Sri Lanka

Q&A: Sri Lanka's civil war through a Tamil lens

Sri Lankan filmmaker Jude Ratnam on the challenges of confronting the legacy of his country's brutal civil war.

Mali

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

At least 14 soldiers killed and 18 others wounded in an attack on a military camp in Timbuktu region's Soumpi.

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

Syria's War

Exclusive: Missile attack hits refugee camp in Syria

Dramatic footage by Al Jazeera shows displaced people, including women and children, seeking cover in Idlib.

Opinion

One last push to end South Sudan's deadly civil war

Renewed negotiations, guided by the people of South Sudan, can bring genuine and long-lasting peace to the country.

Winnie Byanyima

by Winnie Byanyima

Winnie Byanyima

Philippines

Marawi fighting continues as pro ISIL group chose emir

Troops are still battling some fighters hiding amid the ruins of a city battered by months of government air strikes

Marawi fighting continues as pro ISIL group chose emir

Democratic Republic of Congo

Fighting erupts in Congo's eastern city of Bukavu

Clashes break out after police tried to disarm Colonel Abbas Kayonga who was sacked from his post.

Fighting erupts in Congo's eastern city of Bukavu

Middle East

Syrian regime traps 400,000 civilians in east Ghouta

At least two babies die of malnutrition as eastern Ghouta remains under siege by regime forces.

Europe

Srebrenica's Muslim defender acquitted of war crimes

The court in Sarajevo said that Naser Oric, who led the defence of Srebrenica during the 1992-95 war, is not guilty.

Srebrenica defender Naser Oric acquitted of war crimes

Middle East

ISIL makes gains against Syrian army in Raqqa province

At least 34 Syrian soldiers and 12 ISIL fighters killed in battle for Maadan town that set army back by 30km.

ISIL makes gains against Syrian army in Raqqa province

Africa

CAR government signs peace deal with rebel groups

Under the accord, armed groups will be given representation in the political arena in exchange for an end to attacks.

War & Conflict

Roma in Kosovo: The justice that never came

Years after the Yugoslav wars, Roma still await justice for disappeared family and those lost in 'revenge' attacks.

Roma in Kosovo: The justice that never came

Opinion

Searching for Garcia Lorca

Will finding controversial poet's final resting place help Spain reconcile with its tragic past?

Hisham Aidi

by Hisham Aidi

Hisham Aidi