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World 28 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - Momentum builds for change to Hong Kong asylum laws

HONG KONG (Reuters) - When

World 04 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Israel bombs Lebanon bridges, army takes casualties

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Waves of Israeli air strikes destroyed three highway bridges north of Beirut on Friday, forcing U.N. relief agencies to cancel several convoys of aid for the 900,000 people displaced by the conflict.

World 04 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Israeli air raid kills 27 civilians in Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike killed at least 27 civilians in northeastern Lebanon on Friday and Hizbollah fired scores of rockets into Israel in an escalating conflict that world powers have failed to halt.

World 04 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Israeli air raid kills 27 civilians in Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike killed at least 27 civilians in northeastern Lebanon on Friday and Hizbollah fired scores of rockets into Israel in an escalating conflict that world powers have failed to halt.

World 14 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Lebanon truce opens way to aid, returning refugees

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Aid began flowing into south Lebanon on Monday hours after a U.N.-brokered ceasefire came into effect to end a conflict that killed over 1,200 people and drove almost one million from their homes.

World 14 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Lebanon truce opens way to aid, returning refugees

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Aid began flowing into south Lebanon on Monday hours after a U.N.-brokered ceasefire came into effect to end a conflict that killed over 1,200 people and drove almost one million from their homes.

World 15 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Lebanon truce holds, Israel starts pullback

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of refugees headed home to south Lebanon on Tuesday as a U.N. truce between Israel and Hizbollah held for a second day and Israeli forces began pulling back from some positions they had occupied.

World 15 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Israel begins withdrawal, Lebanese troops prepare

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israeli forces began leaving parts of south Lebanon on Tuesday as a U.N. truce largely held for a second day and the Lebanese army prepared to move south.

World 15 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Aid groups hunt for those trapped by Lebanon war

TYRE, Lebanon (Reuters) - Aid agencies struggled along bombed-out roads thronged by refugees returning home on Tuesday to reach people who had been wounded or trapped by war in southern Lebanon.

World 15 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Lebanon truce holds, Israel starts pullback

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of refugees headed home to south Lebanon on Tuesday as a U.N. truce between Israel and Hizbollah held for a second day and Israeli forces began pulling back from some positions they had occupied.