Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:12
The United Nations Security Council agreed on Wednesday to add just over 2,500 peacekeepers to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, which has been hit by a series of deadly attacks and has become the deadliest place to serve for U.N. peacekeepers.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:30
Evidence from recent civilian-police clashes now points to the commission of a brutal massacre by federal forces against peaceful protesters. These forces are under the command of Mexico´s President Enrique Peña Nieto and receive significant funding from the United States government under the Merida Initiative.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:27
The number of militant Islamist attacks in Africa has more than quadrupled in just the past six years, according to new research published Monday.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:30
Members of a special anti-crime unit in the Central African Republic unlawfully executed at least 18 people and possibly more between April 2015 and March 2016, Human Rights Watch said today.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 06:21
United Nations peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said on Wednesday troops would be sent home from a U.N. mission in South Sudan due to their response to deadly violence at a compound.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 06:24
Five French soldiers are suspected of having committed violent acts or witnessing violence without intervening. They reportedly beat up two people in the capital, Bangui, in early 2014 while other soldiers stood by.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 06:31
Democratic Republic of Congo could descend into a cycle of electoral violence similar to that seen in Burundi and presidential and legislative polls due in November are likely to be delayed, the United Nations warned on Friday.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:28
More than 400 people - almost exclusively civilians - have been killed in Ethiopia's Oromia region since the beginning of a lethal security crackdown.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 06:47
Nigerian militants whose attacks on oil infrastructure have sent output plunging to its lowest level in 27 years said for the first time that they are considering peace talks, even as they threatened to rethink their policy of avoiding bloodshed.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:15
Amnesty International said on Friday that Nigeria's army last month killed at least 17 unarmed members of a group calling for secession from Africa's most populous nation, but the military dismissed the allegations as unfounded.