Kashmir

Indian forces kill civilians and rebels in Kashmir

At least seven civilians, three rebels and an Indian soldier killed in India-administered Kashmir's Pulwama.

Indian forces kill civilians and rebels in Kashmir

Witness

Back to Kinshasa: The Fight for Democracy in the DRC

Three young activists put everything on the line to change the political future of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

South Korea

North and South Korea to hold rail reconnection ceremony

The largely symbolic event will take place on December 26 at the Pyongyang-controlled Panmun station, Seoul says.

North and South Korea to hold rail reconnection ceremony

Radicalised Youth

Red or Death: A Basque Dream of Independence

How young Basques use football to affirm their identity and politics by fighting with the fans of opposing teams.

Reporter's Notebook

On forgiveness and revenge in the occupied territories

What a Palestinian grandfather, an Israeli soldier and the Hilltop Youth taught me about the power of forgiveness and violent radicalism.

On death, forgiveness and revenge in the occupied territories

UpFront

What happened to ISIL? An UpFront special

We discuss the group's past, present, and future.

What happened to ISIL? An UpFront special

Radicalised Youth

Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

Meet the hardline group willing to do anything, including going against their government, to claim land for Israel.

Cameroon

Cameroon child hostages released by kidnappers

All 78 children, abducted in the country's Anglophone region, released but principal and a teacher are still being held.

Cameroon child hostages released by kidnappers

Abductions

Cameroon leader tells rebels to lay down arms after kidnappings

Assailants abducted 79 children, their principal, and a driver from a Christian school in Bamenda in Northwest Region.

Cameroon leader tells rebels to lay down arms after kidnappings

Hezbollah

Hezbollah to Israel: 'Precision' missiles now obtained

Taunting Israel, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah boasts about armed group's upgraded military capabilities.

Hezbollah to Israel: 'Precision' missiles now obtained

Opinion

Will Russia force Iran out of Syria?

The US shouldn't count on Russia to force Iran out of Syria any time soon.

Leonid Issaev

by Leonid Issaev

Leonid Issaev

Opinion

What Ethiopia needs is a new federal arrangement

The recent events in Eastern Ethiopia proved once again that the country's ethnic federalism is not working.

Yohannes Gedamu

by Yohannes Gedamu

Yohannes Gedamu

Opinion

In South Sudan, moderation in pursuit of justice can be a virtue

But the complete removal of accountability and justice from the agenda is not the answer.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Latin America

23,000 flee unrest-hit Nicaragua to seek asylum in Costa Rica

UN's refugee agency says 200 asylum applications are being lodged daily by Nicaraguans in neighbouring Costa Rica.

23,000 flee unrest-hit Nicaragua to seek asylum in Costa Rica

Mali

Mali: Hundreds killed in intercommunal violence this year

Most of the civilian deaths occurred in the country's central region of Mopti, according to the UN human rights office.

Mali: Hundreds killed in intercommunal violence this year