Democratic Republic of the Congo

UNSC: 13 million need humanitarian aid in DRC

Citing ongoing political turmoil, malnutrition, and a cholera outbreak, UN says millions need aid in the DRC.

UNSC: 13 million people need humanitarian aid in DR Congo

South Ossetia

South Ossetia releases two Georgian 'genocide' suspects

Authorities in the breakaway region free two Georgians after 18-day detention but keep the body of a third who died.

South Ossetia releases two Georgian 'genocide' suspects

Kashmir

Kashmir: Thousands hit the streets after army killings

Protesters hurl rocks and shout anti-India slogans after soldiers killed four civilians and two suspected fighters.

South Korea

S Korea envoys to visit North following Olympic detente

Team will try to explore possibility of a visit by President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang, after invitation by Kim Jong-un.

South Korea envoys to visit North following Olympic detente

Middle East

ISIL claims responsibility for deadly Yemen attack

Civilian and military casualties reported in suicide car bombings outside counterterrorism camp in southwestern Aden.

ISIL claims deadly suicide car bombings in Yemen's Aden

Democratic Republic of the Congo

26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda

552 diarrhoea cases identified as refugees continue to flee inter-ethnic violence in DRC's Ituri province.

26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda

Opinion

Nigeria's 'cattle colony' problem

Why a controversial policy proposed by the Nigerian government will not resolve land disputes in Nigeria.

Orji Sunday

by Orji Sunday

Orji Sunday

Kashmir

Kashmir: India Republic Day 'reminds us of oppression'

India's 69th Republic Day marked by the suspension of internet services and soldier patrols in disputed region.

India Republic celebrations: A 'black day' in Kashmir

Opinion

Trump wants war, Moon wants peace

By entering talks with Seoul, Pyongyang is trying to make it difficult for Washington to start a war.

Se-Woong Koo

by Se-Woong Koo

Se-Woong Koo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

'War crime': 14 peacekeepers killed in DR Congo attack

UN chief calls incident in North Kivu, which injured more than 50 peacekeepers, the 'worst attack in recent history'.

UN peacekeepers, Congolese soldiers die in DRC attack

Mali

Election delay sends 'bad signal' for Mali stability

Analysts say decision to postpone regional elections raises serious concerns about the West African country's stability.

Election delay sends 'bad signal' for Mali stability

Conflict

Grenade attack on peace concert in CAR

Seven killed, 20 others injured in attack on concert and reprisal violence in Central African Republic capital, Bangui.

Grenade attack on peace concert in CAR

Opinion

Yemen: Is Saleh's alliance with the Houthis breakable?

On the third anniversary of Sanaa's capture, Saleh's unholy alliance with the Houthis may be nearing its end.

Gamal Gasim

by Gamal Gasim

Gamal Gasim

Opinion

The very least the UK owes the Rohingya is protection

Blame for the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Myanmar is very easily traceable to British Colonial times.

Salma Yaqoob

by Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob