SYRIA WAR: Hundreds of people have been killed when the so-called US-led coalition carried out an airstrike against a Daesh poison gas depot in Syria.
Rivals India and Pakistan each administer part of Kashmir, but both claim the Himalayan territory in its entirety. Most people in the Indian-controlled portion favor independence or a merger with Pakistan.
Iraq War: American confirmation followed a decision by Iraqi government forces to pause their drive to recapture west Mosul.
“I have 18 bodies I need to bury — my brother’s family,” Faisal Umm Tayran, 50, said matter-of-factly. “They’re just lying in the garden at the moment.”
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGON POLITICS: Government Forces Targeting Civilians, Denying Peacekeepers Access: U.N.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s army is carrying out operations against the Kamuina Nsapu militia. Clashes between the military and the insurgents have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands since last August.
“This is the beginning of unity for Somali nation, the beginning of the fight against Shabaab and corruption”, a triumphant Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed said.
“Those doing unlawful acts, raping women and girls, this is not the policy of the government, the body of woman cannot be taken by force,” Salva Kiir said.
“We are against any extension for military courts,” Senator Saeed Ghani of the leading opposition Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) said.
Obama administration sold $1.3 billion arms to Saudi Arabia last year despite warnings from officials that United States could be implicated in war crimes.
The Yemen conflict has killed more than 10,000 people, according to the United Nations, and displaced more than three million people.
Violence erupted after army attempted to arrest several people in the city of Gondar.
Mass graves have been discovered in South Sudan with evidence of horrific crimes against civilians including forced cannibalism.
Bombs fall from the sky, fierce battles play out on the ground, bringing along sickness, famine, lack of shelter. Civilians in Yemen deserve better.