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First batch of civilians evacuated from Syrian city

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 21:22

The first batch of Syrian civilians left a rebel-controlled area of the besieged old Homs city and arrived at a Syrian government-controlled area as part of the evacuation started Friday.

Roadside bomb kills 6 Afghan civilians

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 01:23

A roadside bomb killed six civilians and wounded more than a dozen others in southern Afghanistan, authorities said on Sunday, hours after a suicide bomber killed four in an attack on a military bus in the capital.

In a first, Ladakh civilians get bravery award from Army

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 16:20

For the first time, three civilians from Ladakh region, including a porter in Siachin who saved two soldiers buried in an avalanche, have been honoured by Army with special award for their exemplary courage.

Chadian civilians flee attacks, threats in C Africa capital

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 02:26

Hundreds more Chadian civilians headed Saturday to their home country after facing repeated attacks and threats from majority Christians in the strife-torn Central African Republic.

At least 40 civilians killed in attack in east DR Congo: NGO

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 18:50

At least 40 civilians have been killed in an attack on a village in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a non-governmental organisation said today.

Eight, including five policemen, killed in Kenya attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 02:26

A government official says unknown gunmen killed eight people, including five policemen, in an ambush in eastern Kenya.

Pakistan tells UN at least 400 civilians killed by drone strikes

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 08:59

Pakistan has confirmed that of some 2,200 people killed by drone strikes in the past decade, at least 400 were civilians and an additional 200 victims were deemed "probable non-combatants," a U.N. human rights investigator said.

Three Pakistani civilians cross into India by ‘mistake’

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 14:03

Three Pakistani civilians crossed into India by "mistake" while cutting shrubs near the LoC, Pakistan`s security officials have claimed.

Remains of Bosnia`s war victims exhumed

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 00:20

The remains of about 100 people, believed to be Bosnian Muslims and Croats who were killed during the 1990s war, have been exhumed from a mass grave in northwestern Bosnia, officials said on Saturday.

UN accuses Congo rebels of murdering civilians

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 22:10

The United Nations says the M23 rebels in Congo have been conducting regular search operations in which civilians have been murdered.

US cautions Assad regime against threats to civilians

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 09:40

Expressing concern over threats to the civilian population in Syria, the US has cautioned the Assad regime against such measures.

Taliban kill seven Afghan civilians, behead four soldiers

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 13:41

Seven civilians, including children, were killed and four wounded, the interior ministry said in a statement blaming the Taliban.