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Mine explosion kills five civilians, wounds 18 in Mali

Mine explosion kills five civilians, wounds 18 in Mali

Five civilians were killed and another 18 wounded in central Mali when their passenger vehicle struck a landmine, the local governor said on Saturday, two weeks after 26 travellers died in a similar incident ...

Death toll tops 200 in Syria raids on rebel area: monitor

Death toll tops 200 in Syria raids on rebel area: monitor

Four days of ferocious Syrian government raids on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta have killed more than 200 civilians, a war monitor said on Thursday.

Eight children among 21 killed in Idlib strikes

Eight children among 21 killed in Idlib strikes

The strikes carried out on Sunday were the latest against jihadists and rebels in a week-old regime offensive on Idlib, the last province in Syria to escape government control.

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 13

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 13

Thursday evening's blast targeted police as they clashed with angry protesters following a raid on shopkeepers accused of illegally peddling drugs and alcohol.

Thousands will die unless Saudi lifts Yemen blockade: UN

Thousands will die unless Saudi lifts Yemen blockade: UN

The stark warning from World Health Organisation, Unicef and World Food Programme came 10 days after the Saudi-led military coalition shut down Yemen's sea and air ports.

At least 75 dead in IS attack in Syria's Deir Ezzor

At least 75 dead in IS attack in Syria's Deir Ezzor

At least 75 civilians were killed in an Islamic State group car bombing that struck a gathering of people displaced by fighting in eastern Syria, a monitor said on Sunday.

3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017: monitor

3,000 killed in Syria in deadliest month of 2017: monitor

Syria's war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year.

Afghanistan mulls plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight insurgents

Afghanistan mulls plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight insurgents

Afghanistan is considering training and arming 20,000 civilians to defend territories where Islamic militants have been driven out, officials say, sparking fears the local forces could become another thuggish militia.

Bodies wash up on Bangla shore as Rohingya flee Myanmar

Bodies wash up on Bangla shore as Rohingya flee Myanmar

Bangladeshi border guards have recovered two dozen bodies from the country's shore in the last two days, as tens of thousands of Rohingyas make desperate attempts to flee the worst violence involving the Myanmar minority.

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen civilians hit by mistake

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen civilians hit by mistake

The Saudi-led Arab military coalition on Saturday admitted responsibility for an air strike the previous day in the Yemeni capital that killed 14 civilians, describing it as a ‘technical mistake’.

42 civilians dead in US-led strikes on Raqa Monday

42 civilians dead in US-led strikes on Raqa Monday

At least 42 civilians were killed Monday in a barrage of US-led air strikes on Islamic State group territory in the Syrian city of Raqa, a monitor said.

Afghan forces recapture 'massacre' village: officials

Afghan forces recapture 'massacre' village: officials

Afghan forces have recaptured a remote village where Taliban and Islamic State fighters allegedly massacred dozens of civilians earlier this month, officials said on Tuesday.