Nigeria president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday poll

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday`s presidential election as people stockpiled food, cash and fuel for fear of post-election clashes.

Palestinian toll in Gaza rises to 469

The number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in the latest round of Gaza violence rose to 469, medics said, after announcing the deaths of another 31 people early Monday.

Bloody Sunday as 99 Gazans, 13 Israeli soldiers killed

At least 99 Palestinians and 13 soldiers were killed Sunday as Israel ramped up a major military offensive in the bloodiest single day in Gaza in five years.

Poroshenko slams Russia`s `insufficient` support for peace plan

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday accused Russia of failing to fully back a peace plan to end the bloodshed in the east of his country.

Iraq officials targeted as violence kills 13

Militants shot dead an Iraqi provincial councillor and bombed the education minister`s convoy today, as violence killed 13 people nationwide ahead of next week`s elections.

13 dead in north Iraq violence

A series of attacks north of Baghdad, including multiple bombings targeting police, killed 13 people on Monday, as Iraq grapples with its worst bloodshed since 2008.

Spate of Iraq attacks leave 18 dead

Attacks in Iraq killed 18 people on Tuesday, including six shot dead when gunmen stormed a house where a corpse was being ritually washed ahead of a funeral, officials said.

Pak Taliban says govt impotent in fight to end bloodshed

Pakistan Taliban has blamed the government for lacking powers to end the bloodshed in the country.

Syrian oppn calls for foreign intervention to halt violence

Major powers remain divided over what action to take amid a growing clamour for foreign intervention to end unrest in Syria.

Yemen opposition warns bloodshed may derail deal

Plainclothes gunmen killed 10 people in Yemen`s capital on Wednesday.

AU calls for Ivory Coast`s Gbagbo to go immediately

The African Union called on Ivory Coast`s Laurent Gbagbo to hand over power immediately to presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara on Friday to spare civilians from further bloodshed.

Unite against Libya bloodshed: Obama to world

US President vows to deploy "full range of options" to halt Libya bloodshed.

EU ministers call for end to Libya bloodshed

EU denounced Libyan govt`s bloody crackdown against pro-democracy protesters.

NATO general warns of more bloodshed in Afghanistan

NATO-led forces have dealt
significant losses to the Taliban in Afghanistan but the
rebels are spoiling for a tough fight in the spring to regain
their sanctuaries, the alliance`s top commander warned.

World pressure mounts after Ivory Coast bloodshed

International pressure mounted on Gbagbo to hand over power to Ouattara.

Bloodshed feared as would-be Ivory Coast leader calls march

Both Alassane Ouattara, Laurent Gbagbo claim to have won presidential polls.

Jamaica battle for drug kingpin leaves 27 dead

Gun battles raged here as troops and police hunted for an alleged drug lord wanted by the US, in a bloody standoff which has left at least 27 people dead in the Jamaican capital.

Bloodshed mars Dominican elections

Voters in the Dominican Republic chose senators, delegates and mayors.

Separatists` politics survives on bloodshed: Omar

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday
accused separatists of encouraging violence in Jammu and
Kashmir and alleged that their politics was surviving on

Thai army chief says wants to avoid more bloodshed

Thailand`s army chief said on Thursday he
aimed to end a standoff with anti-government protesters
without further bloodshed, in an apparent softening of the
military`s recent bellicose warnings.