Syria failed Aug.28   Donbass 1,000 Russian troops have entered Ukraine Map of Novoazovsk Donetsk Ukraine
  A top Ukrainian army officer said a 'full-scale invasion' of his country was under way, as a U.S. say up to 1,000 Russian troops had crossed the border
 President Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting
Sep.1   Somalia U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia Map of Barawe Somalia
  U.S. forces conducted an operation Monday against the Al-Shabaab network, Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said
Sep.6   Donbass Shelling near Mariupol threatens tense truce Oct.20   Northern Syria Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds use its territory to reinforce Kobani



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2014 Jan.23   Ethiopia South Sudan, rebels reach ceasefire
May.9   Ethiopia South Sudan rivals agree peace deal   South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed a peace deal after a five-month conflict Jul.16   Gaza   Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid   5 hour cease-fire in order to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency Jul.31   Gaza   New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas   Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) on Friday Sep.5   Belarus Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal Map of Minsk Belarus
  The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukraine
 More than 2,600 people have died since rebels stormed several eastern cities. The rebels made new advances in recent days
Oct.24  Turkey  Turkey: 200 Peshmerga will join Syrian Kurds' fight for Kobani



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2014 Feb.11   Algeria Algeria plane crash 'kills scores'   An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in mountains in the north-east of the country with 103 passengers and crew on board Feb.21   Tunisia 11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia
Feb.21   Tunisia 11 killed as Libyan military plane crashes in Tunisia Mar.23   Turkey   Turkish PM says jets shoot down Syrian warplane  Turkish fighter jets shot down a Syrian warplane after it violated Turkey's airspace, Erdogan said, in a move likely to ramp up tensions May.1  Aleppo  33 killed in Aleppo airstrikes, opposition group says May.16   Laos Lao defense chief, 4 others killed in plane crash May.16   Laos Lao defense chief, 4 others killed in plane crash May.26  Donbass  Ukraine launches air strikes against gunmen at Donetsk airport Jun.5  France  D-Day anniversary: World leaders gather for ceremony Jun.18   Baghdad Iraq asks US to launch airstrikes against militants Jun.23   Baghdad Kerry holds talks in Iraq as more cities fall to ISIS militants Jun.25  Western Iraq  Syrian warplanes strike in Iraq, killing 57 civilians Jun.28  Baghdad  Iraq 'receives first Russian jets' Jul.6   Gaza   Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants Map of Rafah Israel
  Nine Palestinian militants have been killed in a series of Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip. Hamas says six of its fighters died in a single strike
Jul.7   Gaza Israel launches new air strikes on Gaza Strip Jul.9  Gaza  Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks' Jul.14   Donbass Ukraine plane hit near Russia border Jul.17   Donbass   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
Jul.17   Washington U.S. official: Missile shot down Malaysia Airlines plane Jul.19  Donbass  Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site Jul.21   Donbass Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains Jul.23   Donbass Two military jets shot down over Donetsk Aug.7   Washington Obama authorises US Iraq air strikes Aug.8  Northern Iraq  US steps up air strikes in Iraq Aug.9  Northern Iraq  US in new strikes on Iraq militants Aug.16   Mosul U.S. jets hit ISIS near dam Aug.19  Italy  2 Italian air force jets collide over Italy, sparking fire Aug.19  Italy  2 Italian air force jets collide over Italy, sparking fire Aug.22  Southern China  Chinese fighter jet flies dangerously close to U.S. Navy plane Sep.15   Northern Iraq US airstrikes to support Iraqi troops under attack Sep.22   Northern Syria U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time   U.S. jets began airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold, the first strikes against the terror group inside the country since Obama's announcement Sep.27  Aleppo  US jets join IS Syria border battle Oct.7  Aleppo  Airstrikes target ISIS near Kobani Oct.7   Aleppo Air strikes help Syria town curb IS   The US-led coalition has carried out its most sustained air attacks so far on Islamic State fighters attacking Kobane Oct.9  Aleppo  Air strikes 'stall IS Syria advance' Oct.17  Iraq  Former Iraqi pilots training ISIS fighters to fly captured Syrian jets Dec.2   Iraq Iran 'conducts air strikes' in Iraq Dec.7   Damascus Israeli jets 'strike near Damascus' Dec.24   Northern Syria IS captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria   Islamic State (IS) militants have captured Moaz al-Kasaesbeh, the pilot of a Jordanian warplane that crashed in northern Syria Dec.24  Northern Syria  ISIS not responsible for downing of Jordanian fighter jet Dec.25  Northern Iraq  ISIS governor of Mosul killed in coalition airstrikes



