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Signs Of The End

War and Conflict

Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:
(Luke 21:10)

The Bible declares that in the last days there will be a proliferation of war and strife.  Nations will be unable to reach lasting peaceable agreements with one another leading to outbreaks of war and vast bloodshed.


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TIME

Why Chechens Are Fighting Chechens in Ukraine's Civil War
TIME
Regardless of the peace process now easing the broader war in Ukraine, this narrow struggle is likely to continue as long as the opposing sides from Chechnya have the chance to meet each other in an active conflict zone. “It's like a ... By his own ...
Why Are UFC Champions Hanging Out With An Accused Russian War Criminal?Deadspin

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Voice of America

Amnesty: Torture of POWs is Rife in Ukraine Conflict
Voice of America
Amnesty International said Friday it has "overwhelming evidence" that Ukrainian government forces, pro-government militias, and anti-government separatists are committing of "ongoing war crimes," including torture and summary killings of prisoners, and ...
Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rifeBlueRidgeNow.com
'War crimes' rampant in Ukraine: AmnestyYahoo News
Amnesty says both sides in Ukraine conflict are torturing prisonersCTV News

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War on the Rocks

Fighting and Winning in the “Gray Zone”
War on the Rocks
But trends such as globalization, mass access to technology and communications, and asymmetric reactions to U.S. tactics in Afghanistan and Iraq are converging into an era where more and more conflicts are being fought at the lower end of the conflict ...



ABC Online

Yemen conflict: Saudi-led jets destroy Sanaa airport runway; fighting kills at ...
ABC Online
As the civil war rages on and the impoverished country sinks deeper into a humanitarian emergency, Yemenis warn that it will get ever harder to restore credible central state authority, raising the risk to nearby oil shipping lanes. The fighting has ...
Yemen in CrisisCouncil on Foreign Relations
Houthis, tribesmen battle in central Yemen, 15 killedReuters
Could the Yemen conflict spill into Europe? It's complicatedAl-Bawaba

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Washington Post (blog)

Best state in America: Hawaii, for making the ultimate sacrifice
Washington Post (blog)
(Editor's Note: Best State is a recurring weekly feature. ) There is no greater contribution a state can give the nation than the lives of its own. And no state has sent a larger share of its residents to die in conflict since the end of World War II ...



History

9 Things You Should Know About the Wars of the Roses
History
The clash is now considered the traditional start date of the Wars of the Roses, a 30-year period of sporadic warfare and constant political intrigue between the rival Houses of York and Lancaster, both of whom laid claim to the English throne ...



FARC rebels end unilateral ceasefire
KBZK Bozeman News
(CNN) -- The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia -- or FARC -- who have been engaged in peace talks with the Colombian government for more than two-and-a-half years, has lifted the unilateral ceasefire it announced in December, the rebel group ...

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Los Angeles Times

Islamic State says its responsible for bombing at Saudi Shiite mosque
Los Angeles Times
In Yemen, fighting and bombardment since the start of a March 26 offensive with distinct sectarian overtones that has resulted in at least 1,800 deaths and triggered a humanitarian crisis in what was already the Arab world's poorest country. ... The ...
Islamic State asserts responsibility for Shiite mosque blast in Saudi ArabiaWashington Post
Suicide Bomber Targets Shiite Mosque In Saudi Arabia; At Least 19 DeadTimes Record
The threat of a regional conflagrationQantara.de

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Economy Lead

Libyan diplomat: Violence likely if peace talks fail
USA TODAY
"The best way to fight terrorism and illegal emigration is by national institutions that can secure borders and prevent smuggling from happening," Wafa Bugaighis told USA TODAY at the Libyan embassy. ... Libya, an oil-rich Mediterranean country located ...
The Libyan context of the migration crisisEuropean Council on Foreign Relations

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Voice of America

Thousands Flee Fighting in Northern Mali
Voice of America
The last civil war, which erupted between the rebels and government in January 2012, became particularly vicious and destructive after Islamist groups affiliated with al-Qaida joined the fray. ... It is a very complex pattern of various layers of ...

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