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Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens

Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold ...

Sudan protesters reject army coup, demand civilian govt

Sudan protesters reject army coup, demand civilian govt

Opposition groups in Sudan rejected a military coup on Thursday and called for continued protests, hours after long-time President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown and arrested.

UN: More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2017

UN: More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2017

For the fourth year in a row, more than 10,000 civilians have been killed or injured in the conflict in Afghanistan, the United Nations said in its annual report on civilian casualties on Thursday.

Afghan airstrikes 'kill 13 civilians', officials say

Afghan airstrikes 'kill 13 civilians', officials say

Afghan authorities said on Tuesday the country's air force had killed up to 13 civilians including women and children in airstrikes targeting a Taliban base in the western province of Herat.

Civilian among three killed in Kashmir shootout

Civilian among three killed in Kashmir shootout

Two suspected rebels and a civilian were killed in a shootout with government forces in southern Kashmir, police said on Friday, sparking fresh unrest after months of deadly violence.

Suu Kyi close aide voted Myanmar's next president

Suu Kyi close aide voted Myanmar's next president

Myanmar's lawmakers Tuesday elected a close aide and longtime friend of Aung San Suu Kyi to become the country's first civilian president in decades, a historic moment for the formerly junta-run nation.

Afghan civilian casualties top 11,000 to hit record in 2015

Afghan civilian casualties top 11,000 to hit record in 2015

The number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year was the highest recorded since 2009, the UN said yesterday, with children paying a particularly heavy price.