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472 civilians dead in month of US-led Syria strikes: Monitor

US-led coalition air strikes on two Syrian provinces targeting jihadists have killed 472 civilians over the past month, a monitor said Friday, more than double a previous 30-day toll. 

Boko Haram attack on Nigerian city of Maiduguri kills 14 people, say police

An attack by Boko Haram jihadists on the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed 14 people and wounded 24 others, police said on Thursday, the first official toll.

Veterans' suicide risk no greater than civilians: Study

Veterans' suicide risk no greater than civilians: Study

However, there may be an increased risk of suicide in certain groups such as older veterans and women veterans, researchers said.

Eight Latin American nations condemn Venezuelan violence against civilians

Eight Latin American nations denounced Venezuelan authorities` "excessive use of force" against civilian protesters, Mexico`s foreign ministry said on Thursday, after the death toll from anti-government unrest in Venezuela rose to 36. 

Pakistan executes 4 Taliban terrorists convicted by military courts

Pakistan on Wednesday hanged four more "hard core" Taliban terrorists convicted of "heinous" terrorism-related offences by controversial military courts, taking the number to over 150 since the Peshawar attack in 2014.

Separatist strike in Kashmir affects normal life for 2nd day

Separatist-sponsored strike against the death of eight civilians in poll violence affected normal life for the second consecutive day in Kashmir where a school designated as a polling centre in Shopian district was set on fire by miscreants.

Strike kills 15 near Syria's Islamic State-held Raqa: Monitor

At least 15 civilians, including four children, were killed in a suspected US-led coalition airstrike on Saturday near the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqa, a monitor said.

Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Hillary Clinton has chided President Donald Trump for ordering massive airstrikes on Syria and said the US cannot in one breath speak of protecting Syrian babies and in the next close America's doors to them.

EU's Juncker says of US Syria strikes: 'Use of chemical arms must be answered'

The head of the European Union`s executive arm said on Friday that use of chemical arms in Syria "must be answered", after US. 

Four children among 9 civilians dead in US Syria strike: State media

A US missile strike targeting an airbase in central Syria killed nine civilians, including four children, on Friday, state news agency SANA reported.

Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation: United Nations

Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation: United Nations

Over 300 civilians have been killed since last month in an offensive against the Islamic State group in western Mosul, the UN said on Tuesday, adding the toll could exceed 400 if fresh killings are verified.

IS gunmen target civilians fleeing Mosul by night

Islamic State gunmen are opening fire on men, women and children as they try to flee Mosul under cover of darkness, civilians who escaped the besieged Iraqi city said on Friday.

Child victims of Mosul battle fill emergency hospital

The 9-year-old Iraqi boy was playing football on a patch of wasteground during a lull in the battle for Mosul when a mortar round fired by Islamic State militants landed nearby. It sprayed shrapnel into his lower legs and virtually severed them.

Iraqi forces try to bring civilians out of west Mosul, US pledges more support

Iraqi government forces attempted to evacuate civilians from Mosul`s Islamic State-held Old City on Tuesday so that troops could clear the area, but militant snipers hampered the effort, Iraqi officers said.

IS mortars kill 9 civilians in Mosul

At least nine civilians were killed and another 17 wounded on Saturday after the Islamic State jihadist group shelled mortars at two neighbourhoods east of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Fierce fighting, bombardment shake Syria's Aleppo, seven civilians dead

Fierce fighting shook Syria's Aleppo today, killing at least seven people, as sources said a deal for the evacuation of civilians and fighters from remaining rebel-held areas was on hold.

Injured in Pakistan firing, 14-month-old girl battling for life

Undergoing treatment for severe neck, spinal and abdominal injuries at a hospital here, 14-month-old Pari is a testimony of the "barbarism" unleashed by the Pakistan Rangers on unarmed civilians on the Indian side.

Efforts on to bring stranded Indian jawan back from PoK: Manohar Parrikar

Efforts on to bring stranded Indian jawan back from PoK: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday asserted that efforts are on to bring back the stranded Indian jawan from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and said the Centre has activated the procedure which takes place at the Director General Military Operations (DGMO) level.

Afghan civilian casualties at record high in first half of 2016: UN

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan touched a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN with children in particular paying a heavy price as insurgent groups step up fighting.

Suspected US coalition strikes kill 56 civilians in IS-held Syrian city: Monitor

At least 56 civilians were killed on Tuesday in air strikes north of the besieged Islamic State-held city of Manbij in northern Syria, and residents said they believed the attack was carried out by US-led warplanes, a monitoring group said.