Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 15:50
The UN children`s agency on Friday said it was horrified at how children are being maimed and killed, including by beheadings, in the sectarian violence engulfing the Central African Republic.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 19:35
Opposition in Sri Lanka blamed government for a resolution that the country is expected to face in the UN rights body next month over alleged war crimes during the campaign against Tamil Tiger rebels.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 15:16
Northern Shiite rebels on Tuesday rejected a six-region federation plan for Yemen saying that the proposed division of the republic does not distribute wealth evenly.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 07:34
The Syrian opposition delegation in Geneva for a second round of peace talks has warned that it would not return for a third round if no progress is made.
Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 18:51
Extremist Islamic rebels who overran a village in central Syria populated by the Alawite minority have killed at least 40 people, activists said on Monday.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 07:44
The US has said it is "deeply concerned" by reports of violations by both the South Sudanese government and the rebel forces of a ceasefire agreement signed in January.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 19:31
Syrian rebels in the city of Homs breached a truce with government troops by firing multiple mortar shells at a police office building, media reports quoted Governor Talal Barazi as saying Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 20:58
The Opposition on Friday blamed the Sri Lankan government for leaving room for the world community to interfere in the country`s internal matters over alleged rights violation during the war against Tamil Tiger rebels.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 02:41
A suicide bomber blew himself up at the gates of a Syrian prison on Thursday and rebels stormed in behind him, freeing hundreds of inmates.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 16:18
Rebels announced a new military campaign in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo on Thursday, a few days after government forces stepped up air attacks in a bid to recapture territory and drive residents out of opposition-held areas.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 05:22
The UN Security Council met with representatives of armed Tuareg groups active in northern Mali as part of an effort to accelerate peace talks with the government.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 04:12
Arab and Tuareg rebel leaders from crisis-torn northern Mali told a visiting UN Security Council delegation that they want to resume talks with the government.
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