Tag Archives: War

Rome: Total War game arriving on Android in December

Activision released Rome: Total War for PC in 2004 and the strategy has been capturing our hearts since then. Feral Interactive managed to port the game for iPad in 2016, while an iPhone version appeared this summer. Now it’s time for Android to get it and the developers promised a December arrival. David Stephen, Managing Director of Feral… Read More »

AT&T Opens iPhone Price War With Buy-One-Get-One-Free Offer

And so it begins. The promised truce among wireless carriers is over. After vowing to avoid a repeat of the blistering iPhone price war of last year, AT&T will fire the first shot – offering a free iPhone with the purchase of another, for customers who also subscribe to its DirecTV satellite service. The buy-one-get-one-free promotion starts Friday and applies… Read More »

Syria war Russian officers could face sanctions

G7 foreign ministers will attempt to agree a common position on the Syrian conflict, before the US secretary of state flies to Russia to try to persuade it to abandon its Syrian ally. Rex Tillerson will also meet officials from allied Middle Eastern countries before heading to Moscow. The UK has suggested threatening tightly-focused sanctions on Russian and… Read More »

Iraqi forces wage psychological war with jihadist corpses

The flyblown corpses of Islamic State militants have been rotting along a main street in north Mosul for two weeks, a health risk for passersby. Suicide bombers’ belts beside the fighters can still explode, killing anyone nearby. But the Iraqi army has no intention of burying the jihadists and hopes as many people as possible will get a… Read More »

China posts worst export fall since 2009 as fears of U.S. trade war loom

China’s massive export engine sputtered for the second year in a row in 2016, with shipments falling in the face of persistently weak global demand and officials voicing fears of a trade war with the United States that is clouding the outlook for 2017. In one week, China’s leaders will see if President-elect Donald Trump makes good on… Read More »

Russia ‘Guilty Of Syria War Crimes’, Says Amnesty

Moscow denies it is hitting civilian areas – but rescue workers, and footage obtained by Sky News, suggests this is not the case. By Alex Rossi, Middle East Correspondent Amnesty International has told Sky News that Russia is guilty of some the most “egregious” war crimes it has seen in decades. The human rights organisation claims Moscow’s warplanes… Read More »