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The United Nations human rights chief urged Syrian government forces and their allies Tuesday to allow safe corridors in conflict areas in northwestern Syria, where a military offensive has unleashed a massive wave of fleeing civilians in one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes in the long civil war.
Civic boosterism was the default mode for the Spokane Daily Chronicle’s editorial page, but the editors truly outdid themselves on the city’s 39th “birthday.”
Libya’s rival leaders were in Moscow Monday for talks as part of a joint Russian and Turkish mediation to bring an end to the country’s long-running civil war.
The European Union called Tuesday on Turkey to stop its “interference” in conflict-ravaged Libya and appealed to forces fighting in the northern African country to call a ceasefire around the capital, Tripoli.
Turkey’s government on Monday submitted a motion to parliament seeking approval to deploy troops to Libya, arguing that the conflict in the North African country could escalate into a civil war and threaten Turkey’s interests.
Spain has exhumed the remains of Spanish dictator Gen. Francisco Franco from his grandiose mausoleum outside Madrid
With an impeachment inquiry underway, President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that removing him from the presidency would cause a Civil War-level of splintering of the United States, a reiteration of a comment made on “Fox and Friends.”
Libya’s U.N.-backed government reclaimed a strategic town near Tripoli from opposition forces that have been fighting for the past three months to capture the country’s capital, with a government spokesman saying Thursday its fighters were in full control of the town.
New satellite photos obtained on Tuesday show significant damage to Syrian villages and surrounding farmland as a result of a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the country.
Saturday marked the start of the Washington Civil War Association annual reenactment. This year’s, hosted in Cheney, runs Saturday through Monday.
The U.N. envoy for Libya warned Tuesday that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region.
The equestrian statue of Union Gen. Winfield Scott stirred controversy as soon as it was installed in 1874.
Ancestry.com on Friday apologized for an ad that showed a mixed-race couple discussing escaping to the North during the Civil War era.
Iowa Republican congressman Steve King broached a second American Civil War in a Saturday evening Facebook post – a bizarre meme of two fighting figures, one red and one blue, each an amalgamation of states based on their political leanings.
South Sudan’s warring parties on Wednesday signed what they say is the final peace agreement to end the country’s five-year civil war, which has killed tens of thousands and displaced millions.
South Sudan’s warring leaders have agreed to share power once again in the latest effort to end a five-year civil war, officials announced Wednesday, days after the United States said it was “skeptical” the two men whose rivalry has killed tens of thousands could lead the way to peace.
South Sudan government troops violated the country’s latest cease-fire just hours after it began at midnight, the armed opposition claimed Saturday, while a government spokesman accused the rebels of attacking instead.
A cease-fire began at midnight Saturday in South Sudan as a weary nation wondered whether this latest attempt to end a five-year civil war would hold.
Researchers have discovered the remains of two Civil War soldiers buried among a batch of severed limbs on a northern Virginia battlefield.
With the thunderous crack of a cannon and the sulfurous pop of a musket, the Battle of Gettysburg was on. The Union soldiers, clad in various shades of blue, moved slowly up the hill to the tune of artillery fire drowning out a lonely trio of musicians playing the songs of war. Beneath them and occupying a small meadow, Confederate infantry men and women fired in unison to their superior’s command, each snap bringing a flurry of gun powder dancing in the air.