Friday, October 21, 2016 - 07:35
NATO forces have begun a new program to train Afghan soldiers to pinpoint ground targets for aircraft flying overhead, hoping that it will help stem militant advances in recent months and reverse a sharp rise in civilian casualties.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 07:24
A Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen violated international humanitarian law with a so-called "double tap" air strike on a funeral gathering in the rebel-held capital Sanaa, United Nations sanctions monitors told the Security Council.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 06:41
The South Sudanese government continues to harbor and aid armed groups active in neighboring Sudan, the United States has said. Such assistance places South Sudan in violation of a United Nations Security Council resolution as well as numerous agreements between Juba and Khartoum, a State Department spokesman declared.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 06:28
Congolese state security services shot, burned, beat and hacked to death at least 48 civilians and reportedly hired thugs to attack protests last month against the extension of President Joseph Kabila's mandate, the United Nations said on Friday.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 06:26
Several modifications to a peace deal with Colombia's FARC rebels suggested by the country's opposition are "inviable," President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, adding he remains committed to salvaging the accord.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:27
Turkish jets carried out air strikes against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria, killing as many as 200 fighters, the Turkish army said in a statement. The Kurdish militia said the death toll was lower.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:17
Colombia's ex-president Alvaro Uribe, who led the successful campaign to reject a peace accord with Farc rebels, says he may now be open to talks.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 06:50
The Gulf of Guinea, south-east Asia and the Indian Ocean High Risk Area (HRA) have all seen a significant reduction of reported maritime crime throughout July, August and September of this year according to the latest Q3 analysis released by Dryad Maritime.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:16
Samantha Power, the United States ambassador to the United Nations has called on the Ethiopian government to end the crackdown on peaceful opponents.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 07:00
The U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG militia will be removed from the Syrian town of Manbij after Islamic State fighters are driven from the nearby town of al-Bab, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.