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2014 Jan.4  Antarctica  Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica Jan.20   Syria Syria accused of systematic torture
Oct.10   Norway   Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize
  Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner, have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize.    Malala, 17, is the youngest ever recipient of the prize. She was shot in...
Nov.25  Missouri  Troops sent to quell Ferguson unrest



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2014 Sep.3  Paris  France halts Russia warship delivery



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2014 Jan.18   Syria   Syria opposition to attend peace talks   Main political opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, has agreed to attend next week's so-called Geneva II peace talks, to be held... Jan.26  Geneva  Syria talks: Civilians allowed to leave Homs old city Jan.31   Geneva Syria talks end in recriminations   The Syrian government and opposition have traded insults after a week-long peace conference in Geneva ended with no firm agreement Mar.1   Moscow   Russia approves troops for Ukraine   Russia's upper house of parliament has approved President Putin's request for Russian forces to be used in Ukraine Mar.2   Kiev   Ukraine calls full army mobilisation   Ukraine has ordered a full military mobilisation in response to Russia's build-up of its forces in Crimea Mar.3   Ukraine Russia 'gives Crimea ultimatum'
Mar.8  Eastern Libya  Libya threatens to bomb oil tanker Mar.24   Kiev Ukraine orders Crimea troop withdrawal Mar.31   Russia Putin says he's pulling some troops back from Ukrainian border Apr.1   Brussels NATO chief Rasmussen says no Russian troop withdrawal seen Apr.1   Brussels   NATO suspends Russia cooperation   NATO will suspend 'all practical civilian and military cooperation' with Russia because of its annexation of Crimea Apr.23   Poland U.S. paratroopers in Poland amid crisis May.13  Kiev  Ukraine hosts talks in new peace bid May.18  South Korea  S Korea to break up coast guard May.22  Bangkok  Coup leader summons Thai politicians May.29  Kiev  Ukraine leader vows to crush rebels Jun.13   Iraq Iran sends forces to Iraq as militants press forward Jun.15  Sunni Triangle  Iraqi PM orders troops to make stand in Samarra Jun.16   Baghdad   US deploys 275 'military personnel'   Up to 275 US 'military personne' are being sent to Iraq to provide security for the US embassy and other personnel, the White House says Jun.19  Washington  US to send military advisers to Iraq Jun.24  Baghdad  US forces arrive in Baghdad to advise Iraqi troops Jul.3  Gaza  Israel moving troops near Gaza Strip border Jul.8  Gaza  Israel 'ready for Gaza escalation' Jul.15  Jerusalem  Israel to intensify Gaza air strikes as truce falters Jul.18  Jerusalem  Netanyahu orders military to prepare for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive Jul.28  Jerusalem  Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign Aug.12   Washington US sends more military advisors to Iraq Aug.23  Kiev  Ukraine Army parade to mark independence Sep.1   NATO NATO to create 'high-readiness force,' secretary-general says  NATO members meeting this week in Wales are expected to create 'a very high-readiness force' to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine Sep.10  Washington  Obama threatens action in Syria Sep.14  Paris  Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris Sep.14  Paris  Islamic State crisis: Kerry to lead talks in Paris Sep.19   Belarus Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks   Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict Oct.2  Turkey  Turkish lawmakers OK military action against ISIS Oct.14   North Korea Koreas 'hold top military talks' Oct.24  Turkey  Turkey: 200 Peshmerga will join Syrian Kurds' fight for Kobani



