DRC: UN says 20 killed as ethnic clashes intensify

Latest violence between Lulua-Luba and Chow-Pende communities extends eight months of bloodshed.

UN: 20 dead in Kasai amid Lulua-Luba, Chowe-Pende feud


Who are India's Maoist rebels?

Government security crackdown on Maoist rebels has led to an increased casualty figure in the country's tribal areas.

India's Maoist rebels: An explainer


India Maoist attack survivor: Soldiers fell like trees

Soldier recounts ambush by Maoist fighters that left 25 colleagues dead in flash point Chhattisgarh state.

India Maoist attack survivor recalls ordeal


ICC unveils arrest warrant for Gaddafi-era official

Ex-security chief Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled wanted for war crimes and acts against humanity, four-year-old document says.

ICC unseals warrant for Libya's Gaddafi-era official

Asia Pacific

Thailand's 'Deep South' sees string of bomb attacks

Thailand's southernmost provinces have seen a long-running separatist insurgency in the Muslim-dominated region.

Two killed in bomb blast in Thailand's restive south


Finding Family

An orphan's journey back to Bosnia after 20 years in search of answers and an understanding of his long lost family.


6,000 escape 'terrifying violence' in South Sudan town

Troops 'slaughtered civilians like animals', refugees say, as thousands flee to neighbouring Uganda.

UN: Army attack prompts mass exodus from South Sudan


Peace is still possible in Duterte's Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte's presidency can be an opportunity to rally a divided nation under one flag and end the reign of terror.

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Richard Javad Heydarian


Cyprus talks falter over nationalist commemoration row

Turkish Cypriot side rejects meeting after Greek Cypriot move to mark 1950 referendum for union with Greece at schools.

Cyprus talks falter over nationalist commemoration row


'Donetsk People's Republic' seeks sense of nationhood

Self-proclaimed breakaway region teaches children about citizenship and issues passports as it aspires to recognition.

'Donetsk People's Republic' seeks sense of nationhood


Louvre attacker believed to be a 29-year-old Egyptian

Mobile phone data suggests man who tried to attack Paris museum entered France on a tourist visa on January 26.


Dozens more killed in new Brazil prison unrest

At least 33 inmates dead in northern Roraima state, just days after prison clashes between rival gangs killed 56 people.

Brazil: Dozens more killed as prison gang war escalates


Russia and Japan seek deal over disputed territory

Putin arrives in Japan to discuss row over islands that prevents the two countries from formally ending World War II.

Human Rights

UN: South Sudan on brink of ethnic civil war

Rights commission urges international community to take immediate action in South Sudan to avoid "all-out ethnic war".

UN: South Sudan on brink of ethnic civil war


Death toll rises in Uganda tribal clash with police

A total of 87 bodies recovered after fighting between police and a militia loyal to a tribal king over the weekend.

Uganda: Army hunts for militia linked to tribal king