Pakistan attacks kill 48 militants, six civilians die in bombing

Air strikes targeting suspected Tailban hideouts in a restive tribal district of northwest Pakistan killed 48 militants on Tuesday, the military said, as six civilians died in a roadside bomb attack.

Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus

At least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a "massive exodus and destruction" if fighting intensified.

Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus

At least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a "massive exodus and destruction" if fighting intensified.

Ukraine opens humanitarian corridors for civilians

The Ukrainian army Monday announced the opening of humanitarian corridors for civilians in the besieged southeastern cities of Lugansk, Donetsk and Gorlovka.

Iraq Army kills 17 in anti-jihadist raid: Doctor, tribal head

An Iraqi government raid on jihadist targets in a flashpoint town southwest of Baghdad killed 17 people on Monday, including at least three civilians, medical and tribal sources said.

Roadside bomb kills eight Afghan civilians: official

A roadside bomb killed eight civilians travelling in a vehicle in a volatile district of southern Afghanistan today, officials said, days after the UN reported a surge in civilian casualties in the country.

Bombing in northern Afghanistan kills 4 civilians

A bomb hidden in a push cart and detonated by remote control near a government building in northern Afghanistan killed four people today while a rocket attack near the Kabul airport wounded four, officials said.

Clashes near Iraq`s Fallujah as conflict toll reaches 366

Clashes erupted between Iraqi troops and anti-government fighters on the outskirts of Fallujah on Saturday, as the militant-held city`s main hospital said 366 people had been killed in the months-long conflict.

Thousands flee Syrian cities ahead of election

Thousands of people have fled government-held Syrian cities after opposition fighters warned they will attack during next week`s presidential election to disrupt the vote, opposition activists said Friday.

UN mission in South Sudan to focus on protecting civilians

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to revise the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in conflict-torn South Sudan, the force to?which India is the single largest troop contributor, giving priority to the task of protecting civilians in the world`s newest nation.

South Sudan civilians reduced to scavengers on swamp islands

As the narrow dugout canoe glides softly across the vast swamplands around Nyal, a once sleepy town in South Sudan`s Unity state, the only sound between the rhythmic plops of the paddle is silence.

83 civilians evacuated from Syria`s long-besieged Homs

More than 80 civilians were evacuated from rebel-held areas of the Syrian city of Homs today under a humanitarian truce after having survived more than 600 days under army siege.

In a first, Ladakh civilians get bravery award from Army

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.

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

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.

Pakistan tells UN at least 400 civilians killed by drone strikes

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’

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

US cautions Assad regime against threats to civilians

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

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

NATO strike killed 17 civilians in Afghanistan: Probe

A total of 17 civilians, including 12 children, died in a NATO-led air strike in the country`s Kunar province earlier this month, an investigation team established by Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has found.

Afghan officials: US troops kill two civilians

Afghan officials say US troops have shot and killed two Afghan civilians as their truck was approaching an American convoy.