Turkey-Syria border

UN 'deeply alarmed' about civilians in besieged Afrin

UN warns about 'alarming reports' on civilian deaths due to attacks as Turkey pushes to seize Kurdish-held Syrian city.

UN 'deeply alarmed' about civilians deaths in besieged Afrin

Turkey-Syria border

Civilians organise 'human shield' to protect Kurdish Afrin

People in Syria and out have reportedly offered to stand between the YPG and Turkish forces set to storm the city.

Yemen

Yemeni Nobel laureate: Saudi Arabia, UAE occupy Yemen

Tawakkol Karman tells Reuters that Riyadh and Abu Dhabi occupy her country and repress democratic change in the region.

Yemeni Nobel laureate: Saudi Arabia, UAE occupy Yemen

Ukraine

Ukraine declares Russian 'occupation' in eastern region

Law passes declaring Russia an 'aggressor' in the Donbass region, with Moscow calling it 'preparation for a new war.'

Ukraine declares Russian 'occupation' in eastern region

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.

Yemen

Saudi-led coalition air raids 'kill 11 Yemen civilians'

Women and children among the dead after air raid follow the downing of a Houthi-rebel missile targeting Riyadh.

Saudi-led coalition air raids 'kill 11 Yemen civilians'

Yemen

Saudi-led air raids kill 136 Yemenis in just 11 days

United Nations condemns surge in civilian deaths in Yemen amid intensified air raids by Saudi-led coalition.

136 civilians killed in Saudi-led attacks in 11 days

Yemen

Yemen: 1,000 days of war

Thousands of public service employees across Yemen have not been paid their salaries for more than a year and a half.

Yemen: 1,000 days of war

Yemen

Dozens of journalists held hostage by Houthis in Yemen

Reporters Without Borders calls on the rebels free the media workers after they were captured on Saturday in an attack.

Dozens of journalists held hostage by Houthis in Yemen

South Korea

Gyodong Island: Life on the front line with North Korea

Separated only by a calm stretch of water, residents of this island kilometres away from the North are unafraid of war.

Gyodong Island: Life on the front line with North Korea

Yemen

Wheat aid arrives in blockaded Yemen amid famine fears

Ships carrying more than 30,000 tonnes of wheat docks arrive through Yemen's Houthi-held ports of Saleef and Hudeida.

North Korea

Philippines: War with North Korea will 'end humanity'

Military confrontation with the communist nation would lead to a 'nuclear holocaust', President Rodrigo Duterte warns.

Rodrigo Duterte: War with N Korea would 'end humanity'

War

Saudi coalition bombs Houthi defence ministry in Yemen

Eight civilians wounded after residential area also hit by an air attack in the capital Sanaa.

Saudi coalition bombs Houthi defence ministry in Yemen

Opinion

Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

The many ways in which the assassination of the North Korean leader could lead to a total disaster.

Alexander Gillespie

by Alexander Gillespie

Alexander Gillespie

North Korea

US warns North Korea over 'reckless behaviour'

UN Ambassador Haley warns Pyongyang 'a whole lot of military options' are being considered to defend US and allies.

US: N Korea to be 'destroyed' if behaviour continues