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2014 Feb.8   Syria Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs   An aid convoy bringing supplies into the besieged district of the central city of Homs became trapped for several hours after coming under f... Mar.1   Washington Obama urges Putin to recall troops
Apr.2   Texas Shooting at US Armyís Fort Hood base Map of Fort Hood Texas
  A shooting at the US Army's Fort Hood base leaves four dead - including a gunman who died from self-inflicted wounds - and 16 injured.    A gun rampage at the same base in 2009 left 13 soldiers dead an...
May.29  Kiev  Ukraine leader vows to crush rebels Jun.21   South Korea South Korean soldier 'kills five comrades, wounds five' Jul.10  Washington  Obama: US willing to negotiate cease-fire between Israel, Hamas Jul.18  Jerusalem  Netanyahu orders military to prepare for 'significant expansion' of Gaza ground offensive Aug.20   Bangkok Thailand's army ruler to take up new post as prime minister Sep.21  Yemen  Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes Oct.9   North Korea   Kim Jong-unís absence fuels speculation about health, coup  North Korea's mysterious leader Kim Jong-un has not been seen in public for 34 days, sparking a wide range of speculation



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2014 Jan.2  Western Iraq  Security forces fight Iraq militants Jan.4   Sunni Triangle Iraq government 'loses Fallujah'   The Iraqi government has lost control of the strategic city of Fallujah. Al-Qaeda-linked militants now control the south of the city Jan.5  Southern Sudan  South Sudan general killed in ambush Jan.10  Aleppo  Nearly 500 dead in clashes between rebel groups in Syria Jan.14  Mexico  Mexico starts disarming vigilantes Feb.2  Aleppo  Al Qaeda fighters in Syria kill rival rebel leader Feb.21  Somalia  Somali presidential palace attacked Apr.12  Donbass  Ukraine gunmen seize two buildings in Sloviansk Apr.13   Eastern Ukraine Ukraine launches 'anti-terrorist operation'
  Ukrainian officials placed blame for unrest in the eastern section of their country squarely on their neighbors in Russia
Apr.14  Donbass  No sign of crackdown. Gang takes over police station Apr.15   Donbass Ukraine begins 'anti-terror' action   Ukraine's acting President Olexander Turchynov has announced the start of an 'anti-terrorist operation' against pro-Russian separatists Apr.16   Donbass Militants, army face off in east amid soaring tensions
Apr.16   Donbass Military column 'seized' in Kramatorsk Apr.23   Eastern Ukraine Ukraine to target militants in 4 cities Apr.24   Donbass 5 die as government forces clash with pro-Russians   Ukrainian forces killed five militants during operations to take down pro-Russians' roadblocks in Slavyansk Apr.29   Donbass Pro-Russia activists seize Luhansk HQ May.1   Donbass Pro-Russian group seizes Donetsk office   Hundreds of pro-Russian militants have seized the regional prosecutor's office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, and there are reports of injurie... May.1   Donbass Pro-Russian group seizes Donetsk office   Hundreds of pro-Russian militants have seized the regional prosecutor's office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, and there are reports of injurie... May.1   Donbass Government forces 'move on Sloviansk'   Ukrainian government forces are reported to have launched an operation in the city of Sloviansk, a stronghold for pro-Russian separatists May.2   Donbass 'Many dead' in Ukraine offensive   Many pro-Russia rebels have been killed, injured and arrested in the government offensive in Sloviansk, interim president Turchynov has said May.3   Donbass Abducted military observers freed in east Ukraine May.3  Donbass  Ukraine broadens offensive against insurgents May.5   Donbass Rebels 'retreating' in Sloviansk May.5  Donbass  Ukraine soldiers killed in renewed Sloviansk fighting May.7  Northern Nigeria  150 reported killed in 'Boko Haram attack' May.13  Donbass  'Troops killed' in Ukraine ambush May.18  Damascus  Head of Syrian air defense killed, official says May.27   Donbass Dozens die as Donetsk airport 'retaken'   Ukraine's interior ministry says the military is now in full control of the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk after a day of bloody cla... May.29   Donbass Ukraine helicopter downed - 14 dead Jun.1  Afghanistan  Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory' Jun.10   Mosul   ISIS seizes city of Mosul
  Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul
Jun.11   Sunni Triangle   Militants seize Tikrit after taking Mosul   Islamist insurgents in Iraq have seized the city of Tikrit, their second major gain after capturing Mosul on Tuesday Jun.13   Donbass Military plane shot down in Luhansk
Jun.16   Northern Iraq Militants 'seize' Iraq's Tal Afar Jun.18  Northern Iraq  Militants driven back from nation's main oil refinery Jun.22   Western Iraq Iraq 'loses western border control'   The Iraqi government appears to have lost control of its western borders after Sunni militants reportedly captured crossings to Syria and Jo... Jun.23   Baghdad Kerry holds talks in Iraq as more cities fall to ISIS militants Jun.23   Northern Iraq Iraq crisis: Key oil refinery 'seized by rebels' Jun.24  Donbass  Ukraine army helicopter 'shot down' despite ceasefire Jun.28  Sunni Triangle  Iraq army launches offensive to retake Tikrit from Isis Jun.28   Sunni Triangle Iraq army 'routs Isis rebels' in offensive on Tikrit   Iraq's army has routed Sunni militants in a major offensive on the northern city of Tikrit, state media say Jun.29  Sunni Triangle  Iraqi forces reportedly pull back from Tikrit amid fierce fighting Jun.29  Sunni Triangle  Iraq crisis: Fresh clashes over Tikrit Jun.29   Iraq ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
  The Al Qaeda breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and neighboring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state
Jun.30   Kiev Ukrainian president ends unilateral ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists
Jul.5   Donbass Donetsk rebels in mass withdrawal Map of Sloviansk Ukraine
  Ukrainian separatist rebels have pulled back to the main city of Donetsk, abandoning several strongholds in the region to government forces
Jul.7  Donbass  Rebels blamed as Ukraine bridges hit Jul.19  Donbass  Ukraine accuses rebels of looting crash site Jul.21   Donbass Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains Aug.17  Donbass  Ukraine says it's made gains against separatists Aug.17  Mosul  Kurds 'break IS hold on Mosul dam' Aug.18   Mosul Iraq crisis: Mosul dam recaptured from militants   Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi troops have retaken Mosul dam from Islamic State (IS) militants, US President Barack Obama has said Aug.24   Donbass Donetsk rebels parade captured soldiers   Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have marched dozens of captured government soldiers through the city of Donetsk Aug.24  Northern Syria  IS fighters seize Syria airbase Aug.26   Aleppo California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria Aug.30   Syria Philippine Syria troops 'attacked' Sep.1   Donbass Ukraine crisis: Troops abandon Luhansk airport Sep.7   Western Iraq Iraq secures area around key dam after US strikes Sep.21  Yemen  Yemen PM quits amid rebel clashes Oct.5  Somalia  Al-Shabab: Somali troops 'surround key port town' Oct.6   Northern Syria Kobane: Civilians flee IS street-to-street fighting Oct.12  Baghdad  Despite airstrikes, ISIS forces nearer to Baghdad Oct.16   Northern Syria ISIS pushed back with help of U.S. airstrikes in Kobani Oct.27  Northern Syria  Syria rebels launch major attack Oct.29   Northern Syria Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing Map of Kobani Syria
  A small group of Syrian rebels entered the embattled border town from Turkey to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists in Syria
Nov.14   Northern Nigeria Islamic extremists seize hometown of kidnapped schoolgirls Nov.29   Northern Syria At least 40 fighters killed in Syrian city of Kobani Nov.30   Colombia Colombian rebels free captured general Dec.21  Northern Iraq  Kurds take key town from ISIS



