Kashmir's most restless region has been kept relatively calm since India revoked the region's autonomous status. Residents say that the anger will bubble over at any moment.
The clock is ticking fast and Washington can no longer afford to ignore Turkey's security obstacles and continue its support of the PKK terror group's Syrian affiliates.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan met with Fayez al-Sarraj - head of UN-recognised - Tripoli-based Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) in Istanbul and expressed the continuation of Turkey's support to the GNA.
The UN Security Council also called on the warring parties in Libya's capital Tripoli to rapidly return to UN-mediated political talks.
The death toll from the attack has risen to at least 53. A UN humanitarian report said there were two air strikes, not one as reported earlier, and that guards shot at migrants who were trying to run for their lives.
The UN-recognised GNA announced finding US-made weapons at seized base belonging to warlord Khalifa Haftar. Seized weapons included four Javelin anti-tank missiles packed in wooden crates marked "armed forces of the United Arab Emirates."
Pro-government forces in Afghanistan have killed more civilians than the Taliban in the first months of 2019 as all sides claim they are working actively to prevent civilian deaths.
Abdul Baset al Sarout had long been in the crosshairs of the Syrian regime for his songs of freedom.
Circassians, a Muslim people indigenous to Caucasia, had long been persecuted by the Russian Empire. Their last remnants of resistance against the Russians ended around today's Black Sea port city of Sochi on May 21, 1864.
China and the US have repeatedly traded barbs in the past over what Washington says is Beijing's militarisation of the South China Sea. China blames the US for sending warships and military planes, saying they ratchet up tension in the region.
Arab residents complain about a lack of basic services and discrimination by local administrations run by the YPG, the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terror group.
Trapped civilians fear the Syrian regime is destroying vital facilities, including hospitals and rescue organisations, to clear the way for brutal ground assaults.
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