Middle East

Egypt kills suspected fighters a day after tourist bus bombing

Authorities say raids carried out against the armed Hasm group, a day after bombing in Cairo wounded several tourists.

Egypt kills suspected fighters a day after tourist bus bombing

Afghanistan

At least three killed in attack on Kabul checkpoint

Kabul police said the attackers first threw hand grenades then opened fire on the police in Kabul's Doghabad area.

Gunmen target policemen in deadly Kabul checkpoint attack

Kashmir

'Breaking the silence': Report documents torture in Kashmir

Rights bodies say India uses torture as 'instrument of control' to quash rebellion in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Middle East

US to reveal economic part of Palestine peace plan in Bahrain

US announces June conference to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of 'deal of the century' peace plan.

US to reveal economic part of Palestine peace plan in Bahrain

Asia

Sri Lanka anniversary: 10 years since civil war ended

The UN estimates that 40,000 civilians were killed in the last few months of the fighting as the government launched its final assault on the Tamil Tigers.

Middle East

Yemen war: Sanaa air raids victims slam Saudi-UAE coalition

The Saudi-UAE-led coalition in Yemen now says it will investigate, what it calls, a possible accidental attack.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's war: Victims demand justice for rights violations

Victims of civil war seek accountability from both Sri Lankan troops and Tamil Tiger rebels for crimes against civilians.

Afghanistan

Three children killed in roadside blast in western Afghanistan

Another 20 people wounded in the explosion that went off in a market in Herat province.

Three children killed in roadside blast in western Afghanistan

Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms presidential run in anxious Sri Lanka

Former defence secretary accused of war crimes positions himself as 'law and order' candidate after deadly attacks.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa confirms presidential run in anxious Sri Lanka

Asia

10 years on, Sri Lanka grapples with war's legacy

Government forces fought the Tamil Tigers for over two decades, today Sri Lankans are struggling to rebuild their lives.

Africa

UNSC discusses Sahel violence

The G5 Joint Force was set up by the Sahel countries - Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger - two years ago, but it's still barely operational, lacking funding and key equipment.

Yemen

Yemen's capital pounded by Saudi-UAE air strikes

At least six civilians killed and dozens wounded as coalition jets strike residential areas in the capital.

Niger

ISIL claims attack on Niger soldiers as death toll rises to 28

Ambush on troops took place on Tuesday near Tongo Tongo, close to the Niger-Mali border in the restive Sahel region.

ISIL claims attack on Niger soldiers as death toll rises to 28

Afghanistan

Taliban attack leaves 10 soldiers dead in southern Afghanistan

The armed group's attack in Shamulzayi district of Zabul province also leaves at least four soldiers wounded.

Taliban attack leaves 10 soldiers dead in southern Afghanistan

Kashmir

Clashes in Kashmir after three rebels, one civilian killed

Police say a gun battle broke out in a neighborhood in southern Pulwama town early on Thursday.

Clashes in Kashmir after three rebels, one civilian killed