War & Conflict

Rebels gun down 16 in eastern DR Congo's Beni city

At least 16 people, including 12 civilians, killed in a raid in the eastern city of Beni - home to humanitarian workers.

DR Congo: Rebels carry out deadly attack in Beni city

Libya

Death toll from clashes in Tripoli climbs to 96

Fighting between rival groups since August 26 has killed almost 100 people with families reportedly trapped in houses.

Death toll from clashes in Libya's Tripoli climbs to 96

Middle East

Protests held in Idlib demanding Assad leaves power

Syrian opposition fears Bashar al-Assad will cement grip on power.

Yemen

Meet the families who survive in the rubble of their former lives

The war in Yemen has created the largest humanitarian catastrophe on the planet today.

Meet the families who survive in the rubble of their former lives

South Sudan

Rights group accuses South Sudan of 'war crimes'

Witnesses say soldiers and militiamen targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, and killing male infants.

Rights group accuses South Sudan of 'war crimes'

Yemen

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

More than three years after seizing the capital, the Houthis have consolidated their grip over large parts of Yemen.

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

Syria's War

Russia blames Israel for 'aircraft loss in crossfire'

Moscow says its plane was caught in Syrian crossfire after Israeli jets used it for cover during attacks in Syria.

Russia: Syrian missiles shot down Russian aircraft in crossfire

Africa

South Sudan war crimes: UN calling for forming hybrid court

After the peace deal, the UN is calling for a hybrid court to address the ethnic cleansing, sexual violence and use of child soldiers expected in a report from its human rights arm later on Monday.

Asia

Taliban attacks kill 27 members of Afghan security forces

The Taliban have seized several districts in recent years and carry out frequent attacks targeting Afghan forces.

Taliban attacks kill 27 members of Afghan security forces

Middle East

Four decades on, Camp David Accords failing to bring peace?

Peace deal between Israel and Egypt, Jordan still holds, but US backing has boosted support for Tel Aviv while Palestinians increasingly lose basic rights.

Middle East

'We're cooking leaves': Civilians caught in Yemen's war

Civilians caught in the intensifying fighting are now so hungry they are eating leaves off trees.

Inside Story

Is Ethiopia on a path to inclusive democracy?

The Ethiopian government has welcomed back the Oromo Liberation Front that was once branded a terror group.

Africa

Millions in South Sudan surviving on food aid

Aid organisations say the fighting makes reaching those in need difficult.

Middle East

Yemen's Houthis say Saudi-Emirati led coalition kills 15 people

The civilian death toll continues to rise in Yemen, but aid agencies warn that casualties from attacks could pale compared with deaths from shortages of food and medicine if supply lines remain cut.

Asia

At least 37 killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan

Afghan security personnel and civilians targeted in night-time attacks across the country.

At least 37 killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan