Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 06:34
A whistleblower in the United Nations' human rights office has resigned, two years after leaking information to French officials about a U.N. investigation of accusations that French soldiers sexually abused children in Central African Republic.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 06:40
A bloodstained weekend marked the latest chapter in a year of increased violence against Venezuela's security forces, a trend that is expected to continue as the country's political and economic crisis deepens.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 06:05
Aid workers have unearthed the remains of 12 people who they say were murdered by international peacekeepers in the Central African Republic in 2014.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:50
A new report by the Open Society Justice Initiative alleges that Mexico's tactics in its ongoing struggle against drug trafficking constitute Crimes Against Humanity.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:33
President Muhammadu Buhari abruptly cancels his trip to inaugurate a $1 billion clean-up initiative in the Niger Delta following two more oil well bombings perpetrated by the Niger Delta Avengers.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 05:38
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked the Security Council 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, according to a new U.N. report.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:22
Attacks on United Nations sites in northern Mali killed four people, including one peacekeeper, and wounded more than a dozen, the U.N. mission said on Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:53
The demolition of shacks north of the South African capital Pretoria triggered riots on Monday and overnight in which two security guards were killed, police said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:35
South Sudanese government soldiers have carried out a wide range of often-deadly attacks on civilians in and around the western town of Wau. Soldiers have killed, tortured, raped, and detained civilians and looted and burned down homes.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:48
Data compiled by a Mexican civil society group confirms a disturbing trend noted in Mexico in recent months -- violence is not only rising sharply it is also spreading to regions not previously considered organized crime hotspots.