Yemen

Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation

Aid group Save the Children analysed UN data and found tens of thousands of kids under 5 perished from severe hunger.

Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation

Philippines

US returns 'Bells of Balangiga' to Philippines after 1901 clash

US forces took the church bells after a brutal counterattack that killed anywhere from hundreds to thousands.

US returns 'Bells of Balangiga' to Philippines after 1901 clash

History

'We may never know how many Africans died during WWI'

In WWI, British Empire soldiers fought a four-year guerrilla campaign against a small German force in East Africa.

Untold history: The WWI battles that levelled East Africa

China

China vows to defend Taiwan, South China Sea 'at any price'

Attempt to separate Taiwan from China and Chinese armed forces will 'take resolute action', warns defence minister.

China vows to defend Taiwan, South China Sea 'at any price'

Podcast

Syria: The endgame

After more than seven years of war, who will win the peace?

Syria: The endgame

Vietnam

Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

Bien Hoa is one of Vietnam's largest remaining dioxin hotspots with a US-funded clean-up due to start in 2019.

Mattis tours contaminated Vietnam War-era Agent Orange site

Inside Story

How will Nobel Peace Prize affect fight against sexual violence?

Campaigners determined to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict awarded prize.

Spain

Spain makes U-turn, will now sell 400 missiles to Saudi Arabia

FM Josep Borrell says deal will go ahead a week after it was stopped amid concerns over civilian deaths in Yemen.

Spain makes U-turn, will now sell 400 missiles to Saudi Arabia

Russia

Russia stages massive military exercise

Russia kicks off largest war drills ever involving 300,000 troops, including Chinese soldiers, in eastern Siberia.

Yemen

UN envoy positive before Yemen peace talks - despite no rebels

UN's Martin Griffiths says 'going to make it happen' at Geneva talks despite rebel no-show.

UN envoy positive before Yemen peace talks - despite no rebels

Yemen

Spain halts major missile sale to Saudi Arabia over Yemen fears

Laser-guided missile transfer to Saudi Arabia stopped amid increasing concerns for slain Yemeni civilians.

Spain halts major missile sale to Saudi Arabia over Yemen fears

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: 20 civilians, 100 security forces killed in Ghazni

Reinforcements are being sent to aid Afghan forces as they continue to battle the Taliban for control of Ghazni city.

South Sudan

South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty

President Kiir pardoned all those involved in the nation's civil war as part of a recent peace deal.

South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty

War

Yemen 'worst humanitarian crisis in the world': EU

European Union condemns attacks on civilians after dozens killed and calls on combatants to commit to negotiations.

Yemen 'worst humanitarian crisis in the world': EU

United Arab Emirates

Yemen's rebels 'attack' Abu Dhabi airport using a drone

UAE official denies attack but Abu Dhabi airport tweeted earlier there was an incident involving a supply vehicle.