Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 17:48
The armed opposition in Syria was responsible for the Houla massacre and other civilian casualties, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said.
Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 19:05
With as many as 368 people
dead, May 2011 was the deadliest month for civilian casualties
in Afghanistan since the UN started documenting deaths in
Last Updated: Monday, May 30, 2011, 10:56
President Karzai has expressed his concerns about civilian casualties.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 23:40
NATO said on Saturday it cannot confirm
a Libyan government claim that 11 Muslim clerics were killed
in an airstrike in eastern Libya but regrets "any loss of life
by innocent civilians" whenever it occurs.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 22:17
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan rose by 20 percent in the first 10 months of this year compared with 2009, the United Nations said, with more than three-quarters killed or wounded as a result of insurgent attacks.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 20:49
Civilian casualties have
shot up in Afghanistan, with the first half of the year
witnessing 3,268 cases of civilians being killed or injured,
31 per cent more against the same period last year.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 04, 2010, 23:05
General David Petraeus has
issued new rules to troops in Afghanistan, telling them to
"redouble" efforts to avoid civilian deaths -- seen as a
crucial issue in winning the increasingly unpopular war.
Last Updated: Monday, August 02, 2010, 14:00
The Americans are anxious to show evidence of progress in Iraq.
Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 23:26
A NATO air strike killed up to 27 Afghan civilians, including women and a child, sparking fresh anger from Kabul on Monday against the US-led forces pressing a major offensive to defeat the Taliban.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 16:29
The war in Afghanistan is becoming
deadlier, killing 10 percent more civilians during the first
10 months of 2009 compared to the previous period last year,
according to UN figures.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 08, 2009, 13:51
NATO-led forces are investigating whether they mistakenly killed two civilians in southern Afghanistan, the alliance`s International Security Assistance Force said on Saturday.
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