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2014 Feb.23   South Korea S Korea-US military drills begin
Feb.26   Ukraine Russia orders surprise military exercises Apr.24  Moscow  New Russia drills after Ukraine raid Apr.28  North Korea  North Korea holds live-fire drill



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2014 Jan.18   Syria   Syria opposition to attend peace talks   Main political opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition, has agreed to attend next week's so-called Geneva II peace talks, to be held... Jan.23   Ethiopia South Sudan, rebels reach ceasefire
Jan.26  Geneva  Syria talks: Civilians allowed to leave Homs old city Jan.31   Geneva Syria talks end in recriminations   The Syrian government and opposition have traded insults after a week-long peace conference in Geneva ended with no firm agreement Mar.1   Washington Obama urges Putin to recall troops Mar.2  Global  G7 condemns Russia over Ukraine Mar.3  UN Security Council  Yanukovych asked for troops, Russia tells UN Mar.13   UN Security Council Ukraine accuses Russia of 'military aggression' Mar.19  Kiev  Ukraine 'planning Crimea withdrawal' Mar.28   Washington   Obama: Russia should move troops   Russia could ease tensions with Ukraine if it were to move its troops away from its border with Ukraine and begin direct talks with Kiev, President... Mar.29  Moscow  Russia vows no Ukraine invasion Apr.19   Kiev Ukraine calls Easter truce in east   Ukraine's foreign minister has said that operations against pro-Russian militants in the east of the country have been suspended over Easter May.9   Ethiopia South Sudan rivals agree peace deal   South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed a peace deal after a five-month conflict May.13  Kiev  Ukraine hosts talks in new peace bid May.19   Russia Putin orders Ukraine border pullout May.19   Bangkok Thailand army declares martial law
  The Thai army says that it is imposing martial law amid a political crisis 'to preserve law and order'. The army granted itself wide-ranging powers.    Soldiers have taken over TV and radio stat...
Jun.7  Colombia  Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission Jun.20   Kiev   Ukraine's president orders 1-week unilateral cease-fire
  Petro Poroshenko ordered his forces to cease fire and halt military operations for a week against pro-Russian separatists in the country's east
Jul.10  Washington  Obama: US willing to negotiate cease-fire between Israel, Hamas Jul.12  UN Security Council  UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire as death toll tops 120 Jul.13   Gaza Israel drops warnings on Gaza
Jul.16   Gaza   Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid   5 hour cease-fire in order to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency Jul.25  Gaza  Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800 Jul.25   Gaza Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree short truce' Jul.25   Gaza   Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect
  A 12-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas for humanitarian reasons took effect, but fighting looked headed for escalation
Jul.27  Gaza  Hamas ceasefire in Gaza stalls Jul.29   Gaza   Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call   Hamas and Israel blamed one another Tuesday for the lack of a cease-fire in a conflict that has left more than 1,200 people dead Jul.31   Gaza   New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas   Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 08:00 (05:00 GMT) on Friday Aug.3  Gaza  Israel plans partial seven-hour ceasefire Aug.4   Gaza Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas 'agree ceasefire'
Aug.4   Gaza Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza   Israel has announced the withdrawal of all of its troops to 'defensive positions' outside the Gaza Strip Aug.6  Jerusalem  Israel offers Gaza truce extension Aug.10   Gaza Gaza conflict: New three-day ceasefire begins Aug.13   Gaza Israel and Palestinians begin tense five-day Gaza truce Aug.18  Gaza  Gaza ceasefire 'extended by a day' Aug.26   Gaza   Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached
  Officials say an extended cease-fire has been reached between the sides, halting the seven-week Gaza war which has killed more than 2,000 people.    The truce was brokered by Egypt and began at 19:00 local time (16:00 GMT). I...
Sep.5   Belarus Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal
Map of Minsk Belarus
  The two sides agreed to stop firing and the truce appeared to be holding. But the rebels had not changed their policy of splitting from Ukraine
 More than 2,600 people have died since rebels stormed several eastern cities. The rebels made new advances in recent days
Sep.5  Donbass  Ukraine ceasefire with rebels holds Sep.19   Belarus Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks   Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels have agreed a memorandum on a peace plan for the eastern conflict Oct.10   Norway   Malala and Kailash Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize
  Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner, have jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize.    Malala, 17, is the youngest ever recipient of the prize. She was shot in...
Oct.14   North Korea Koreas 'hold top military talks'
Dec.17   Colombia Farc rebels declare indefinite unilateral truce



