United States

US: Confederate statue removed in North Carolina city

Onlookers cheered as the statue of a soldier in Confederate uniform was removed in Winston-Salem.

Confederate statue removed in North Carolina city

Human Rights

Alleged war criminal named second-in-command of Sri Lanka army

Silva took part in a massive assault in 2009, during which the Sri Lankan army committed gross abuses against civilians.

Alleged war criminal named second-in-command of Sri Lanka army

War Hotels

How Beirut's Commodore Hotel became a safe haven for world media

Street fighting, sieges and kidnappings were all part of Lebanon's 15-year civil war, witnessed by the iconic hotel.

War Hotels

How the Holiday Inn became a symbol of the Lebanese Civil War

A symbol of jet set prewar Beirut, the empty, shell-scarred building still towers above glitzy downtown.

Lebanon

Lebanon aims to resolve pain over 17,000 missing since civil war

Thousands of families hope landmark law to probe the fate of those missing will provide some closure.

Lebanon aims to resolve pain over 17,000 missing since civil war

Europe

Archaeologists dig mass graves of Spanish Civil War era

Mass graves are being excavated in Spain to uncover the victims of the Franco regime.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Sudan: From troublemaker to peacemaker?

Sudan's Foreign Minister Al Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed on human rights, South Sudan peace and the war in Yemen.

South Sudan

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games.

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

Syria's War

Syria truce deal 'breached' as western Deraa clashes intensify

Opposition activists say at least four people killed in government air raids targeting areas to the east of Deraa city.

Syria truce deal 'breached' as western Deraa clashes intensify

Tamil Tigers

'No peace in our lives': Sri Lanka's missing thousands

Can the Office of Missing Persons provide answers in a country with the world's second highest number of disappearances?

Libya

France confirms Haftar is treated in Paris hospital

The Libyan commander is being treated in Paris.

Profile: Khalifa Haftar

Al Jazeera World

Time Out: Lebanon's Golden Age of Basketball

After the civil war, the basketball court became a new battleground of sectarian divisions between Lebanon's top teams.

UpFront

Libya: From Arab Spring to failed state?

We debate whether today's war-torn Libya can be blamed on the legacy of Colonel Gaddafi's 42 years in power.

Libya: From Arab Spring to failed state?

Yemen

UNESCO: Yemen war threatens history

Historic and cultural wonders across Yemen, beyond those acknowledged by international authorities, threatened by war.

 UNESCO: Yemen war threatens history

Tamil Tigers

The fear inside us: Confronting Sri Lanka's past

As Sri Lanka marks 70 years of independence, the nation has a long road ahead in tackling post-war reconciliation.

The fear inside us: Confronting Sri Lanka's past