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2014 Jan.4  Antarctica  Coast Guard ship to attempt to rescue 2 icebreakers in Antarctica



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2014 Jun.1  Afghanistan  Taliban's Mullah Omar celebrates prisoner-swap 'victory' Aug.5   Kabul US general Harold Greene killed by Afghan soldier   Maj Gen Harold Greene has been killed in an attack by an Afghan soldier at a British-run military academy near Kabul Aug.26   Aleppo California native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria




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2014 Feb.3   Aleppo Dozens reportedly die in bomb attacks by Syria regime
Feb.10  Syria  Evacuations resume in Syria's Homs Mar.5  Afghanistan  Five Afghan soldiers 'killed in Nato strike' Jun.10   Southern Afghanistan Nato forces kill five US troops in Afghanistan Jun.10  Mosul  Tens of thousands flee Iraq's Mosul Jun.17   Baghdad   Baghdadis stockpile food in fear of ISIS advance   Residents of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, are stockpiling food and water as Islamist militants move closer Jun.20   Iraq More than a million Iraqis have fled their homes as ISIS continues siege  More than a million Iraqis have been forced from their homes by conflict this year, the U.N. refugee agency said -- a number only likely to ... Jul.13   Gaza Thousands flee northern Gaza after Israeli warnings Jul.14  Gaza  Gaza airstrikes toll 'passes 170' Jul.17   Donbass   Malaysia airliner crashes in east Ukraine near Russia border Map of Grabovo Donetsk Ukraine
  A Malaysian airliner reportedly with 295 people on board has crashed near the Russian border, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
 Malaysia Airlines lost contact with Flight MH17. All 295 passengers and crew are believed dead as a nairliner crashes in the east Ukraine conflict zone, amid claims of a missile attack An aviation source in Moscow said the plane had been found burning on the ground in east Ukraine Separatist rebels have been fighting government forces in the region
Jul.19   Gaza Gaza conflict: Casualties mount amid fresh violence Jul.24   Gaza Strike hits shelter in Gaza, UN official says Jul.26  Gaza  Deaths in Gaza now more than 1,000 Jul.30  Gaza  Israeli 4-hour ceasefire ends; Palestinians claim strike hits market Aug.3   Gaza Airstrike hits UN school in Gaza as Israeli troops start redeploying   10 were killed in Gaza Sunday after a school sheltering displaced people was hit in an airstrike, as Israel signaled a possible scaling back... Sep.20   Northern Syria 45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey
  Some 45,000 mainly Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, officials say, as Islamic State militants advance in northern Syria




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2014 Mar.1   Moscow   Russia approves troops for Ukraine   Russia's upper house of parliament has approved President Putin's request for Russian forces to be used in Ukraine Jun.5  France  D-Day anniversary: World leaders gather for ceremony Jun.6   France D-Day anniversary: Veterans mark historic invasion
Map of Sword Beach Normandy France
  Almost 2,000 veterans and world leaders are attending the main commemoration event marking the 70th anniversary of the landings
Aug.3   France   French and German leaders mark WW1 anniversary   The French and German presidents have commemorated the 100th anniversary of Germany's declaration of war on France on 3 August 1914 Oct.2  Turkey  Turkish lawmakers OK military action against ISIS



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2014 Jan.7   Northern Syria First chemical weapons leave Syria   The first consignment of Syrian chemical weapons materials has left the country on a Danish ship Mar.8  Eastern Libya  Libya threatens to bomb oil tanker Jun.18  Northern Iraq  Militants driven back from nation's main oil refinery Jun.23   Northern Iraq Iraq crisis: Key oil refinery 'seized by rebels'